EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Heading into his second season as coach of the New York Giants, Joe judge went out of his way to point out that this is a new season and a new team after players arrived for training camp.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Some of New Jersey’s most iconic figures are getting their names on something other than awards or gold records: Garden State Parkway rest stops.
On Tuesday, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority approved naming nine Parkway service areas after luminaries from groundbreaking baseball player Larry Doby to rocker Jon Bon Jovi and late actor James Gandolfini.
ROSELLE PARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town on Tuesday dropped sanctions against a woman who got into hot water for displaying profane signs attacking President Joe Biden.
A municipal court judge in Roselle Park had ordered Patricia Dilascio to remove the signs or face a $250-a-day fine, citing an ordinance banning the display of obscene material.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Some of the most congested roads in New Jersey are at the port complex in Newark and Elizabeth, where trucks roll through nonstop to pick up and drop off shipping containers at the nation's second-busiest port.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A funeral service is scheduled Thursday for a New Jersey man shot outside a well-known Philadelphia cheesesteak shop last week over what witnesses said was a dispute over a parking space.
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has been charged with vehicular homicide in the death of a firefighter struck along with two other firefighters and a state trooper as they were responding to a crash on Interstate 76 in suburban Philadelphia, police said.
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Commissioner Gary Bettman said Friday night the plan is to hold the 2022 NHL draft at Bell Centre in Montreal, which is where the 2020 event was scheduled to take place before the pandemic forced the festivities online.
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey on Friday took the first step to rid the lower Hackensack River of heavily contaminated sediment dating from the state's industrial past.
State Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced the commitment of Gov.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Justice Department told Gov. Tom Wolf's office on Thursday that it has decided not to open an investigation into whether Pennsylvania violated federal law by ordering nursing homes to accept residents who had been treated for COVID-19 in a hospital.
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl was hit in the face by a seagull while riding an amusement park ride in New Jersey.
Kiley Holman was celebrating her friend’s birthday at Morey’s Piers in Wildwood when she was struck, NJ Advance Media reported.
RAMSEY, N.J. (AP) — Bridget Kelly wants to talk about “Bridgegate.”
Not by choice, but because she understands that the traffic scandal that roiled New Jersey politics is something she carries like a bad tattoo.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — The 18-year old pilot of a banner plane made an emergency landing Monday on a bridge in southern New Jersey, snarling traffic but causing no injuries, authorities said.
Landon Lucas reported that his plane started having engine trouble around 12:30 p.m.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday he’s not ready to reinstitute mask requirements, now or when schools are back in session in September.
The Democrat made his comments on the same day the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended a “layered approach” that includes masks for children over age 2, regardless of vaccination status, when they return to school.
NORTH CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Coming off an ACL injury that cost him most of last season, Saquon Barkley either doesn’t know or isn’t saying how much he will be able to do when the New York Giants report to training camp next week.
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — A shooting in a central New Jersey community early Monday left six people wounded, authorities said.
Police responding to reports of shots fired at a bar in Perth Amboy found the victims around 12:40 a.m., according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's office.
SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A small tornado touched down in New Jersey over the weekend leaving behind a trail of damaged trees, the National Weather Service said.
According to forecasters, a line of thunderstorms produced the EF-1 twister about a mile from the Burlington County Fairgrounds on Saturday night.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is moving aggressively to become the leader in the fast-growing offshore wind energy industry on the East Coast, but not everyone is blown away by those ambitious plans.
FAIR LAWN, N.J. (AP) — Friday was the last day for residents of a New Jersey town to smell the sweet aroma of freshly baked Oreo cookies as the community's Nabisco plant shut down after 63 years in operation.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A crash involving an SUV and a motorcycle in northern New Jersey left an off-duty police officer dead, authorities said.
The accident occurred shortly before 2 a.m. Friday in Jersey City, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have re-signed restricted free-agent defenseman Colton White to a one-year, two-way contract.
New Jersey Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald said Wednesday that White will earn $750,000 at the NHL level and $130,000 at the AHL level.
TENAFLY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey elementary school teacher will resign and a principal will be reinstated following a school board investigation into an incident involving a student who wrote an essay in Adolf Hitler's point of view and later dressed as Hitler for an assignment.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey on Tuesday were facing another round of rain one day after they were swamped by a series of storms that the National Weather Service said caused a rare flash flood emergency.
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A shooting early Monday at a central New Jersey hotel left four people wounded, authorities said.
Woodbridge police responded to the Delta Hotels around 2:45 a.m., according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) — A man will be extradited to New Jersey to face charges in connection with the alleged abduction of a 2-year-old boy whose mother was found dead in Tennessee, authorities said Sunday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices have continued to increase in New Jersey and around the nation following the holiday weekend — and analysts say more increases may be on the way.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.16, up two cents from a week ago.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man serving a 60-year-sentence for a 2004 double homicide had his conviction overturned by a state judge Friday after the attorney general's office uncovered evidence exonerating him, officials said Friday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former U.N. ambassador and South Carolina governor Nikki Haley endorsed New Jersey GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli on Friday.
Haley will attend a fundraiser for Ciattarelli on Sunday, according to the candidate's campaign.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to a two-year contract worth $2,250,000 on Friday.
The contract has an average annual value of $1,125,000.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A woman and a 9-month-old baby died Friday in an early morning fire in New Jersey that also injured three others.
The fire started just after 3:30 a.m. in the two-and-a-half-story, woodframe duplex on Woodlawn Avenue, causing a partial roof collapse, the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office said.
Some won’t ever remember the parents they lost because they were too young when COVID-19 struck. Others are trying to keep the memory alive by doing the things they used to do together: making pancakes or playing guitar.
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — The death of a longtime employee at a Port Authority Transit Corporation Speedline rail yard in southern New Jersey last year was probably caused by the man walking in an area not designated for foot traffic between two railcars, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report.
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A fast-moving fire roared through a northern New Jersey home early Thursday, killing two people and leaving three firefighters injured.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Tropical Storm Elsa carved a destructive and soaking path up the East Coast after killing at least one person in Florida and spinning up a tornado at a Georgia Navy base that flipped recreational vehicles upside-down and blew one of them into a lake.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gambling technology company and a virtual mental health clinic are joining with New Jersey's Rutgers University to study the effectiveness of treatment for compulsive gambling and video game playing delivered in a virtual setting.
VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — A 10-year-old girl was shot and killed on the Fourth of July in New Jersey, authorities said.
Cumberland County prosecutors said Vineland police were called shortly before 11:30 p.m.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a New Jersey bank robbery suspect seen on surveillance video as a red dye pack exploded during his escape.
Newark public safety officials said a police detective spotted the 27-year-old man Monday on the street and arrested him.
NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — State officials are investigating a police shooting of a man outside a New Jersey home over the holiday weekend.
Three uniformed officers in Newton arrived at the residence at about 9:30 p.m.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Five prison guards wearing helmets, chest, back and shoulder armor file into the cell of woman at New Jersey's only women's prison and begin striking and punching the inmate in the head.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's urban search and rescue team deployed to Florida on Thursday to help with rescue and recovery efforts one week after a 12-story beachfront condominium building came crashing down.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's yearlong coronavirus-inspired ban on smoking in Atlantic City casinos will end Sunday, just in time for the Fourth of July holiday.
Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday that an order he signed ending a public health emergency contained a “sunset” provision winding down the smoking ban within 30 days, which is Sunday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) —
New Jersey utility regulators approved the state's second and third offshore wind projects Wednesday, advancing the state's quest to become a national leader in the wind power industry.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who traveled to the Philippines to have sex with a minor was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in prison, federal prosecutors said.
James Diggs, 45, of Somerville, will also have to serve five years of supervised release following his release from prison and must register as a sex offender.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott O’Neil, the CEO of the parent company that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, has resigned after an eight-year run in which he shepherded The Process and the Prudential Center.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, the nation's first Sikh state attorney general, is resigning to join the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency and Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court dealt a blow to New Jersey and other states seeking a way to oppose pipelines running through their land, siding with a pipeline company Tuesday in a dispute over New Jersey land needed for a natural gas pipeline.
New Jersey’s prison system is about to begin housing inmates based on gender identity, the result of a lawsuit filed in 2019 by a transgender woman who said she was forced to live in men’s prisons for a year and a half.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Calling New Jersey's history of of suspending or revoking liquor licenses at bars that served LGBTQ patrons an “ugly moment" in the state's past, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal formally apologized on Tuesday.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A woman accused of setting a fire that damaged three buildings and displaced a dozen New Jersey families earlier this month has been arrested, prosecutors said.
The Hudson County prosecutor's office announced the arrest of the 62-year-old suspect in a brief statement on social media Friday without providing details.
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Through the flag twirlers and the gospel choir and the seemingly endless proclamations from local officials, Ernie Isley was able to reduce to one word the honor of having streets named after him and his famous family in the suburban towns where they once lived: “Wow.”
ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, N.J. (AP) — As New Jersey residents prepare to head outdoors for the Fourth of July, the state's parks are already seeing an explosion in popularity, with more than 100,000 people signing up for annual park passes as part of New Jersey's COVID-19 vaccine incentive.