A monster tornado ripped through southern Oklahoma City and the suburb of Moore on Monday afternoon, leaving homes and schools in ruins and fires burning out of control.
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
Internet celebrity "Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker" has been arrested in the murder of a Clark, New Jersey man.
Investigators said Kai met Joseph Galfy, Jr., an attorney near Times Square, where a surveillance camera captured images of them. The men later went back to the victim's house, officials said.
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.
“The governor’s rejection of this legislation is out of step with the majority of states in the nation and out of touch with New Jersey’s hardworking families. Thirty-two states and the District of Columbia provide for early in-person voting, and as a result of the veto our residents’ access to the polls will be restricted to only one day.
Crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday.
Despite income tax surge and unemployment drop, Christie's revenue projections again come up short.
Among issues addressed, hospitals not signing up as in-network providers, so they can charge insurers higher fees.
State issues guidelines that are far less stringent than new rules for evaluation of district school educators.
Single GOP lawmaker backs proposal, which could be DOA in the Legislature.
Assembly, Senate approve plan to monitor new insurance exchanges in NJ.
New Jersey hospitals number 73, as of 2010, with 62 of them nonprofits, three owned by the state, and eight for-profit facilities, according to statehealthfacts.org, a nonprofit website run by the Henry J. Kaiser foundation that tracks healthcare nationwide. The 73 hospitals amount to 2.4 beds per 1,000 population,
Scarinci Hollenbeck brings on Vela to head new D.C. office
Teaneck woman reappointed to breast cancer advisory committee to CDC
Worst allergy season ever? That depends.
Anyone with multiple seasonal allergies is definitely feeling it worse this year. A colder spring delayed the burst of tree pollen and now tree and grass pollen have arrived at the same time.
A high-profile Arab-American leader praised the event, and Paterson's mayor said it is critical to recognize the city's growing ethnic communities.
Republicans seize on two controversies to block the means to help the uninsured.
Proposed cuts to food stamps are a sad retreat from American values.
Doubts are growing about whether a promised peace conference will even come off.
Now that he has resigned from the Assembly after accusations that he sexually harassed young women on his staff, Mr. Lopez is threatening to run for City Council. New Yorkers deserve better.