HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The gleaming new rail station sandwiched between the Red Bull Arena soccer stadium and the eastern banks of the Passaic River encapsulates the hopes and realities of modern...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey fugitive captured in Georgia last month has been extradited back home to face manslaughter charges.
Elnardo Chandler was arrested May 8 after a routine...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A man who stabbed his wife more than 70 times in the apartment building where they lived has been convicted of murder.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan driver involved in a fender bender with comedian Tracy Morgan's new Bugatti says she "got scared" when the entertainer reacted by pounding on her window and...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say roughly two dozen students were exposed to pepper spray at a northern New Jersey school when an 8-year-old girl inadvertently sprayed the...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who kept collecting her father's social security, disability and pension benefits for more than 12 years after his death has been spared a prison...
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Another member of a northern New Jersey city's police force has admitted stealing money during illegal traffic stops and shakedowns and then falsifying...
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a large fight outside a New Jersey adult entertainment establishment left two men in critical condition, one after he was struck by a vehicle that fled the...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey City University has become the first school in the state to sponsor an NCAA women's wrestling program.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered that the Mississippi flag, which carries a Confederate emblem, be replaced by the American flag at a state park that overlooks the Statue of...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the order to remove the Mississippi flag from a park overlooking the Statue of Liberty (all times local):
Fire at scrap yard near NYC creates huge plume of smoke
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A fire at a scrap metal yard sent dark smoke billowing over the sky in New Jersey across the Hudson River from New York City.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A spate of street shootings in a northern New Jersey city has left one man dead and five other people wounded.
Authorities say it doesn't appear that any of the...
Man convicted of concealing toddler’s remains
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Virginia man whose toddler daughter's body was found in a suitcase next to New Jersey railroad tracks has been convicted of unlawful concealment of human...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead with apparent head injuries in New Jersey.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the strangulation death of a woman whose body was found in the lake of a northern New Jersey park.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The death of a woman whose body was found in the lake of a northern New Jersey park last weekend has been ruled a homicide.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A driver accused of causing a multivehicle crash on the New Jersey Turnpike Hudson County Extension that left a teacher and his 6-year-old daughter dead has been convicted...
City councilman helps revive man after medical episode
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey City councilman sprang into action to help revive a man who passed out during a City Hall ceremony.
The Jersey Journal reports the unidentified man passed...
NJ city considers regulating annual pub crawl events
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey city is considering regulating pub crawls to prevent taxpayers to have to foot the bill for the locally reviled events.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two increasingly crowded polling places in Jersey City under a proposal that would split two voting districts into four.
NJ township forms council to assist NYC commuter residents
MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey township is seeking to improve the commuting experience into New York City with the help of a newly-formed council.
Bel Fuse: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Bel Fuse Inc. (BELFB) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
Bel Fuse: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Bel Fuse Inc. (BELFA) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
Mack-Cali: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Mack-Cali Realty Corp. (CLI) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations.
Verisk: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Verisk Analytics Inc. (VRSK) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $146.2 million.
The Jersey City, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 87...
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Judge rejects restarting off-duty police jobs in Jersey City
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey has ruled against the Jersey City police unions request to restart the off-duty jobs program.
New trial ordered for man serving 30 years in 2007 slaying
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — An appeals court has ordered a new trial for a man sentenced to 30 years in prison in a New Jersey high-rise slaying a dozen years ago.
Zia Berisha was convicted of murder, manslaughter, robbery and other counts in the November 2007 death of 39-year-old Michael Marro Jr. in Jersey City.
NJ man gets prison for his role in NYC party death
NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been sentenced to prison for his role in the beating and stabbing death of a party guest at a luxury Manhattan apartment.
District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. says Lawrence Dilione of Jersey City, New Jersey got a 23-year sentence on Wednesday. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter in January.
Joseph Comunale (kahm-yoo-NAHL'-ee) of Stamford, Connecticut died in November 2016 at an Upper East Side apartment.
Boy charged with bringing loaded gun to elementary school
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who allegedly brought a loaded gun to a New Jersey elementary school is now facing weapons charges.
But it's not clear why the teen had the gun or if he planned to use it. No injuries were reported.
A resource officer reportedly found the gun Wednesday in his bag at the James F. Murray elementary school in Jersey City. The school serves pre-K through eighth-grade students.
Provident Financial: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Provident Financial Services Inc. (PFS) on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $35.8 million.
The Jersey City, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 55 cents per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 48 cents per share.
Prison term for man who cheated 2 investors out of $3.4M
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who swindled two investors out of $3.4 million by falsely representing that his businesses had secured lucrative contracts to sell olive oil to major retailers has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
Antonio Fasolino received a 37-month term Wednesday. He'll also have to pay $3.4 million in restitution.
The 62-year-old Jersey City man had pleaded guilty last August to three counts of wire fraud and a single count of transacting in criminal proceeds.
Mayor calls for public aid in solving vigil shooting of 4
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of Newark is calling on the public to come forward to help solve the shooting that wounded four girls and women, one critically, during a candlelight vigil in the New Jersey city.
Newark police said the victims, who range in age from 16 to 20, were shot at about 9 p.m. Saturday at a vigil near the scene of a double fatal crash.
Suspect arrested, charged in shooting at New Jersey mall
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged in a recent shooting at a New Jersey mall.
A Jersey City spokeswoman says Ahmad Broadway is charged with aggravated assault, causing widespread injury and two weapons charges.
The Jan. 11 shooting at Jersey City's Newport Centre Mall food court injured two people and sent shoppers scrambling for safety. The mall was locked down and no other injuries were reported.
New York Road Runners staging 5K in Jersey City in May
The New York Road Runners are coming to New Jersey.
The running club and Jersey City officials announced Tuesday they will host a new race, the NYRR Newport Fiesta 5K, in the city's downtown area on May 4.
The running organization also will have open runs and free youth programs throughout the year
Boy at preschool takes nap and dies
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a 4-year-old never woke up from a nap at a New Jersey preschool.
Staff at the Cordero School in Jersey City found the boy unresponsive after he took an afternoon nap Thursday.
The boy was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Bar owner defends dress code some saw as racially specific
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A new bar in New Jersey is defending itself against allegations that a dress code it displayed recently was aimed at people of color.
The owner of The Ashford in Jersey City tells NJ.com that the placard was up for one day during the bar's soft opening in December and was "a mistake" and wasn't reviewed properly.
Among the banned apparel was oversized jewelry and chains, headphones and low or baggy pants.
Mall shooting victim arrested on unrelated warrant
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the victims of a mall shooting last week in Jersey City has been arrested on an unrelated warrant.
Jalil Holmes faces aggravated assault and weapons charges stemming from an incident Wednesday, two days before the shooting.
Officials do not have attorney information for Holmes.
NJ mayor reports ‘good progress’ in probe of mall shooting
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — An official reports progress in the investigation of a shooting at the food court of a New Jersey mall that wounded two people, one of whom was wanted in an earlier shooting.
The Newport Centre mall reopened at 1 p.m. Saturday, three hours later than scheduled, after authorities said a fistfight at about 6 p.m. Friday on the mall's third floor ended in gunfire, wounding one person in the stomach and another in his arm.
Officials: Shooting at New Jersey mall leaves 2 injured
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two people were shot in an altercation Friday night that began as a fistfight in the food court of a Jersey City mall and led to the building being evacuated, officials said.
3 teens charged in fatal shooting of boy at restaurant
JESREY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three teenage boys face charges in the shooting death of a high school student who was gunned down last month moments after he placed an order at a fried chicken restaurant.
Hudson County prosecutors say a 16-year-old is charged with the Dec. 26 murder of Judane Holmes, while a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old are charged with murder as accomplices. All three boys also face weapons charges.
Man pleads guilty for his role in NYC party death
NEW YORK (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty for his role in the beating and stabbing death of a party guest at a luxury Manhattan apartment.
District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said Tuesday that Lawrence Dilione of Jersey City, New Jersey has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Joseph Comunale (kahm-yoo-NAHL'-ee) of Stamford, Connecticut died in November 2016 at an Upper East Side apartment.
Ex-governor fired as head of prisoner re-entry program
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey has been fired as the head of a nonprofit that manages Jersey City's job training and prisoner re-entry program.
The board that oversees the program voted 5-3-1 on Monday night to fire McGreevey. That came after a meeting that lasted more than two hours and was attended by many McGreevey supporters.
New law requires financial literacy course in middle schools
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Financial literacy courses are now required for New Jersey's middle-schoolers under a new bipartisan measure signed into law.
Acting Gov. Sheila Oliver signed the measure Thursday in Jersey City. The new law goes into effect immediately and will apply for the school year starting in September.
The measure requires the State Board of Education to incorporate financial literacy courses into the curriculum for students in grades six through eight.
3-alarm blaze engulfs multifamily home in Jersey City
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two firefighters have suffered minor injuries while fighting a three-alarm blaze in Jersey City.
WABC reports the fire started at about 9 a.m. Wednesday in the multi-family house on Garfield Avenue.
The firefighters' injuries weren't immediately disclosed. Both were treated at Jersey City Medical Center.
Man shot, wounded on consecutive days in New Jersey city
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a southern New Jersey man was shot and wounded in separate incidents that occurred on consecutive days in the same city, but he wasn't seriously injured in either shooting.
Pleasantville police say the first shooting occurred early Sunday afternoon, when Mark Fuller was hit once in the back with what authorities described as a "projectile of some type." The 19-year-old Atlantic City man was treated at a hospital and released later that day.
Officer shoots man reported violent, emotionally disturbed
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey police officer shot and critically wounded a man armed with a weapon in the home of his parents.
The Hudson County prosecutor's office says Jersey City officers were dispatched to the home on a report of "a violent emotionally disturbed male."
Prosecutors say the officers tried to calm the 36-year-old man, who lived at the address with his parents, but their efforts were unsuccessful.
Man who won lottery twice arrested on drug charges
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A man who won New Jersey's lottery twice has been arrested on drug charges.
Police in Jersey City stopped James Callahan for a traffic violation last weekend. They allegedly seized nearly 350 prescription drug pills and at least two weapons including an assault firearm.