Term limits and taxes, pension reform and development projects, school funding and "low-wage workers" -- these are the issues of interest to a new political nonprofit that hopes to shape City Council in this year's election and for years to come. Just don't ask where the money is coming from.
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) - The city council in one of New Jersey's best-known beach towns demoted the police chief and one newly elected council member resigned in protest in a turbulent public meeting.
Four people from Philadelphia, including a newly wed couple, have drowned in the Dominican Republic. Civil Defense Director Amado Avila said the three men and a woman apparently got caught in strong currents Sunday off Playa Macao near the resort community of Punta Cana.
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations is getting a new coach.
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell from record highs Tuesday and the Nasdaq dropped below 5,000 a day after passing that milestone for the first time since the dot-com era 15 years ago.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely Republican candidate for president, said he would sign a proposed bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks' gestation in his state - and support similar federal legislation. Gov. Christie of New Jersey is the only contender who has not backed the ban, according to anti-abortion activist group Susan B. Anthony List.
WASHINGTON - Philadelphia-area lawmakers gave a generally warm reception to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress Tuesday, though some Democrats were angered by the circumstances around it.