New Jersey

March 8, 2018

MAN DRIVES AROUND BARRICADE, OVER LIVE WIRE, IS KILLED

A New Jersey man drove around a road barricade and came in contact with a live downed utility wire, and was killed.  The discovery was made Thursday morning in Franklin Lakes when authorities found the burned out vehicle with the driver inside.  Police don’t know if the man drove onto the live wire, or if …

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March 8, 2018

MURPHY: I DON’T BLAME PEOPLE FOR BEING MAD OVER POWER OUTAGES

Governor Phil Murphy said Thursday he sides with state residents who are extremely frustrated over the lack of power restoration from two recent nor’easters.  Murphy promised to look into the slow delays associated with power restoration following this latest storm.  On Thursday, nearly a quarter of a million residents in New Jersey were still without …

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March 8, 2018

NO WINNERS IN POWERBALL, JACKPOT TO CLIMB TO $385 MILLION

Sunday night’s Powerball lottery drawing will be worth an estimated $385 million.  There were no winners in the multi-state lottery drawing on Wednesday night.  The cash out value is expected to be $229 million. The post NO WINNERS IN POWERBALL, ...
March 8, 2018

STATE OFFICES OPENING TWO HOURS LATE ON THURSDAY

State offices will be opening two hours late on Thursday.  Governor Murphy announced last night that the offices will be opening late in order to provide for snow removal in impacted communities.  Yesterday’s storm resulted in well over a quarter of a million power outages and put more than a foot of snow on northern …

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