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  • Coronavirus In Pittsburgh: Researcher Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide Was Close To ĎMaking Very Significant Findingsí Related To COVID-19

    05/05/2020 5:57:08 PM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 21 replies
    A researcher killed in an apparent murder-suicide was close to ďmaking very significant findingsĒ related to the coronavirus, his department at the University of Pittsburgh said. ADVERTISING Two shootings that happened over the weekend in Ross Township appear to be a murder-suicide, according to police. On May 2, police said 37-year-old Dr. Bing Liu was found dead in his home on Elm Court from apparent gunshot wounds to his head, neck and torso. Investigators say they now believe his death is a homicide. (Photo Credit: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine) Liu was a research assistant professor at the University...
  • Wildwood Democrat Mayor Says Trump Visit a Success and Welcomes President Back Anytime

    01/31/2020 7:50:29 AM PST · by Trump.Deplorable · 16 replies
    Shore News Network ^ | 1/31/2020 | Phil Stilton
    WILDWOOD-President Trump has come and gone and the only remaining evidence is a happy mayor and fistfuls of dollars in the pockets of local businesses and hotels who would otherwise have been continuing their long wait for the summer tourism season. Hotels were at capacity and businesses were active as tens of thousands of Trump supporters came from near and far, some waiting days to be the first to see the President at Tuesdayís rally. It was a small, but appreciated local economic boost for a city that lays nearly dormant from November through April every year. Wildwood is New...
  • Beach chairs, blankets and trash. Massive mess left after Trump's Wildwood rally.

    01/30/2020 7:41:10 PM PST · by NJ_Dutchman · 108 replies
    Star Ledger ^ | 01.28.20 | Chris Franklin & Tim Hawk
    The thousands of people who descended upon the Jersey Shore town for President Donald Trump's 'Keep America Great' rally at the Wildwoods Convention Center left behind a sea of trash in the parking lot ó including their abandoned beach chairs and blankets ó after the rally wrapped up.Rally-goers were allowed to bring chairs as they waited in line ó†some for up to 48 hours before the event ó but they weren't allowed to bring them inside the venue.Factor in the blankets they used to stay warm, and all their drinks and food they were snacking on during the long wait...
  • Lara Trump: 175,000 Ticket RSVPs for Trump Rally in Wildwood

    01/27/2020 8:05:47 PM PST · by Trump.Deplorable · 31 replies
    WPG Talk Radio ^ | 01/27/2020 | Harry Hurley
    No doubt about it, Lara Trump has the "right" last name. But, it is her sheer talent, that also makes her one of United States President Donald Trump's most effective and dynamic surrogates on the campaign trail. Earlier today, in a "Hurley in the Morning" WPG Talk Radio 95.5 FM and 1450 AM exclusive interview, Lara Trump made big news confirming two important breaking news items as follows: 1. That more than 175,000 tickets have been requested for tomorrow's President Trump rally in Wildwood, New Jersey. This is a record for any President Trump Rally, anywhere. This is the first...
  • Trump rally in Wildwood now has 100K ticket requests, Rep. Van Drew says. The venue holds 7,400.

    01/20/2020 4:19:10 PM PST · by dontreadthis · 91 replies ^ | 1/20/2020 | Jeff Goldman
    About 100,000 tickets have been requested for President Donald Trumpís rally at the Wildwoods Convention Center next week - the highest demand for any event the president has held, U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew told Fox News during an interview Sunday. ďItís been exciting and Iím proud to say for his event - of all the events heís done in all the country - weíve had the most ticket requests,Ē said Van Drew, R-2nd Dist., who recently switched parties after losing support from Democratic leaders for opposing impeachment. Trump is slated to appear at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7...
  • NJ woman who claimed PetSmart groomers killed her dog is apologizing

    01/22/2020 4:40:14 AM PST · by simpson96 · 17 replies ^ | 1/21/2020 | Emma Wright
    FLEMINGTON, N.J. - A Hunterdon County, New Jersey woman who made national headlines after claiming PetSmart groomers killed her dog is now apologizing. In 2018, Scruffles the bulldog went viral after owner Danielle DiNapoli claimed groomers from PetSmart in Flemington left her to die. Scrufflesí story made national headlines and DiNapoli's social media campaign, "Justice For Scruffles," quickly gained thousands of followers. Online petitions signed by hundreds of thousands of people condemned PetSmart's grooming practices and grooming safety bill "Scruffles Law" made its way to the New Jersey legislature. But now DiNapoli is apologizing, writing in part on the "Justice...
  • Iím a trauma surgeon who works near Jersey City, where 6 people died this week

    12/22/2019 8:59:06 AM PST · by Coleus · 81 replies
    The Star-Ledger ^ | 12.15.19 | Dr. Stephanie Bonne, MD, FACS
    When my pager goes off at University Hospital in Newark, and I see a line that reads ďPediatric gunshot wound, 20 minutes out,Ē I immediately run down to the ER whether Iím on call or not, because I canít help but wonder if itís my kid. Thatís the added twist of being a mother of three and a trauma surgeon in America. I worry, like other mothers, about my childrensí safety, and itís my job to expect patients rushed to our ER who may have minutes left to live.
  • Murphy says a big goal for 2020 is raising taxes on N.J. millionaires

    12/10/2019 11:47:13 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 26 replies
    Newark Star-Ledger ^ | December 10, 2019 | Matt Arco and Brent Johnson
    Twice in his first two years as New Jerseyís governor, Phil Murphy tried to raise income taxes on millionaires to funnel more money into the state budget for education, transportation, and public-worker pensions. And twice, his fellow Democrats who lead the state Legislature told him no, saying the Garden State is already over-taxed.
  • 1 Cop Shot in ĎAmbushí Active NJ Shooter Situation: Official

    12/10/2019 11:09:31 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    nbc ^ | 12/10/2019 | Jonathan Dienst, Brian Thompson and Adam Kuperstein ē Published 1 hour ago ē Updated 1 min ago
    One police officer has been shot in the head amid an ongoing active shooter situation at a bodega in Jersey City Tuesday, according to the preliminary investigation, a senior law enforcement official tells News 4. The situation is fluid and information is developing rapidly; one law enforcement source described the attack as an "ambush," and said at least one individual was holed up in a bodega with a long gun, sources say. Heavily armed local and state officers in SWAT trucks swarmed the scene, ducking behind doorways and store entrances -- some even crawling along sidewalks, closely pressed to the...
  • 2 Shooters Fire At Civilians, Police From Jersey City Rooftops

    12/10/2019 11:41:56 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 170 replies
    Today News ^ | 12/10/2019 | admin
    2 Shooters Fire At Civilians, Police From Jersey City Rooftops Yet another stunning active-shooter incident is unfolding Tuesday afternoon in New Jersey City, as two armed suspects fire on police officers using what appear to be sniper rifles as the shooters jump from rooftop to rooftop trying to escape, according to local media reports. Loud gunshots can be heard in videos posted to social media. At the end of the video below, a man can be heard shouting ďthey took him outĒ, though more gunshots followed.
  • If Phil Murphy had his way, all gun sales in N.J. would be limited to Ďsmart gunsí

    07/23/2019 9:41:09 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 22 replies
    Newark Star-Ledger ^ | July 23, 2019 | Matt Arco
    Itís ďtoo early to tellĒ if New Jersey will limit firearms sales in the state to only include so-called smart guns, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. But if it was up to him, smart guns would be the only type of guns people here would be able to purchase. ďYes. I hope it does get to that,Ē Murphy said during his monthly ďAsk the GovernorĒ program hosted by News 12 New Jersey.
  • Murphy says if he doesnít get a N.J. millionaires tax, he may not sign state budget

    05/30/2019 2:54:54 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 55 replies
    Newark Star-Ledger ^ | May 23, 2019 | Matt Arco
    Gov. Phil Murphy all but said Thursday he wonít sign another state budget unless it includes a tax hike on those who earn more than $1 million a year in New Jersey. Murphy declared heís done ďstumblingĒ from one budget agreement to another each year as he put his foot down for a tax increase on the stateís top earners to help pump more money into education, transportation public-worker pensions and property taxes.
  • Yeehaw! Texas and Boston are voted America's sexiest accents, while Long Island and [tr]

    05/15/2019 3:49:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 151 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 14, 2019 | Anneta Konstantinides
    From a southern drawl to a Boston twang, there is no shortage of accents in the United States of America. But no accent is alike - and neither is their sex appeal. Now a new survey has ranked the sexiest and least sexiest accents in America, revealing whether the country prefers the sounds of Mark Wahlberg or the Jersey Shore cast. While Texas and Boston reigned supreme, the likes of Snooki and The Situation would be sad to learn that New Jersey accents ranked almost dead last in the survey by Big 7 Travel.
  • Cory Booker proposes national license for all gun owners

    05/06/2019 6:52:39 AM PDT · by C19fan · 108 replies
    AP ^ | May 6, 2019 | Elana Schor
    Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is pitching a sweeping gun control agenda with more than a dozen specific elements, marking his second policy rollout in three weeks as he looks for a breakthrough moment in the crowded 2020 primary. The New Jersey senator's plan to curb gun violence centers on the creation of a national license required for all firearm owners, which would include an interview and mandatory completion of safety training. A summary released Monday by Booker's campaign says among the other elements of the gun control platform are universal background checks for gun buyers and the reinstitution of...
  • Mississippi flag ordered out of park near Statue of Liberty [by NJ governor Murphy]

    04/26/2019 3:57:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 204 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 26, 2019 | Mike Catalini
    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered that the Mississippi flag, which carries a Confederate emblem, be replaced by the American flag at a state park that overlooks the Statue of Liberty. Murphy ordered the removal of Mississippiís flag from a display of each stateís flag at Liberty State Park, a preserve of more than 1,200 acres in Jersey City that overlooks Ellis Island and Lady Liberty. Murphy is a first-term Democrat and a self-styled progressive who regularly cited the Emma Lazarus poem at the statueís base that invites immigrants to America. New Jersey, he said, is rooted in...
  • Multimillion-dollar shoplifting ring smashed by Jersey City police, 11 arrested

    03/28/2019 4:06:47 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 16 replies
    Jersey Journal ^ | March 28, 2019
    A highly organized multimillion-dollar shoplifting ring has been smashed after a 14-month investigation, Jersey City Police Department leaders announced a new conference Thursday afternoon. Deputy Police Chief Mark Miller said that 11 people were arrested, including two of the ringís leaders, in the JCPD Special Investigations Unitís Operation Bag and Boost. A dozen more have been charged but are not yet in custody. Police recovered $3 million in stolen goods -- all from chain-store pharmacies and a beauty supplies store -- and froze $4.5 million from two bank accounts, Miller said. Miller said the stolen items were placed on the...
  • Give New York and New Jersey a break...they could go GOP at the pres level one day

    03/05/2019 4:41:22 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    Guava Cheese Puff | March 5, 2019 | Guava Cheese Puff
    You don't give up on every state in America. One thing the Democrats do well is that they compete in EVERY state. Look at what they are doing to Virginia, Texas, North Carolina, Arizona, New Mexico, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee. Changing the demographics. They are plenty of conservative areas in NYC (Staten Island, Bayside, Douglaston), Long Island, Rockland County, Upstate NY; plenty of conservative areas in NJ (Ocean, Morris, Monmouth) that can outvote the liberal areas and cities. Don't move to FL, NC, GA. Fight. Fight, fight, fight, fight. The GOP can win those states if a Democrat screws up big...
  • Man sentenced to 77 months in prison on weapon charges in Passaic

    02/27/2019 11:21:09 AM PST · by Passaic · 5 replies
    NJ Record ^ | February 6, 2019 | Joshua Jongsma
  • NJ: 81-year-old Trump supporter was physically assaulted in dust-up over his MAGA hat, cops say

    02/27/2019 6:46:04 AM PST · by Incorrigible · 21 replies
    New Jersey Star Ledger ^ | 2/26/2018 | Noah Cohen
    81-year-old Trump supporter was physically assaulted in dust-up over his MAGA hat, cops sayAn 81-year-old man was assaulted in an attack that reportedly stemmed from a dispute over the ‚ÄúMake America Great Again‚ÄĚ hat he was wearing at a Franklin Township supermarket, authorities said Tuesday.The man, a township resident, suffered minor injuries and declined medical treatment following the assault...‚ÄúThe incident reportedly began after the victim was confronted about the red ‚ÄėMake America Great Again‚Äô hat he was wearing,‚ÄĚ Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said in a statement.A spokeswoman for the prosecutor‚Äôs office declined to release more details on the incident, citing...
  • N.J. man accused of killing 3 in drugged-driving gas station crash previously had license suspend..

    02/20/2019 3:29:37 PM PST · by SMGFan · 22 replies Advanced Media ^ | February 20, 2019
    The 29-year-old man who allegedly crashed his car into a Wayne gas station Tuesday while high, killing three people, had previously lost his license after being arrested on charges he drove recklessly while under the influence and has a history of drug addiction. Jason Vanderee, of the Glenwood section of Vernon Township, is accused of slamming into three cars at the Delta gas station on Route 23 ďat an excessive speed,Ē killing a father and son sitting in their car as well as a gas station attendant. He remains in custody pending a hearing, the Passaic County Prosecutorís Office said...