New Jersey

May 13, 2018

BIRTHDAY PARTY SHOOTING IN SOUTH JERSEY LEAVES FIVE INJURED

Five people were injured in South Jersey over the weekend as shots were fired at a birthday party in Gloucester County.  It happened outside of an Elks club early Saturday morning.  Three men and one woman were injured by gunfire; a fifth was injured when he ran away from he scene.  The Paulsboro Police Department …

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May 13, 2018

ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC BUDGET BATTLE LOOMS IN TRENTON

It’s very possible another government shutdown in New Jersey may come in seven weeks, and democrats who lead the state will be to blame.  Governor Phil Murphy is facing stiff resistance from his own party for a proposed increase in the sales tax, and they also don’t like Murphy’s plan to provide free tuition to …

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May 11, 2018

12 YEAR OLD BOY DROWNS IN SOUTH JERSEY LAKE

The body of a 12 year old boy was found in a Burlington County lake.  Authorities say the boy was fishing with a friend at Sylvan lake when he jumped into the water Thursday afternoon and did not resurface.  The boy’s body was recovered nearly th...
May 11, 2018

LAWMAKERS ADVANCE MEASURE TO BAN SMOKING FROM ALL BEACHES

Smoking may be prohibited on all beaches in New Jersey if a measure approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee becomes law.  The Committee voted Thursday on a bill that would prohibit smoking on all New Jersey beaches.  Some beaches alread...