New Jersey National Guard
This week, Tri-State Area lawmakers are pushing for major funding to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy. It has been nearly six weeks since the storm hit and thousands of people are still homeless and without power.
More than 60 soldiers from New Jersey’s National Guard are now back at home with their families after a year in Afghanistan.
Late Thursday afternoon, Gov. Chris Christie said he was accepting the resignation of Maj. Gen. Glenn Rieth, the man who has lead the state’s National Guard for nearly a decade.
The body of Dardar Paye was found in the trunk of one of the cars, apparently dead from a gunshot wound.
There has been a huge increase in violent crimes in Essex County, particularly in Newark. The trend is so alarming, the county prosecutor is calling in the National Guard to help combat the violence.