New Jersey

October 15, 2017

BAD KARMA: LIFE SIZE STANDUP OF POPE STOLEN FROM CHURCH

This probably won’t work out well for the perpetrator who did it.  Washington Township Police say someone stole a life sized cutout standup of Pope Francis from the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.  Three women driving a white Audi took the cutout; one of the suspects was described as a 70 year old woman on [...]

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October 12, 2017

NJ MAN CASHES IN $24 MILLION TICKET TWO DAYS BEFORE EXPIRATION

Imagine seeing a news report about a $24 million lottery ticket that was set to expire in 48 hours, reaching into your pocket, and finding the lucky ticket.  That’s what happened to 68 year old Jimmie Smith of East Orange who checked some tickets in a shirt pocket and discovered he had the winning ticket [...]

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October 11, 2017

PROSECUTION RESTS IN MENENDEZ CORRUPTION TRIAL

The prosecution has rested in the corruption trial involving United States Senator Robert Menendez.  There is the potential that the judge hearing the case could make a ruling soon on a motion to dismiss charges against Menendez.  The trial is expected...
October 11, 2017

MURPHY, GUADAGNO SPAR OVER TAXES IN FIRST DEBATE

The gloves came off early and often during the first New Jersey gubernatorial debate featuring Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno.  Guadagno alleged that the democratic candidate’s tax plan would result in $9 billion in additional funding from New Jersey taxpayers; Murphy alleges republicans have given large corporations huge tax breaks.  The election is less than [...]

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