Stars who play at least four nights in Atlantic City would be freed from having to pay state income taxes on all shows in the state that year under the latest proposal to revive the struggling seaside resort. New Jersey state Sens. Tom Kean Jr. and James Whelan introduced legislation Thursday designed to spur in Atlantic City the kind of artist-in-residency that big stars typically do in Las Vegas, where stints of two weeks or a month have become common by A-list stars.
At Newark Liberty International Airport today, Port Authority Police officers welcomed the mother and wife of an officer from Limerick, Ireland, who was shot and wounded Tuesday while he vacationed in New Orleans. His mother, Rosemary Hanrahan, and wife, Emma Holland, are seen here with Officers Slavek Wdoviak, Greg Ross, Mike Becker and Bob Wallace.
Newark mayor Ras Baraka and Rutgers University unveiled today a new mobile application that allows residents to a report a crime or find information with the click of a button. (Naomi Nix NEWARK - Newark mayor Ras Baraka and Rutgers University unveiled today a new mobile application that allows city residents to a report a crime or find information with the click of a button.
NEWARK - As the trial began today in the May 2011 fatal shooting of an off-duty Newark police officer, prosecutors claimed the accused murderer, Rasul McNeil-Thomas, opened fire at a city restaurant to shoot a woman involved in an earlier brawl at his home. But the defense argued police officers tampered with evidence and coached that woman to bolster their case against McNeil-Thomas.
As temperatures decrease and winter brings shortened days, human behavior changes coincide with opportunities for property theft and other common crimes. "Crimes against persons are more numerous in the summer and crimes against property are more numerous in winter," according to Gerhard J. Falk's study entitled "The Influence of the Seasons on the Crime Rate" that can be found in Northwestern University's School of Law Scholarly Commons.