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The New Jersey agency that enforces election law has filed a complaint against Barbara Buono, alleging that the former Democratic gubernatorial candidate illegally used her Senate campaign account to help finance her unsuccessful run against Gov. Christie in 2013.
There was good news and bad news Wednesday for PATCO commuters who transfer to SEPTA buses and subways: PATCO's fare card will work on SEPTA's new smart-card system, but the current 50-cent discount for transfers will go away.
A 11-year-old girl hiding in a closet in an Evesham home scared off a pair of burglars when one of them opened the door and she screamed, police said.
How low can they go? Forty bank-owned units at the Bella, a luxury condominium building at 526 Pacific Ave. near the closed Revel and Showboat casinos, will be auctioned June 28, with no minimum bid, no hidden reserve.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The field for the November general elections in New Jersey is set after this week's low-drama primary voting.
MULLICA HILL - Antiques dealers from Ohio, New York, and other states in the Northeast will travel to Gloucester County on June 13 for the June Festival of Antiques.
A Sicklerville man has admitted to fatally shooting another man at a Winslow barbershop on New Year's Eve in 2011.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—A meet-and-greet between Gov. Christie and South Carolina Republicans in a bar here Tuesday evolved into a town-hall-style meeting as the governor took questions on subjects from foreign policy to Common Core to Obamacare.
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - Jurors have convicted a Philadelphia woman of stealing more than $35,000 worth of cellphones from two stores in New Jersey.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A report finds that the battle over whether New Jersey should require businesses to offer workers paid sick leave was the most heavily lobbied in the state last year.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is not governed by state whistleblower protection laws, a New Jersey judge has ruled in the case of a former employee who claimed he was retaliated against after reporting misconduct.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A man who admitted running an eight-year illegal scheme to get natives of India into the United States has been sentenced to prison.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former insurance broker who stole $10 million from Aetna Inc. by failing to submit health insurance premiums paid by a New Jersey university has pleaded guilty to fraud.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A nonprofit that promised to turn gays heterosexual instead offered "junk science" and lies, an attorney for four young men told jurors Wednesday during opening statements in a fraud trial involving so-called gay conversion therapy.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Plans call for naming a new casino just outside New York City the Hard Rock Casino Meadowlands.
EVESHAM, N.J. (AP) - Police say an 11-year-old New Jersey girl who was home alone hid in a closet during a burglary.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says sweeping changes to surveillance laws that will eliminate the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program will make the country less safe.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A businessman charged with molesting boys at the ice arena he previously co-owned in Delaware faces up to nine years in prison after pleading no contest.
Here's a look at the Republican presidential field: Who's in, who's almost in, and who's still waiting for the right moment.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Middlesex County authorities have charged a motorist with death by auto in a crash that killed a passenger.
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Officials say two people have been injured in an early-morning house fire in southern New Jersey.
BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (AP) - A civic activist has unseated the mayor in the Republican primary election in Burlington City.
PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey mayor who recently pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges has lost a primary as he sought re-election.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A nonprofit that promised to turn gays heterosexual instead offered "junk science" and lies, an attorney for four young men told jurors Wednesday during opening statements in a fraud trial involving so-called gay conversion therapy.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Plans call for naming a new casino just outside New York City the Hard Rock Casino Meadowlands.
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Police have caught a convicted sex offender who escaped custody in southern New Jersey.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A 2-mile section of the Arkansas River near Little Rock remained closed Wednesday following the rupture of a pipeline that released enough natural gas to fuel about 65 homes for a year.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) - There is no cause for alarm in Cherry Hill, despite the heavy military presence.
CARTERET, N.J. (AP) - Officials are testing the waters of operating a ferry between Carteret and New York City.
A Democratic councilman in Paulsboro secured a victory over the borough's current mayor in Tuesday's primary election in the only Gloucester County municipality with contested races.