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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…

Sex Assault Suspect Sought In Highland Park Attack

A manhunt is underway for a suspect in a brutal Highland Park sex assault.  Police say he approached a woman on Sunday as she walked on Harper Street, forcing her into the basement of an apartment building at gunpoint.  Cops say he punched her in the face repeatedly before sexually assaulting her and then taking…

AAA: Younger Millennials Top List of Worst Behaved Drivers

Hamilton, NJ, February 15, 2017 ― A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that while young millennials are the riskiest drivers – none of us are setting good examples. According to the study, almost 90 percent of young millennials – defined as those between the ages of 19-24 - engaged in at…