All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘New Jersey’

Chris Christie Wants to Stop New Jersey to Cuba Flights

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wants to ground flights from his state to Cuba. The reason? He wants a woman convicted of killing a state trooper extradited to the United States. “It is unacceptable to me as Governor to have any flights between New Jersey and Cuba until and unless convicted cop-killer and escaped fugitive Joanne Chesimard is returned to …

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Sheryl Crow Fake Concert Bilks Jersey Out of Tens of Thousands of Dollars

Sheryl Crow had to get word out to her fans in New Jersey that, despite what they had heard, she was not coming to do a concert there. A company called KBR Promotions, and a woman named Kelly Brian of Burlington, New Jersey, is accused of advertising and selling tickets to a completely fictitious Sheryl Crow concert. The concert was …

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Pedestrian Lodged in Windshield Dies

A pedestrian who was hit by a car in southern New Jersey, and then stuck in the windshield as the driver continued down the highway for over a mile has died. Ocean County prosecutors said Kenneth Moeller, 61, of Lanoka Harbor, died Monday night, a week after he was hit on a highway shoulder. The driver of the vehicle was …

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Ebola Quarantine Acceptable to New Jersey Voters

A poll conducted in New Jersey revealed that most voters agreed with Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to quarantine a nurse from Maine who had recently spent time in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders member Kaci Hickox returned from Sierra Leone on October 24, and was involuntarily quarantined at New Jersey’s University Hospital. At the time, a slightly feverish Hickox protested …

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Ebola in New Jersey? Not If Christie Has a Say

Three people have now been diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. and one of them has died. The small outbreak seems to have been contained to just one Dallas hospital, but fear of the virus spreading is high. The U.S. has stringent measures in place to prevent infection, but stories of cruise ship passengers and Bostonians possibly exposed to the …

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Man Killed By Bear While Hiking, Say Police

Many people mistakenly think of black bears as harmless. They are much smaller than grizzly or polar bears, however this fact does not negate the reality that black bears are far from helpless. They can cause harm to humans in certain situations. As a recent tragedy demonstrates, a black bear attack can also prove fatal. Police revealed on Monday that …

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Trump Taj Mahal Closing? Atlantic City Casino To File For Bankruptcy

Could the Trump Taj Mahal close? Reuters reported that Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc, which operates Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, is set to file for bankruptcy. The news is yet another blow to the Casino industry in Atlantic City. Within a month, 8,300 people will lose their jobs with the announced closings of Showboat, …

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Cop: Obama Doesn’t Obey Constitution, Neither Do We

Special Police Officer Richard Recine had been employed at the Franklin, New Jersey police force for 36 years, but it was what he said when he was caught on camera that shot his career in the foot; he resigned on Thursday after the video went viral. In a dispute with resident Steve Wronko concerning the right to shoot film and …

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Anaconda Loose in New Jersey Lake

A green anaconda is loose in Lake Hopatcong in Jefferson Township, situated in northern New Jersey, and reptile expert Gerald Andrejcak revealed that state wildlife authorities told him to “keep his mouth shut” regarding the actual species of the snake. The snake was initially described as a boa, which a green anaconda technically is, but state officials wanted to avoid …

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Chris Christie: Jimmy Fallon Helps Him Dance Past Bridge Scandal

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appeared to use Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and a whole lot of humor to help him move past his recent bridge scandal. The governor appeared on the late night show on Thursday night and poked fun at himself while garnering loads of laughs from the audience. Since then a video of Christie dancing with …

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‘Mob Wives’ Bar Becomes A Murder Scene

Abdoul Cisse, 47, was found dead outside the Drunken Monkey Bar and Grill on Sunday. Police reports said that Cisse was trying to stop a fight when he was struck in the face. He fell backwards, hit his head on the pavement, and cracked his skull. The incident happened at 3:40 in the morning. Cisse was unresponsive and unconscious by …

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Tracy Morgan Fighting For Life After Car Wreck

Tracy Morgan is reportedly in intensive care on Saturday following his limo’s involvement in a fatal car pileup. According to police, the actor/comedian was riding in a limousine when the vehicle became one of six vehicles involved in a multi-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. The series of crashes occurred on the area of the turnpike located near the …

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Whitney Houston: E.R. Doctor Buys Late Singer’s Home

Whitney Houston designed her ultra-modern 1987 mansion. She married Bobby Brown there, too. The home has been for sale in Mendham, New Jersey since about two years after the singer’s death in February of 2012, and it has finally–after a number of price reductions–sold. A fan, who is also an emergency room doctor, is the buyer. Dr. Matthew Krauthamer is …

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Chris Christie Looking Slimmer, Ready To Campaign?

Chris Christie is looking slimmer and a little more fit these days! Could this be to squash those who criticize the heavyweight politician for being to unhealthy to run for president? Experts estimate that Christie has lost about 85 pounds. After admitting in May of last year that he had undergone lap band surgery, Christie’s cardiologist said that the governor …

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Snowy Owls Coming South For Food, Say Experts

Some people as far south as Tenessee might be surprised to see an unusual bird in their backyards this spring. Great Snowy Owls have been spotted this year in some very extraordinary places, thanks to what experts are saying is a perfectly normal occurrence in nature, according to CBS. There has been an especially wild influx of the beautiful creatures …

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Pulaski Skyway Closure: Making It Less Painful

This is the reality: The closure of the Pulaski Skyway begins a two year commuter hell of the worst kind. You’re going to have to suck it up and deal with this inconvenience in the best possible terms for the agonizing duration. When it comes to getting where you need to without the Pulaski Skyway, nothing beats good planning. Take …

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Pulaski Skyway Northbound Lanes Closed for Two Years

Commuters are being urged to use alternate routes while the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway are closed beginning on Saturday and will remain closed for the next two years. Repairs to the Manhattan-bound side of the three-and-a-half mile bridge include replacing roadway decks, railings, and drainage systems. The project is expected to cost an estimated $1 billion. Approximately 40,000 commuters …

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Student Gets Psych. Evaluation For Pencil Twirling

Listen. It’s okay to have your Nerf Guns, your first person shooter video games, and maybe your second amendment – but by God, if you even so much as engage in pencil gymnastics suggesting anything more than mere stimulation out of boredom, you’re probably insane or a terrorist. The location is Glen Meadow Middle school in Vernon Township, New Jersey. …

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Rachel Canning: Sued NJ Parents, Gets Tuition Paid

The news that Rachel Canning, the teen who made national news over suing her parents, is now a scholarship student has some huffing indignantly. Canning was the subject of much media scrutiny due to her disrespectful behavior towards her parents. The New Jersey couple had enough of their teen’s bad attitude and put her out. The 18-year-old then sued to …

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Tesla Fight in Jersey Gets Anthony Weiner Comment

Despite his misfortune of being a fellow named “Weiner” who got caught up in a scandal of his own making for sending pics of his Johnson to someone, the former U.S. Representative from New York is still amazingly relevant. Anthony Weiner isn’t going away. His latest public move was to write an op-ed piece for Business Insider that came as …

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Man Robs Same Store After Jail Release

In a move that sounds like something out of Raising Arizona, a man has been hauled off to jail after robbing a Stride Rite shoe store. Make that, hauled back off to jail, after robbing the same Stride Rite store that landed him in jail in the first place. According to Fox News, Christopher Miller had just been released from …

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Chris Christie Cleared in Internal Probe

An internal probe paid for by the governor of New Jersey has cleared Chris Christie in any involvement in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. “Our investigation found that Governor Christie did not know of the lane realignment beforehand and had no involvement in the decision to realign the lanes,” NBC News quoted the report, saying the governor “made …

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Chris Christie Battles More Protests Than Ever

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is no stranger to shouting protestors. In fact, the governor has built a reputation on not being afraid to tell people off at live events when they disturb his oratory. Because disrupting a Christie event has failed to get much traction, most people had stopped doing it. All it seemed to accomplish was to throw …

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$460,000 in Quarters: NJ Gov’t Employee Confesses to Theft

One New Jersey man obviously took his coin-collecting hobby a little too far. Government employee Thomas Rica pleaded guilty to four counts of third-degree theft on Wednesday. The 43-year-old admitted to the Hackensack Supreme Court that he had stolen at least $460,000 in quarters while working in Ridgewood village as a public works inspector. He was initially arrested in 2013 after a …

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Man Blackmailed After Responding to Craigslist Sex Ad with Naked Photo

My mother always told me “Josh, never send naked selfies to people you don’t know on the internet.” That was her favorite mom warning, apart from “Josh, don’t blackmail people.” Moms are so smart. A Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty to second-degree theft by extortion and is looking at a 5-year prison sentence after he blackmailed a man who sent …

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Bald Eagle Released After Territorial Brawl

The American Bald Eagle symbolizes strength, long life, and most of all, freedom. So, it’s no surprise that wildlife rescue centers across the country take their job very seriously when it comes to saving endangered bald eagles. One of these majestic birds was saved last week in West Cape May, New Jersey following a territorial fight against a rival. Authorities were informed about …

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Tesla Sales Jeopardized in New Jersey

It’s clear now that Tesla Motors is a threat to traditional automakers. The company’s luxury Tesla Model S receive the highest safety rating ever from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and was recently named Consumer Reports top car of 2014. All this from an electric car that is pushing the auto industry toward future technology. More than just pressuring …

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Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra Dies at 85

The wife of New York Yankees’ 88-year-old legendary catcher, Yogi Berra, has died. Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra passed away Thursday night at Crane’s Mill Assisted Living Facility in West Caldwell, N.J. Sources say that Carmen had dealt with complications from a stroke prior to her death. The director of the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Fall, N.J., announced and confirmed …

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Armpit of America Ad Pulled From New Jersey

A new Dove ad, released in New Jersey earlier this week, has been removed after it was criticized for being offensive to New Jersey residents. Apparently, New Jersey has been referred to as the “Armpit of America” for some time now, and Dove took the opportunity to use this pun in their ad. “Dear New Jersey, when people call you …

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Rachel Canning: Teen Sues Parents Who Spoiled Her

Rachel Canning thought being an adult meant she could do whatever she wanted and somehow her parents were just going to foot the bill. As many actual adults know, this is hardly how reality works. Canning learned this lesson the hard way when she decided to sue her parents. According to Canning’s version of events, her parents kicked her out …

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