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Developer says he’s buying Pier Shops at Caesars

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein says he plans to buy the Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City. Blatstein tells the Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1v0TGZd) on Sunday that he has an agreement to buy the ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.07, down 8 cents from last week. That's also lower ...

Music producer convicted of investment fraud in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — A music producer who once worked with stars including Tom Cruise and Whitney Houston has been convicted of ripping off investors in gold and diamonds. Charles Huggins was convicted Friday of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire ...

Sweeney Rejects Billionaire’s Offer for Taj Mahal

Senate President Steve Sweeney said Carl Icahn shouldn't make demands of union casino workers to save Taj Mahal from bankruptcy.

Icahn: Senate leader ‘selling out’ Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is accusing New Jersey's Senate president of "selling out" Atlantic City by considering casinos near New York City. Icahn responded Friday to stinging criticism by state Senate President ...

Iowa contracts for help with dog racing buyout

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — A New Jersey company has been hired to help Iowa distribute the $36 million buyout of greyhound racing participants. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald says (http://bit.ly/1xy1PDT ) the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, at a ...

Poll: New Jersey residents don’t want gas tax hike

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds New Jersey residents do not want to see taxes raised on gasoline. A Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Friday finds nearly three in five residents oppose a hike. The survey was conducted Sept. 29 through Oct. ...

Assembly Committee Hears Testimony on Paid Sick Leave

Members of the Assembly Labor Committee heard arguments for and against mandatory paid sick leave for employees.

Trenton to Sell Vacant Properties

New Jersey's capital city is launching a homestead program so thousands of vacant properties can get new owners and new life for little money.

Racetrack forms group to handle sports betting

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey racetrack has taken another step toward offering sports betting if it becomes legal in New Jersey. Monmouth Park Racetrack announced Thursday it has formed a group to regulate sports betting at the track. The ...