Business & Economy

Baby born in taxi at NJ 7-Eleven

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say two officers delivered a baby boy in the back of a taxi parked at a 7-Eleven convenience store. Ocean Township police say they were called to the parking lot a little before 6 p.m. Wednesday ...

Rutgers has new rules for Bangladesh-made apparel

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University says it is requiring companies that make its licensed apparel in Bangladesh must agree to fire and building safety requirements. New Jersey's flagship state university says it's the 16th U.S. ...

New Jersey fines unregistered health clubs

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have fined 53 gyms for failure to register or selling long-term contracts without maintaining required security bonds. The state Division of Consumer Affairs announced Thursday that the fines for the health ...

Survey: Positive views of Atlantic City up in ’13

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The second year of the "Do AC" promotional campaign helped increase positive perceptions of Atlantic City among residents of nearby states. But concerns remained about the safety and cleanliness of the seaside gambling ...

Radio towers demolished for American Dream project

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The demolition of three 500-foot-tall cellular radio towers will help clear the way for the long-delayed American Dream project at the Meadowlands Sports Complex. The tower site will become the location of a ...

Lawmakers Consider Smoking Ban for Beaches, Boardwalks

The Assembly has passed a bill banning smoking on all New Jersey beaches, boardwalks and state parks. The Senate will take up the measure next.

New Jersey’s bond rating lowered by S&P

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bond rating agency has lowered New Jersey's bond rating, meaning it could cost the state more to borrow money. Standard & Poor's announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the ...

NJ men sentenced for roles in insider trading case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey men who prosecutors say were primary players in a network that illegally traded on insider tips from pharmaceutical executives have been sentenced to prison. New Jersey's U.S. attorney says 50-year-old Lawrence ...

Union: Revel casino only worth $25M to $73M

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's main casino workers' union says Revel Casino Hotel is worth between $25 million and $73 million. The casino, which is seeking a buyer, cost $2.4 billion to build. It has struggled since opening two years ...

Pump problem leads to Salem 1 nuke plant shutdown

LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Workers have manually shut down the Salem 1 nuclear power plant in southern New Jersey after they saw lower steam generator water levels. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Wednesday night's action ...