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MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT NOW 12TH HIGHEST IN HISTORY

You may want to get some Mega Millions lottery tickets now that the jackpot is the 12th largest in the lottery’s history. There were no winners in Friday night’s drawing which pushes the estimated top prize to $303 million; the drawing is Tuesday night. ##

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UPDATE: BODY OF MISSING SWIMMER LOCATED IN TOMS RIVER

The body of a woman who went missing in the surf in Point Pleasant over the weekend was recovered on a beach in Toms River late Sunday night. Authorities say the death of Zuzana Oravcova was recovered by off duty lifeguards; they are treating the case...

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COAST GUARD CALLS OFF SEARCH FOR MISSING SWIMMER

The United States Coast Guard called off the search for a 24 year old woman was missing in the surf off the coast of Point Pleasant on Sunday. Authorities say Zuzana Oravcova went into the ocean with a friend around 2:30am and never came back to shore...

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COAST GUARD SEARCHING FOR MISSING SWIMMER

The United States Coast Guard was searching Sunday for a swimmer who went missing off Point Pleasant Beach on Sunday. The Guard says it received a report that a 24 year old woman went swimming with a friend shortly before 2:30am and never returned from the ocean. A lifeboat crew and a helicopter were both [...]

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LEGISLATURE TO ADDRESS FUTURE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWNS

The New Jersey Legislature meets on Monday and will consider paying employees who were not working during this month’s state government shutdown. The Legislature will also consider a separate bill that would require state parks and campgrounds to remain open for seven days during any shutdown. ##

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MURPHY INTRODUCES OLIVER AS NOVEMBER RUNNING MATE

Democratic gubernatorial nominee introduced former Assembly speaker Shelia Oliver as his running mate on Wednesday. Oliver says she intends to do more than just cut ribbons when she is elected in November. Oliver currently still serves in the State A...

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GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE DATES SET FOR THE FALL

The dates for the two gubernatorial debates for the fall have been set. Republican Kim Guadagno and democrat Phil Murphy will debate on October 10th, and for a second time eight days later. Various Philadelphia and New York television stations will a...

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DEMOCRATS LINE UP TO STOP CHRISTIE PLAN FROM GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION

Democrats in Trenton are lining up in an attempt to stop Governor Christie’s plans to move mental health and addiction services into the State Department of Health. Opponents say the strategy would double the health department’s $1.6 billion budget. Some democratic lawmakers may move to block the plan Monday. ##

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MURPHY PICKS SHELIA OLIVER TO BE HIS LT. GOVERNOR

Former New Jersey Assembly speaker Shelia Oliver is democrat Phil Murphy’s selection as a running mate this fall. Oliver has been tabbed by Murphy to run for the seat of Lt. Governor in the November election. Republican nominee Kim Guadagno has not yet made her selection. ##

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