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

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

State Comptroller Says Many Lied About Income to Get Free School Lunches

State Comptroller Matthew Boxer’s office conducted an audit that found 109 people, including 83 public employees, lied on applications for the national school lunch program. Continue reading

State Comptroller Promises Transparency of Sandy Reconstruction Money

With a stream of federal funds from the Sandy relief act starting to flow, state comptroller Matthew Boxer details how the state will monitor the Sandy funds. Continue reading