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New Jersey woman sues over ‘8THEIST’ license plate

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman claims she was denied a license plate proclaiming herself to be an atheist because it might be considered offensive. Shannon Morgan said in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday that the Motor Vehicle Commission ...

New Jersey offering child-support amnesty

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is offering a weeklong amnesty to parents who are behind in child support payments. Those who have arrest warrants or have had their driving privileges revoked can visit county probation offices to make a payment or ...

8 confirmed cases of mumps at New Jersey college

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Officials are investigating eight confirmed cases of mumps found in students at New Jersey's Stevens Institute of Technology. The college in Hoboken says the students range in age from 18 to 21. All were fully vaccinated with ...

Ocean Grove Gets Federal Money to Rebuild Boardwalk

After filing appeals with FEMA, Ocean Grove is now getting federal funding to rebuild its boardwalk, which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Chris Christie, prosecutor appear at same event

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It could have been an awkward moment for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The governor was a speaker Thursday at a conference also attended by the federal prosecutor who is investigating the traffic jam scandal that has ...

NJ authorities search for family of homeless man

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in northern New Jersey are asking for the public's help in finding the family of a homeless man who was beaten to death on a northern New Jersey street. The Essex County prosecutor's office says 46-year-old William ...

2014 March for Babies Events in NJ

March for Babies is a March for Dimes event, being held across New Jersey.

Late Frost Damages Plants

After a warm spring weekend, a late frost covered newly planted pansies, green grass and rhododendrons.

New Jersey panel could call Christie to testify

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey legislative committee investigating a traffic jam orchestrated by Chris Christie's aides plans to start calling people who work for him to testify beginning next month — and it hasn't ruled out asking to hear ...

NJ Set E-Filing Record for Filing Tax Returns

According to the IRS, 3.1 million tax returns out of 3.5 million were filed electronically in New Jersey.