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April 2018

State Medical Board Permanently Revokes License of Burlington County Family Physician

CNBNews graphics view final consent order NEWARK - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that the State Board of Medical Examiners has permanently revoked the license of a Burlington County family physician who allegedly prescribed massive quantities of opioid pain pills to patients... Read more →


Point 27 Honors Fallen Pennsylvania Dept. of Corrections Sgt. Mark J. Baserman

Sgt. Mark J. Baserman/CNB graphics file ATLANTA, Georgia (April 27, 2018)--Point 27, an Atlanta-based global nonprofit, has sent Thin Blue Line scripture-inscribed dog tags called Shields of Strength to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections to honor fallen Sgt. Mark J. Baserman, killed in the line of duty February 26, 2018.... Read more →


Six MS-13 Members with Ties to New Jersey Indicted on Gang-Related Charges

Including Racketeering Conspiracy, Murder, and Multiple Murder Conspiracies M-13 members (CNB graphics file) NEWARK, N.J. (CNBNewsnet)-– A grand jury returned a seven-count superseding indictment today charging six members of the violent street gang MS-13, including one who is incarcerated in El Salvador, with various gang-related offenses, including racketeering conspiracy, murder... Read more →


CNB Spotlight on College Students from NJ

CNBNews graphics UA Student Anthony Lipscomb of Burlington Recognized by Black Faculty and Staff Association TUSCALOOSA, AL (04/24/2018)-- Anthony Lipscomb of Burlington, NJ (08016) received the Cleo Thomas Awar from The University of Alabama's Black Faculty and Staff Association in March. The association's Academic Premier Awards honor UA students on... Read more →


Brother And Sister Convicted Of Attempting To Steal $3.7 Million With Phony Invoice Scheme

CNBNews graphics TRENTON, N.J. (CNBNewsnet)– A brother and sister from New Jersey were convicted at trial today of running a multi-million dollar fraudulent invoice scheme, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Shevandra Verasawmi, 38, of Matawan, New Jersey, and Vishallie Verasawmi, 37, of Green Brook, New Jersey, were found guilty of... Read more →


Darren Winningham Sentenced to Prison for Fatal Shooting at Riverside House Party

CNBNews graphics MOUNT HOLLY (April 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) - Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a Riverside Township man was sentenced today to 10 years in New Jersey state prison for fatally shooting a woman during a party at his residence in April 2016. The Hon. Terrence R. Cook, J.S.C.,... Read more →


Drunk Driver Escapes Injury After Striking Telephone Pole in Laurel Springs

CNBNews graphics (GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ )(April 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--On Friday, April 27th, 2018 at approximately 10:41 pm, Gloucester Township Police responded to Hider Lane, in the Laurel Springs section, for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a telephone pole. Arriving officers found that a Chevy pickup truck had... Read more →


Serial Child Molester Strikes Again in Southwest Philadelphia, 5th Time in Nearly a Year

PHILADELPHIA PA (April 28, 2018)--A man who police say has been driving around Philadelphia, luring boys into his car with the prospect of earning money pumping gas only to sexually assault them, has struck for a fifth time. This latest incident happened at 8:15 a.m. Thursday at 58th Street and... Read more →


CONVENTION OF STATES MILESTONE: ONE MILLIONTH PETITION SIGNED IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

“America’s Founders gave us a tool to use for exactly this time when our federal government would be too big, bloated and corrupt,” - U.S. Senator Jim DeMint WASHINGTON, D.C. April 23 (CNBNewsnet)-– Convention of States is pleased to announce a historic milestone with the signing of our one millionth... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Building Trust

Dawn Watson | CNBNewsnet If you have just adopted a dog from a shelter or rescue, one of the first interactions with him should be to cultivate trust between you. Adopted dogs (older dogs not purchased as puppies) have varied, sometimes sad, histories. Chances are they have lost the only... Read more →


Historic Route 206 Bridges over Stony Brook rehabilitation wins 2018 Project of the Year Award

Two industry groups bestow honors for the project Stone Arch Bridge over Stony Brook (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has been recognized by two important transportation industry groups for its work to repair an historic 18th century bridge in Princeton, the oldest state owned bridge still in... Read more →


Two NJ Men Arrested For Evading Taxes On $5.3 Million Taken From New York Religious Organization

CNBNews graphics NEWARK, N.J. (CNBNewsnet) – Two high-ranking members of the Israelite Church of God in Jesus Christ (ICGJC) were arrested today for allegedly evading taxes on millions of dollars in ICGJC funds that they fraudulently diverted to their sham entertainment company and to one of the defendants for his... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S WEEKLY COLUMN: THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput PHILADELPHIA PA (CNBNewsnet)--I’ve been a lifelong fan of science fiction stories. Two of my favorites are classic novels by H.G. Wells (d. 1946), The War of the Worlds and The Time Machine. Both were twice produced as movies. Both make great reading even today. Not... Read more →


CNBNews CRIME: 39 People Charged with Large-Scale Cocaine Trafficking from PA. to Calif.

CNBNews graphics PITTSBURGH, PA (CNBNewsnet)-- - A federal grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania returned two separate, but related, superseding indictments charging 39 defendants with committing numerous drug trafficking, money laundering, financial structuring and firearms crimes, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. "This cocaine organization is... Read more →


Camden City Drug Dealer Headed to Prison After Seizure of the Super-Potent Opioid Fentanyl

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Camden drug dealer was sentenced to state prison today in connection with the seizure in March 2017 of over 30 pounds of the super-potent synthetic opioid fentanyl. The seizure by the New Jersey State Police, ICE Homeland Security Investigations, the... Read more →


Continuum Health Selected to Support Riverside Medical Group’s New Jersey Expansion

Addition of Moorestown & Haddon Heights Practices Marks Entry into South Jersey Marlton, NJ… One of New Jersey’s fastest-growing medical groups has chosen Continuum Health to support its expansion throughout the state. Secaucus-based Riverside Medical Group (RMG) marks its entry into the South Jersey region with the addition of Main... Read more →


Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 16-22

Reminder for the week: Retaining striped bass spawning season unlawful in Delaware DOVER DELAWARE (CNBNEWSNET)(April 27, 2018) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife... Read more →


New Jersey’s Two Ethically Compromised Senators​

CNBNews graphics WASHINGTON DC(April 27,2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Yesterday, the Senate Ethics Committee delivered a scathing “Public Letter of Admonition” to Senator Bob Menendez for accepting gifts from a convicted felon, all while using his official position to perform personal and business favors for said felon. The Committee found that Menendez’s misconduct violated Senate... Read more →


Local student Kimberly Daley paticipates in Donning of the Kente ceremony to kick off EMU's 100th Commencement celebration

HARRISONBURG, VA (04/23/2018)-- Thirty-three seniors and graduate students participated in Wednesday's Donning of the Kente ceremony at Eastern Mennonite University. Each graduate received a special stole of their choice, symbolizing their heritage and roots, to wear at the May 6 Commencement ceremony. Kimberly Daley (Willingboro, NJ) participated in the Kente... Read more →


USCG Training Center in Cape May Hosts Annual Drill Instructor Summit

CAPE MAY, N.J.(APRIL 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) -- In an effort to open lines of communication between the enlisted training entities of all five military branches, Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hosted the Annual Drill Instructor Summit, which began Monday and concluded Friday. The summit is designed to facilitate dialogue between... Read more →