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School official quits after TV crew follows him

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The lead attendance officer for the Atlantic City school district has quit after a TV news crew documented him doing anything but his job. WPVI-TV in Philadelphia (http://6abc.cm/1qXABqy ) showed Nicholas Russo getting ...

Newtown parents call on Christie to sign ammo ban

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Parents of children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting have joined Democrats in calling on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign a ban on ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. The measure ...

NJ Assembly passes adoption records bill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Adoptees in New Jersey are a step closer to getting access to their birth records. The state Assembly on Thursday voted to approve a conditional veto settlement that was brokered by Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers that would ...

NJ Monthly Editor: Jersey Shore Beaches Ready for Visitors

New Jersey Monthly Editor Ken Schlager says there have been many renovations made along the Jersey Shore and the beaches look great, fresh and ready for visitors.

‘Normal’ for some eludes others at Jersey shore

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — With the second summer after Superstorm Sandy almost here, "normal" means different things to different people. Some storm victims have rebuilt or repaired their homes, many by raising them higher than before. But many ...

50 nominated for New Jersey Hall of Fame

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Hall of Fame has announced 50 nominees for the public to vote for to become 2014 inductees. The nominees in Wednesday's announcement have ties to New Jersey. Jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, The ...

AAA: More New Jerseyans traveling for Memorial Day

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — AAA Mid-Atlantic says roughly 944,000 New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. That's a slight increase from the 938,500 residents who traveled last year. The holiday ...

2 south Jersey cops accused of sexual assault

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two police officers in southern New Jersey are accused of sexually assaulting children. Atlantic County prosecutors say Atlantic City Officer Andre Corbin and Brigantine Officer Ralph Pereira are each charged with two ...

Ex-Christie aide ‘dumbfounded’ by traffic plot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is "dumbfounded and disappointed" that a few rogue Christie loyalists shut down traffic in a political payback plot. The former aide, Matt Mowers, is testifying before New ...

Renovated Units in Camden County to House Homeless Veterans

Housing units that had been sitting in storage in Morris County have been moved to Camden County for homeless veterans.