- Ex-law enforcement union official jailed for stealing funds Updated: Oct-03-15 3:29 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A former law enforcement union official who stole nearly $75,000 from the organization has been sentenced to a 364-day county jail term.
- More rain, flooding forecast along soggy East Coast Updated: Oct-03-15 1:57 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Rain pummeling parts of the East Coast showed little sign of slackening Saturday, with record-setting precipitation prolonging the soppy misery that has been eased only by news that powerful Hurricane Joaquin will not hit the U.S.
- Storm continues to soak New Jersey, sends house into water Updated: Oct-03-15 1:54 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A drenching rain continued to soak most of New Jersey on Saturday, spurring minor flooding in some areas and washing a Jersey shore home into the water.
- The Latest: New Jersey storms leave hundreds without power Updated: Oct-03-15 1:41 pm
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - The latest on severe weather in New Jersey. All times local:
- Prosecutors: Couple shot to death in apparent murder-suicide Updated: Oct-03-15 12:42 pm
DEPTFORD, New Jersey - Authorities say the shooting deaths of a couple found in their home at a southern New Jersey retirement community appear to be a murder-suicide.
- Like residents, Coast Guard battens down hatches for winter Updated: Oct-03-15 11:23 am
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - As soon as Labor Day comes and goes, a lot changes at the shore. The temperature drops. Beachgoers retreat inland. Boats come out of the bay. All in all, there is less and less activity in the area than just weeks earlier.
- Bookkeeper gets prison term for stealing more than $500,000 Updated: Oct-03-15 11:11 am
HACKENSACK, New Jersey - A former bookkeeper who stole more than $500,000 from her employer and lost most of it gambling at casinos is now headed to state prison.
- Debate swirls as proposed gas pipeline inches forward Updated: Oct-03-15 11:02 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - It could be a year before federal regulators decide whether to greenlight a proposed 100-mile natural gas pipeline from northeast Pennsylvania to central New Jersey but already the company pushing the project and opponents are geared up for a fight.
- Princeton hands Columbia 24th straight loss, 10-5 Updated: Oct-02-15 10:48 pm
PRINCETON, New Jersey - John Lovett threw a first-quarter touchdown pass to Trevor Osborne, the Princeton defense intercepted three passes and recovered a fumble, and the Tigers beat Columbia 10-5 on a rainy Friday night for the Lions' 24th straight loss.
- Official: Christie transportation commissioner to step down Updated: Oct-02-15 10:20 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie's transportation commissioner will resign this month as federal investigators continue a wide-ranging probe into the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which he previously lobbied on behalf of United Airlines.
- The Latest: Rains close highway in North Carolina Updated: Oct-02-15 9:12 pm
MIAMI - The latest on drenching storms threatening the East Coast as Hurricane Joaquin swirls in the Atlantic. All times local:
- Professor convicted of sexually assaulting disabled man Updated: Oct-02-15 5:23 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A Rutgers University professor accused of sexually assaulting a disabled man she said had consented to the relationship by communicating on a keyboard was convicted on Friday.
- Ex-football star Irving Fryar sentenced to 5 years in prison Updated: Oct-02-15 4:49 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, New Jersey - Former NFL star Irving Fryar was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his role in a mortgage scam.
- Workers prepare for opening of medical marijuana dispensary Updated: Oct-02-15 3:57 pm
BELLMAWR, New Jersey - Workers are weighing and stuffing cannabis in bags as part of the final preparations before southern New Jersey's newest medical marijuana dispensary opens its doors Monday.
- Christie wears fleece for storm briefing but not THAT fleece Updated: Oct-02-15 3:55 pm
SEA ISLE CITY, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wore a fleece jacket for a media briefing on this weekend's storms, but it wasn't THAT fleece.
- Despite setback, Cruz says he'll play for Giants this season Updated: Oct-02-15 3:50 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - Despite another setback with his injury calf, wide receiver Victor Cruz believes he will play for the New York Giants this season.
- Correction: Woman Killed-Man Charged story Updated: Oct-02-15 3:09 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - In a story Oct. 1 about a man charged with killing a woman he lived with, The Associated Press misidentified the defendant in one sentence. He is Andre Griffith, not Andrew Carey. Carey is the Middlesex County prosecutor.
- Sharon Pfluger of The College of New Jersey wins No. 1,000 Updated: Oct-02-15 2:56 pm
EWING TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - Sharon Pfluger of The College of New Jersey has joined the rare 1,000-win club in coaching, achieving the total combined wins in two sports.
- Lawsuit: Pork roll company fired employee for passing gas Updated: Oct-02-15 2:36 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - One of New Jersey's top pork roll makers is being sued by the wife of an employee who she says was fired for passing too much gas in the office.
- Christie urges people to confront dune holdouts at shore Updated: Oct-02-15 2:07 pm
SEA ISLE CITY, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie is urging residents of the Jersey shore to confront property owners who have helped block a plan to erect protective sand dunes in areas that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy three years ago.
- Newark police lieutenant fired over 'gorilla' Facebook post Updated: Oct-02-15 12:26 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A veteran Newark police lieutenant was fired Wednesday over a Facebook exchange referring to the city's black mayor as a gorilla, a department spokesman said Thursday.
- GOP candidate quits race after rant-filled book surfaces Updated: Oct-02-15 12:07 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A New Jersey Republican candidate for Assembly dropped out of the race after a book he wrote surfaced that includes rants against Asians, gay men and women, immigrants, breast-feeding moms and others.
- Charity bike ride that draws 7,000 canceled because of storm Updated: Oct-02-15 11:12 am
OCEAN CITY, New Jersey - A big charity bike ride across New Jersey has been canceled because of the rainstorm pounding the state.
- Rain forces Meadowlands to cancel 2 thoroughbred cards Updated: Oct-02-15 11:03 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - The Meadowlands Racetrack has canceled its thoroughbred racing cards for Friday and Saturday because of rain.
- Records offer peek into Port Authority probe Updated: Oct-02-15 10:49 am
NEW YORK - Documents obtained by The Associated Press offer a peek into the legal strategies being explored by officials for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey who are under investigation for a controversial decision to divert $1.8 billion from an agency rail project to state highway repairs.