New Jersey

August 25, 2017

FORMER SOUTH JERSEY FIRE CHIEF GETS SIX YEARS FOR CHILD PORN

The former chief of the Audubon Park Fire Department will be spending six years in prison for distributing child pornography from a computer at the fire house.  The New Jersey Attorney General announced that John Terruso of Marlton used a file sharing network to share the images of kiddie porn. ##
August 25, 2017

BANK ROBBER SHOT AND KILLED DETECTIVES IN ESSEX COUNTY

A man who robbed a branch of PNC Bank in Orange, New Jersey was shot and killed by a sheriff’s detective who happened to be nearby the robbery.  Authorities in Essex County say the suspect was armed with a handgun and refused orders to stop for authorities before he was shot.  The man’s name is [...]
August 25, 2017

MENENDEZ TO JUDGE: STOP TRIAL ON KEY SENATE VOTE DAYS

United States Senator Robert Menendez would like to have his corruption trial stopped on days when he’s slated to cast key votes in the Senate.  The New Jersey democrat will go on trial next month on allegations that he accepted expensive gifts in exchange for political clout. ##
August 24, 2017

CHRISTIE SIGNS FANTASY SPORTS BETTING BILL INTO LAW

Governor Christie has signed a measure into law that regulates fantasy sports signs like Draft King.  The new legislation provides that the state Division of Community Affairs will have to issue permits to fantasy sports operators.  New Jersey is the 16th state to regulate this activity. ##