Two Cumberland County men entered pleas of not guilty this week in connection with the beating and murder of a 62 year old man last year. 21 year old Nafees Winters and 35 year old Joseph Daniels both will be back in court in late August.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says democrats in Trenton will not shut down state government in an election year over school funding issues. Christie told reporters he doesn’t think democrats would be that “irresponsible” in a year where all 120 seats, and Christie’s own job, will be filled by voters. ##
New Jersey regulators pled their case before federal officials regarding severe restrictions on the summer flounder catch in New Jersey. The State argued Tuesday that its restrictions will preserve more of the summer flounder stock than the onerous federal regulations. A NJDEP official called the meeting a “good discussion”. ##
The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office is reportedly investigating an incident that resulted in a Wildwood police officer punching a man in the face. WPVI-TV reports that it happened Sunday evening near New Jersey and Roberts avenues in the city. The name of the officer and the victim are not being released at this time. [...]