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February 5, 2019

2017 NIBRS Crime Data Released

Law Enforcement Continuing Transition to More Detailed Reporting System The FBI recently released information on more than 6 million criminal offenses submitted to its National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) last year, as law enforcement nationwide continues transitioning to the more informative crime reporting system. Because of its more detailed data collection, NIBRS is set to become the national standard for... Read more →


Common e-cigarette chemical flavorings may impair lung function

Newswise — Boston, MA - Two chemicals widely used to flavor electronic cigarettes may be impairing the function of cilia in the human airway, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Cilia are antennae-like protuberances that are present on 50-75% of the cells that line human airways. They play a key role in... Read more →


Attention Connecticut Residents: Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy Application Period Open

February 2019 The New Haven Field Office of the FBI and Yale University Police Department are proud to announce the fourth annual Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy (FLEYA), which will be held July 14 - 20, 2019. Two of the nation’s most notable and iconic institutions will again conduct a weeklong law enforcement and legal training camp for selected youth... Read more →


Officer Down: Virginia State Trooper Lucas B. Dowell, Killed by Illegal Narcotics Suspect

Trooper Lucas B. Dowell Virginia State Police, Virginia End of Watch Monday, February 4, 2019 CUMBERLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA (February 5, 2019)--Trooper Lucas Dowell, age 28, was shot and killed as he and other members of the Virginia State Police's Tactical Team made entry into a home to secure it for a search warrant as part of a narcotics investigation. The... Read more →


Officer Down: Detective William Brewer Shot and Killed, Pierce Township, Ohio

Detective William Brewer Clermont County Sheriff's Office, Ohio End of Watch Saturday, February 2, 2019 PIERCE TOWNSHIP, OHIO (February 4, 2019)--Detective Bill Brewer was shot and killed after responding to call from a suicidal man armed with a gun at an apartment complex at 368 St. Andrews Drive in Pierce Township. Shortly before 7:00 pm the Clermont County Sheriff's Office... Read more →


NJ NEWS COMMONS: NJ PENSION FUND PAID $670M TO INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Over the past fiscal year, the state's pension fund for public workers paid outside investment managers $670.3 million in fees and bonuses. That's a lot — but it's a $29 million drop from the year before, according to the State Investment Council's report. (NJ.com) FLEMINGTON TIGHTENS 'THREE-MINUTE DEMOCRACY' In a move TAPinto Flemington/Rarington editor Curtis Leeds says is "of only... Read more →


34,709 Recent Crimes Committed by Illegal Aliens:Where’s the News Coverage?

By Kumar Balani CNBNews graphics file There were 34,709 crimes of various types committed by illegal aliens in fiscal years 2016, 2017 and the 11 months of 2018, according to the United States Customs and Border Patrol or CBP, one of the seven components of the Department of Homeland Security. While the largest number of crimes - more than fifteen... Read more →


SUV Crashes into North Cape May House

CNBNews graphics file North Cape May, NJ (February 5, 2019) – At approximately 7:50 a.m. on February 5, 2019, the Lower Township Police Department, Town Bank Fire Department and Lower Township Rescue responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash involving an SUV striking a residence in the 100 block of Pontaxit Avenue. Upon arrival, officers determined that all... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: New Jersey Raises the Roof on Minimum Wage

By Glenn J. Smith, Howard M. Wexler, Lisa L. Savadjian – Seyfarth Shaw LLP Last month, New Jersey State Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin introduced a Bill seeking to increase the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2024 for most employees working in the State of New Jersey. The Bill, as signed by the Governor, amends and supplements the New... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD: Remembering the Fallen

Trooper Bertram Zimmerman GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 5, 2019)--Today marks the 15 year anniversary of Trooper Bertram Zimmerman’s, end of watch. On behalf of everyone at the Gloucester Township Police Department we honor Trooper Bertram Zimmerman III for his service. On February 5, 2004, due to a recent series of robberies in the area, troopers were staking out a store... Read more →


GUEST OPINION:

Pope Sends A Message To Andrew Cuomo

February 5, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis on February 3rd: Last month, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo implored Albany lawmakers to "follow the leadership of Pope Francis" by passing the Child Victims Act. Indeed, he wore his Catholic credentials on his sleeve, boasting of his allegiance to the pope on several occasions.... Read more →


MONMOUTH NATIONAL POLL: DEMS PREFER ELECTABILITY IN 2020

Some GOP voters want a primary challenge but most would back Trump West Long Branch, NJ – In the run-up to 2020, fewer than 4-in-10 voters back a second term for President Donald Trump. The Monmouth University Poll finds a sizable number of GOP voters who would like to see Trump face a primary challenge, but few would actually vote... Read more →


CNB Spotlight on College Students from NJ

YSU awards diplomas at Fall Commencement YOUNGSTOWN, OH (02/04/2019)-- The following local residents were awarded degrees at Youngstown State University's Fall Commencement: Tammy Smith of Mount Laurel earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Allied Health. Abdulfattah Bangura of Delran earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Information & Supply Chain Management. Youngstown State University is... Read more →


DEA : Meth on the rise in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J.(February 1, 2019)(GloucesterCityNews.net) – In August 2018, the DEA Intelligence Program, in conjunction with the NY/NJ High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program and the NJ State Police Regional Operations Intelligence Center’s Drug Monitoring Initiative assessed the methamphetamine drug threat in New Jersey. The results of the program show that state law enforcement trends show an evolving methamphetamine threat concentrated... Read more →


Pennsylvania AG Files Lawsuit Against Deceptive Driveway Paving Company

Consumers HARRISBURG PA (January 2019)--— Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced a lawsuit against an Alabama driveway paving company owner on claims that he sold defective driveway paving services to unsuspecting consumers in Northwestern Pennsylvania from at least 2015 through October 2017. Timmy L. Jeffery traveled into Northwestern Pennsylvania to sell driveway paving services through his Alabama company, Roadway Blacktop.... Read more →


New Jersey Students Make Dean's List at Mount St. Mary's University

EMMITSBURG, MD (02/04/2019)-- Mount St. Mary's University is pleased to announce 679 students earned dean's list honors for the Fall 2018 semester. They include: Jake Askin of Medford Lauren Bogardus of Southampton Ryan Carroll of Marlton Grace Crane of Logan Township Nicholas Dinunzio of Williamstown Jason Dyson of Thorofare Alec Edgerton of Roebling Angelo Gurcsik of Sewell Matthew Hart of... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing PA: PNEUMONIA LIKELY CAUSED UPPER DAUPHIN DEER DEATHS

HARRISBURG, PA (January 2019)--- The mystery surrounding the deaths of perhaps two dozen deer in upper Dauphin County might have been solved. Preliminary test results have come back for three deer picked up in the Powell’s Valley area, and all three had one or more types of pneumonia. Further testing to check for the presence of other diseases has not... Read more →


Rutgers Study Finds Rise in Overdoses from Opioids in Diarrhea Drug

Misuse of over-the-counter drugs with the ingredient loperamide can result in cardiac failure Newswise — A Rutgers study has uncovered a new threat in the opiate epidemic: Overdoses of loperamide, an over-the-counter diarrhea medication, have been steadily increasing in number and severity nationwide over five years Misuse of the drug is particularly alarming because non-prescription drugs like loperamide are inexpensive,... Read more →


Four Ways to Provide for Your Family

(February 5, 2019)--It doesn’t matter if you’re a mom or a dad - providing for your family will feel like an innate, instinctual obligation. More than that, it’s one of the most pleasurable things that you can do as a responsible, thoughtful parent. The question is: in which areas are your provisions most required and appreciated? How can you translate... Read more →


Governor Noem Signs NRA-backed Constitutional Carry Bill

SUPPORT NRA-ILA Fairfax, Va. - The National Rifle Association today applauded South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem for signing into law Senate Bill 47, NRA-backed legislation that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm. View Related Articles “On behalf of the NRA's five-million members, we would like to thank Governor Noem for her leadership... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: In Israel,  “Smart Fences” Make Respectful Neighbors

By David Rubin, former mayor of Shiloh, Israel Israel has, for years, been trying, with only limited success, to achieve peace with its neighbors. In return, it has received international boycotts, repeated rocket attacks, and horrific terrorist bombings on its civilian population. The most difficult fronts have been Lebanon and Syria, where the proxy of Iran, Hezbollah, has 150,000 missiles... Read more →


Freshwater Fisheries Forum February 23 at Batsto Village

February 4, 2019 A public forum to discuss freshwater fisheries research, management and recreational angling in New Jersey will be held on Saturday February 23 at the Batsto Village Visitor's Center in Wharton State Forest in Burlington County. The forum will begin at 10:00 am. The DEP's Division of Fish and Wildlife holds forums to improve communication with the angling... Read more →


Ninth Circuit Blocks Trump’s Background Checks on Non-Citizen Soldiers

by MATTHEW RENDA (CN) – The Trump administration must allow non-citizens to begin basic training at the same time as other recruits, a divided Ninth Circuit found Friday, upholding a lower CNBNews graphics file court’s ruling. “Appellants’ motion to stay the district court’s November 16, 2018 order pending appeal is denied,” U.S. Chief Circuit Judge Sidney Thomas wrote on behalf... Read more →


ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA PLACES PRIEST ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE

released February 4, 2019 Announcement Regarding Reverend Steven J. Marinucci In late January 2019, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia received an allegation that Reverend Steven J. Marinucci sexually abused a minor in the late 1970s. It is the first allegation of this kind lodged against him. This matter has been referred to law enforcement and the Archdiocese will cooperate with authorities... Read more →