Stories tagged: new jersey
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday weighed in on the race to succeed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, criticizing a new campaign ad from Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
The top House Republican on Thursday blasted high-tax states that deliver billions to the federal government as he faced a backlash from rank-and-file GOP lawmakers over a sweeping tax-cut proposal.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
When the government rests its case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, whether it moves forward or is dismissed without the defense having to call a witness will hinge on how …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
State police have helped capture a wayward bull that was found walking along a major interstate highway in New Jersey.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
A religious shrine that has served as a focal point for Hispanic residents of a New Jersey city has been removed after occupying ground on state-owned land for 14 years.
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017
A fishing crew in New Jersey has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and environmental officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history.
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017
A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year’s World Series of Poker champion.
Fri., July 21, 2017
New Jersey has become the third state to raise its smoking age to 21.
Tue., July 11, 2017
Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to allow the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme to avoid prison when he is sentenced Wednesday because his testimony helped …
Thu., July 6, 2017
For some, it was The Art of the Steal. Hundreds of people swarmed the lobby of Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino on Thursday, hoping to score big.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017
A New Jersey man stands accused of making threatening calls to a college in Washington after protests there last month attracted national attention.
Tue., July 4, 2017
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced late Monday night that he had struck a budget deal with Democrats to end a three-day shutdown of the state government, following an outcry …
Mon., July 3, 2017
New Jersey’s government shutdown entered a third day as lawmakers failed to approve a budget for fiscal 2018 and social media lambasted Gov. Chris Christie and his family for lounging …
Sat., July 1, 2017
New Jerseyans were feeling the impact as a state government shutdown took effect Saturday, shuttering parks and other public sites and disrupting ferry service to Liberty and Ellis islands.
Tue., June 6, 2017
The candidates running to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fanned out across the state Tuesday as voters made their selections in the first statewide primary races since Republican President …
Thu., May 11, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A fast-moving fire gutted four homes and damaged three other structures in a historic New Jersey shore community.
Thu., March 2, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …