Elizabeth Attorney Charged With Theft

ELIZABETH — A lawyer was charged with stealing more than $65,000 from his attorney trust account earlier today, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced. The trust account funds were from the proceeds of a house sale in Rahway that occurred in 2008.

NJ Moves Forward With Bear Hunt Plan

TRENTON–Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin approved a black bear management policy that authorizes the state’s first black bear hunt since 2005 to deal with an overpopulation of bears and problems they are causing, especially in northern parts of New Jersey.