Friday, January 18, 2019

Christie takes new step toward presidential bid, forms super PAC to lure big donors

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie is moving closer to a 2016 presidential campaign as his allies have formally launched a super PAC to begin collecting from wealthy donors, officials confirmed today. The super PAC, called America Leads, was formed by Phil Cox, the former...

FBI arrests members of organized crime family on murder, prostitution charges

NEWARK — Ten members and associates of the New Jersey-based DeCavalcante organized crime family were arrested today on charges of running a prostitution business, trafficking in drugs and plotting to kill a rival gang member. All ten defendants are expected to appear this afternoon...

Arrests made in Jefferson Township Bank Robbery

JEFFERSON — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Jefferson Township Police Chief Kevin Craig announce the arrest of William Chasmer, 57, Oak Ridge and Janet C. Kaine, 44, Oak Ridge, on charges related to a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, March 11 at the...

Salesman pleads guilty in blood lab scheme that snared 24 doctors

NEWARK — A Berkeley Heights salesman admitted today that he funneled kickbacks to a doctor to refer more than $400,000 worth of business to a Parsippany blood lab at the center of a sprawling bribery scheme. Michael Zarrelli, 48, pleaded guilty to charges of...

16 Best Tech Companies to Work For in New Jersey via NJ Biz

Billtrust CEO Flint Lane. The company made the NJ Biz 100 Best Companies to Work for in New Jersey list. | Courtesy Billtrust Each year, NJ Biz puts together a list of the 100 best companies to work for in New Jersey. This year's...

West Morris Mendham High School Teacher Indicted

MENDHAM — Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Pasquale Libertino of the Mendham Borough Police Department announce the indictment of Nicole McDonough aka Nicole L. Howell, 32, of Mount Olive Township,  on three counts of Official Misconduct, a crime of the second...

Christie on Exxon settlement: Talk to the attorney general’s office

WEST PALM BEACH — Gov. Chris Christie didn't have any interest tonight in discussing the controversial Exxon Mobil settlement. The governor, who gave a keynote address at a Republican Party event in Florida, brushed off questions about the settlement before heading into a closed-door...

The Menendez saga: How it got to this point

TRENTON — Controversies that have been surrounding U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) for more than two years are at the center of reports that he will allegedly face corruption charges. It all goes back to an anonymous tipster who went by the alias "Pete...

Menendez to face criminal corruption charges, report says

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez will face federal criminal corruption charges stemming from his actions on behalf of Dr. Salomon Melgen, CNN reported today, citing people briefed on the case. An announcement could come within weeks, the news organization said. Menendez (D-N.J.) intervened...
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