New Jersey

November 1, 2017

LATEST POLL: MURPHY’S LEAD OVER GUADAGNO SHRINKS

The latest pre-election poll has the New Jersey gubernatorial race tightening up to a small degree.  Democrat Phil Murphy now leads republican Kim Guadagno in the latest Monmouth University poll by 14 percentage points; other recent polls put Murphy&#8...
November 1, 2017

NOW YOU HAVE TO BE 21 TO LEGALLY SMOKE IN New Jersey

The legal age to purchase and use cigarettes in the Garden State has increased back to 21 years of age.  A new state law takes effect today that increases the smoking age to 21; it used to be 19.  The restriction applies to all tobacco products and ele...
October 31, 2017

PATRICK CALLAHAN NAMED NEW COMMANDER OF NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

Patrick Callahan is the new commander of the New Jersey State Police.  Callahan was sworn in to his new position on Tuesday, one day before Colonel Rick Fuentes retires from the post.  Callahan served New Jersey as a recovery bureau chief following Hur...
October 30, 2017

DEFENSE RESTS IN MENENDEZ CORRUPTION TRIAL

The defense has rested in the corruption trial involving United States Senator Robert Menendez.  Next up in the trial will be closing arguments and jury instructions.  Menendez did not take the stand in his own defense. The post DEFENSE RESTS IN MENEND...