New Jersey

May 21, 2017

SPEED BOAT ACCIDENT IN POINT PLEASANT KILLS ONE, INJURES ANOTHER

A horrific boat accident during a speed boat competition in Point Pleasant Sunday afternoon.  One man was killed, another injured when a speed boat went airborne and landed on top of another boat during a race.  The accident occurred in the ocean in Bay Head. ##
May 21, 2017

FOREST FIRE IN PINELANDS HAS BEEN CONTAINED

A weekend forest fire in the Pinelands has been contained.  The New Jersey Forest Fire Service says about 300 acres of woods in Wharton State Forest was reported on Saturday morning and it took about a day to contain the fire.  No word yet on what sparked the fire. ##
May 20, 2017

SPEAKER VINCENT PRIETO SEEKS A THIRD TERM

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto says he will seek a third term as speaker of the lower branch of state government.  Prieto says he has a “progressive” record and expects to earn the support of democrats who control the Assembly. ##
May 20, 2017

TWO DOZEN TAKEN DOWN IN HUGE TRENTON DRUG RING

A major drug empire has been busted up by authorities in Trenton.  25 people were arrested as part of the destruction of a massive heroin distribution ring operating out of the city.  Guns, drugs and cash were all seized. ##