News Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. ESTPosted: Last Edited:
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Democrat Phil Murphy is New Jersey's 56th governor. Murphy was sworn in Tuesday by state Supreme Court Justice Stuart Rabner at Patriots Theater inside the War Memorial in Trenton. The former Wall Street executive and political newcomer replaces Republican Chris Christie, who served two terms.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's new governor is wasting little time promoting issues that carried the political newcomer to victory. Democrat Phil Murphy on Tuesday will sign an executive order that promotes equal pay for women. Murphy highlighted the order during his inaugural address in which the former Wall Street executive promised to take a much different approach toward President Donald Trump's policies.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Snow is headed toward New Jersey and that could make for slick driving conditions. A winter storm warning has been issued for Sussex County, where 5 to 7 inches is expected. Winter weather advisories are in place for Warren, Morris, Hunterdon, Morris and Warren counties, where 2 to 5 inches is expected.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A street shooting in New Jersey's largest city has left one man dead and another person wounded. Essex County prosecutors say the shooting occurred Monday night in the 200 block of Hunterdon Street in Newark. Authorities say 31-year-old city resident Pedro Dillahunt was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
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