Officials said prescription pills go for about $20 or $25 each on the black market, but a hit of heroin is just $3 to $5.
Naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan, gives emergency responders time to revive victims, even those who have stopped breathing. The antidote can be used with any drug with opioids, including prescription painkillers.
Nine towns in Ocean County, N.J., will be refunded a total of $300,000 from overbillings by companies contracted to haul away debris after Superstorm Sandy.
The twister touched down at 10:05 a.m. with maximum speeds of 75-85 mph. It was two miles in length and about 50-100 yards wide, the National Weather Service said.
The group of co-workers from the Ocean County Vehicle Maintenance Department held one of three winning tickets in last week’s $448 million Powerball drawing.
After taking the lump-sum payment, each employee will receive about $3.8 million, lottery officials said.
The state of New Jersey has launched a loan program designed to boost home ownership in the counties hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
Officials have raised concerns that many trips from temporary storage debris areas to landfills were exactly or just over 16 miles. The drive clocks in at less than 16 miles.
A body was found off a major highway in Brick, N.J., this weekend, but authorities do not consider the death suspicious.
Residents of Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties can apply for the grants through their town governments for money to pay for repairs.
The state of New Jersey has filed a civil lawsuit against Mark Anthony Niemczyk and Thomas Scalgione, demanding the duo stop soliciting money.
A state of emergency has been declared in Freehold Township as thousands of utility customers in Central Jersey remained without power late on Sunday morning after a series of severe storms moved through the region.
Authorities say because Crockam was convicted of murdering Patrolman Christopher Matlosz, the law requires a life sentence without the possibility of parole.
Homeless people living in the woods in Lakewood can stay there while a court battle between their advocates and city officials continues.
Investigators say the boy was with his siblings either walking home or to a friend’s house when he was hit.