New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he doesn’t regret calling a former Navy SEAL an “idiot” during a heated exchange at a recent public event.
Camden authorities say a man was killed and a woman was seriously burned when a vacant city row home caught fire, destroying both the residence and an adjacent home.
Students and faculty at the Camden campus of Rutgers University feel betrayed by Governor Chris Christie. They say that his plan to merge the Camden campus with Rowan University result in lower academic standards.
Three of the new schools will be located in Camden and two are in Newark. The other three charters will be in Vineland, Trenton and Jersey City.
As New Jersey’s acting education commissioner, Christopher Cerf is charged with carrying out Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to overhaul some aspects of the state’s public education system.
The Senate Budget Committee will consider legislation appropriating the money — plus $1.5 million for oversight — on Thursday.
The city of fewer than 80,000 has had 16 murders since Oct. 1, prompting one city council member to call for the National Guard to be sent in to help.
Four of the victims were shot in separate incidents, while the fifth was injured in a car crash that apparently was caused by one of the shootings.
New federal grants will add police officers to patrols across New Jersey, where several departments have had deep layoffs because of budget problems.
Three families whose homes were destroyed received $1,750 each, Five families who were burned out of their rental homes each got $750, while ten families whose homes received minor to moderate damage each got $300.
Restaurants and stores near residential zones would have to close by 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and by midnight Friday and Saturday.
Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk said 36-year-old Elaido Castro of Camden was sitting in a parked van in the 100 block of Vine Street when he was shot several times around 2 a.m.
According to State Police spokesman Steve Jones, the troopers were in plain clothes and an unmarked car when they spotted a man identified as Joshua A. Polanco holding a gun to another man’s head.
An analysis of crime data finds violent crime was up 13 percent from Jan. 1 through June 20 compared with the same period a year ago.
It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.
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