One crucial lesson from the BP oil spill is that measures to speed licensing, cut corners on safety and undermine regulation can lead to tragic consequences.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A physical education teacher from Woodbridge pleaded guilty today to charges of groping a 14-year-old female student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively searching for a man who entered a residence on Somerset Street and sexually assaulted one minor, and engaged in lewd conduct with another, authorities said.
MADISON — More New Jersey drivers than ever admit to sending text messages from behind the wheel, with 25% now saying that they have done so in the past few years, a 20% increase from last year, when 21% said that they had done so.
STATE – In the last six months, 325 families in danger of losing their homes have walked through the doors of the Housing Assistance Recovery Program.
TRENTON – Senate Democrats expressed opposition to a bill that would allow state income tax refunds to be taken and applied to the debt if the taxpayer owes money for property taxes at a state Senate Budget Committee hearing on Monday.
TRENTON – The state Supreme Court upheld a Perth Amboy man’s conviction for killing a prostitute in 2004, rejecting his argument that it should be overturned because he was not permitted to call a psychiatrist during his defense.
TRENTON – Legislation to toughen penalties for airport security breaches was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.
July 13 at 10:36 a.m. – Officer Edward Lowe investigated a theft reported at Irving Street. The case remains open.