New Jersey

August 22, 2017

JURORS SELECTED FOR MENENDEZ TRIAL

Jurors have been selected for Senator Robert Menendez’ upcoming corruption trial.  The trial will begin on September 6th and will try Menendez on charges that he accepted expensive gifts in exchange for political favors. ##
August 22, 2017

WEDNESDAY POWERBALL DRAWING WORTH OVER $700 MILLION

Time is running out to get your Powerball lottery tickets.  New Jersey Lottery officials say the jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing has surpassed $700 million, with a cash prize approaching a half billion dollars.  It’s the second largest Powerball jackpot in history. ##
August 22, 2017

SOUTH JERSEY MAN AMONG SAILORS KILLED IN MALAYSIA

A 22 year old sailor from Cherry Hill is among the men who are missing following a collision between a United States Navy destroyer and an oil tanker near Malaysia.  Authorities say Kenneth Smith is one of the ten sailors missing and presumed dead. ##
August 22, 2017

JURY SELECTION BEGINS IN MENENDEZ CORRUPTION TRIAL

Jury selection begins in a federal courtroom today for the upcoming corruption and bribery trial involving New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez.  Menendez is accused of accepting lavish gifts from a Florida doctor in return for political favors.  The trial could begin this fall. ##