New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is supporting federal legislation that would legalize marijuana throughout the country. Booker has created a so-called “Marijuana Justice Act” that would remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. Booker announced the legislation on Facebook Live. ##
The BBQ Restaurant located at Indian Trial Road and Route 9 is closed until further notice. WPVI-TV reports that the restaurant caught on fire Monday night with flames shooting through the ceiling of the eatery. No word yet on what caused the fire.
Authorities say 57 year old Kenneth Thomas of Yeadon, Pennsylvania was the fatal victim of Monday’s one vehicle accident on the Atlantic City Expressway in Hamilton Township. Thomas was the front seat passenger of a Chevy Blazer that ran off the eastbound lanes of the Expressway, went into a ditch, and hit a tree. ##
Many local communities will hold National Night Out events this evening. Dennis Township’s event will conclude with fireworks at dusk, while Cape May’s event includes a magic show and a dunk tank. Avalon’s will feature the showing of the movie “Jaws” on the 30th Street beach at dusk. ##