TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - State investigators say at least one bar in New Jersey was mixing food dye with rubbing alcohol and serving it as scotch. That's 1 of the details released Thursday about an investigation dubbed "Operation Swill." Twenty-nine bars and restaurants in the state are accused of putting cheap booze in premium brand liquor bottles and selling it to patrons who thought they were buying the good stuff.
KINNELON, N.J. (AP) - Police are investigating the deaths of 2 people found in a home in Kinnelon. The Morris County SWAT team responded to the scene on Long Meadow Road as a precaution early today. Officials have not said how they died. Acting Prosecutor Fredric Knapp says the names of the people are being withheld pending proper identification and notification of relatives.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have charged a 25-year-old Rahway woman in a shooting that claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy in Jersey City. Gywan Levine Jr. was shot while dribbling a basketball as he and his father walked along Rutgers Avenue last Friday. Hudson County prosecutors believe robbery was the motive. Janice Everett is charged with murder.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City's oldest casino now has a new entertainment attraction. Resorts Casino Hotel is having the grand opening today of its Margaritaville restaurant, entertainment and gambling complex. The $35 million Jimmy Buffett-themed attraction is part of a $70 million makeover of Resorts, which opened 35 years ago this weekend.
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