More than 100 investigators from the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control simultaneously entered the establishments around the state at 11 a.m., among them TGI Fridays in Clifton, The Brick House in Wyckoff and The Railroad Café in Rutherford, the state Attorney General’s Office said of the year-long probe it has dubbed “Operation Swill.”
Calling it a celebration of everyone working together to restore the community, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Mayor Matt Doherty for the ribbon cutting of the new boardwalk just days before Memorial Day weekend.
A monstrous tornado killed at least 24 people Monday as it roared through Moore and south Oklahoma City — leaving rescue workers frantically searching into the night for missing children at the devastated Plaza Towers Elementary School in the Moore School District.
Beginning on May 20, law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted.
“Officers throughout New Jersey are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt.”
The most expensive hospital in America is not in Beverly Hills or New York's Upper East Side. Based on its bills to Medicare, the Bayonne Medical Center charged the highest amounts in the country for nearly one-quarter of the most common hospital treatments, according to a New York Times analysis of 2011 data
New Jersey added only 3,300 jobs in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 8.7 percent.
Compared to April of last year, the unadjusted workweek decreased by 1.0 hour, average hourly earnings decreased by $0.42, and weekly earnings were lower by $36.43.
SHOUT OUT Members of the Lodi Police Department shaved their heads to raise breast cancer awareness and show support for Alicia Veri-Rodriguez, who is battling the disease. As soon as Veri-Rodriguez’s cousin, Lodi Police Officer Dominic Miller, offered to shave his head, brother officers took up the cause, as well. Handling the clippers was Alicia’s [...]
The Senate on Monday approved a number of bills that are part of a comprehensive package on gun safety. Approved today were 10 bills that will help keep weapons out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, crack down on gun trafficking, improve reporting and tracing of illegal firearms by law enforcement and find ways to reduce violence and improve school safety, among other actions.
One World Trade Center now stands a symbolic 1,776 feet high, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and third tallest in the world
With the final section of spire now in place, One World Trade Center stands as the Western Hemisphere’s tallest icon of freedom, resilience and the indomitable American spirit,” said Port Authority Vice Chairman Scott Rechler.
YOU SAW IT HERE FIRST Several vehicles stored in a towing company’s impound lot in Ridgewood were damaged earlier tonight when one of them caught fire. Responding firefighters and police found a car with an engine compartment fully ablaze in the South Broad Street lot, operated by City Wide Towing of Hawthorne.. At least three [...]
PCCC President Steven M. Rose proudly pointed to the flags of 42 nations that served as a backdrop — among them Haiti, Colombia, Poland, India and Ukraine — and said the blend of nationalities is one of the great assets of the institution.
The Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday that it would provide $3.7 billion for Sandy relief, including $217 million for NJ Transit and $871 million for the Port Authority.
The occupants of two cars stuck in deepening water on Route 208 in Wyckoff early this evening escaped unharmed after flashflood waters eventually receded, Police Chief Benjamin C. Fox said. A stretch of highway remained closed for the time being, after the water crested at more than two feet before receding. PHOTO COURTESY Box Alarm [...]
A Tinton Falls man won half of a $198 million Mega Millions jackpot, the New Jersey Lottery announced today.
An Edison police officer was arrested and charged for allegedly setting fire to the home of the Edison police captain.
Contract with councilman scrutinized by Ridgewood council.
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
Jurors have deadlocked on a verdict of life or death for Jodi Arias in the 2008 killing of her one-time boyfriend.
Two sons of the Sugar Hill Records co-founders Sylvia and Joe Robinson were sentenced today to 400 hours of community service and three months house arrest for failing to file federal tax returns for several years, which prosecutors said cost the government nearly $1.3 million they should have paid on royalties from recordings by the [...]
Hearings continue in proposed Valley Hospital expansion.
At the Paterson Board of Education meeting on May 1, city school commissioners approved a resolution allowing eight high-ranking administrators to attend a conference in Dallas at a cost of $126 apiece to cover their parking and meals.
A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner was replaced Thursday as director of the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.
A legal opinion from the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services says a key component of Governor Christie's tax-credit proposal ""would be found unconstitutional"" if challenged in court.
In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation's leading youth organization. Gay adults will remain barred from serving as Scout leaders.