Business & Economy

Rocket launch from Wallops Island tests new tech

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — NASA is reviewing data from a rocket launch that tested a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rockets. NASA says a Black Brant IX suborbital rocket was launched at 5 a.m. Thursday from the agency's Wallops ...

NJ lawmakers seek phone records in bridge probe

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures have subpoenaed AT&T for phone records of a top aide to Gov. Chris Christie. Lawmakers are requesting a month of data, including text messages, sent ...

PSE&G Touts Economic Impact of Its 10-year Capital Plan

PSE&G plans to spend $8 billion over 10 years to upgrade its systems, which it says will result in supporting 6,000 jobs for the next decade.

Chicken cutlets recalled over listeria concerns

FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination. Federal officials announced the recall by Fairfield-based Tnuva USA on Wednesday. The possible ...

Baltimore’s 1st casino highlights national trend

BALTIMORE (AP) — The opening of Baltimore's first casino highlights a nationwide trend of casinos moving from traditional gambling destinations to other cities. The Horseshoe Casino in downtown Baltimore opened its doors Tuesday night. A spokesman ...

Owner says Showboat will definitely close Sunday

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Its owner says Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel will definitely shut down on Sunday. A spokeswoman for Caesars Entertainment tells The Associated Press that despite expressions of interest from potential purchasers, ...

1 killed in construction zone crash on parkway

ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) — State Police say one worker was killed and another was injured after an SUV ran into the back of their construction equipment on the Garden State Parkway. The accident occurred at 1:19 a.m. Wednesday in the northbound lanes in ...

Officials Discuss Building Casinos in North Jersey

Business leaders and politicians met to discuss building new casinos in North Jersey and how to avoid mistakes of Atlantic City.

Woodbridge Residents Take Blue Acres Buyouts

Some in Woodbridge whose homes were flooded in Hurricane Sandy have decided to take buyouts through the DEP's Blue Acres program.

Uber Drivers Run Risk of Being Ticketed

Municipalities, including Hoboken, are cracking down on ride sharing service Uber, ticketing drivers and taking riders out of the vehicles.