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NYPD Steps Up Patrols Following London Terror Attack

The NYPD says it's stepping up patrols in Times Square and at airports, bridges and tunnels following an attack in London on a subway train. A homemade bomb went off at the Parsons Green Station during the morning rush, injuring as many as two dozen people.  London Police say no one was killed, but a…

More Damaging Testimony At NJ Senator Menendez Corruption Trial

More damaging testimony is coming out at the federal corruption trial of Bob Menendez.  Prosecutors produced evidence yesterday that the New Jersey senator paid for flights on a Florida eye doctor's private jet only after a reporter began asking questions.  It apparently took Menendez three years to write a 58-thousand-dollar check for two flights taken…

NJ Voters Are Practically Ignoring Governor's Race

New Jersey voters are practically ignoring the governor's race. A new Rutgers University poll shows only four out of ten voters even know who the candidates are.  Kim Guadagno, Governor Christie's lieutenant governor, is running against Democrat Phil Murphy.  A Quinnipiac University poll shows Murphy up 25 points over his GOP rival.  There are five-million…

Big Gender Pay Gap Still Exists For NJ Women

A New Jersey woman earns less than 71-percent of what a man earns. U.S. Census data released today shows Garden State men earned a median annual income of almost 52-thousand-dollars last year, compared to just over 36-thousand-dollars for women.  Experts blame the gender pay gap on job discrimination, lack of affordable day care and the…

State Flags To Lower In Honor Of South Jersey Sailor

Governor Chris Christie is ordering all flags to fly at half-staff on Saturday in honor of the South Jersey sailor who died in the U.S.S. John McCain collision last month.  U.S. Navy Petty Officer Second Class Kenneth Smith was among the ten sailors killed in the collision with an oil tanker near Singapore on August…

Apple Event Set For Today

The new iPhone launches today.  Apple is set to hold an event in California to unveil what various leaks say will be called the "iPhone X."  That's the new premium phone, while the cheaper models are expected to be called "iPhone 8" and "iPhone 8 Plus."  The iPhone X is said to include wireless charging,…

Trooper Pleads Guilty To Pulling Women Over, Asking Them Out

A New Jersey state trooper is pleading guilty to charges he improperly stopped female drivers in order to get their phone numbers and ask them out on dates.  Prosecutors say 38-year-old Marquice Prather pleaded guilty Monday to invasion of privacy charges and tampering with official police records to cover his moves up.  Under terms of…

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…

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…