Business & Economy

Delaware officials: bridge review finds no threats

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State officials say vehicles and materials found stored under several major bridges in Delaware after the emergency closure of an interstate bridge did not pose any threats to safety. Transportation Secretary Shailen Bhatt ...

Philadelphia area commuter rail strike threatened

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Commuter trains serving the Philadelphia area might stop running this weekend if last-ditch contract negotiations fail. Federal mediators have asked the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority to meet Friday with ...

May 2014 revenue for Atlantic City casinos

Brick-and-mortar casino revenue (excluding Internet): Golden Nugget: $16.3 million; up 70 percent Tropicana: $25.1 million, up 20.6 percent Borgata: $54.9 million; up 4.8 percent Revel: $11.6 million, up 4.2 percent Harrah's: $30.8 million; down 1.2 ...

New Jersey Internet casino win falls again in May

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling revenue declined in New Jersey for the second straight month in May, and the amount of money taken in by brick-and-mortar casinos fell as well. Figures released Thursday by the state Division of Gaming ...

Groups protesting New Jersey corporate tax aid

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A coalition of liberal groups is calling for New Jersey to raise its corporate taxes to balance the state's budget. The groups are taking aim at business incentive programs that Gov. Chris Christie's administration has been ...

Morgan showing signs of improvement after crash

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is showing signs of improvement following a New Jersey highway crash that badly injured him and killed one of his friends. Spokesman Lewis Kay said Thursday that Morgan remains hospitalized ...

Woman admits role in $12M tax refund scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Michigan woman has admitted her role in one of the nation's largest and longest running stolen identity refund fraud schemes ever prosecuted. Rosa Marmol, a 36-year-old Grand Rapids ...

Real Estate Development Projects Receive Tax Exemptions

Real estate development projects are the state are receiving tax exemptions.

Construction firm owner didn’t report $1.1M income

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a northern New Jersey construction company has admitted underreporting more than $1 million diverted from his business for his personal benefit. Federal prosecutors say Juan Larino, a 53-year-old West New York ...

Man in custody after fake threat by Lincoln Tunnel

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they have a suspect in custody following a false threat that snarled rush-hour traffic around the Lincoln Tunnel. Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo said Wednesday that a Georgia resident was taken into custody in ...