new jersey

Nov 272012
Hurricane Sandy To Cost NYC $19 Billion, NYS $42 Billion

NEWS: Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo placed the monetary value of Hurricane Sandy’s damage to New York State at $32 billion, not including an additional request of over $9 billion in mitigation and prevention funds for future storms.

Oct 152012
Three More Sentenced In 6-8 Precinct Gun-Running Scandal

NEWS: Three disgraced Bay Ridge police officers will be spending Christmas behind bars for the next couple of years, after they were sentenced by a Brooklyn judge for gun-running.

Jun 282012
[UPDATED] Ship Possibly Containing Human Trafficking Victims Stopped Just South Of Verrazano Bridge

On Wednesday U.S. customs officials based out of Newark, New Jersey seized a ship containing cargo from India and Egypt, “after hearing what sounded like people stowed away inside a container,” reports Reuters via the Chicago Tribune. The vessel, named the Villa D’Aquarius, was stopped at approximately 3 a.m., just south of the Verrazano Bridge [...]