Stories tagged: New Jersey
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
The first two new Toys R Us stores – one in Texas, the other in New Jersey – will open in November as part of a small comeback of the …
Thu., May 30, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
As a tornado bore down on the western edge of New Jersey, some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard, despite bulletins from meteorologists and extensive …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 10:53 a.m.
Authorities say a man drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where he was picking up a woman who had been charged with drunken driving
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
The Washington Policy Center, a free-market think tank, will bring the former governor of New Jersey to Spokane on Oct. 24 for its annual fundraiser.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 1:20 p.m.
A New Jersey high school’s stage production of “Alien” is coming back with help from the 1979 film’s director, Ridley Scott.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 7:43 p.m.
Are cashless stores discriminatory? New York City could follow New Jersey and Philadelphia with a ban as cities struggle with the potential impact of cashless stores on those who don’t …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 12:07 p.m.
New Jersey lawmakers dealt a blow to the prospects of legal recreational marijuana use Monday, when the state Senate president postponed a vote after his and the governor’s lobbying campaign …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Perhaps you weren’t sure – or didn’t care – if Gisele Bundchen’s husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why “The Favourite” …
Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 11:47 a.m.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a measure that raises the hourly minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next five years
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday declared his bid for the presidency in 2020 with a sweeping call to unite a deeply polarized nation around a “common sense of purpose.”
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
NEW YORK – Two women hired to clean at one of President Donald Trump’s golf resorts in New Jersey say they were in the country illegally when they got their …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Multiple people were found dead Tuesday at a mansion that caught fire near the New Jersey shore and is owned by a tech company executive, hours after a blaze also …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Exhausted commuters pointed fingers and demanded answers Friday, a day after a modest snowstorm stranded motorists on slippery roads for hours, paralyzed the public transit network serving New York City …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 3:13 p.m.
Another young person has died in a viral outbreak at a pediatric rehabilitation center, bringing the death toll to seven, officials said Wednesday.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
A severe viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center for “medically fragile children” has left six youngsters dead and 12 others sick, the state Health Department said Tuesday.
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.