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A police involved shooting Friday morning proved fatal, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office has confirmed. The shooting happened in the area around the Golden Nugget tavern on Berlin-New Freedom Road in Berlin. Initial reports indicated that a male was shot in the head and the torso by Winslow police.
As Camden looks ahead to a pivotal year that will be marked by a major influx of new charter schools, the district’s state-appointed superintendent has...
DEPEW, N.Y. (AP) - Trainloads of New Jersey garbage are raising a stink in western New York.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - Three suspects are in custody after a shooting on the New Jersey Transit train platform in Elizabeth.
A Burlington County mother of five was imprisoned this week on child-abandonment charges after her 4-year-old daughter was spotted for the fourth time in about two months walking alone on a sidewalk, police said.
TRENTON - In a surprise move, the New Jersey Assembly on Monday will vote on a long-term funding proposal for the state's depleted open-space program.
Borgata's online gambling operations recorded an operating loss of $1.8 million in the quarter ended June 30, but reached a "key milestone" by breaking even in July, said Keith Smith, chief executive of Borgata's managing owner, Boyd Gaming Inc.
Five people have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino last week, state police announced Wednesday.
WASHINGTON -- For Jon Runyan, days like Thursday are exactly why he's leaving Congress after just two terms. Once again, the South Jersey Republican...
BELMAR, N.J. - Gov. Christie was greeted by a smattering of protesters Wednesday during his latest summertime talk with residents in New Jersey's beach communities.
VILLAS, N.J. - A python - or boa constrictor - is on the loose in this Cape May County community, but animal control says it's probably not looking for a meal any time soon.
ATLANTIC CITY - Vera Coking finally cashed in. And like the rest of Atlantic City these days, the price came at a steep discount.
TRENTON - The New Jersey Senate passed two proposals Thursday that would upend the state's bail system, hours after Gov. Christie delivered a special address imploring lawmakers to act.
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an exotic snake in southern New Jersey after it was photographed in a tree eating a seagull.
ATLANTIC CITY - The white boardinghouse in the shadow of the Trump Plaza belonging to Vera Coking, who famously refused to sell to Donald Trump, will finally be sold Thursday - at auction.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - An attorney for a New Jersey couple says he'll appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit that challenged the state's ban on gay conversion therapy.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie has been slapped with an ethics complaint after he endorsed a local beach pavilion-building project.
BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Brick Township police have found a man who abandoned his car in a stranger's driveway and walked into the woods.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey returned a record $125.1 million in unclaimed property and funds to residents during the last fiscal year.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - A late actor best known for portraying a New Jersey mobster and a former governor remembered for raising taxes are among the newest members of New Jersey's Hall of Fame.
DEPEW, N.Y. (AP) - Trainloads of New Jersey garbage are raising a stink in western New York.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - Three suspects are in custody after a shooting on the New Jersey Transit train platform in Elizabeth.
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) - Police are trying to determine if a bloody scene at a New Jersey cemetery is tied to a religious or gang-related ceremony.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A man wanted in a 2012 killing in Camden is due in court.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - More citizen soldiers will be leaving New Jersey for the Middle East.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Police are trying to determine what led a woman to fall to her death from a 10th floor window at a Newark housing project.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - Claudio Pizarro scored off a corner kick in the 10th minute in Bayern Munich's 1-0 exhibition victory over Chivas Guadalajara on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL players will wear transmitters inside their shoulder pads this season to help measure stats such as how far they ran during a game.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Yankees have acquired veteran infielder Martin Prado from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league catcher Peter O'Brien.
A bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved a bonus plan that could pay a total of $1.75 million to executives of the Revel casino and hotel, which is scheduled for auction next week.