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As New Jersey's state teacher of the year, Delsea Regional's Kathleen Assini has had experiences she wouldn't trade. Traveling. Shaking hands with President Obama. Spending time with inspiring educators from all over the country.
WILDWOOD - Maybe you've had one of those evenings on the boardwalk when the rides have tired you out so much you just want to lie down right there and have a snooze beneath the glimmering lights and speeding roller coasters.
Kevin Carr, 19, of Shamong Township, was given the order by Superior Court Judge Karen Howze, two days after he tried to enter the White House. The "Stay Away Order" bars Carr from stepping within two blocks in each direction of the building. A map was produced to show the area, according to court records.
Christie's crimes against the poor aren't on the books
ATLANTIC CITY - In retail, it's a numbers game, so whenever Rachel Lewis heard or read that another casino was closing here, she'd get knots in her stomach.
A gunshot went off Monday afternoon inside a West Deptford townhouse where detectives were planning to arrest a man believed to be involved in a recent burglary, authorities said.
Welcome to college, Class of 2018! It's the best four years of your life. Except that most students who start at public universities this fall won't graduate in 2018.
The number of uninsured New Jersey residents has been nearly cut in half, in large part due to the Affordable Care Act, according to a newly released...
Hill International is moving its headquarters from Marlton to Center City Philadelphia, Gov. Corbett announced today. Pennsylvania is offering Hill, a construction management and consulting firm, $1.7 million in incentives through three programs to relocate its headquarters and bring 222 jobs to Center City..
The fiscal future of New Jersey and Gov. Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions hang in the balance as Trenton finally faces the $104 billion...
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) - A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.
The abstract expressionist painter Anthe Zacharias hasn't shown her work in 40 years. But she's never stopped creating it. "I even paint here," she says from her wheelchair outside Riverview Estates, an assisted-living facility in Riverton, Burlington County.
Frank and Megan Trosky had told their 8-year-old twins that they would be back home in Pitman on Tuesday. They didn't say they were spending their 10th wedding anniversary in Mexico - the twin brother and sister loved snorkeling there on previous vacations and would have "thrown a hissy fit," a relative said.
Community health-center officials say their ability to function is threatened by delays in resolving a long-running dispute with the state over how they should be paid.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann made an off-the-cuff joke about the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State during a meeting with staff last fall.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The man accused of killing three people inside a northern New Jersey strip club last Christmas has been indicted on murder charges.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Four men accused in the fatal carjacking of a young lawyer outside an upscale New Jersey mall last year have been indicted on felony murder charges.
MEDFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A school bus driver has been cited for careless driving after she was involved in an accident last weekend that left seven high school students with minor injuries.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's pick to head New Jersey's Transportation Department has been confirmed by the state Senate.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.
ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) - Kidnapping charges have been filed against a central New Jersey man who allegedly took his ex-girlfriend from her home and then repeatedly punched, kicked and choked her.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Essex County prosecutors say the man accused of fatally shooting an off-duty Newark police officer three years ago was trying to shoot a woman who had been involved in a brawl at the suspect's home.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - It's no secret Gov. Chris Christie is a Bruce Springsteen mega-fan, and New Jersey residents don't seem to mind the obsession.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's state Senate has passed a bill designed to improve transparency and accountability at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Deployed military members from New Jersey could soon be able to defer one big expense.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The parent company of Trump Plaza wants permission from a bankruptcy court to sell off its assets, including gambling equipment and furniture.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The owner of an insurance adjusting firm has pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges stemming from a scheme to defraud the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and several insurers.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey woman has admitted her role in defrauding the federal Treasury Department out of more than $900,000 in income tax return checks.
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of the motorcyclist who was killed when his bike crashed into a guardrail on a northern New Jersey roadway last weekend.
A Florida developer who made a $90 million offer for Atlantic City's shuttered Revel Casino wants to use the site to help end world hunger, cancer, and resolve other pressing issues like nuclear waste storage.