New Jersey

August 22, 2017

SOUTH JERSEY MAN AMONG SAILORS KILLED IN MALAYSIA

A 22 year old sailor from Cherry Hill is among the men who are missing following a collision between a United States Navy destroyer and an oil tanker near Malaysia.  Authorities say Kenneth Smith is one of the ten sailors missing and presumed dead. ##
August 22, 2017

JURY SELECTION BEGINS IN MENENDEZ CORRUPTION TRIAL

Jury selection begins in a federal courtroom today for the upcoming corruption and bribery trial involving New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez.  Menendez is accused of accepting lavish gifts from a Florida doctor in return for political favors.  The trial could begin this fall. ##
August 22, 2017

NJ GETTING OVER $55 MILLION IN RELIEF FOR HURRICANE SANDY

Congressman Frank Pallone says New Jersey is getting $55.4 million to clean up sand and debris from Hurricane Sandy.  Pallone says the money will be spent to remove debris and sand from navigable waterways throughout the Garden State. ##
August 20, 2017

NO WINNER AGAIN, POWERBALL SWELLS TO $650 MILLION

What would you do with $650 million?  That’s the jackpot up for grabs during Wednesday’s Powerball lottery since there were again no winners in the drawing on Saturday night.  The odds against winning the jackpot are 292.2 million to one. ##