A cigarette discarded in a stuffed chair touched off a fire that killed four people at a New Jersey shore motel last week, authorities said Monday.
Taking a page from efforts in New York, some New Jersey lawmakers want to raise their state’s minimum age for buying cigarettes to 21.
A 14-year-old western Pennsylvania boy has been ordered to stand trial on charges he fatally shot a woman after she told him to “get a job” when he tried to bum a cigarette off her boyfriend.
Three teens charged in the fatal shooting of a western Pennsylvania woman targeted her after she told them to “get a job” when she saw them trying to bum a cigarette off her boyfriend, police said.
Cherry Hill Council members have passed an ordinance Monday night that will ban smoking in any Township-owned area.
Firefighters removed the woman from her home when they arrived. She’s now hospitalized in stable condition.
A Delaware man has been charged with robbery after stealing a purse for a cigarette.
Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a cigarette started a fire that killed a woman on Valentine’s Day.
Atlantic City and casino officials are mostly failing to enforce the measure that bans smoking on most areas of casino floors, according to a published report.