- More legal moves ahead in New Jersey's settlement with Exxon Updated: Aug-01-15 12:19 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - For a decade, New Jersey and Exxon Mobil Corp. were adversaries in a lawsuit the state filed seeking to make the oil giant pay for environmental damage it did at two sites where it operated refineries.
- Supreme Court to hear public pension cost-of-living case Updated: Jul-30-15 6:43 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey's Supreme Court has agreed to consider a case that looks at whether retired public workers have a right to cost-of-living increases in their pensions.
- Amtrak repairing tunnel cable, investigating power failures Updated: Jul-30-15 6:23 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Amtrak workers continued repairs Thursday on a 300-foot-long section of electrical cable in the railroad's tunnel under the Hudson River as officials work around them to determine what caused power failures last week that led to a series of delays for train travelers.
- Democrats pick 5th District Assembly candidates Updated: Jul-30-15 11:10 am
BELLMAWR, New Jersey - Democratic leaders have picked two candidates to run for Assembly in southern New Jersey's 5th Legislative District.
- Authorities: Off-duty trooper fired at car with 3 men inside Updated: Jul-29-15 6:45 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - An off-duty state trooper fired shots at a car with three young men inside as they were trying to drive away from his house after knocking on his door by mistake at night while looking for the house of a friend who lives next door, officials said.
- Christie's Exxon proposed deal could be nearing judgment day Updated: Jul-29-15 3:55 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A $225 million settlement between Gov. Chris Christie administration and ExxonMobil will be discussed in front of a state judge Thursday and New Jersey residents could find out soon if it will be approved.
- All New Jersey troopers to get body cameras within a year Updated: Jul-28-15 4:28 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey plans to put body cameras on all state troopers who work in the field and is issuing guidelines on how local police forces statewide should use the devices.
- 2 ex-Transportation Department supervisors get jail Updated: Jul-24-15 12:30 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Two former New Jersey Transportation Department supervisors are going to jail for stealing overtime pay.
- New Jersey lawmakers consider tougher rules for nail salons Updated: Jul-24-15 10:31 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Two New Jersey lawmakers say they're introducing a bill to protect workers in nail salons.
- New Mexico police want 1971 fugitive returned from Cuba Updated: Jul-23-15 9:14 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The New Mexico State Police chief said Thursday he would personally pay for a return ticket for a fugitive living in Cuba who is wanted in the killing of a state police officer and who fled during a plane hijacking.
- Richard Leone, former Port Authority chairman, dies Updated: Jul-23-15 2:55 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Richard Leone, the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey who managed Brendan Byrne's two successful campaigns for governor, died last week. He was 75.
- Democratic bills target Gov. Christie's presidential run Updated: Jul-23-15 1:42 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Democrats are taking aim at Gov. Chris Christie with a pair of bills stemming from his presidential run, but their efforts look likely to fail.
- Judge clears trooper of charges that he kicked suspect Updated: Jul-23-15 4:41 am
FAIRVIEW, New Jersey - A New Jersey state trooper has been found not guilty of assaulting a suspect after a high-speed chase last summer.
- Christie would have to resign under Democratic proposal Updated: Jul-22-15 6:08 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Democratic lawmakers say they will introduce a bill this week requiring Gov. Chris Christie and future governors to resign from office if they seek the presidency.
- Change election laws? That's the question before Christie Updated: Jul-18-15 11:58 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey voters might have to wait a little longer for updated election laws if Gov. Chris Christie's statements on a reform bill translate into a veto.
- Watchdog employees in New Jersey whistleblower-protected Updated: Jul-15-15 5:17 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey's Supreme Court has ruled that workers who monitor whether their employer complies with regulations are not barred from seeking whistleblower protections under state law.
- State trooper kills aggressive pig in south Jersey Updated: Jul-15-15 10:41 am
WOODBINE, New Jersey - State Police say a New Jersey state trooper shot and killed an aggressive pig after it threatened people, a dog and other animals.
- Sweeney: Time running out for November casino referendum Updated: Jul-14-15 1:19 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey voters will not be asked this November to decide whether to expand casino gambling beyond Atlantic City.
- New Jersey Common Core changes might not go far Updated: Jul-12-15 10:24 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Just five years after signing on to adopt the Common Core State Standards, New Jersey officials are unceremoniously signing out.
- Debate continues over the future of Liberty State Park Updated: Jul-08-15 6:40 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie and the Democratic-led Legislature made good on a promise this week to change a new law that some worried might pave the way for commercial development in the shadow of Lady Liberty.
- The battle for control of the growing breast milk industry Updated: Jul-07-15 4:03 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow's milk and 15 times more than coffee.
- Some say Christie's gone too much to govern New Jersey Updated: Jul-05-15 2:00 pm
MAPLE SHADE, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential run is adding a new dimension to his already complicated relationship with Democrats in his home state.
- Legislature gears up for summer with quiet and busy spells Updated: Jul-03-15 10:38 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - This summer will be both a sleepy season and a busy time for the New Jersey Legislature.