New Jersey

December 22, 2017

REPORT: FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS SKYROCKETED IN 2017

The number of fatal pedestrian motor vehicle accidents skyrocketed during 2017.  A report on NJ.com shows that 180 pedestrians have died as a result of a motor vehicle accident this year, 20 more than last year.  It’s also the highest number of f...
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...