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Gov. Chris Christie's administration warned the state Supreme Court on Friday that if it mandates certain pension contributions, judges could get dragged into future budget disputes.
They had just come home from shopping that Friday evening when they heard the bell ring. Ken Gurbisz opened the front door, saw three solemn-looking Army officers, and immediately "knew what was going on. My heart sunk."
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's three largest cities are moving ahead with plans to outfit their police officers with body cameras, possibly as early as this fall.
GALLOWAY, N.J. The day after Stockton University's president announced he would resign this year, the head of the state Senate's budget committee asked him to appear before the panel to discuss the school's plans for an Atlantic City campus.
CEDAR GROVE, N.J. - Gov. Christie promoted his willingness to cross partisan divides at a town-hall meeting Thursday, two days after the state's largest teachers' union announced that it no longer would negotiate with a commission he formed to overhaul New Jersey's pension system.
John Zacherle was born and raised in Germantown and found fame hosting late-night horror movies on TV in Philly and New York.
A judge in Gloucester County on Thursday upheld the suspension without pay of a Washington Township police officer who made a controversial traffic stop and arrest of an assemblyman in 2012.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to 45 years in state prison after he was convicted of robbing and killing a taxi driver in northern New Jersey.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A judge on Friday sentenced a Newark man to 60 years in prison for a drive-by shooting that killed an off-duty police officer at a restaurant four years ago.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Transit is considering taking out a $300 million line of credit with a Canadian bank to cover expenses as the state awaits federal funds.
Two Medford Lakes firefighters were injured Friday afternoon battling a two-alarm house fire, according to the Burlington County dispatcher. Information about the nature of the injuries was not immediately available.
A fetus found Thursday afternoon at a Camden trash recycling facility has been determined to be female and died in the 19th week of pregnancy, authorities...
NEW YORK (AP) - A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorough sweep of the landmark by investigators turned up no explosives.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's wife has left her lucrative job at a Wall Street firm as her husband prepares for a potential run for the White House.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Former Baltimore Ravens and Rutgers running back Ray Rice attended the Scarlett Knights' spring game Friday night and spoke to the team at the request of coach Kyle Flood.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's three largest cities are moving ahead with plans to outfit their police officers with body cameras, possibly as early as this fall.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The repowering of Atlantic City's former Revel casino won't take place until next week.
NEW YORK (AP) - In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to 45 years in state prison after he was convicted of robbing and killing a taxi driver in northern New Jersey.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A judge on Friday sentenced a Newark man to 60 years in prison for a drive-by shooting that killed an off-duty police officer at a restaurant four years ago.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Transit is considering taking out a $300 million line of credit with a Canadian bank to cover expenses as the state awaits federal funds.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Trade up, or trade down? Well, they're both possibilities for the New York Jets next week in the NFL draft.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - NJ Transit light rail trains are adding additional security measures after security concerns and recent cellphone robberies.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says the league will keep on pursuing the top American players, even if U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann thinks they will improve more with European clubs.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's wife has left her lucrative job at a Wall Street firm as her husband prepares for a potential run for the White House.
NEW YORK (AP) - A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorough sweep of the landmark by investigators turned up no explosives.
Motocross' television coverage roughly 20 years ago typically came a week after the race, unless a local station came out to the track to do a story.
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) - The Bayonne Bridge is closing as work continues to raise the span that links Bayonne with Staten Island, New York.
EDISON The discovery of a 500-pound bomb on the campus of Middlesex College in Edison was unusual but not completely unexpected, given the history of the place.