U.S. Economy Lost 125,000 Jobs In June

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nonfarm payroll employment fell by 125,000 in June, according to data released by the federal government today. Many of the jobs lost were because of a large drop in the number of temporary workers needed for the U.S. Census.

Man Charged In Carteret Murder

CARTERET — A borough man has been arrested and charged with fatally shooting another borough man and wounding a 17-year-old male, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced yesterday.