Chris Christie’s official portrait will reportedly cost taxpayers $85K

Chris Christie’s official portrait will reportedly cost taxpayers $85K

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reportedly spent more on his official portrait than the state’s three previous governors combined, NorthJersey.com reported. Christie reportedly commissioned a famous Australian artist who once painted singer Kylie Minogue and former NBA Commissioner David Stern. The report…

Pharma Bro serving time at low-security federal prison

Pharma Bro serving time at low-security federal prison

He’d better hope they don’t jack up the price of shower shoes. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli is serving out his seven years for fraud at the Federal Correctional Institution in Fort Dix, NJ, according to prison records. The low-security prison is mostly…

Children forced to leap from balcony to escape raging second-storey blaze as it rips through New Jersey dance studio

Children forced to leap from balcony to escape raging second-storey blaze as it rips through New Jersey dance studio

Horrified onlookers rushed to help the youngsters as they desperately scrambled to create an escape route for the stranded dancers. Ladders were propped up against the building's balcony as terrified children dangled perilously from the second floor during the blaze, which broke…

Cop suspended for punching teen girl during arrest

Cop suspended for punching teen girl during arrest

More On: police officers Cop named Dick Holder is fired for moonlighting as a prostitute Ex-sergeant: NYPD sex crimes unit needs to take scathing report seriously Florida cop reassigned after suggesting Parkland shooting was a hoax Female cop becomes ninth woman to…

Where inspiring bass guitar prodigy is now

Where inspiring bass guitar prodigy is now

Last September, I did a touching (if I do say so myself) column about Asmar Johnson, a 10-year-old bass-playing prodigy who was being encouraged mightily by a father who shares the same name. Dad was a former gang member who had spent…

Bon Jovi Postpones Montreal Shows Due To Illness

Bon Jovi Postpones Montreal Shows Due To Illness

Bon Jovi cancelled its Montreal performances planned for April 4 and April 5 after the band and its crew members came down with the flu. Bon Jovi tweeted: “Unfortunately due to band and crew members being affected by the flu epidemic, the…

Bon Jovi Postpones Montreal Shows Due To Illness

Bon Jovi Postpones Montreal Shows Due To Illness

Bon Jovi cancelled its Montreal performances planned for April 4 and April 5 after the band and its crew members came down with the flu. Bon Jovi tweeted: “Unfortunately due to band and crew members being affected by the flu epidemic, the…

Angry anti-vax mob to NJ lawmakers: ‘You are going to hell!’

Angry anti-vax mob to NJ lawmakers: ‘You are going to hell!’

An angry mob of anti-vaccine parents shook their fists and screamed, “You are going to hell!” and “You Democrats destroy America!” at New Jersey lawmakers who voted to make it harder for families to obtain religious exemptions from immunizations Thursday. The chaos…