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Newark Mayor Cory Booker Formally Announces Senate Bid

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Formally Announces Senate Bid

Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images(TRENTON, N.J.) — Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced on Saturday that he will seek the Senate seat made vacant when Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., died earlier this week.“I’m here today to officially announce…

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dead at 89

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg Dead at 89

Office of Sen. Frank Lautenberg(NEW YORK) — Senator Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., the oldest U.S. Senator and the last remaining World War II veteran serving in the senate died on Monday. He was 89.
Lautenberg passed away at 4:02 a.m. on Monday at New Yor…

Despite Huge Lead, Gov. Christie Fills Airwaves With Campaign Ads

Despite Huge Lead, Gov. Christie Fills Airwaves With Campaign Ads

Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images(TRENTON, N.J.) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is leading his gubernatorial opponent, state Sen. Barbara Buono, by more than 30 points, but that hasn’t stopped him from bombarding the airwaves with ads, including…

Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore

Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(ASBURY PARK, N.J.) — Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore, President Obama will return to New Jersey on Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the recovery and rebuilding efforts.Obama will join Go…

Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore

Obama, Chris Christie to Tour Recovery Efforts at Jersey Shore

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(ASBURY PARK, N.J.) — Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore, President Obama will return to New Jersey on Tuesday to get a firsthand look at the recovery and rebuilding efforts.Obama will join Go…

Jets’ Goodson Arrested

Jets’ Goodson Arrested

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Jets running back Mike Goodson is not off to a great start with his new team.
Goodson was arrested early Friday on drug possesion and weapons charges, according to New Jersey State Police.
Goodson and another …

Army Officer, Wife Accused of Child Abuse

Army Officer, Wife Accused of Child Abuse

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MORRIS COUNTY, N.J) — A U.S. Army major and his wife are facing federal child-abuse charges for cruelty to their six children, three of whom were adopted. The alleged acts of cruelty include breaking their bones, denying them me…

Army Officer, Wife Accused of Child Abuse

Army Officer, Wife Accused of Child Abuse

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MORRIS COUNTY, N.J) — A U.S. Army major and his wife are facing federal child-abuse charges for cruelty to their six children, three of whom were adopted. The alleged acts of cruelty include breaking their bones, denying them me…

Army Officer, Wife Accused of Child Abuse

Army Officer, Wife Accused of Child Abuse

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MORRIS COUNTY, N.J) — A U.S. Army major and his wife are facing federal child-abuse charges for cruelty to their six children, three of whom were adopted. The alleged acts of cruelty include breaking their bones, denying them me…

NJ Woman Sues CVS for $1M for Racist Receipt

NJ Woman Sues CVS for $1M for Racist Receipt

Photo Courtesy Susan Chana Lask(EGG HARBOR, N.J.) — A New Jersey woman of Korean decent is suing CVS for $1 million after claiming that a store employee used a racial Asian slur on her receipt.Hyun Lee, 37, of Egg Harbor, N.J., was picking up photos f…

NJ Gas Station Manager Says He Sold Winning Powerball Ticket

NJ Gas Station Manager Says He Sold Winning Powerball Ticket

Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images(BORDENTOWN, N.J.) — The single Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey that matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s $338.3 million jackpot drawing was sold at a popular truck stop close to the New Jersey Turnp…

Winning $338 Million Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in New Jersey

Winning $338 Million Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in New Jersey

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Image(NEW YORK) — A single Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing, meaning some lucky Jersey resident has won the sixth largest jackpot in history.
No real details about the pe…

Christie Joins GOP Governors in Expanding Medicaid

Christie Joins GOP Governors in Expanding Medicaid

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie — an opponent of  the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare — announced Tuesday that his state will participate in Medicaid expansion that is a centerpiece of the la…

NJ Gov. Christie Shows Softer Side Before Budget Address

NJ Gov. Christie Shows Softer Side Before Budget Address

ABC News(TRENTON, N.J.) — The office of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday released a video teasing some of the issues the governor will highlight in his budget address Tuesday afternoon.Named “Saving Lives Lasts Forever,” the video…

Poll: Chris Christie Reaches Record Approval Rating in NJ

Poll: Chris Christie Reaches Record Approval Rating in NJ

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — “How high is up?”  That’s the question Wednesday from Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, which is out with a new New Jersey poll that&rsquo…

‘Massive’ Credit Card Fraud Steals $200M

‘Massive’ Credit Card Fraud Steals $200M

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Eighteen people have been charged in what federal prosecutors in New Jersey called one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever uncovered by the U.S. Department of Justice, spanning 28 states and eight countries.”The…

Bubble Wrap Popping Record Set in Hawthorne, NJ

Bubble Wrap Popping Record Set in Hawthorne, NJ

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Students at New Jersey’s Hawthorne High School have set a new Guinness World Record for the most people popping bubble wrap at one time.The Star-Ledger reports the momentous milestone was accomplished on Mond…

New Jersey Town Gives People Property Tax Break for Shopping

New Jersey Town Gives People Property Tax Break for Shopping

Creatas/Thinkstock(MARLBORO, N.J.) — The township of Marlboro, N.J., is giving residents a break on their property taxes if they shop at local stores.“Every local elected official has to do their part to help us get out of this recession and hel…

Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker Helps Rescue Freezing Dog

Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker Helps Rescue Freezing Dog

WABC/ABC News(NEWARK, N.J.) — While out working on a story in New Jersey Thursday night, a reporter and camera crew from ABC’s New York City affiliate WABC-TV noticed a dog left out in the cold.Hours later, when they passed by again and saw that the d…

Sen. Frank Lautenberg Says Rival Could Use ‘Spanking’

Sen. Frank Lautenberg Says Rival Could Use ‘Spanking’

lautenberg.senate.gov(PHILADELPHIA) — This is probably not how Sen. Frank Lautenberg expected things to go down.The New Jersey Democrat, who turns 89 on Wednesday, hasn’t said whether he’ll run for reelection in 2014.  In the meantime, popular Ne…

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