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Bruce Springsteen Helps Christen Jersey Shore Bowling Alley

If you're wondering what Bruce Springsteen likes to do when he's not bringing down the house Tuesday through Saturday in his Broadway show, it often involves going back to his roots.  The Boss was at Asbury Lanes last night on the Jersey Shore helping to christen the bowling alley after a two-year makeover.  It's a…

Hot Day Forcing Schools To Close Early

Potential record setting heat today is apparently too much for some school districts to handle.  Jersey City, Hackensack, Edison, Paterson and a few other districts are having early dismissals.  Temperatures are expected to hit the mid 90's and factoring in the humidity could make it feel around 100 degrees this afternoon.

Authorities Identify Suspects In New Jersey Art Festival Shooting

Authorities say three suspects are linked to a New Jersey art festival shooting. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri  said a "neighborhood beef" was likely behind yesterday's shooting at the Arts All Night festival in Trenton.  Two of the suspects are identified as 33-year-old Tahaij Wells and 23-year-old Amir Armstrong. Wells has died and Armstrong is…

School Bus Safety Hearing Today Following Deadly Bus Crash

There's a hearing in New Jersey today on school bus safety following the deadly Paramus school bus crash.  The Senate and Assembly transportation committees have invited the School Bus Contractors Association and the state's Department of Education to the hearing in Trenton.  Lawmakers on the committees say they are looking to discuss seatbelts, bus safety…

Legal Sports Betting Begins Today In New Jersey

It's a bad day for New Jersey's bookies.   After a seven-year battle, legal sports betting begins in the Garden State this morning with Governor Phil Murphy placing the first wager at Monmouth Park Racetrack's William Hill Sports Bar.   Folks will be able to plunk down money on professional sports, including the NBA, NFL, U.S. Open…

AAA Mid-Atlantic: Tired Tires Risking Road Trips

New Jersey allows for tire depth that is HALF of what AAA recommends on wet roads   Hamilton, NJ, June 7, 2018 – Afternoon downpours or otherwise wet weather could spell disaster for drivers with worn tires, even though those tires may meet state regulations. New research from AAA reveals that driving on worn tires…

Son Of Bus Driver Says No U-Turn

The son of the man who drove the school bus that crashed into a dump truck last week is saying his dad did not make an illegal maneuver.  Seventy-seven year-old Hudy Muldrow was behind the wheel during the May 17th accident that led to the death of East Brook Middle School fifth grader Miranda Vargas…

Seat Belt Crackdown In New Jersey

  Police in New Jersey are cracking down on people who don't wear their seat belt.  The state's "Click it or Ticket" campaign kicked off this week and lasts until June 3rd.  Officers will be keeping an eye out for those who decide not to buckle up on the road.  Over 170 police departments in…

NJ Gov: No Sports Betting On Memorial Day

Savvy sports fans will not be gambling on baseball, basketball, or any other athletic event this Memorial Day. Monmouth Park had said it was going to begin taking bets on sports at the end of this month.  But Governor Phil Murphy has pumped the brakes and says New Jerseyans will have to wait till at…

Senator Menendez Officially Launches Re-Election Bid For Third Term

New Jersey U.S. Senator Robert Menendez is officially launching his re-election bid for a third term.  He is hosting a kickoff rally tomorrow in his hometown of Union City, and then a separate event in South Jersey.  Menendez, who had been accused of accepting donations and gifts from a Florida doctor and friend Salomon Melgen…