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.
East Rutherford-based Kid Brands, Inc. reported Tuesday that its net loss for the first quarter of 2013 widened slightly to $1 million, from $800,000 in the prior year’s first quarter. Net loss per share was four cents.
The activity fee charged to middle and high school students participating in extracurricular activities in Glen Rock will not change.
JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon Tuesday won shareholder support to remain chairman, surviving a campaign to split the roles after a record trading loss at the biggest US bank.
Rutherford-based diagnostic and testing firm Cancer Genetics, Inc. said Tuesday it has entered into an agreement with healthcare cost management firm MultiPlan, Inc. to make Cancer Genetics a participating provider.
Detroit auto factories are forgoing their traditional two-week summer break and speeding up production to meet buyers’ growing demand for new cars and trucks.
Retail watchers are wondering about the future of Toys “R” Us’ flagship store in Times Square following a report Tuesday that a real estate brokerage firm is prospecting for new tenants at the giant retail real estate convention in Las Vegas this week.
Non-prescription pain relievers can be dangerous when not taken properly.
Due to the controversy after Hurricane Sandy about residential sidewalks and tree maintenance, the Montville Township Committee has amended and clarified a previous ordinance on the responsibility for such care and maintenance.
A compilation of police activity.
Although the Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education has plans to revisit most, if not all, of its professional service contracts before the end of the year, it did renew its program with Pomptonian Food Service for the 2013/2014 school year.
A compilation of police activity for May 15-22.
Denville dedicated a sign for the Veterans of Foreign Wars "(VFW") Post No. 2519 Field at a Town Council workshop meeting on May 14.
The parting words from Sally Alexander to members of the sixth-grade class which she had just talked to about life as a blind woman with hearing loss conveyed hope that when they face a problem in life, not only will they have a good support system, but also find their problems make them “better and stronger human beings.”
In 2009 the Mountain Lakes Borough Council assembled a “Green Team” and tasked it with pursuing certification and grants in Sustainable Jersey, a program open to all communities that wish to go green, save money, and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.
In keeping with its mission of volunteerism and to strengthen the foundations of community, the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA annually recognizes individuals, groups and corporations for their commitment to giving back to others in this geographic service area.