Electric cars are driving down the cost of everyone’s electricity

Your neighbor’s electric vehicle is probably lowering your electric bill, according to a study conducted by an independent researcher on behalf of a national environmental group. “Plug‐in electric vehicles (EVs) offer a key opportunity to reduce harmful emissions and save customers money at the same time,” said Synapse Energy Economics, which performed the study forContinue reading “Electric cars are driving down the cost of everyone’s electricity”

Google gets sued for antitrust violations

Today, the Justice Department, along with the Attorneys General of California, Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Virginia, filed a civil antitrust suit against Google for monopolizing multiple digital advertising technology products in violation of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act. Filed in the U.S. District Court for theContinue reading “Google gets sued for antitrust violations”

Brooklyn man transported stolen jewelry across state lines

A federal grand jury indicted a Brooklyn, New York, man for transporting stolen jewelry across state lines. Tony Newton, 63, of Brooklyn, New York, is charged by indictment with two counts of interstate transportation of stolen goods. Newton was charged by criminal complaint in July 2022 for transporting stolen jewelry from a store located inContinue reading “Brooklyn man transported stolen jewelry across state lines”

Linden police probe shooting

Linden police detectives are investigating a shooting that was reported Monday afternoon around the 600 block of Cleveland Ave. According to police, at approximately 1:10 p.m. a victim was sitting in his vehicle on the side of the road when a second vehicle pulled alongside him. The suspect lowered the window and fired several shotsContinue reading “Linden police probe shooting”

Doomsday Clock: 90 seconds to midnight reflects unprecedented danger

The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds to midnight—the closest to global catastrophe the world has ever been according to the smartest people in the world. The Doomsday Clock was set at 90 seconds to midnight, due largely but not exclusivelyContinue reading “Doomsday Clock: 90 seconds to midnight reflects unprecedented danger”

He is wildly disappointing Democrats after Murphy took lessons from Trump

​“New Jersey faces an imminent threat from climate change, from rising seas that threaten our coastline to high asthma rates in some of our most vulnerable communities due to fossil fuel pollution,” said Governor Phil Murphy in January 2020, when he unveiled the state’s Energy Master Plan, which his administration has now abandoned. Murphy unexpectedlyContinue reading “He is wildly disappointing Democrats after Murphy took lessons from Trump”

DEA says agents intercepted enough fentanyl to kill every American

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says that in 2022, federal drug agents intercepted 379 million potentially deadly fentanyl doses, which at just two milligrams is enough of the synthetic opioid to kill every American. Fentanyl is around 100 times stronger than morphine and about 50 times stronger than heroin. “In the past year, the menContinue reading “DEA says agents intercepted enough fentanyl to kill every American”

Person of interest in the death of Stephanie A. Carmody of Trenton

Authorities have released a photo of a “person of interest” in the investigation into the death of a woman whose body was found on the side of Route 1 on Christmas Day. The woman, identified as Stephanie A. Carmody, 31, of Trenton, was discovered by police at 5:23 p.m. Dec. 25, after dispatchers received numerousContinue reading “Person of interest in the death of Stephanie A. Carmody of Trenton”

Two brothers charged in connection to shooting death of Donnell Williams

An investigation conducted by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department has resulted in charges being filed against two brothers in connection to the shooting of Donnell Williams, Trenton’s first homicide in 2023. Leon Mack, 31, of Hamilton, is charged with murder, burglary, and multiple weapons offenses. His brother, Prince Mack,Continue reading “Two brothers charged in connection to shooting death of Donnell Williams”

Environmental groups like USDA’s focus on old trees but call for logging limits

As part of a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announcement on new efforts to address wildfires, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack directed the Forest Service to protect and look for opportunities to restore mature and old-growth forests. In April 2022, President Biden issued an Executive Order that directed the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary ofContinue reading “Environmental groups like USDA’s focus on old trees but call for logging limits”

Doomsday Clock symbolizing global vulnerability to catastrophe to be reset

On January 24, 2023, at 10 a.m. EST, the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will make the annual Doomsday Clock announcement, updating the symbolic representation of how close humanity is to destroying itself for the first time since Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine. The Doomsday Clock will be resetContinue reading “Doomsday Clock symbolizing global vulnerability to catastrophe to be reset”

Missing ‘Crypto Queen’ is now on the FBI’s list of Most-Wanted fugitives

A woman who allegedly made billions by conning hundreds of thousands of people from around the world in a crypto coin scam has been put on the FBI’s most-wanted list. The FBI announced the addition of Ruja Ignatova to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list for her alleged leadership of a massive fraud scheme thatContinue reading “Missing ‘Crypto Queen’ is now on the FBI’s list of Most-Wanted fugitives”

 Southern California dance studio shooting is 2023’s fifth mass killing

The 10 people killed Saturday in a mass shooting at a Southern California dance studio where five women and five men succumbed to their wounds, said Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna. Seven other people remain hospitalized after being injured in the attack. Police say Huu Can Tran opened fire at Star Ballroom Dance Studio inContinue reading ” Southern California dance studio shooting is 2023’s fifth mass killing”

Deptford police fatally shot a man during an encounter in South Jersey

Police shot and killed a man during an encounter in South Jersey Sunday afternoon. The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office announced late in the day that they were investigating the deadly shooting that took place along Fox Run Road in Deptford, Gloucester County. The Attorney General’s office said that its preliminary investigation revealed that DeptfordContinue reading “Deptford police fatally shot a man during an encounter in South Jersey”

New Jersey natives stopping military & surveillance tech sales to US enemies

A New Jersey native who was previously a prosecutor in the Department of Justice’s National Security Division has been working for the past year at the Department of Commerce in a key role to prevent China from obtaining advanced U.S. technology that aids ruling Communist Party’s military or enables human rights violations. Thea D. RozmanContinue reading “New Jersey natives stopping military & surveillance tech sales to US enemies”

Republican shooter wanted to lock election officials in Guantánamo Bay

The failed Republican candidate accused of plotting drive-by shootings at homes of Democrats previously called for locking up election officials in Guantánamo Bay and promoted absurd conspiracy theories about solar power, feminism, and “the demonic theories of the Globalist Elites.” Yet powerful New Mexico Republican Party leaders not only gave Solomon Peña full-throated endorsements, butContinue reading “Republican shooter wanted to lock election officials in Guantánamo Bay”

Joe Manchin & Kyrsten Sinema cheer oligarchy in front of billionaire donors

Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema high-fived each other during a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, over their action sustaining the filibuster rule in the United States Senate last year. As both senators expect to face voters when they run for reelection in 2024, they reaffirmed their support for the 60-voteContinue reading “Joe Manchin & Kyrsten Sinema cheer oligarchy in front of billionaire donors”

CREW: Trump-appointed Architect of the Capitol deserves to be fired

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is calling for the removal of the Trump-appointed Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton, after a scathing report issued by the AOC Inspector General last month lays bare his repeated flouting of the rules and disregard for American taxpayers. A report from the office of the InspectorContinue reading “CREW: Trump-appointed Architect of the Capitol deserves to be fired”

FBI took classified documents during search at President Joe Biden’s home

The FBI searched President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, on Friday and located additional documents with classified markings and also took possession of some of his handwritten notes, the president’s lawyer said Saturday. The president voluntarily allowed the FBI into his home, in stark contrast to the uncooperative and evasive behavior of 2020 electionContinue reading “FBI took classified documents during search at President Joe Biden’s home”

First responders plead not guilty to charges for death of Elijah McClain

A group of police officers and paramedics pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges stemming from their involvement in the death of an innocent unarmed 23-year-old Black man who was forcibly restrained and injected with a powerful sedative called ketamine. Former Aurora Police officers Randy Roedema, Nathan Woodyard, and Jason Rosenblatt, along with fire departmentContinue reading “First responders plead not guilty to charges for death of Elijah McClain”