New Jersey

March 7, 2019

SWEENEY: VOTE ON LEGAL POT COULD COME BEFORE END OF THE MONTH

Senate President Steve Sweeney says a vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey should happen this month.  Sweeney says any delays in this timetable will likely hold up an eventual vote.  Sweeney told NJ Advance Media that the time to get t...
March 7, 2019

WIN THE LOTTERY IN NEW JERSEY? YOU MAY SOON BE ABLE TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS

You may soon be able to hit a big lottery jackpot and keep your identity a secret.  A new measure that would allow anonymity for a winning lottery player cleared an Assembly committee on Thursday.  A bill sponsor says some lottery winners have been rob...
March 7, 2019

ONE KILLED IN CRASH ON GARDEN STATE PARKWAY

One person was killed in an accident on the Garden State Parkway in Toms River Thursday morning.  State Police confirm that a car and a truck crashed in the southbound lanes near milepost 81.  One of the drivers was killed in the accident; additional d...
March 7, 2019

NEW JERSEY GOING AFTER EXXON, AGAIN, FOR DUMPING CHEMICALS

New Jersey is going to battle again with Exxon over allegedly dumping cancer causing chemicals in the Garden State.  The dumping of the chemicals dates back to the 1950s and occurred in southern New Jersey, in Paulsboro.  The six-count lawsuit was file...