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.
New Jersey casino regulators are seeking deals with other states to offer multi-state slot machine jackpots.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States and its Arab and European allies will step up their support for Syria's opposition to help them ""fight for the freedom of their country"" if President Bashar Assad's regime doesn't engage in peace talks in good faith.
A Russian drunken driver who sparked a nationwide debate after killing seven, including five orphan children, in a road accident last year has been sentenced to prison.
High-tech businesses from other states and abroad that move to college campuses or nearby in New York would operate completely tax-free for 10 years under a proposal released Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, including no income tax for entrepreneurs and workers.
Rescue crews had not finished searching the Oklahoma wreckage for tornado survivors before members of Congress started to chew over the political implications of another disaster-aid bill.
State Sen. Barbara Buono released her first television ad Wednesday, criticizing Governor Christie for his handling of the New Jersey economy.
After 17 years, the latest generation of cicadas is beginning to emerge from the ground, most recently seen in a park near Packanack Lake in Wayne.
More than 700 people participated in the 2013 Nutley Relay for Life, raising more than $100,000.
Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver said she wants more information on how the Christie administration drew up plans to spend more than $1 billion for higher education projects in New Jersey – and has introduced legislation to block some of that spending if she doesn’t get answers.
An 18th Century Dutch stone house that the borough declined last year to purchase has been named one of the state’s 10 most endangered historic places by Preservation New Jersey.
The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary estimate announced Wednesday by the Oklahoma Insurance Department.
State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Anthony Wieners says the attack on the home and the officer's family is ""unspeakable.""
A judge has ruled that a New Yorker who rented his apartment on a popular traveler site broke the law. East Village condo owner Nigel Warren was ordered to pay a $2,400 penalty for subletting his apartment to a Russian tourist in December on the Airbnb.com website.
Comprehensive and frequently drilled action steps in the event of school safety threats detailed for borough officials.
In a surprise jailhouse interview just hours after a jury began deliberating her fate, Jodi Arias spoke out Tuesday about her murder trial, her many fights with her legal team and her belief that she ""deserves a second chance at freedom someday.""