Stories tagged: New Jersey
Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Republican who revived health bill faces onslaught of anger
A Republican who headed the effort to revive the health care overhaul passed by the GOP-led U.S. House faced jeers and insults Wednesday as anger boiled over among voters at …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Last sections of beloved 600-year-old tree removed at church
The final sections of a 600-year-old white oak tree that’s believed to be among the oldest in the nation have been taken down at a New Jersey church.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow
A white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for hundreds of years began its final bow Monday as crews began its removal and …
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree
For hundreds of years, an imposing white oak tree has watched over a New Jersey community and a church. But the tree – believed to be among the oldest in …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Two ex-Christie aides sentenced in bridge traffic revenge plot
Two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for creating a colossal traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge for political revenge, a scandal …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 7:32 p.m.
New Jersey Boy Scouts to pay $18K to transgender boy
A New Jersey branch of the Boy Scouts has agreed to pay $18,000 and issue a formal apology to a 9-year-old transgender boy who was barred from joining.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Man who doesn’t know how to swim rescues boy in hotel pool
Police say a Pennsylvania man who doesn’t know how to swim jumped in and rescued a boy from drowning in a pool at a New Jersey hotel.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Fire guts 4 New Jersey homes, damages 3 others; 2 injured
A fast-moving fire gutted four homes and damaged three other structures in a historic New Jersey shore community.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Prosecutor again says he won’t pursue case against Christie
For the second time, a New Jersey prosecutor has declined to pursue a resident’s criminal misconduct case against Republican Gov. Chris Christie over the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Oldest American, Adele Dunlap, dies at age 114
A New Jersey woman who was the oldest American person has died at age 114. Martin Funeral Home says Adele Dunlap died Sunday at a hospital near Flemington.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Boy Scouts welcome first transgender member
A New Jersey boy has become the first openly transgender member of the Boy Scouts one week after the Boy Scouts of America changed its policy to allow transgender children …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Chris Christie won’t be charged with misconduct in bridge scandal
New Jersey prosecutors said Friday they will not pursue a criminal misconduct case against Republican Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Cops: 3 arrested drivers owe $682,000 in unpaid tolls, fees
Transit police say they’ve arrested three New Jersey residents who owe more than $682,000 overall in unpaid tolls and fees. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Police: Jitney driver owes more than $50,000 in tolls, fees
Transit police say they’ve arrested a New Jersey woman who owes more than $50,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Christie attorney argues to have misconduct case thrown out
An attorney for Republican Gov. Chris Christie has told a judge that a criminal misconduct complaint against the governor over the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal should be tossed for …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 4:11 p.m.
Petition backs transgender boy kicked out of Cub Scouts
Garden State Equality, the statewide advocacy and education organization for the LGBTQ community, is calling for the Boy Scouts of America to reinstate a transgender 8-year-old Secaucus boy into his …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
Home of Trump golf course seeks money for security costs
A New Jersey township that’s home to one of Donald Trump’s golf courses is asking the federal government to help cover security costs for the president-elect.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
Oldest American, Adele Dunlap of New Jersey, turns 114
The New Jersey woman who is the oldest American is another year older.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
Ex-senator says New Jersey bear hunt is ‘unforgivable’
Former U.S. Sen. Robert Torricelli on Saturday joined opponents of New Jersey’s bear hunt who say it is inhumane and blame it for the apparent death of a beloved wild …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 7:21 a.m.
Christmas tree farmer returns wedding band lost 15 years ago
A Christmas tree farmer has found and returned a wedding ring that slipped off a New Jersey man’s finger roughly 15 years ago.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Chris Christie in historic poll territory (not the good kind)
The good news for Chris Christie is that his Worst Year Ever is almost over. The bad news: It’s not over yet.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 8:03 a.m.
Judge denies request for special prosecutor in Christie case
A New Jersey judge has denied a request for a special prosecutor to be appointed in a criminal misconduct complaint against Republican Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
With Cabinet hopes fizzling, Chris Christie faces state in fiscal crisis
Gov. Chris Christie, scorned by New Jersey voters, seemingly had a political future working for Donald Trump. Now, with doubts he’ll join the president-elect’s administration, he’s pledged to finish his …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
Prosecutor: Idaho man arrested with 52 pounds of marijuana
Authorities in southern New Jersey say a 65-year-old Idaho man has been arrested carrying 52 pounds of marijuana and $118,000 in cash.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
Man killed, brother wounded in shooting at mall parking lot
Authorities say a man has been fatally shot and his brother was wounded in the parking lot of a mall in New Jersey.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 12:19 p.m.
Ailing humpback whale stuck in New York bay is euthanized
An ailing 25-foot humpback whale that became grounded on a sandbar off New York has been euthanized.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
Humpback whale in cleaner Hudson River may be chasing a meal
A humpback whale seen swimming in New York’s Hudson River in recent days may be chasing a meal.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Bikers help Springsteen, stranded on the side of the road
Coming across Bruce Springsteen on a broken down motorcycle on the side of the road could probably be a lyric from one of his songs, but it really happened for …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
Chris Christie’s government takes over debt-ridden Atlantic City
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration has seized power in Atlantic City, taking control of the assets and major decision making power of the struggling seaside gambling resort with half …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
Christie sticks to denial after allies convicted in bridge plot
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, in his first interview after last week’s conviction of two former aides in a revenge plot to create a massive traffic jam, contradicted their testimony …