A total of 76 out of the 324 samples taken were above the agency’s action level. Five percent of the lead samples were discovered in water fountains or other sources of drinking water. Other tainted samples were from sinks only required for cleaning or washing hands.
Tag: New Jersey
A New Jersey police chief who allegedly wrote an email defending racial profiling of “suspicious Black people in White neighborhoods,” has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the correspondence.
In Newark, N.J., officials have closed the water lines for 30 schools in the Public Schools system due to the discovery of lead and discoloration. In a Wednesday announcement, New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection and school district are using water from other sources, the Huffington Post reports.
Police are investigating a hit-and-run that took the life of an off-duty rookie NYPD officer in New Jersey, the New York Daily News reports. Vincent Harrison, 25, was killed early Sunday during a three car-involved accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. According to the Daily News: Harrison, assigned to the 100th Precinct, pulled his 2013 Chevy Cruze sedan over […]
A case from 2011 where a New Jersey woman tossed her neighbor’s dog into oncoming traffic during an argument came to an end this week. Haniyyah Barnes was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution to the neighbor, NJ.com reports. The news outlet shared details of the case, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. But football, not business, was…
No one noticed that snow was covering the car’s tailpipe, pushing carbon monoxide into the vehicle.
Thousands of fliers are stranded temporarily as hundreds of flights into and out of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport were cancelled or delayed Saturday. Despite the fact…
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former NFL star Plaxico Burress pleaded guilty Monday to New Jersey tax evasion charges after reaching a plea deal that could…
Campus police released alerts online via Twitter and Facebook assuring the campus was safe. The tweets, posted by the account @keanuagainstblk, were sent shortly after a peaceful rally against racial bias on college campuses.