GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - The leaders of a southern New Jersey university have hired a law firm to conduct a "comprehensive investigation" into the school's purchase and proposed sale of shuttered casino.
Whether it's Coast Guard children attending the local schools, Coast Guard families renting homes, or Coast Guard spouses working in the community, the marine rescuers touch every facet of life in Cape May County, according to Vicki Clark, president of the county Chamber of Commerce.
Mayor Nutter on Wednesday waded deep into the Democratic primary for mayor, suggesting that State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is "probably not smart enough" for the city's top elected job if he wants to fire Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey.
Philadelphia police reported three shootings within an hour Wednesday evening. A 25-year-old man was shot twice in the stomach in the 6100 block of Girard Avenue in West Philadelphia shortly before 5 p.m. and taken to Mercy Hospital. He was listed in critical condition. Suspects were arrested and weapons recovered, police said.
The federal corruption case against six members of an elite Philadelphia police narcotics squad will head to a jury Thursday, after a second day of closing arguments in which the defense team lauded its clients as heroes and likened the officers' accusers to "a freak show to end all."
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's administration is "satisfied" with the performance of the private company that manages its lottery sales and marketing, the state treasurer said Wednesday as he defended the contract to lawmakers.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is returning to New Hampshire as he struggles to press forward with a likely presidential bid following indictments in the 2013 George Washington Bridge scandal.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is arguing that pretrial publicity, leaks and unprepared defense lawyers are among the reasons a judge should throw out his 45-count conviction for child sexual abuse.
TRENTON - The Christie administration on Wednesday told the New Jersey Supreme Court that granting public workers a contractual right to pension funding would violate the state constitution and place a "fiscal stranglehold on the state in perpetuity."