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Merck, Iowa firm sign Ebola vaccine licensing deal

11-24-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing. The ...

FDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancer

11-24-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients. The Food and Drug ...

Pala tribe OK’d to launch Internet gambling in NJ

11-24-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week. The Pala Band of Mission Indians received permission over the weekend from New Jersey gambling ...

New Jersey racetrack plans fantasy sports betting

11-22-14
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey racetrack says it will soon offer fantasy sports betting. Monmouth Park officials announced their plans in a statement Saturday. It came one day after a federal judge ruled the state can't partially lift a ...

Taj Mahal offers to restore workers’ health care

11-22-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open. Trump Entertainment Resorts says it has offered to restore ...

New Jersey gas prices still falling

11-22-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.73, down 3 cents from last week. That's also much lower than ...

NJ online gambling underwhelms in first year

11-22-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling in New Jersey has been underwhelming in the year since it began. It's under attack by opponents looking to shut it down, even as it provides a bit of help to Atlantic City's struggling casinos. When it ...
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Gloucester City Bans Smoking in Shopping District

11-21-14
Many New Jersey towns have banned smoking in parks and on beaches, but Gloucester City is the first to ban smoking in a shopping district.

Brooklyn man sentenced for role in cybercrime ring

11-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man has been sentenced to about 3 1/2 years in prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S. military's payroll ...

New Jersey fights judge’s ruling on sports betting

11-21-14
A spokesman for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the state has filed a notice of appeal against a judge's decision blocking sports betting. A federal judge said Friday New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort ...