New Jersey

January 23, 2019

LONG STANDOFF ENDS IN SALEM COUNTY, SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

New Jersey State Police say a long standoff ended Wednesday afternoon in Salem County after a wanted fugitive opened fire on cops.  26 year old Eric Smith was taken into custody with no injuries after United States Marshals attempted to take him.  Smit...
January 23, 2019

CONSIDERATION ON THURSDAY FOR INCREASE IN NJ MINIMUM WAGE

Consideration is expected on Thursday in the New Jersey Assembly on a plan to increase the State’s minimum wage.  The Assembly Labor Committee is expected to take up the issue tomorrow.  Governor Phil Murphy wants to eventually increase the wage ...
January 21, 2019

MURPHY NOMINATES TWO TO PINELANDS COMMISSION

Governor Phil Murphy has named two more individuals to the Pinelands Commission.  Murphy announced that Kelly Mood and Teresa Lettman are his nominees that must be confirmed by the State Seante.  Lettman would replace a 93-year old member of the Commis...
January 19, 2019

SOME COMMERCIAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE FOR WEEKEND STORM

Some commercial travel restrictions are in place by State Police in advance of the weekend winter storm.  Commercial travel restrictions are in place along the entire length of I-195, I-80, I-287, and  along a section of I-295 between exits 60 and 76. ...