- New Jersey goes to court to seize beach lots for dunes Updated: Oct-08-15 6:24 pm
Making good on a long-delayed threat that was reiterated last week by Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey went to court Thursday to seize 87 publicly owned beach parcels to be used for a protective dune system that a South Jersey shore town and its residents bitterly oppose.
- Super PAC backing Democrats spends $1M in 3 Assembly races Updated: Oct-08-15 2:02 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A super political action committee focused on electing Democratic lawmakers has spent more than $1 million in three contested New Jersey Assembly districts ahead of Election Day.
- Activists: Stop gas terminal off New York, New Jersey coasts Updated: Oct-06-15 7:14 pm
SEA BRIGHT, New Jersey - Environmentalists and some elected officials are calling on the governors of New York and New Jersey to oppose a proposal for a liquefied natural gas import terminal off both states' coasts.
- Fox: Criminal investigation had no effect on resignation Updated: Oct-06-15 12:19 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - New Jersey's outgoing transportation chief said Tuesday that an investigation into whether United Airlines engaged in criminal activities while he lobbied on the company's behalf didn't affect his decision to resign.
- Official: Fox disappointed over transportation funding Updated: Oct-05-15 4:59 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie's transportation chief is resigning because he was disappointed over not reaching a plan to shore up the state's transportation trust fund, a key lawmaker and friend of the commissioner said Monday.
- State police: Social media post spurs suspect to surrender Updated: Oct-05-15 3:48 pm
SUSSEX, New Jersey - New Jersey state police say a theft suspect turned himself in after authorities posted his photo on social media.
- Court: Doctors don't have to disclose they lack insurance Updated: Sep-30-15 4:44 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that doctors don't have to tell patients whether they have malpractice insurance for surgeries they're recommending.
- Attorney general says no quota on excessive force cases Updated: Sep-30-15 3:34 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New state guidelines on investigating excessive force complaints against police officers should improve accountability and transparency but aren't necessarily intended to raise the percentage of cases that result in indictments, New Jersey's attorney general said Tuesday at a conference on improving relations between police and residents.
- Tangled web surrounds United's aborted Atlantic City routes Updated: Sep-28-15 2:44 am
NEW YORK - Desperate to draw visitors to Atlantic City, New Jersey officials gave United Airlines more than $100,000 in incentives to fly to the seaside resort for at least a year. Then, when United abruptly canceled the money-losing routes eight months later, the officials appointed by Gov. Chris Christie decided not to enforce a contract provision that required the airline to repay the money, The Associated Press has learned.
- Tangled web surrounds United's aborted Atlantic City routes Updated: Sep-28-15 2:36 am
NEW YORK - United Airlines was given more than $100,000 in marketing incentives last year as part of a deal to start flights to Atlantic City International Airport. However, The Associated Press has learned that when the airline broke the agreement by abruptly canceling the money-losing routes early, officials appointed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie decided not to enforce a contract provision that required United to repay the money.
- Despite road closures, woman escorted to receive kidney Updated: Sep-26-15 8:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA - While the papal visit closed bridges and roads to vehicles, one carrying a kidney transplant recipient managed to get to a Philadelphia hospital on Saturday - with a little help from state police.
- Christie has good record of surviving veto override attempts Updated: Sep-25-15 4:04 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The Democrat-led Legislature has tried dozens of times to override vetoes by Gov. Chris Christie, but he's survived more attempts than any of his predecessors during the last five decades.
- Senate approves measure backing Hudson rail project Updated: Sep-24-15 4:07 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The state Senate is calling on the federal government to support a recent proposal from Governors Chris Christie of New Jersey and Andrew Cuomo of New York to build a new rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River.
- New Jersey high court will review trooper's racial-bias suit Updated: Sep-24-15 12:42 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The New Jersey Supreme Court will review a state trooper's million-dollar whistleblower and discrimination lawsuit that had been overturned by an appeals court.
- New Jersey State Police warn of deadly heroin batch Updated: Sep-24-15 9:33 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - State police have identified a deadly batch of heroin in New Jersey.
- Christie tells National Guard leader to slim down Updated: Sep-22-15 11:03 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie wants the leader of New Jersey's National Guard to shape up.
- New Jersey lawmakers to look at early childhood education Updated: Sep-21-15 2:18 am
A New Jersey lawmaker is trying to figure out how to pay to expand early childhood learning programs for children from birth through kindergarten.
- Cuomo, Christie ask Obama for 'fair' plan for Hudson tunnel Updated: Sep-15-15 7:29 pm
ALBANY, New York - The governors of New York and New Jersey wrote to President Barack Obama on Tuesday asking the federal government to pay for half the cost of a new rail tunnel below the Hudson River - a sign that the long-delayed project could be moving ahead.
- Betsy's Law seeks to protect pets in New Jersey Updated: Sep-15-15 4:03 pm
TOMS RIVER, New Jersey - Pet owners in New Jersey can now learn if any staff is on hand if their animals are left overnight at a veterinarian's office.
- Christie in context: 4 areas where there's more to the story Updated: Sep-12-15 12:07 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie laid the groundwork for his campaign with detailed policy speeches on foreign policy, the economy and education, among other issues.
- 'Foothold' trap regulation draws fire from advocacy groups Updated: Sep-12-15 11:38 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Environmental groups are challenging a new state regulation that has revived a debate over a 1980s-era law requiring the humane trapping of wildlife such as raccoons.
- Lawmaker: Port Authority reforms would prevent favor trading Updated: Sep-10-15 3:11 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers shined a spotlight Thursday on possible corruption at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that touches a former agency executive who is also an ally of White House contender Gov. Chris Christie.