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Female Convict Now Charged With Burglarizing Homes

Police in East Brunswick say a woman who was convicted of abducting her son several years ago has been charged with burglarizing homes in East Brunswick.  Cops say 34-year-old Amy Streko is accused of breaking into two homes and stealing thousands of dollars worth of gold coins from one of them. Back in 2015, Streko…

Report: Christie Being Eyed For Possible Sports Radio Job

A published report says Governor Chris Christie may soon be taking on a job as a sports talk show host on WFAN.  NJ.com says the station's program director admits Christie is in the running to succeed longtime host Mike Francesa, who's planning to retire at the end of the year.  In the past few months, Christie…

Reward Offered In Linden NJ Bomb Scare

A ten-thousand-dollar reward is being offered to find the person behind the Linden bomb scare.  The Union County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to ten-thousand-dollars for information leading to an arrest and indictment.  The suspicious package that looked like an explosive device was left on the West St. Georges Avenue Tuesday night.…

Kushner Consumer Fraud Trial In NJ Ends In Settlement

The Kushner Companies consumer fraud trial is over.  A judge dismissed the case yesterday after announcing that a settlement had been reached between the New Jersey developer and Perth Amboy condo owners who sued, claiming they never got the amenities they were promised.  The settlement means that Charles Kushner, whose son Jared is a son-in-law…

New Jerseyans Rush To Buy Powerball Tickets For Big Jackpot

New Jerseyans are flocking to stores to buy up Powerball tickets with the jackpot now over 400-million-dollars.  Tonight's drawing is the tenth largest in the history of the game.  The odds of winning the whole jackpot are one in almost 300-thousand.  While no one matched all six numbers in Saturday's drawing, there were five one-million-…

Panel Hears Arguments For Expanding NJ Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey's Medical Marijuana Review panel is holding a public forum today on possibly expanding the state's program.  It's hearing arguments for adding onto the state's list of ailments eligible for medical marijuana.  This is the first time the state has considered adding to the list since medical marijuana became law seven years ago.  This…

Bayonne Bridge Officially Reopens

The Bayonne Bridge is finally open again.  Driver Francis Cardamone was the first commuter to cross the newly constructed span that's taken four years of construction and more than a billion-dollars to raise its deck.  Cardamore arrived at 3:30 this morning for the 5 a.m. opening and was presented with a plaque by the Port…

Grieving NJ Dad Founds Kindness Challenge To Honor Late Son

A grieving New Jersey father is turning his sadness into a way to help others facing depression.  Dennis Vassallo has founded the Kindness Challenge as a way to honor his teenaged son Dylan, lost to suicide in 2015.  Vassallo says Dylan spent a good deal of time giving to others, whether through helping the poor…