TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's Legislature is on break, but there is still some intrigue in the Statehouse over how Governor Chris Christie will deal with 39 bills passed in June by lawmakers. This month, Christie has already taken action on two dozen other bills, signing 11 and vetoing 13 - four of them conditionally, meaning he will sign them if lawmakers agree to certain changes.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say police shot a Camden man who is accused of driving into two people and fleeing the scene. The Camden County Prosecutor's Office says 32-year-old Edgar Carrasquillo allegedly drove his Honda Civic into two people on bicycles last night. After a pursuit, Carrasquillo was shot by police after he allegedly drove in reverse into a police vehicle and tried to hit officers. He was released from Cooper University Hospital to the Camden County Jail today.
PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey town hall is closed after an employee was infected with MRSA. The South Jersey Times reports that Pennsville officials found out yesterday afternoon that an employee contracted the infection. Township officials closed the municipal building as a precaution.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - About 17,000 tickets to motorists charged with running red lights in New Jersey have been voided because of a computer glitch. The state sent a letter to 17 towns that have contracts with American Traffic Solutions notifying them of the problem.
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