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
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.
Thomas J. Fagan, 57, a former Bergen County executive was indicted today on charges that he stole more than $230,000 in investor funds that he allegedly diverted from his two biotechnology/medical device companies for his personal use. The executive was previously sued by the Attorney General’s Office for defrauding nearly 800 investors of $9.5 million by selling unregistered stock in one of the companies.
YOU READ IT HERE FIRST A former executive from Emerson was indicted by a state grand jury today on charges that he embezzled more than $230,000 in investor funds from two biotechnology/medical device companies he ran in Allendale. Thomas J. Fagan, 57, of Rye, NY, already has been sued by the state Attorney General’s Office [...]
"In this job market, especially, employers clearly have the upper hand. Demanding this information is akin to coercion when it might mean the difference between landing a job and not being able to put food on the table for your family," said Burzichelli . "This is a huge invasion of privacy that takes 'Big Brother' to a whole new level. It's really no different than asking someone to turn over a key to their house. I think the changes we approved today are sensible while maintaining the original intent of the bill."
"New Jersey has still not come close to returning to fiscally sound footing after more than three years of Christie budget policies that benefited the rich over the middle-class and poor.
The same storm system responsible for producing violent and deadly thunderstorms in Oklahoma recently will reach the heavily populated Atlantic Seaboard Thursday.
Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street as investors bank on continued support from the Federal Reserve.
Gay rights advocates are rallying around an 18-year-old central Florida girl who was expelled from school and charged with having sexual contact with her 14-year-old girlfriend.
Oklahoma City isn't just a place where Thunder star Kevin Durant lives these days. It's home.
Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
Jodi Arias asked jurors Tuesday to give her life in prison, saying she ""lacked perspective"" when she told a local reporter in an interview that she preferred execution to spending the rest of her days in jail.
Bloomfield police blotter items reported through May 21, 2013.
The struggling Atlantic City casino formally emerged from bankruptcy court on Tuesday, just 13 months after it opened with sky-high hopes.
It’s not often that Democrats from urban areas find common ground with representatives of the National Rifle Association on legislation dealing with guns.
Authorities are working to identify human remains that were found this week along the shoreline of the Raritan River at a central New Jersey industrial complex.
Liberty Science Center is endeavoring to build Groovik's Cube – a 1.5-story high Rubik's Cube® that can be controlled via the Web from anywhere in the world. The Center is asking people around the globe to contribute to a $500,000 campaign to make Groovik's Cube a reality via the popular fundraising site Indiegogo (www.lsc.org/grooviks). Donors will receive exciting perks ranging from t-shirts to trips to Budapest as a show of appreciation for their support.