New Jersey

August 16, 2017

CHRISTIE: NO NATURAL GAS EXPLORATION OFF NJ COAST

Governor Christie has reaffirmed his opposition to any exploration of offshore drilling for fuel off the coast of the Garden State.  Christie says there are too many potential negative impacts for the New Jersey shoreline to support this proposal.  Christie says he’s opposed this measure for the past seven years. ##
August 15, 2017

COAST GUARD MEDIVACS FISHERMAN FROM OFF MANASQUAN INLET

The United States Coast Guard medivaced a fisherman off a boat about five miles off the coast of Manasquan Inlet on Tuesday.  The 49 year old man was suffering chest pains and shortness of breath.  He was taken to shore where he was treated by emergency medical services. ##
August 15, 2017

DEVELOPING: FIVE PEDESTRIANS STRUCK BY VEHICLE IN SOUTH JERSEY

Details are still emerging regarding an accident that involved a motor vehicle injuring five pedestrians last night in the South Jersey community of Clementon.  Police say the driver remained at the scene of the accident. ##
August 14, 2017

REPORT: LOCAL TEEN DIED OF DRUG OVERDOSE

A 13 year old boy from Middle Township died from an overdose that included heroin and fentanyl.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Jamie Lund, the mother of Vincent Weiner, confirmed the account of her son’s death on social media over the weekend.  Weiner was a local seventh grade student.   ##