New Jersey

August 17, 2017

HUGE PRESCRIPTION FRAUD BUST COST MILLIONS, NETS TWO SUSPECTS

Two suspects have admitted their roles in a multi-million dollar prescription drug fraud scheme that included many public officials and doctors, costing the public over $25 million.  42 year old Matthew Tedesco of Linwood and 43 year old Robert Bessey of Philadelphia were behind the fraud scheme.  Both will be sentenced in December and will [...]
August 17, 2017

AGAIN, NO WINNER IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT OVER A HALF BILLION

For the 19th consecutive drawing, no winner in the Powerball lottery.  New Jersey Lottery officials say the estimated top prize for Saturday night’s drawing will be over a half billion dollars.  It will be the eighth largest jackpot in our country’s history. ##
August 16, 2017

CHRISTIE: NO NATURAL GAS EXPLORATION OFF NJ COAST

Governor Christie has reaffirmed his opposition to any exploration of offshore drilling for fuel off the coast of the Garden State.  Christie says there are too many potential negative impacts for the New Jersey shoreline to support this proposal.  Christie says he’s opposed this measure for the past seven years. ##
August 15, 2017

COAST GUARD MEDIVACS FISHERMAN FROM OFF MANASQUAN INLET

The United States Coast Guard medivaced a fisherman off a boat about five miles off the coast of Manasquan Inlet on Tuesday.  The 49 year old man was suffering chest pains and shortness of breath.  He was taken to shore where he was treated by emergency medical services. ##