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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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Aide: Christie knew mayor thought traffic might be payback

Questions over what Republican Gov. Chris Christie knew about the George Washington Bridge lane closings were raised again Monday as a former ally testified she told him a Democratic mayor …


N.J. Gov. Christie aide on trial says she told him of ‘traffic study’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s former deputy chief of staff testified Friday in her criminal trial that she told him about a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge before …


Christie’s ‘enforcer’ takes credit for Bridgegate plot

A former employee at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and Gov. Chris Christie’s “enforcer” said a politically motivated closing of access lanes to the George Washington …


Christie used bridge authority to gain endorsements, witness says

Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s office used the bistate agency that runs the New York area’s bridges, tunnels, ports and airports as a clearinghouse for political favors aimed at gaining endorsements …


New Jersey Gov. Christie was told about plan to close bridge lanes

A federal prosecutor told jurors Monday that a witness will testify that Republican Gov. Chris Christie was told about a plan to close traffic lanes near the George Washington Bridge …


New Jersey Gov. Christie’s emails can be searched, judge says

Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s personal email must be searched – or he must prove that it already has been – to comply with the state’s public records law, a judge …


Unindicted co-conspirators in George Washington Bridge case can stay private, court rules

A list of unindicted co-conspirators in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should not be released before trial, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.


Chris Christie’s cellphone in bridge scandal may torpedo VP chances

Chris Christie’s chances of being named Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick may hinge on deepening questions about his role in the George Washington Bridge scandal – like, what happened to …


John Doe wants George Washington Bridge list kept secret

A judge has asked media companies seeking a list of unindicted co-conspirators in the 2013 lane closures of the George Washington Bridge to respond Friday to a motion by someone …


New Jersey’s ‘unindicted co-conspirators’ in bridge scandal can be revealed, judge rules

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that prosecutors must provide a group of media organizations access to a list of individuals who were linked to the alleged conspiracy to close …