Business & Economy

NFL: Former FBI director will probe Rice case

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said ...

Revel says it has $90M offer to buy closed casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys for Revel Casino Hotel say that a Florida developer has offered $90 million for the Atlantic City property that closed this month. The casino said in a court filing Wednesday that Glenn Straub has made the cash ...

New Jersey lets MGM keep half of Borgata casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators are letting MGM Resorts back into the Atlantic City casino market The Casino Control Commission voted Wednesday to let MGM keep its 50 percent ownership of the Borgata. MGM decided in 2010 to ...

Biodiesel Industry Growing

The biodiesel industry is in its infancy, but it's growing. The fuel burns cleaner than traditional petroleum diesel.

NYC ferry operator must release pilot document

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The operator of a ferry that crashed into a lower Manhattan pier must release a separation agreement it reached with the boat's captain. A federal judge in New Jersey issued the ruling this week in the ongoing legal action ...

New Jersey track extends date for sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey racetrack that initially wanted to let people wager on sporting events as soon as this weekend is giving itself more time. Dennis Drazin, a legal adviser to Monmouth Park Racetrack, said Wednesday the track's ...

Casino study renews hope for Maine’s Indian tribes

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Bolstered by new study that finds that Maine can handle more casinos, Maine's American Indian tribes are renewing their push to bring slot machines to their communities. The report, which lawmakers began examining Wednesday, ...

S&P downgrades New Jersey’s debt rating again

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Analysts at Standard & Poor's have downgraded New Jersey's debt rating once again. The S&P on Wednesday dropped the state's rating one step, from A+ to A, with a stable outlook. S&P cited a trend of structurally unbalanced ...

Deadline extended for private toll collection

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Toll collectors on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway will keep their jobs through the end of the year. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has extended the deadline for companies to submit proposals to ...

PATH fares to increase on Oct. 1

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It's going to cost more to ride PATH trains between New Jersey and New York. Single-ride tickets will increase by 25 cents to $2.75 beginning Oct. 1. A two-trip ticket will cost $5.50. The Port Authority of New York and ...