Arts & Entertainment

Lawyer: Morgan still recovering from brain injury

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer for Tracy Morgan says the actor-comedian is still recovering from a brain injury sustained in a highway crash in New Jersey more than five months ago. Lawyer Benedict Morelli said Tuesday the former "Saturday Night ...

‘Jersey Shore’ star to continue gig at casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the "Jersey Shore" nightclubbers is extending his DJ residency gig at an Atlantic City casino. The Pool at Harrah's, the swimming pool/nightclub at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City, announced Monday that DJ Paul ...

New Jersey woman wins $1.3M playing slots online

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Morris County woman has won New Jersey's largest Internet gambling jackpot, a $1.3 million payout from an online slots game. Cathy Ruela was playing the "Millionaire Genie" game on the Harrahscasino.com site on Nov. 6 ...

NJ Hall of Fame Welcomes Gandolfini, Ewing, The Shirelles, and More

The red carpet was rolled out for the 2014 New Jersey hall of Fame inductees.

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 ...