New Jersey

December 6, 2018

NJ DEMS INTRODUCE BILL TO INCREASE MINIMUM WAGE TO $15/HOUR

A bill that would increase the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 an hour has been introduced by democratic lawmakers in Trenton today.  The bill would gradually increase the minimum wage to that level over a period of five years, ending in 2024.  However, teenage workers and seasonal workers at the shore and other …

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December 6, 2018

NEW TOILET BRUSH NEEDED AFTER MAN COMMITS LEWD ACT IN PARAMUS

A 47 year old man was arrested in Paramus this week after he allegedly gratified himself sexually while inserting a toilet brush into himself at a doctor’s office.  Brian Bates was charged with multiple offenses after after several female patients at the doctor’s office witnessed the bizarre act.  NJ.com reports that Bates was arrested back …

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December 4, 2018

TESTIMONY IN TRENTON ALLEGES MURPHY CAMPAIGN IGNORED SEXUAL ASSAULT CLAIM

A New Jersey government employee testified in Trenton Tuesday that her sexual assault complaint was not handled seriously by the former campaign staff belonging to Governor Phil Murphy.  Katie Brennan alleges she was assaulted by a man named Al Alvarez, who later received a $140,000 a year job in the Murphy administration.  Alvarez resigned from …

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December 4, 2018

GENTRY’S FATAL SOUTH JERSEY CHOPPER CRASH BLAMED ON PILOT ERROR

Country star Troy Gentry’s fatal helicopter crash in South Jersey was blamed on pilot error.  The National Transportation Safety Board say the pilot of the aircraft cut the engine too soon as he attempted to make an emergency landing in September...