TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey resident Shashuna Atwater is still living with the awful smell of sewage that inundated her basement when the remnants of Hurricane Ida struck New Jersey nine months ago, destroying photographs, diplomas and other irreplaceable belongings.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man has been charged with murder in the death of a 9-year-old girl who was shot when fights broke out in the courtyard of an apartment complex in New Jersey’s capital city.
Isiah Roberts, 19, of Trenton, also faces two counts of aggravated assault and two weapons offenses, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office announced Wednesday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are asking help from the public in finding the person responsible for the shooting death of a 9-year-old girl during a reported brawl in the downtown area of New Jersey's capital.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democrats and Republicans — in a departure from typical political tensions — came together Friday to agree to a new district map for the state Legislature through 2030.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday named his former chief counsel to be the state's next attorney general.
Murphy unveiled Matt Platkin as his pick in Trenton about six months after Gurbir Grewal stepped down to take a post with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney sued the Democratic Party's state chairman on Thursday after being removed from the commission that will draw new legislative districts.
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two teenagers were arrested on charges stemming from a shooting in September in New Jersey's capital that left two people dead and two wounded, authorities said.
A 17-year-old male from Trenton and a 16-year-old male from Hamilton were each charged with murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, aggravated assault, and theft by receiving stolen property and firearms, the Mercer County prosecutor said.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City casino workers are furious that the New Jersey Legislature is moving quickly to pass a bill giving tax breaks to the gambling halls, but not acting on a measure that would permanently prohibit smoking in the casinos.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A retrial in the hate-crime case against a former New Jersey police chief ended without a verdict Wednesday.
A federal judge declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict in the trial of Frank Nucera, the former police chief of Bordentown, near Trenton.
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 33-year-old man sought in a double-homicide in New Jersey has been arrested in Arizona, authorities said Thursday.
Members of a U.S. Marshals Service task force arrested Gabriel B.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republicans added to the GOP's positive election results across the country, picking up at least four seats in the Assembly and netting one new seat in the Senate, according to Associated Press race calls made Thursday in the Nov.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Joe Lupo, president of the Hard Rock casino, is becoming the new leader of Atlantic City's casino trade association.
Lupo was named president Tuesday of the Casino Association of New Jersey, which advocates for the city's nine casinos and represents their interests in the state capitol of Trenton, among other responsibilities.
All 120 seats in New Jersey’s Legislature were on the ballot in this year’s election, and with them Democratic control of the Assembly and Senate.
Voters also will decide on two ballot questions that will determine whether betting on college sports teams will be allowed in the state and whether organizations that are permitted to hold raffles will be to keep the money to support themselves.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's first ever early in-person voting wraps up Sunday, with more than 500,000 mail-in and in-person votes already cast, for Tuesday's election in which voters will elect the governor and Legislature.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Paid sick leave. Taxpayer-funded community college. A phased-in $15 minimum wage.
New Jersey has taken a decidedly liberal shift under first-term Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, increasing income taxes on the wealthy, expanding voting rights and tightening the state's already restrictive gun laws.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Officials in Trenton are asking for help from the public in finding those responsible for a shooting in New Jersey's capital city that killed a 15-year-old girl and wounded three other people over the weekend.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say a fourth person died in a fire earlier this year that also claimed the lives of a 9-month-old daughter and her grandparents.
A Mercer County grand jury last week indicted 23-year-old Michael Sanders of Trenton on four counts of first-degree murder as well as felony murder, aggravated assault, aggravated arson and causing or risking widespread injury or damage.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has admitted illegally trying to send 10 live lizards to Hong Kong.
Jason Ksepka pleaded guilty in federal court in Trenton on Tuesday to falsely labeling an international shipment of wildlife from Lambertville in November 2017.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is getting $2 million in federal grants to help make urban areas greener.
The money comes from the outdoor recreation legacy partnership program, which helps target projects in “historically marginilized communities,” the state's Sierra Club chapter said.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The National Weather Service on Friday confirmed at least three small tornadoes touched down in New Jersey, and forecasters examined whether there were others that followed a line of thunderstorms that also spawned twisters in eastern Pennsylvania.
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of public water systems in New Jersey must take inventory of their lead pipes and replace them over the next decade under a new law Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed Thursday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man serving a 60-year-sentence for a 2004 double homicide had his conviction overturned by a state judge Friday after the attorney general's office uncovered evidence exonerating him, officials said Friday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who tried to set a police vehicle on fire last year during a protest against racial injustice in Trenton after the killing of George Floyd was sentenced Monday to more than two years in prison.