Arts & Entertainment

Truck driver in Morgan crash seeks delay of case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The truck driver facing criminal charges stemming from a highway crash that injured comedian-actor Tracy Morgan and killed one of Morgan's friends is asking that a federal lawsuit be delayed. Kevin Roper's attorney filed a ...

Jazz Series, New Play Reading Festival In NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Nov. 14 through Nov. 20.
Ann Brasco and Denise DeBiasi-Costantino with copies of Sweetie Tales. Photo courtesy of Ann Brasco.

NJ Natives Create Children’s Book About a Dog Searching for a Home

Author Ann Brasco and illustrator Denise DeBiasi-Costantino created a children's book based on Brasco's dog Sweetie, which she adopted from Eleventh Hour Rescue.

‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro charged with DWI

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors have charged "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro with three misdemeanor counts of drunken-driving. A criminal complaint says Bartolo Valastro, of Montville, New Jersey, was pulled over in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen ...

James Gandolfini enters New Jersey Hall of Fame

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Cast members of "The Sopranos" are celebrating the New Jersey Hall of Fame induction of the man who played mob boss Tony Soprano. James Gandolfini died in Italy last year at age 51. Vincent Pastore played mobster Big Pussy ...

Springsteen among performers at free DC concert

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military veterans and those on active duty are packing Washington's National Mall for a free concert to raise awareness for issues affecting veterans. Bruce Springsteen, Rihanna, Eminem and Metallica are among the headliners for ...

Caesars Fined for Sending Promotion to Gamblers on Exclusion List

Caesars Interactive Entertainment was fined $10,000 for emailing a promotion to more than 250 gamblers on New Jersey's self exclusion list.

Island Beach State Park jetty reopened

ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have reopened a jetty at Island Beach State Park following a project to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy. The state Department of Environmental Protection says the $7.6 million project ...

Possible gubernatorial hopeful debuts policy group

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi is lending his name to a middle-class advocacy group led by a potential gubernatorial hopeful. Philip Murphy announced the launch Monday of New Start New Jersey, a group that seeks to influence ...

Paper Makes an Impression at Morris Museum

The "Pulp Culture" exhibit at the Morris Museum shows paper in a new light.