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.
Early-stage ventures seeking capital gathered at the Venture Association of New Jersey entrepreneurship expo today in Hanover amid a climate for raising money that is flush with both competition and opportunity.
When Lindsay Carter heard on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, she gathered her belongings and fled. When she returned, there was little left.
Legislation that could help towns that lose major employers -- including Park Ridge, which will soon lose the corporate headquarters of Hertz -- passed a Senate committee this morning. The bill would give municipalities special, temporary state aid to make up for tax revenues lost after a major employer moves out.
An 87-year-old woman who alleges Donald Trump cheated her in a bait-and-switch scheme has told jurors she had qualms about suing the developer-turned-TV star given his power and influence.
In a bitter fight, Colorado Democrats recently muscled through the Statehouse a massive elections reform bill that allows voters to register up until Election Day and still cast their ballots.
Connecticut commuters endured slow trips to work Monday following last week's train collision that that injured 72 people and disrupted rail service into New York City.
It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history an estimated $590.5 million.
Lisanne Renner, the historian for the Friends of Anderson Park, will present ""Olmsted's Anderson Park and How it Helped Shape Montclair"" at the Wednesday, May 22 meeting of the Cedar Grove Historical Society.
Governor Christie celebrated the completion of the Lavallette boardwalk Monday morning calling it a symbol of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.
A township police sergeant was hospitalized Friday night after he was struck in the knee by a drunken man he and other officers were trying to subdue.
A Senate panel Monday cleared two bipartisan pieces of legislation that would set aside a portion of the state sales tax to fund programs to buy up flood-prone land, preserve historic sites and conserve open space.
Gywan Levine Jr. was fatally shot and his father was injured as they played basketball outside of the family home.
Belleville police blotter items reported as of May 20, 2013.
A New Jersey state senator is suggesting dropping the gas tax for drivers of passenger cars and replacing it with a per-mile charge. Sen. Jim Whalen's proposal would charge a little under 1 cent per mile. The current gas tax is 10½ cents per gallon.