N.J. governor, lawmakers reach deal on $15-an-hour minimum wage

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the Democratic leaders of the Legislature say they've reached a deal to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024

N.J. Supreme Court forgives hundreds of thousands of old municipal offenses

The court also ordered the creation of an procedure for annual review of old cases.

N.J. Supreme Court forgives hundreds of thousands of old municipal offenses

The court also ordered the creation of an procedure for annual review of old cases.

Misplaced, relocated or stolen? Cherry Hill police seek FBI help to locate sculpture by famed artist

The sculpture, an unfinished marble bust of a Sudanese woman by Nathaniel Choate, disappeared in November.

Misplaced, relocated or stolen? Cherry Hill police seek FBI help to locate sculpture by famed artist

The sculpture, an unfinished marble bust of a Sudanese woman by Nathaniel Choate, disappeared in November.

More than 4,100 federal workers have applied for unemployment benefits in Pa. and N.J. since the government shutdown

Last Friday, more than 800,000 federal workers nationwide did not receive their paychecks. But when the shutdown ends, they will be required to repay any unemployment benefits.

More than 4,100 federal workers have applied for unemployment benefits in Pa. and N.J. since the government shutdown

Last Friday, more than 800,000 federal workers nationwide did not receive their paychecks. But when the shutdown ends, they will be required to repay any unemployment benefits.
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MLK event canceled at Philly’s shuttered Liberty Bell due to shutdown; corporate rescue runs out of time

A last-minute appeal to corporations and charities to reopen the Liberty Bell for scheduled Martin Luther King Day activities has fallen short. Each day Independence National Historic Park is closed costs businesses and the city’s tax collections an estimated $1 million

Chris Christie’s book: Trump surrounded by ‘amateurs, grifters, weaklings,’ and ‘felons’

The former New Jersey governor's blistering new book also explains why the president wears extremely long ties.

N.J. bill would treat government shutdown like a natural disaster to help federal workers pay their property taxes

A bill New Jersey lawmakers introduced this week would create a grace period for federal workers who aren’t getting paid during the government shutdown to pay their property taxes — similar to the cushion of time allowed after natural disasters.

John Bogle, who founded Vanguard and revolutionized retirement savings, dies at 89

Mr. Bogle pioneered low-cost, low-fee investing that was ridiculed at first, but would enable millions of ordinary Americans to build wealth.

Court rules against Pfizer in religious discrimination suit

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a former Pfizer employee didn't agree to waive her rights to sue the company over alleged religious discrimination

Why the government shutdown is a growing concern for Pa. and N.J. farmers

For farmers, as shutdown goes on, loans, insurance, and government aid in response to tariffs are all on the line.

Activists demand state action for Buena teen wrestler who had dreadlocks cut to compete

Activists want state action after controversy erupted when Buena wrestler Andrew Johnson had his dreadlocks cut to compete in a match.

Raymond G. Perelman, master investor and philanthropist, dies at 101

He was a master businessman who bought and sold companies with abandon. He also became one of the Philadelphia region’s greatest philanthropists, leaving his mark at the University of Pennsylvania and beyond.

Gunman who took his ex-girlfriend hostage at UPS facility in N.J. is shot, ending standoff

The hostages were not harmed in the tense standoff that forced police to close off streets for several hours.

Winter storm warning extended in N.J. counties

The National Weather Service has expanded its winter storm warning to Atlantic and Cape May counties, where officials say 5 to 7 inches of snow is expected

N.J. man sentenced to 30 years in stabbings that killed woman

A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in a double stabbing that left his ex-girlfriend dead and a Pennsylvania man critically injured

NJ mayor reports ‘good progress’ in probe of mall shooting

Officials announced a delayed opening for a New Jersey mall a day after a shooting at the food court that wounded two people and prompted the mayor to call for changes in federal gun laws

Officials: Shooting at New Jersey mall leaves 2 injured

Officials say that two people were injured in a shooting at a mall in Jersey City after a fistfight broke out.

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