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Convict must change where he gets wife from work

10-17-14
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been told to change where he picks his wife up from work at a nuclear power plant after he pleaded guilty to unwanted sexual contact of another employee. Superior Court Judge Christine Allen Jackson on ...

Law allowing sports betting signed by Christie

10-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout. Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed a bill passed this week in the Legislature that would partially ...

Chris Christie releases his tax returns

10-17-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie and his wife reported nearly $700,000 in income in 2013 — a significant jump from 2012. Tax returns released by his office Friday show the Christies making $698,838. They reported $478,977 in income in ...

Man sentenced for part in global cybercrime ring

10-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who was part of an international cybercrime ring has been sentenced. Lamar Taylor was sentenced Friday to 30 months in prison. He was also ordered to pay $338,649 of restitution and be under supervised ...

AG says consultant ran scam, used money at casinos

10-17-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The state has revoked the registration of a Jersey City financial consultant and fined him $2 million after they say he spent investors' money on gambling, football tickets and other personal expenses. Acting Attorney General ...

Judge voids Taj Mahal casino union contract

10-17-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy court judge voided the labor contract at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino, raising hopes that the gambling hall and its 3,000 jobs could be saved. Judge Kevin Gross in Delaware granted a ...

AtlantiCare helping laid-off casino workers

10-16-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Laid-off Atlantic City casino workers are getting some help with health care and insurance. The AtlantiCare health care system on Thursday unveiled a program to assist those who recently lost jobs and health coverage ...
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Assembly Approves Sports Betting Measure

10-16-14
Members of the Assembly approved legislation to legalize sports betting in New Jersey. Gov. Christie will now have to decide whether to veto or sign the measure.

Maine, states settle TD Bank data breach

10-16-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine will receive $130,015 in a multi-state settlement with TD Bank that resolves a 2012 data breach. Attorney General Janet Mills says the state is one of nine that investigated the breach and negotiated the settlement. ...

New Jersey’s unemployment rate drops slightly

10-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unemployment rate has dropped a tick for September as hiring elsewhere more than offset jobs lost as three Atlantic City casinos closed. The figures released by the state are based on preliminary federal surveys of ...