Stories tagged: New Jersey
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
New Jersey’s mobile sports betting market is getting bigger as football season gets closer.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 8:39 p.m.
A gunman has opened fire on two New Jersey police officers who were sitting in their vehicle at a red light, wounding them in what authorities are calling an ambush.
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Six states and New York City sued the federal government Wednesday, joining other cities and states who say the government is trying to unlawfully force “sanctuary” communities to engage in …
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 2:49 p.m.
Two casinos and a racetrack in New Jersey took in $16.4 million in sports bets during the first two weeks such wagers were legal in the state while the state …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 2:51 p.m.
It was still morning on July 2 when Angel Perez returned home in New Jersey with a haul of freshly-snagged crabs and, unknown to him at the time, something much …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
The mother of a teenager at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death told dozens of family members, friends and others at the girl’s funeral Friday …
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
Two gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was …
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
New Jersey’s governor kicked off a new era of gambling Thursday in the state that led the charge for the entire nation to bet on sports legally.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
A school superintendent accused of repeatedly relieving himself during early morning workouts and leaving piles of his own feces next to a track at a New Jersey high school didn’t …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Gamblers in New Jersey will be able to start betting on sports by Thursday under legislation the governor signed Monday legalizing a pastime that has long lived in the shadows …
UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
A school bus taking children on a field trip to a historic site collided with a dump truck on Thursday, ripping the bus apart and killing a student and a …
Fri., May 11, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
The smell of two dozen cupcakes in a baker’s car was too much for a black bear in New Jersey.
Thu., May 3, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
It was a disturbingly normal discovery for the students and faculty at Holmdel High School in New Jersey: human feces on or near the track and football field, found before …
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
A former Seattle resident who admitted killing four people on a self-proclaimed “jihad” to avenge U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East received a life sentence without parole Tuesday for …
Tue., May 1, 2018, noon
A black bear spotted sleeping in a tree near a New Jersey home this week has made its way to another tree in a neighboring town.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
Danny DeVito has gotten his own day in his native New Jersey.
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
The winner of a $533 million lottery jackpot wasn’t sure he could believe his eyes. So, when his mother called to say someone in his new home state had won …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
New Jersey’s Democrat-led Assembly passed six measures aimed at strengthening the state’s already-strict gun laws.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
The federal government has been advising a beach town on the Jersey Shore on plans to build a pier and start a ferry service that would speed New Yorkers to …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
New Jersey’s new Democratic governor signed legislation Wednesday setting aside about $7.5 million for family-planning and women’s health, reversing course on former Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s handling of the issue.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
A New Jersey man who set off small bombs in two states, including a pressure cooker device that blasted shrapnel across a New York City block, was sentenced Tuesday to …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 12:14 a.m.
New Jersey Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, the chair of the House Appropriations Committee, is bowing out after one term.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
New Jersey and Connecticut are joining New York in planning to sue Washington over the Republican-led federal tax overhaul, the Democratic governors of the three states announced Friday.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 12:56 p.m.
Lobbyists for New Jersey’s largest utility worked with former Gov. Chris Christie’s administration to craft a $300 million bailout for nuclear power, while adding language to shield the company’s financial …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Sen. Bob Menendez might spend 2018 asking voters to re-elect him and jurors to acquit him.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 9:36 a.m.
Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino, one of the stars of the “Jersey Shore” reality TV series that depicted 20-somethings partying and brawling by the seaside, pleaded guilty Friday to cheating on …
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
New Jersey will say farewell to blunt-talking Republican Gov. Chris Christie as a wealthy former Obama administration diplomat and businessman is sworn in as governor.
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
Federal lawmakers who represent New Jersey from both parties have asked the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
The Supreme Court on Monday suggested it may side with New Jersey in its effort to make sports gambling legal, a case that could make betting on football, basketball and …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Jurors began a seventh day of deliberations in the bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend Wednesday, as defense attorneys pushed for the judge to instruct …