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Typically, allergy seasons are distinct and separated. But that may not be the case this year, and allergy sufferers could pay the price.
A South Jersey woman has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to kill her three teenage children Tuesday night by driving into the Delaware River.
The husband-and-wife owners of Ocean City's popular Manco & Manco pizzerias pleaded not guilty in a tax evasion case Monday.
PATCO commuters will get train-information message signs, new safety cameras in stations and parking lots, and full-time repair crews for escalators and elevators, following approval Wednesday by the PATCO board.
Should drivers have the legal ability to flash their headlights as an alert to a police presence on the road? That knotty legal question is gaining momentum...
TRENTON - State Sen. Donald Norcross raised $379,000 in the first quarter of 2014 for his First District congressional bid, which led campaign-finance filings disclosed Tuesday for South Jersey candidates for Congress.
FRANKLIN, N.J. Gov. Christie voiced support Tuesday for an end to campaign-finance limits, which he said have led to a system that has obscured the sources - but not stemmed the rise - of money in politics.
A Woodbury Board of Education member who resigned from the post abruptly this year did so after, according to court records, he was charged with giving two minors unspecified medication.
A Camden man charged earlier this month with raping two women has been accused of at least two additional attacks, police announced Tuesday.
MOUNT LAUREL Rutgers-Camden will bring its undergraduate business administration degree to Burlington County College's Mount Laurel campus this fall, the schools announced Tuesday evening.
State officials say public health in New Jersey -- as well as the state budget -- would benefit from applying the $2.70-per-pack cigarette tax to electronic...
Kevin Riordan: The first time I saw Camden's Harrison Avenue landfill, it had been closed for years. It was also on fire.
MOUNT HOLLY The township council voted, 3-1, Monday to create a redevelopment zone, after listening to concerns expressed by about a dozen residents and shop owners who worry that their properties may be seized through eminent domain.
Let's face it, the past few days have been our ultimate weather fantasy. Temperatures have soared into the 70s and the 80s helping our psyche rebound...
TRENTON - New Jersey is paying five law firms $340 an hour to represent individual state employees in connection with the legislative probe into the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge and, in some cases, inquiries from federal prosecutors, according to documents released Monday.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Frank Esposito Jr. shot a 3-under 69 on Wednesday for a share of the second-round lead with Stan Cooke in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship.
CLEVELAND (AP) - On the final day, the Nets rested.
The Jets signed the former Titans running back Chris Johnson Wednesday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Two former pharmaceutical and medical technology firm executives have been sentenced for their involvement in an insider trading scheme.
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) - A fire has forced the evacuation of a northern New Jersey hotel.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Point guard Tarin Smith of powerhouse St. Anthony High School in Jersey City, N.J., has signed a letter of intent to play at Nebraska.
A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A California-based security firm has been fined for allowing a broker who had been barred in New Jersey to continue working.
NEW YORK (AP) - Image of Anna rallied for a 3½-length victory over Allie Sweet in the $67,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares on Wednesday at Aqueduct.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River.
NEW YORK (AP) - The move by New York City's new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9/11 intelligence-gathering machinery built by his predecessor.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey legislative committee investigating traffic jams orchestrated by Chris Christie's aides plans to start calling people who work for him to testify beginning next month - and it hasn't ruled out asking to hear from the governor himself.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - High school point guard Matt Farrell has signed a letter of intent to play at Notre Dame this fall.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mel Gravely says his construction company might not exist today if he didn't have mentors to guide it.
The lights of restaurants and bars burn long after the sun has gone down, but streets elsewhere in Camden become eerily empty and quiet. Parks close, and neighborhoods stand still.