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.
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.
A North Carolina woman is charged with trying to poison five family members after one of them refused to share some cheese with her.
Sting operations aimed at black market cigarettes in New York had such weak investigative protocols and financial controls that money went missing and prosecutions were dismissed, the state inspector general reported Monday.
A Texas man arrested with 21 guns in his car while passing through New Jersey four years ago will remain in prison after an appeals court on Monday upheld his conviction in a case that could wind up in front of the state Supreme Court.
Mantoloking introduced a budget Monday that calls for a 14.6 percent increase in the municipal tax rate. But because the storm lowered property values in the devastated town — and an influx of storm recovery aid — most tax bills will actually be lower this year.
A bill that would overhaul New Jersey's corporate incentive programs to focus more on job creation and targeting particular industries received Assembly approval Monday.
Last week, Democratic Senate President Stephen Sweeney raised $50,000 for Barbara Buono, the likely Democratic nominee for governor.
But on Monday, Sweeney was raising a public ruckus over Buono’s choice for state Democratic Party chairman, Hudson County Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell.
A MAGICAL WEEKEND Whirlwind isn’t the word for the weekend that police from Bergen County – particularly a Westwood patrolman and county sheriff’s officer — showed Nathan Norman, a 6-year-old cancer survivor from Virginia who won the world’s hearts with a simple Christmas wish. Try hanging at the Yankee Stadium batting cage with Mariano Rivera [...]
Doctors tell people with a heart-zapping device in their chests to give up intense sports like basketball and soccer in favor of golf or bowling. But lots of patients ignore that advice — and now new research is challenging it.
NASA's Curiosity rover drills again. The space agency said Monday that Curiosity has bored a hole in a second rock and will transfer a pinch of powder to its onboard laboratories later this week for analysis.
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior presidential advisers knew in late April that an upcoming report was likely to find that IRS employees had inappropriately targeted conservative political groups.
Gov. Tom Corbett will learn within the next few weeks whether his federal lawsuit against the NCAA over the penalties handed down against Penn State will be allowed to continue, following a nearly two-hour hearing Monday in Harrisburg.
Open government proponents say legislation that passed the Assembly Monday is bad for transparency.
A van carrying church members returning from a California gathering careened off of a southern Illinois freeway and overturned several times Monday, killing five people and sending six others to hospitals, authorities said.
A spate of anti-gay attacks in New York City is prompting police to increase their presence in some gay-friendly neighborhoods heading into what's usually a time for celebration.