New Jersey

April 28, 2017

NEW DATA SHOWS CRIME DROPPED BY FIVE PERCENT IN NEW JERSEY

New data released by the State of New Jersey Friday shows that the overall number of crimes has declined over a one year period.  Data from 2015 was released today and it shows violent crime decreased by one percent, but murder increased by four percent from the prior year. ##
April 28, 2017

STATE POLICE EMPLOYEE ADMITS TO CHILD SEX ASSAULT

A civilian employee of the New Jersey State Police has confessed to a child sexual assault and to charges that he videotaped another minor using a shower.  39 year old Milton Cortina of Egg Harbor Township pleaded guilty to the charges; he could face 20 years in jail and a loss of employment. ##
April 27, 2017

NEW ARTIFICIAL REEFS COMING TO DELAWARE BAY VIA NJDEP

Some new artificial reefs are coming to the Delaware Bay courtesy of the New Jersey Environmental Protection.  DEP Commissioner Bob Martin says a new reef in the bay and another in Manasquan Inlet will expand fishing opportunities in the State of New Jersey.  Recreational fishing generates $1.5 billion in New Jersey each year. ##
April 27, 2017

REPORT: FORMULA ONE RACING MAY COME TO NORTH JERSEY

A proposal to bring Formula One racing to northern New Jersey has been dormant for years, but now it’s back on the table.  NJ.com reports that there are discussions among the new owners of the international racing circuit to bring Formula One racing to Weehawken during the evening hours. ##