Public HealthPosted by
The Hill

New Jersey officials say nearly 50 fully vaccinated residents have died from COVID-19

New Jersey health officials say that almost 50 fully vaccinated people have died from COVID-19, according to data through July 12, NJ Advance Media reported on Wednesday. Donna Leusner, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health, told the news outlet that all 49 people who died were over 50 years old. Thirty were over 80 years old, 13 people were between 65 and 79 years old, and six were between 50 and 64 years old.
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Jackson, NJPosted by
Jersey Shore Online

Driver Involved In 100-MPH Police Chase Arrested

JACKSON – After initiating a pursuit and speeding over 100 miles per hour, police have now located and arrested a suspect for reckless driving and more. On June 10, detectives from the Special Enforcement Unit and Patrol Officers from Jackson Township Police were investigating suspected narcotics activity at the Jackson Premium Outlets. Officers performed a motor vehicle stop on Rodney Simmons, 21, of Trenton, who was reportedly in possession of heroin.
Tenafly, NJPosted by
CBS New York

Gov. Murphy Signs Law He Says Is Game Changer For New Jersey Small Businesses Impacted By COVID

TENAFLY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that he called a game changer for small businesses impacted by the pandemic. Owners told CBS2’s Dave Carlin the relief couldn’t have come at a better time. Tina Bologna is co-owner of Just Jersey in Morristown, a store stuffed with items from more than 200 New Jersey-based vendors. After one grant got her small business through the start of the pandemic, another could help pad the paychecks for new hires. “We’ll need to be more competitive in what we offer and compensate,” Bologna said. In Tenafly, Gov. Murphy put pen to paper to...

Car carrier blaze slows traffic in NJ

OAKLAND, N.J. — A fire involving a car carrier slowed traffic on the New Jersey highways Wednesday evening. The blaze, which took place on I-287 northbound just by Exit 58 in Oakland, shut down two of the three right lanes on the roadway. No word on any injuries or a...
Trenton, NJTrentonian

2 Trenton men charged in weekend shooting, car chase

TRENTON — Two men allegedly involved in a weekend shooting in the capital city led police on a car chase that ended in Hamilton Township, police said. Hassan Wheeler, 28, and Jarron Colvin, 27, both of Trenton, face multiple charges after they were collared Sunday by Trenton Police officers responding to a shooting near Locust and Chambers streets.
Somerset County, NJPosted by
Daily Voice

Teen Boy Charged With Attempted Carjacking At Somerset County Condo Complex

A teen boy was arrested for an attempted carjacking at a condominium complex in Somerset County last month, authorities said. A 38-year-old resident of the Polo Hills condominium complex in Far Hills told police that the 16-year-old boy entered her garage, brandished a knife, and demanded the keys to her car around 9:20 p.m on June 10, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.
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Teen pilot makes emergency landing on New Jersey bridge

(CNN) — A teenage pilot had to make an emergency landing on a New Jersey bridge Monday afternoon after the aircraft experienced an engine malfunction. Landon Lucas, 18, was flying a banner plane over the southern New Jersey shoreline when he realized the airbox of his plane was dangling off the spring, preventing a proper flow of fuel on his aircraft.