More than 100 investigators from the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control simultaneously entered the establishments around the state at 11 a.m., among them TGI Fridays in Clifton, The Brick House in Wyckoff and The Railroad Café in Rutherford, the state Attorney General’s Office said of the year-long probe it has dubbed “Operation Swill.”
Calling it a celebration of everyone working together to restore the community, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Mayor Matt Doherty for the ribbon cutting of the new boardwalk just days before Memorial Day weekend.
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
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.
Science Applications International Corp. announced Wednesday it was awarded a prime contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to provide engineering services in support of the adaptive radar countermeasures program.
Provident Bank, in Jersey City, announced Monday the expansion of its commercial lending team in Bergen County through a team headed by seven lenders specializing in commercial, health care and real estate lending.
Parsippany-based Wyndham Worldwide Corp. announced Wednesday the closing of a new 1. 5 billion revolving credit facility to replace its existing 1 billion facility, which had been scheduled to mature in July 2016. The maturity date of the new facility is July 2018.
ONLY ON THE PILOT A judge in Hackensack this week denied a defense attorney’s bid to have witnesses testify from Tel Aviv via Skype in the trial of Teaneck rabbi Uzi Rivlin, who is accused of molesting two 13-year-old Israeli boysstaying with him as part of a scholarship program. “I realize we live in a [...]
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest — although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.
One mistake by a clumsy crane operator caused a 10-hour blackout over about a third of Vietnam, exposing the fragility of the nation's power grid.
A blistering heat wave has swept across most parts of north and western India, causing massive electricity cuts and leading angry residents to protest and even attack power company officials and property.
The Rev. Franck Aguilh, former pastor of Montclair's First United Methodist Church, reads from his book, ""Haiti Cries from the Heart, Lamentations of a Son."" Proceeds from the book will go to the nonprofit organization, Haiti Hope House, which helps young people in Haiti to gain an education.
Jurors in Jodi Arias' murder trial resume deliberations Thursday after they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death for killing her one-time boyfriend, prompting the judge to instruct them to keep trying.
The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.
A company that promised sightseer tours to the Bronx that included a New York City ""ghetto"" has stopped the bus rides under fire from an outraged neighborhood.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia "(AP") — Malaysian authorities detained three anti-government figures, charged a student activist with sedition and seized hundreds of opposition newspapers Thursday, raising political tensions after recent national elections triggered claims of fraud.
Harold Liberatore had a heart attack but was revived by Lincoln Park police with AEDs that he had donated.
A police officer says a car bomb in southwest Pakistan has killed 11 policemen and a civilian.
A government investigation found that ""extremely"" poor quality construction materials and a series of violations caused the collapse of a garment factory building in Bangladesh that has been called the worst garment-industry disaster in history, the committee head said Thursday.