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For Trenton resident Linda Bailey, the vouchers for fresh food and baby formula that she receives from a federally funded nutrition program are essential...
MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Two people were arrested when a brawl involving dozens of guests broke out at a wedding reception in central New Jersey.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A former New Jersey high school teacher who sexually assaulted two 16-year-old male students is now headed to prison.
Cory Ambrose remembers his father as the guy he could call at any time, the dad who rewarded him with a quarter every time he pitched a baseball through the center of a tire.
A funky soda fountain and restaurant in Collingswood known as the Pop Shop is planning to open a second location in downtown Medford in late fall.
Angel Alamo sat quietly at the head of a conference table at Monday's Camden parking authority meeting, having fended off a City Council attempt to remove him.
Montclair State University announced Tuesday it would make SAT and ACT scores optional for admission, becoming the first public university in New Jersey to do so.
At certain quarterly-earnings conference calls in the casino industry, the condition of Atlantic City inevitably comes up. Here's how that went Tuesday when Gaming & Leisure Properties Inc., spun off last year to own Penn National Gaming Inc.'s real estate, discussed its second-quarter earnings.
Two New Jersey men today admitted to conspiring with the Genovese organized crime family in an illegal sports betting website, said federal prosecutors.
A New Jersey appeals court has upheld Gov. Christie's appointment of a Hispanic civil rights activist to the Rutgers University board of governors, ruling against the state's top elected Democrat.
Federal investigators on Tuesday clearly placed the blame for the Paulsboro derailment on Conrail and faulted local emergency officials for their handling of the resulting toxic gas release.
TRENTON - Gov. Christie on Tuesday called the Legislature to meet in special session this week in an effort to overhaul New Jersey's bail system.
The white horse has been removed from White Horse Pike. The iconic statue that sat on a tower at the Historic Lawnside Village shopping center on White...
TRENTON - A slight majority of New Jersey residents support legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication prescribed by a doctor, a new poll released Monday found.
The 911 calls came within minutes in the wee hours of Friday morning.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) - The George Washington Bridge spanning New York and New Jersey is getting a fence to help curb suicides as the number of deaths there approaches record levels.
LAWRENCE, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's National Guard has trained 24 soldiers from Albania to become officers.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison.
EMERSON, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters in northern New Jersey rescued an Iowa man when his bucket crane buckled.
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's continues his summertime talks with residents in New Jersey's beach communities.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A jury in the murder trial of a New Jersey detective charged with murder in the slaying of a driver during an alleged road-rage incident is set to resume deliberations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J (AP) - Father Patrick puts a 15-race winning streak on the line as the 4-5 favorite in the $1 million Hambletonian on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A former official of a New Jersey-based vending company has been sentenced to prison time for his role in a scheme that defrauded the Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9 million over a 10-year period.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Giants coach Tom Coughlin got together before practice on Tuesday and shared their levels of frustration.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Some Republican state lawmakers are pushing to continue barring casinos anywhere in New Jersey except Atlantic City for two more years.
CHICAGO (AP) - As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A court has ruled that Gov. Chris Christie had the right to appoint his choice of members to a Rutgers Board of Governors in 2012, despite a legal objection from the president of the state Senate.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Two New Jersey men, including one who ran an illegal sports betting website, have admitted to conspiring with the Genovese organized crime family.
7 freight cars derailed in November 2012, releasing 20,000 gallons of vinyl chloride.