| Nov 4, 2009
By seizing gubernatorial seats in Virginia and New Jersey, Republicans on Tuesday dispelled any notion of President Obama's electoral invincibility, giving the GOP a lift and offering warning signs to Democrats ahead of the 2010 midterm elections....
| Dec 7, 2009
| 7:12 PM
A bill to legalize gay marriage has cleared the New Jersey state Senate Judiciary Committee, paving the way for a full Senate vote Thursday.
Monday night's committee vote was 7-6.
New Jersey is the best chance for proponents to add a sixth state...
| Jun 4, 2009
New Jersey is moving closer to allowing chronically ill patients to smoke marijuana to relieve symptoms of pain and nausea.
On Thursday, the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee approved the medical marijuana bill by an 8-1 vote, with two...
| Jun 8, 2009
The ground-breaking ceremony for New Jersey long-awaited Mass Transit Tunnel will be held Monday morning.
The tunnel will run underneath the Hudson River and is part of the nation's largest mass transit project. The projected finish date is in 2017 and...
| Jun 27, 2009
New Jersey lawmakers have approved legislation that puts safety above the law when it comes to underage drinking.
The bill grants immunity to anyone under 21 who has been drinking, if that person calls police when another teen drinks too much and needs...
| Jul 16, 2009
| 10:15 AM
An early morning shoot out Thursday in Jersey City, New Jersey has left two suspects dead and five officers injured - in what may have been the result of a police department investigation into an armed robbery last week, officials said.
| Jul 23, 2009
| 10:08 AM
NEWARK, N.J. The mayors of three New Jersey cities, two state legislators and several rabbis were among more than 40 people arrested Thursday in a sweeping corruption investigation that began as a probe into an international money laundering ring that...
| Jul 28, 2009
| 8:22 AM
The Obama administration on Tuesday announced $1 billion in grants to help keep police officers on the beat during the economic downturn - and tried to assure cities not getting aid that they won't be stiffed.
The aid announced by Vice President Joe...
| Aug 3, 2009
In an act of defiance against Governor Jon Corzine, Anthony Suarez, one of three New Jersey mayors arrested in last month's major FBI corruption and money laundering sting, said he will not resign from his seat.
Gov. Corzine has called for all public...
| Aug 12, 2009
Karl Rove and other officials in George W. Bush's White House played an active role in the firing of the top federal prosecutor in New Mexico, according to documents released Tuesday that also show Bush political aides tried to influence Justice...
| Aug 30, 2009
More than 200 people gathered Sunday to tell Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi he's not welcome in their suburban New Jersey community, including several who lost relatives in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.
Gov. Jon Corzine...