Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

TORONTO (AP) — Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76. His death was confirmed Sunday by John Artis, a caregiver and associate. Carter spent 19 years in … Continue reading

New Jersey Hall of Fame Inducts New Class

Fifteen people were inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2016, including actor Ray Liotta, author Carol Higgins Clark and TV personality Kelly Ripa. Continue reading

Olympians Weigh Threat of Zika Virus for 2016 Games

With the threat of the Zika virus being spread by mosquitoes in Brazil, those planning to compete in the Summer Olympics are thinking about ways to protect themselves. Continue reading

Stopping Youth Violence Before it Occurs

Rutgers and the city of Newark collaborate to help at-risk youngsters. Continue reading

Wrong-way driver faces DWI charge

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Drunken driving charges have been filed against a man who was only wearing boxer shorts and driving the wrong way when his car overturned on a northern New Jersey highway. The Record (http://bit.ly/1tO2vTK) reports the accident … Continue reading

‘Hurricane’ Carter Remembered in Paterson, Beyond

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was a boxer from New Jersey who was wrongly convicted of murder in the 1960s. He died at his home in Toronto Sunday. Continue reading

Christie Calls GWB Lane Closure Issue ‘Not That Big a Deal’

Gov. Chris Christie said members of the press are “obsessed” with the controversy over lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, but he considers the issue closed. Continue reading