EWING, N.J. (AP) — A woman in her 30's tested positive for the new coronavirus, becoming New Jersey's second such case, Acting Gov. Sheila Oliver said Thursday, as officials disclosed that the...
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey politics needs, among other things, better sexual misconduct prevention training to stop widespread misogyny, according to nearly a dozen witnesses, speaking...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Allegations of widespread misogyny in New Jersey politics will be front and center when a roving legislative panel holds its first meeting next week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed broadly skeptical Tuesday of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey's “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam ...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut environmental officials have identified the man killed when a boat capsized in the Long Island Sound.
PALISADES PARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer who has been arrested twice on drug charges has been fired for refusing to take a drug test.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A kitten rescued on the George Washington Bridge is up for adoption.
The Port Authority Police Benevolent Association posted on Facebook Tuesday that a motorist saw the...
The U.S. Supreme Court has set a date for when it will consider whether to hear the appeal of convicted "Bridgegate" defendants Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Thomas Edison. The Lumiere brothers. Charlie Chaplin.
All of these men were hailed for their roles as film pioneers in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — New York's plan to charge a fee for motorists entering its congested midtown area won't go into effect for another two years but is already renewing time-honored animosities...
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A man convicted of firing a World War I-era pistol at police in New Jersey has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.
The North Jersey Record reports that Jaquan Suber...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A resentencing has been pushed back for a onetime aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A onetime aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be resentenced next month for her role in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A fast-moving fire that roared through a northern New Jersey apartment building has injured two firefighters and left dozens of people homeless.
Authorities say the fire at the Linwood Park Cooperative complex in Fort Lee started around 4 p.m. Thursday in the basement of one of its buildings. The fire then quickly spread through the five-story structure and burned for several hours until it was brought under control.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A onetime staffer to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to appeal her conviction in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case to the U.S. Supreme Court, according to recently filed court papers.
Lawyers for Bridget Kelly notified a judge last week she will petition the high court.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Bergen County say a driver is in custody after a hit-and-run accident killed a woman in Fort Lee.
The accident occurred Wednesday evening on Main Street.
The 61-year-old woman was struck by a westbound box truck and again by a Mercedes.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Police have arrested Ice-T after he failed to pay a toll at the George Washington Bridge.
Authorities say the actor and rapper was ticketed for theft of services Wednesday when he drove through an E-ZPass lane leading to the span connecting New Jersey and New York. The 60-year-old, whose real name is Tracy Marrow, was driving a new McLaren sports car and was also ticketed for not having license plates and registration.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man who admitted robbing a New Jersey bank at knifepoint last year has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison.
Andres Dominguez received a 44-month term on Wednesday and also will have to serve three years of supervised release after he's released from prison. The 39-year-old Bronx, New York man had pleaded guilty to robbing a Bank of New Jersey branch in Fort Lee in January 2017.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who admitted taking part in a conspiracy to support the Islamic State group has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
Samuel Rahamin Topaz also will be on lifetime supervised release under the sentence imposed Tuesday. The 24-year-old Fort Lee resident had pleaded guilty to conspiring with others to provide services and personnel to the Islamic State group.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who admitted discussing plans to explode bombs in Times Square and other New York locations received a 10-year prison sentence Monday for conspiring with others, including his older brother, to support a terrorist organization.
Nader Saadeh had faced a maximum of 15 years but received a lighter sentence because his cooperation helped the government prosecute four other men, including his older brother, Alaa.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The tales of political vendettas and back-room machinations that animated the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal were replaced Tuesday with comparatively dry legal arguments as two former associates of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie argued before a federal appeals court to have their convictions overturned.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A rapper and reality star says he was robbed at gunpoint in New Jersey in what was "one of the worst, scariest nights of my life."
Safaree Samuels says the robbery happened Monday in Fort Lee around 2 a.m. The 36-year-old told WWPR-FM two men ran up and had him face down on the ground with a gun to his head.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Lights, camera and action might soon be coming back to the Garden State after the Senate approved a bill to restore a tax credit program for the film industry.
The bill, sponsored by Sens. Loretta Weinberg and Paul Sarlo, both Bergen County Democrats, would revive incentives for television producers, movie makers and digital media companies to film in New Jersey through 2023.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey mother who left her sleeping toddler alone in an illegally parked car that was later towed is now facing criminal charges.
Fort Lee police say 46-year-old Yuqing Jiang told them she had gone to her bank Monday to make a deposit before it closed. She left her sleeping 2-year-old daughter in the parked vehicle, then later returned to find it and her daughter missing.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say police were justified in shooting and wounding a man who allegedly fired several shots at officers during a confrontation at his home last year.
Bergen County prosecutors announced the finding Wednesday.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The family of a woman dragged to her death by a bus will receive $5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit.
The Record reports the settlement between Rainbow Transportation and Leyla Kan's family was announced Wednesday.
LEONIA, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer is suing a New Jersey town that has barred non-residents from using its roads as a shortcut to the world's busiest bridge, arguing that its action to block drivers drawn to side streets by navigation apps is illegal.
Leonia last week started barring the use of side streets to non-residents during the morning and evening commutes to and from the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, New Jersey, and New York City. Violators could face $200 fines.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey prosecutors say a New York City taxi driver was arrested after officials say they found approximately $800,000 in crystal meth in his vehicle.
Forty-two-year-old Gerardo Camilo-Nolasco, of the Bronx, was pulled over in Fort Lee Monday in connection with a Bergen County narcotics probe. Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo says police found 10 pounds (4.54 kilograms) of methamphetamine in his vehicle, alongside four grams of cocaine.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. military says an American soldier was killed while fighting in eastern Afghanistan.
The Pentagon says four other soldiers were wounded in the Jan. 1 battle in the Achin district of Nangarhar province. Two of the wounded were in stable condition, and the other two have returned to duty.
The dead soldier was identified as 34-year-old Mihail Golin, of Fort Lee, New Jersey. He was assigned to Fort Carson in Colorado.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed fighting in eastern Afghanistan.
A military statement issued Tuesday said four other soldiers were wounded in the Jan. 1 battle in the Achin district of Nangarhar province. It said two of the wounded were in stable condition and the other two have returned to duty.
Sen. Cory Booker says the Army had identified the dead soldier as Mihail Golin, of Fort Lee, New Jersey.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Workers have installed a temporary safety fence along the George Washington Bridge's south sidewalk two weeks ahead of schedule.
The sidewalk reopened at 6 a.m. Wednesday after being closed 2½ months while workers erected an 11-foot-tall barrier and netting that seeks to prevent people from jumping off the span that connects New Jersey with New York.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Democrats hoping to win this year's contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie dragged the George Washington Bridge lane closures scandal into the campaign on Tuesday, with the mayor whose streets were deliberately gridlocked in 2013 taking aim at the administration.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and seriously injured man outside a home in Fort Lee.
Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal says 29-year-old Jaquan Suber, of Fort Lee, was hospitalized in critical but stable condition following the shooting around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. He says "several" Fort Lee officers were taken to the hospital for evaluation.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey have charged a New York man who they say was found with more than 20 kilograms of cocaine as he entered the George Washington Bridge.
The Record reports (https://njersy.co/2vrgIMB ) the 33-year-old Bronx man has been charged with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine. The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office says the man was arrested Monday in Fort Lee.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Police have arrested a New Jersey man who is accused of evading nearly $88,000 in tolls and fees.
A Port Authority of New Jersey and New York officer pulled over 60-year-old Anthony Cotugno, of Newark, after they say he drove through an E-ZPass lane on the George Washington Bridge without paying a toll on Wednesday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled New Jersey can't be sued for the actions of some of its employees in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.
An ongoing lawsuit filed more than three years ago by some residents and businesses in Fort Lee, a town next to the bridge, argues the state should be held liable for the politically motivated traffic jams deliberately caused in September 2013.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The following is a timeline in the events surrounding the 2013 closure of lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge and its fallout:
Sept. 16, 2010: Fort Lee, New Jersey, Mayor Mark Sokolich meets with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni to discuss traffic problems related to the George Washington Bridge, one of the world's busiest spans.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):
Gov. Chris Christie's spokesman says the mastermind of the George Washington Bridge scandal came up with the scheme by himself and created the culture that led to it.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the mastermind of the Bridgegate scheme (all times local):
A lawyer for the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme says that his client "remains alone in taking responsibility" for the plot.
David Wildstein's lawyer joined with federal prosecutors in asking a judge to sentence him to probation.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Transit police say they've arrested a New Jersey man who owes $27,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.
A spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says Cristhian Coral was stopped around 7 a.m. Wednesday after he failed to pay a toll on the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee.
The 42-year-old Newark man was arrested and charged with theft of service and toll evasion.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey city that serves as a major hub for transit into neighboring New York City is gearing up for a major construction project this summer.
NorthJersey.com reports (https://njersy.co/2s7MSy8 ) the state Department of Transportation is working to get the word out about a $4.3 million reconstruction project that will affect a commuter bridge close in proximity to the George Washington Bridge.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The fallout from the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal continued to unfold in a federal courtroom Wednesday, weeks after two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced.
Attorneys were in court in a long-running lawsuit stemming from the political retribution scheme that culminated in two convictions and a guilty plea and helped to derail Christie's presidential campaign and his hopes for a major role in the Trump administration.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Jersey City man with 54 E-ZPass violations after they say he racked up nearly $3,500 in lost tolls and fees.
A spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says John Woodley was stopped on Monday trying to cross the George Washington Bridge into New York through an E-ZPass-only lane.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Transit police say they've arrested a New Jersey woman who owes nearly $7,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say Annikea Bernard was stopped around 8:40 a.m. Monday after she failed to pay a toll on the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee.
A subsequent check found the 35-year-old Teaneck woman had accumulated 106 E-ZPass electronic toll payment violations and owes $6,845 overall.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sentenced to prison for his role in a political revenge plot at the George Washington Bridge has had his law license stripped.
The state Supreme Court on Thursday suspended Bill Baroni's law license pending ethics proceedings against him.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers who investigated the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal and the Democratic mayor who was targeted in the scheme said on Wednesday the sentencing of two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie marked a sad end to the case.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A political ally of Republican Gov. Chris Christie whose name came up at the George Washington Bridge lane-closure trial has been confirmed to a spot on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge turned down an appeal by two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie who were convicted in a plot to cause traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge in what prosecutors alleged was a political vendetta against a local politician.
The judge on Wednesday rejected requests by Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni for an acquittal and new trial.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has nominated a political ally whose name came up at the George Washington Bridge lane-closure trial to serve on the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Police in Bergen County say a suspect ended up stranded on a cliff after fleeing a drug sting.
Authorities say officers executed a controlled drug purchase around 5:15 p.m. Monday in Fort Lee. Police say the suspect fled into a wooded area near the George Washington Bridge.
Officials say the suspect got caught in a tree as he attempted to climb down the Palisade Cliff.