| 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...
| Oct 27, 2006
Three years ago, when then-Assemblywoman Loretta Weinberg decided to sponsor a domestic partnership law for gay and lesbian couples in New Jersey, the big surprise was how little fuss it caused.
There were no picketers outside the Legislature, no furious...
| May 25, 2009
The twenty-one gun salute rang out in Paterson Monday morning as officials, friends and family remembered on this Memorial Day to honor a soldier who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Sgt. Christian Bueno-Galdos of the 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 172...
| May 22, 2010
| 12:41 PM
Roughly 25,000 protesters descended on the Statehouse in New Jersey at noon on Saturday to protest Governor Chris Christie's proposed budget cuts.
Many showed up as early as 10 a.m. to demonstrate against measures that will include wage freezes for state...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 3:18 PM
The head of the New Jersey Assembly says he won't post a bill to legalize same-sex marriage unless the Senate approves the measure first.
Assembly Speaker Joe Roberts said Thursday that all sides had a chance to be heard during seven hours of Senate...
| Jan 7, 2010
| 1:48 PM
New Jersey's state Senate has defeated a bill to legalize gay marriage, the latest in a string of setbacks for advocates.
The defeat, by a vote of 20-14likely ends any chance that the state Legislature approves gay marriage soon. Five senators did not...
| Jan 8, 2010
| 2:51 AM
Gays are vowing to fight back through the courts after the state Senate voted down a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
Minutes after the bill was defeated 20-14 on Thursday, gay rights advocates announced they would file a lawsuit seeking to get the...
| Jan 8, 2010
More than four years after Hurricane Katrina, the single-story brick rancher in Pontchartrain Park where Lisa Perez Jackson grew up stands empty.
Floodwaters long ago ate away the walls of her corner bedroom, where the current head of the Environmental...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 7:01 PM
The Legislature on Monday approved a bill that would make the state the 14th to allow chronically ill patients access to marijuana for medical reasons.
Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine supports the legislation and could sign it before leaving office next...