New Jersey

December 21, 2017

CATHERINE MCCABE TAPPED TO REPLACE MARTIN AS NJDEP COMMISSIONER

Governor-elect Phil Murphy will replace Bob Martin as head of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.  Catherine McCabe was appointed to the post on Thursday.  McCabe has served previously in the federal Environmental Protection Agency. ...
December 21, 2017

SCHOOL BUS DRIVER CHARGED WITH DUI, ROAD RAGE

A school bus driver in Lakewood has been charged with drunk driving and road rage following an incident on Wednesday.  Police say 54 year old bus driver Angel Colon was investigated and police smelled alcohol on his breath.  NJ.com reports that Colon w...
December 20, 2017

CHRISTIE SIGNS BILL THAT MAKES IT EASIER FOR CONVICTS TO GET JOBS

Governor Christie has signed new bills into law that clears the way for former convicts to get jobs.  The bipartisan bills will shorten the time periods for which records can be expunged.  Supporters say the new legislation will prevent a minor crimina...
December 20, 2017

LOCAL BOAT CAPTAIN PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE

A 78 year old boat captain from Middle Township has pleaded not guilty to a charge of seaman’s manslaughter in connection with a fatal boating accident off Rhode Island.  Cooper Bacon offered the plea in court on Tuesday.  If convicted of the cha...