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150713Flanagan

NJ Blue Holes Can be Beautiful But Deadly

7-13-15
Old quarries that have filled with water form blue holes in New Jersey. The picturesque places look like swimming pools, but some have drowned in the very deep, cold waters.
150713Tittel

Sierra Club Director: DEP Did Not Protect Environment with Exxon Settlement

7-13-15
New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says that the Department of Environmental Protection did not protect the environment in New Jersey when it agreed to a settlement with Exxon for contaminating refinery sites.
150710Flanagan

Sen. Lesniak, Environmentalists Ask Judge to Let Them Intervene in Exxon Settlement Case

7-10-15
Sen. Ray Lesniak and a group of environmentalists have asked a Superior Court judge to let them legally intervene in the Exxon settlement case. The company has agreed to pay $225 million to the state of New Jersey for environmental damage, but opponents say Exxon owes close to $9 billion.
150710Delmore

School Security Task Force Recommends Trained Officer in Every School

7-10-15
A school security task force formed after the 2012 Newtown massacre has recommended all New Jersey schools have a trained police officer.
150709Flanagan

Technology Glitches Raise Questions About Cyber Security

7-9-15
Although the glitches that affected United Airlines, New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street Journal weren't cyber attacks, security experts say the shutdowns do raise concerns about the vulnerability of our systems.
150708Delmore

Legislation Would Require Used Car Dealers to Notify About Outstanding Recalls

7-8-15
Assemblyman Paul Moriarty has sponsored legislation that would require used car dealers to notify customers of any outstanding recalls at the point of sale.
150708Flanagan

Finding Affordable Housing Not Easy in New Jersey

7-8-15
There are long waiting lists for people to get into affordable housing units in New Jersey and some say the rules for municipalities to provide such housing are unclear.
150703Delmore

Law Enforcement Boosts Security Around July 4 Weekend

7-3-15
Because of increased chatter the Department of Homeland Security has seen, New Jersey State Police are deploying an additional 120 troopers and increasing checks on suspicious vehicles, bags and people.
150703Flanagan

Family: Can’t Sell Home Because of Westfield ‘Watcher’

7-3-15
A family is too afraid to move into the Westfield home they purchased because of threatening letters from "The Watcher." They say they can't sell the home now either because of the letters.
150702Hill

Christie Executive Order Shortens Gun Wait for Victims of Violence

7-2-15
Gov. Christie signed an executive order that shortens the wait time from 30 to 14 days for victims of violence to buy, own and carry a gun. The action came after a New Jersey woman was killed by a man she had an order of protection against while waiting to get a firearm for protection.