New Jersey

February 5, 2019

PLANT THAT CLOSED DELAWARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE TO PAY UP

A chemical plant in Delaware that wound up closing the Delaware Memorial Bridge during part of Thanksgiving weekend will be coughing up over $100,000 to the Delaware River and Bay Authority.  A chemical leak at the plant made driving on the bridge unsa...
February 5, 2019

IT’S OVER: ETHICS CASE AGAINST SENATOR MENENDEZ IS NOW CLOSED

The ethics investigation involving Senator Robert Menendez is now over.  Federal officials have closed the files on the investigation, essentially ending the case.  Menendez was the trigger as he amended an earnings report showing that he in fact did r...
February 4, 2019

MAN ADMITS TO HAVING 200,000 FILES OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY ON HIS COMPUTER

A 44 year old Union County man has admitted that he possessed 200,000 files of child pornography on his computer.  Authorities say MD Farid Uddin pleaded guilty to a second degree charge and will face six years in prison.   Uddin also had $1 million wo...
February 4, 2019

MURPHY SIGNS NEW MINIMUM WAGE BILL INTO LAW

Starting in July, the new minimum wage in New Jersey will be $10 per hour.  Governor Murphy signed the minimum wage bill into law Monday, which will escalate the base pay wage to $15 an hour by 2024.  Murphy says one million New Jersey workers will ben...