3 NJ Car Dealerships Reach $400k Settlement Over Consumer Protection Violations
As prices rise nationally, 3 NJ dealerships caught up-charging customers for used vehicles. Open Road Auto Group, Glen Motors, and Lynnes Dealership came to a settlement with DCA over allegations of illegal and deceptive practices used to up-charge customers for used cars.
Colorado Springs voted second best place in the USA to live
This week, the US News and World Report released their annual list of the 150 best cities to live in the United States. And its good news for residents of Colorado Springs with the city coming in second place.
Proposed Law Requires Statewide Police Licensing Program
A new bill proposed by Gov. Murphy would require all law enforcement officers to hold valid, active licenses issued by the Police Training Commission in order to be employed as officers in the State of New Jersey.
New ID Verification Tool for Unemployment Insurance
The NJ Department of Labor is launching an enhanced identity verification tool for Unemployment Insurance to reduce fraudulent claims. Millions of legitimate unemployment claimants across the country face major delays in receiving their benefits or have missed out on receiving any benefits at all due to identity fraud and theft.
DeSantis bans protesting in front of people's homes
Ron DeSantis at the 2018 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USAWikimedia Commons. On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passed a bill that criminalizes a form of protest that has garnered substantial press attention lately -- rallying in front of individuals' private residences.
DeSantis promises to legalize openly carrying guns in Florida
Photo of Ron DeSantis at the 2021 Student Action Summit hosted by Turning Point USAWikimedia Commons. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently made a public vow to Floridians: By the end of his current term as governor, he will make the Sunshine State a "constitutional carry state."
Guns For Cash Events, May 14 – 15
Update: 674 weapons collected at 2 Morris County Gun Buy Back Events. The program resulted in the successful surrender of 674 weapons and participants will be reimbursed $104,675. A total of $100,025 was paid out in cash and IOU’s issued for $4,650, the value of 26 firearms.
Green Cove Springs teen arrested for child porn
Ernest Laster, 19, was arrested May 4 in Green Cove Springs on charges of possession of child pornography and transmission of pornography by an electronic device, according to a Clay County Sheriff's Office report.
Middleburg man facing child porn charges had prior conviction for sexual offense
Alvin Bost’s mugshotPhoto: Clay County Sheriff’s Office. Alvin Bost Jr., 49, was arrested May 2 at his home in Middleburg on three charges of possession of child pornography following an investigation that started in Washington state back in October 2020, according to a Clay County arrest warrant.
Anti-Semitism Incidents at Rutgers, NJ-Israel Commission Responds
The NJ-Israel Commission responds to recent bias incidents at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, and Gov. Murphy makes new appointments to the NJ-Israel Commission. The New Jersey-Israel Commission responds to reported incidents of harassment toward Jewish students based on perceived support for Israel at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
Mom Refuses to Let Reckless Driver Get Away with Crime
Mothers have a biological instinct to protect their young, and that instinct can encourage them to go to great lengths to make sure their children are safe. With that said, we don't live in a world that is always necessarily safe for children. Data shows that 7 million arrests take place in the US every year, and a portion of those arrests will involve the endangerment of kids.
Reckless driver tries to ram police cars while evading capture
Ramiro Benitez-Jimenez was arrested on two counts of assault with a deadly weapon against a peace officer according to a media release provided by the Riverside County Sheriff.
Multi-state Kidnapping, Assault, & Arson Rampage
A Federal Judge has convicted Luis Figueroa, of Bronx, NY, of engaging in a violent, multi-state crime spree where he sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend, pushed a pregnant woman down a flight of stairs, and set a car dealership on fire.
Suspect in senior center burglary caught walking along Lakeshore drive
A transient male accused of breaking into a business in Lake Elsinore has been arrested according to a media release provided by the Riverside County Sheriff, Lake Elsinore unit.
The Philly Four: Protesters demand city addresses poor conditions in prisons
Hospitals across the country are struggling to deal with labor costs that surged over the course of the pandemic. Between 2019 and March 2022, labor costs rose by 37% per patient. The largest driver behind this increase was the cost of traveling nurses, who earn three times as much as staff nurses. On top of those costs, worker shortages in every aspect at hospitals has compounded the problem.
The Other Side of the Story... Stanley Gap and the Curse of the Tilley Bend Witch
In this episode, Tommy and I go back to Blue Ridge after learning some new details on the Tilley Bend Church shooting and to tell the other side of the story for the Stanley Gap community. We get a few paranormal recordings in this video as well.
NYPD seeks man behind robbery at gunpoint in Washington Heights
(New York City Police Department) (NEW YORK) The New York City Police Department launched a search for a man who committed a robbery at an apartment building in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan.
Further details emerge following teenager's shooting in Pinal County
(Casa Grande, Ariz.) — The Pinal County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the shooting of an as-yet-unidentified 17-year-old male near Casa Grande last week, and it revealed new details on Wednesday.
Wednesday in SF: Quickly boba shop busted for car burglary scheme
District Attorney Chesa Boudin at the announcement of an arrest made in an international fencing operation out of a SF boba tea store.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Good morning San Francisco. Here's your roundup of local stories for May 11.