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Another Child Left On Paterson School Bus

For the second time in the past week, a child has been left behind on a Paterson school bus.  The latest incident happened Monday when a six-year-old boy was left behind sleeping on a bus by an aide who officials say left the vehicle for a bathroom break instead of making sure all the kids…

New Jersey Officials Launch Fraud Amnesty Program

New Jersey officials are launching an amnesty program allowing people to confess abuses of Medicaid benefits.  It's a pilot program and it comes after over two dozen fraud arrests in Lakewood over the summer.  They were among members of the town's growing Orthodox Jewish community.  Hundreds of calls have since come in from Lakewood residents…

WCTC's Health & Wealth Forum

WCTC's FREE Health & Wealth seminar returns on Saturday, October 14th at The Imperia at 1714 Easton Ave in Somerset! Attend what will be the most important information seminar of your lifetime. Hosted by WCTC's Doctor Derrick DeSilva, the Health and Wealth Forum will educate you on managing your finances and maintaining a healthy lifestyle…

Day Two Of NJ Senator Menendez Federal Corruption Trial

It's day two of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez's federal corruption trial in Newark. During opening statements yesterday, prosecutors argued Menendez pressured government officials for his Florida eye doctor friend several times in helping out with a multi million dollar Medicare dispute and securing visas for the man's foreign girlfriends. Menendez is also accused of…

NJ Assemblyman Draws Renewed Fire Over Confederate Tattoo

A North Jersey assemblyman, criticized just last week for posing in front of a Confederate flag, is under fire again.  It seems Parker Space also has a Stars and Bars tattoo.  It's on his left bicep and you can see it in photos posted on a Sussex County blog, known as Skylands Patriot.  The lawmaker's…

Scott Says Irma Could Impact Both Coasts

Florida Governor Rick Scott says the state's top priority right now is getting fuel to residents so they can get out Hurricane Irma's way. Irma remains a dangerous life-threatening Category 5 storm as it heads toward Florida from the Caribbean. Speaking in Hialeah, Florida this morning, Scott says he's working to get federal rules and…

Audit Shows Transit Workers Allegedly Abused Sick Policy

An internal audit alleges that employees abused the federal family sick leave policy that led to a shortage of New Jersey Transit crew members.  That forced cancelled and delayed trains this summer at a time when commuters were already dealing with schedule changes because of work at Penn Station. "NJ Advance Media" got its hands…

Red Cross: 90 Percent Goes To Relief Efforts

The American Red Cross Chief Public Affairs Officer says 91 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to relief efforts.  Suzy Defrancis made that statement to MSNBC one day after a Red Cross executive made headlines for saying he wasn't sure what percent of donations actually went to those in need.  The Red Cross has…