Stories tagged: new jersey
Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
New Jersey has become the first state to guarantee severance pay for mass layoffs, according to the bill’s sponsors and the governor’s office.
Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
Maintenance crews on Thursday were inspecting a United Airlines jetliner that returned to New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport after it experienced engine trouble and flames were seen near a …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Cory Booker, the New Jersey senator who pitched himself as a candidate of hope and optimism, is suspending his presidential campaign, he said Monday.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
A party-switching congressman drew praise Tuesday from President Donald Trump and condemnation from Democrats, underscoring how his political fate could hinge on how forcefully he is backed by the president …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
New Jersey authorities say the two killers who stormed a kosher market in Jersey City were driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
The mayor of Jersey City said Wednesday it’s clear that the gunmen in a furious shooting that left six people dead targeted a Jewish market.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Police officers were shot Tuesday in a standoff marked by heavy gunfire reverberating through a Jersey City neighborhood, authorities said.
Sat., Nov. 16, 2019
Six charged after gunfire breaks out during New Jersey high school football game, leaving three injured
The incident, which sent fans and players rushing for safety, occurred as Pleasantville High School hosted Camden High in a playoff game. The sound of “about a half dozen” bullets …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
The last remaining survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, Werner Gustav Doehner, who suffered severe burns to his face, arms and legs before his mother managed to toss him and his …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Kentucky’s Republican governor is fighting for his political life as elections in four states test voter enthusiasm and party organization amid impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and a fevered …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
After endless fits and starts and billions of dollars spent, American Dream is officially opening its doors to the public as the second largest mall in the country, and third …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2019
A drinking water crisis in New Jersey’s biggest city is bringing new attention to an old problem: Millions of homes across the U.S. get their water through pipes made of …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
A newborn two-headed timber rattlesnake has been found in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
New Jersey’s mobile sports betting market is getting bigger as football season gets closer.