92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: September 20
A high surf advisory stays in place, and a coastal flood warning runs until 1 AM until after the ocean and back bay high tides, as the last of Jose roils the waters along the Jersey Shore. The highest waves measure eight to 11 feet.
The turbulent ocean is a remnant of Hurricane Jose, hundreds of miles offshore, but Townsquare Meteorologist Dan Zarrow has moved on to tracking Hurricane Maria, which pounded Puerto Rico as a Category Four. He says that the storm's path in the next few days will determine its potential to hit our coast.
A Georgia law firm spearheads a class action suit against Equifax on behalf of small business owners nationwide. Doss Firm LLC contends that the credit reporting agency's security breach potentially impacts some 28,000,000 business operators. In New Jersey, state Senate President Steve Sweeney is considering legislation to prevent credit reporting services from charging fees for lifting credit freezes requested by consumers.
He's Trooper Trump, not just the President. New Jersey State Police gave him honorary trooper status for his support of law enforcement and his advocacy for returning Joanne Chesimard from Cuba to New Jersey - which she fled in 1978 after breaking out of prison, while serving time for the murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster on the Turnpike three years earlier.
Contrary to earlier statements, Toys R Us does plan to shutter poorly-performing stores and downsize others as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan. The New Jersey-based retailer has not specified which stores will be closed.
A beloved children's entertainer from Hillsborough risks five to 20 years in prison if he's convicted of possessing and distributing child pornography. Eric Komar reportedly told federal agents that he frequents the images nearly every day for personal pleasure.
A trucker leaves Atlantic City with a fistful of...traffic tickets, after driving his semi more than two miles along the AC and Ventnor boardwalks. Sections of railing required removal to let the big rig back onto actual streets.