‘State Of Emergency’ In Baltimore

assetContentMaryland’s governor declared a state of emergency Monday evening as clashes in Baltimore turned increasingly chaotic. Gov. Larry Hogan called the National Guard into action, and Baltimore police urged parents to get their children off the streets as groups of teenagers wielding bricks, sticks and bottles swarmed parts of downtown. Hogan condemned the looting and acts… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Crime, News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

US Agency Says Commercial Flights Vulnerable To Hackers

assetContentCommercial airliners are vulnerable to hackers that have the capability of taking down a plane by commandeering the onboard computers using its Wi-Fi networks, a federal agency announced in a report Tuesday. A Government Accountability Office report on air traffic control found the Federal Aviation Administration must address several cybersecurity weaknesses as air traffic control systems… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 15th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Sons release trove of evidence in Sheridan deaths, say prosecutor mislead them and the public

assetContent (62)MONTGOMERY — The sons of John and Joyce Sheridan Monday released dozens of pages of documents — DNA analyses, autopsies, lab reports on evidence and other files — they say cast doubt on prosecutors’ conclusion their parents died in a murder-suicide. The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has said John Sheridan stabbed his wife to death early… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 13th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

Somerset County Authorities: John Sheridan killed his wife, then himself. Family disputes findings

assetContent (62)MONTGOMERY — Nearly six months after John and Joyce Sheridan died under mysterious circumstances at their Skillman home, the case has been ruled a murder-suicide. John Sheridan, CEO of Cooper Health System and a major political figure in New Jersey, killed his wife and then himself, authorities said Friday afternoon. Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano,…
Posted: March 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

Christie’s Exxon Mobil deal may not be as bad as reported

IMG_3490The Christie Administration has not settled or proposed settling the $8.9 billion lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp for only $250 million dollars, as was first reported by The New York Times last week.

According to a high ranking government official who is not authorized to speak for Christie or the Attorney General’s office, under the terms of the proposed settlement which has yet to be approved by Superior Court Judge Michael J. Hogan (Burlington County), Exxon Mobil would be responsible for the cost of clean up and remediation of the Bayway in Bayonne and Linden, in addition to the $250 million which is to compensate New Jersey for the loss of use of the contaminated real estate and marsh lands.

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Posted: March 4th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Christie Administration, Environment, News | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

Drastic expansion of N.J. bear hunt approved by state council

assetContentA plan to widen the bear hunt in New Jersey, including expansion into most of the northern part of the state, a longer hunting season, and the use of bows and arrows was approved today by a state council. The proposal includes a new six day season in October, in addition to the December season, which… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 4th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , | Comments Off

Unlawful weapons charges dropped against N.J. man stopped with antique pistol

assetContent (49)Weapons charges against a Maurice River Township man found to be in possession of an antique handgun have been dropped, the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office announced Wednesday. Gordon Van Gilder, 72, of Port Elizabeth, had been returning home Nov. 19 after retrieving a nearly-300-year-old flintlock pistol from a Vineland pawn shop when his vehicle was pulled… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 26th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

Big trouble for Little Tots owner

monmouth-county-prosecutors-office-sealThe owner of an Asbury Park daycare center funded by a contract with the city’s Board of Education told the board they hired a janitor for $40,000 but hired an undocumented worker who she paid ‘under the table’ instead, according to a nine count indictment returned by a Monmouth County Grand Jury.

Sylvia Brodrick, 59, of the Oakhurst section of Ocean Township, is the was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts each of third degree Theft by Deception, third degree Tampering with Public Records, second degree Making False Representations in Payment Claims on a Government Contract, second degree False Material Representation in Connection with Performance of a Government Contract, and one count of third degree Identity Theft. After surrendering to authorities Tuesday morning, Broderick was released by Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Anthony J. Mellaci, Jr., J.S.C. pending a future court date, according to a statement by Acting Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni.

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Posted: February 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Prosecutor, News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

Watch Christie’s Budget Address Live

Faced with an unexpected Court Order yesterday requiring a pension payment of $1.57 billion by the end of June and with a national media glare upon him, Governor Chris Christie will deliver his Annual Budget Address to a joint session of the New Jersey Legislature this afternoon at 2 p.m.

You can watch the address here live, courtesy of NJTV and Youtube:

 

Posted: February 24th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey, New Jersey State Budget, News, NJ State Legislature | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

Charity: N.J. Assemblywoman’s husband owes $11K after seeking aid to build luxury home

assetContentTRENTON — Saying it will “not allow itself to be taken advantage of,” a Monmouth County Habitat for Humanity affiliate today said that state Assemblywoman Linda Stender’s husband owes it $11,000 for demolishing his Manasquan home that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The charity, Coastal Habitat for Humanity, which is set up to help low-income homeowners,… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: February 23rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off