Category: Crime

A hint from Mass. how N.J. might tackle recreational weed DUI offenders?

BOSTON, MASS. — One of the many debates swirling around New Jersey’s stalled effort to legalize recreational marijuana is how to treat a possible uptick in drivers who are operating their vehicles under the influence of marijuana. The Colorado experiment Read More

Ocean County GOP Chairman George Gilmore indicted on tax evasion charges

Updated 5:19 p.m. TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Ocean County Republican Chairman George Gilmore, an attorney and of counsel for a powerful government affairs firm, has long considered the state’s most powerful unelected GOP power broker. Today? He’s been indicated on federal Read More

Surprise! The N.J. congressman doing the most for women is a male Republican.

By Matt Rooney _ What makes someone “pro-woman” or anti-woman, exactly? Don’t ask me, Save Jerseyans. I’m not a high priest of the church of political correctness who’s well-versed in the Democrat Party’s identity politics. What I do know: President Read More

Criminal Justice Reform: Christie congratulates frenemy Kushner, Booker can’t say “Trump”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Criminal justice reform (or at least the first iteration of it) is on its way to President Donald Trump’s desk, and the President is sure to sign. Both he and Jared Kushner were primary forces behind securing Read More

New report finds ICE was helping N.J. beat MS-13. What happens now, Phil? | ROONEY

By Matt Rooney _ Governor Phil Murphy and his attorney general, Gurbir Grewal, declared New Jersey a ‘sanctuary state” on November 29, 2018, Save Jerseyans. That means New Jersey’s 36,000 law enforcement officials can no longer freely cooperate with federal authorities Read More

The Katie Brennan Testimony Takeaway: Phil Murphy is either oblivious or a liar. Or both?

By Matt Rooney _ Katie Brennan’s Tuesday testimony before a legislative committee didn’t add anything seismic or game-changing to the Alvarez scandal timeline, Save Jerseyans, but the well-spoken, credible young woman testified flawlessly and undoubtedly sent chills through the ranks Read More

N.J. PBA blasts Advance Media’s ‘report’ on police force

TRENTON, N.J. — A new ‘report’ released Thursday by N.J. Advance Media (the primary content provider for NJ.com) paints a bleak picture of New Jersey police officers and their superiors’ oversight of the use of force. The New Jersey State Policemen’s Read More

Guadagno: Legalizing prostitution would be better than legalizing pot | GALLAGHER

By Art Gallagher _ In an interview with Bill Spadea on NJ101.5 yesterday, former Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno said legalizing prostitution would be less harmful than legalizing recreational marijuana and that doing so would benefit the women who work in the world’s Read More

The Caravan claims to be escaping violence. Will it find much better in liberal U.S. cities? | SINAGRA

By Joe Sinagra _ Consider the following: In 2016, Chicago had a rate of 27.9 killings per 100,000 residents. Chicago is populous. St. Louis’s 188 murders amounted to 59.3 homicides per 100,000 people and preserved that city’s status as America’s Read More