Sunday, July 13, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

New Jersey

  • More Top Stories
  • Latest News
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - One of Gov. Chris Christie's top aides is scheduled to answer questions this week from lawmakers who are investigating traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge even as Christie tries to put any hint of scandal behind him.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A gunman who killed a rookie officer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to rob the store and instead lay in wait for police, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going to be famous," authorities said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Partly blaming unrest in the Middle East on President Barack Obama, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel's behalf and that the country no longer trusts it has the full support of the United States because of him.
A gusher in tax credits for companies seeking to locate in Camden is the product of a blockbuster economic incentives package passed by the New Jersey Legislature last year.
On sunny days the roof of Moorestown's new town hall and public library heats up, and so does the water in the faucets below.
Irma Stevenson exudes Paulsboro. If it's not her red-and-white Red Raiders shirt, complemented by red polished nails and a ladybug watch, maybe it's the borough-happy knickknacks filling her East Jefferson Street home. Or a comprehensive list of boards and committees she has sat on - more than can fit on a notepad-size sheet of paper.
Gov. Christie calls them "boat checks," and he has made clear over and over at his town hall meetings that he wants to put an end to payments to retiring public workers for not using their sick days.
New Jersey officials on Thursday approved $260 million in tax credits for an Evesham-based power-plant supplier to build a manufacturing plant on the Camden waterfront.
BURLINGTON TWP. An Eastampton man was killed early Saturday morning when his motorcycle collided with a Ford Explorer in Burlington Township, according to police.
A South Jersey man is accused of using a bow and arrow to shoot at fellow occupants of a Vineland homeless encampment.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A dispute over workers' wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey man who caused the death of an acquaintance while they tailgated outside a Jimmy Buffett concert two years ago is now headed to state prison.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has been released from a rehabilitation facility as he heals from serious injuries he suffered in a car crash that left a fellow comedian dead, his spokesman said Saturday.
Neighbors knew her as “The Cat Lady.” On an unseasonably warm night in December 2012, Georgianna S. Jedrzejewski was beaten and stabbed...
A Gloucester County judge on Friday rejected a Monroe Township councilman's request for a second, manual recount in the June 3 Democratic primary.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - One of Gov. Chris Christie's top aides is scheduled to answer questions this week from lawmakers who are investigating traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge even as Christie tries to put any hint of scandal behind him.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - JWoww from "Jersey Shore" is a mom.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors, who are pushing back against what they call the federal government's intrusion into the classroom.
UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) - Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a massive shed fire that killed a central New Jersey man.
WANAQUE, N.J. (AP) - An elderly man who was found on fire outside his northern New Jersey home has died from his injuries.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Jersey City mayor: Suspect in officer's killing had been wanted by police for prior homicide.
HARVEY CEDARS, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a child was hospitalized after falling out of a second-story window at a southern New Jersey home.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Jersey City mayor: Before killing officer, suspect told witness he was soon going to be famous.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Jersey City mayor: Suspect in officer's death didn't try to rob store, just waited for police.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A man accused of fatally stabbing another resident at a northern New Jersey rooming home has been indicted on a murder count.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A gunman who killed a rookie officer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to rob the store and instead lay in wait for police, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going to be famous," authorities said.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - More than 2,000 soldiers from the New York National Guard are gearing up for annual summer training.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Mayor: Jersey City police officer shot and killed responding to armed robbery call.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies needed either a clutch hit or a better throw to extend their longest winning streak of the season.
NEW YORK (AP) - A summer sunset boat trip turned out to be no cake walk for reality TV's "Cake Boss," who's thanking police and firefighters for getting his boat and passengers to safety after they were enveloped in fog in New York Harbor.
Pothole Tracker

It's been a brutal winter. Bitter cold. Snowstorms nearly by the week. An ice storm. And now the blasted potholes. Help us track them by clicking on the map.