Business & Economy

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 ...

Part-Time Job Opportunities Expand Into Professions

Part-time job opportunities are expanding into professions.

Borgata to get $88M tax refund in deal with AC

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will get a refund of more than $88 million under a settlement it reached with Atlantic City over how much the city's top casino should pay in property taxes. The Borgata's parent company, Boyd Gaming, announced the ...

Woman admits paying bribes, engaging in fraud

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey woman has admitted paying bribes to a former Veterans Affairs Department employee. Donna Doremus of Hopewell pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribing a public official, conspiracy to defraud the ...

Developer plans $35 million boutique hotel in NJ

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — A developer has announced plans for a $35 million, 148-room boutique hotel in northern New Jersey. The Montclair-based Pinnacle Companies plans to build the eight-story building on Bloomfield Avenue in that Essex County ...

Industry poll: US support of gambling at a high

Americans' support of legalized gambling is at all-time high, according to a new poll prepared for the casino industry's main trade group. The report for the American Gaming Association also supports an assertion the gambling industry has long held: ...

Texas engineer indicted in trade secrets case

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area chemical engineer has been accused of stealing trade secrets from a New Jersey-based company where he formerly worked. Federal prosecutors in Dallas say Mattias Tezock (TEE'-zahk) of Terrell (TEHR'-ehl) is charged with ...

Morgan crash fuels debate over tired truckers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey highway crash that severely injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian is drawing attention to the dangers of tired truckers just as the industry and its allies in Congress are poised to roll back safety rules ...

Board approves subsidy for 76ers practice space

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Economic Development Authority has approved an $82 million tax break for the Philadelphia 76ers that could cover the entire cost of putting the team's practice facility and offices in Camden, New Jersey. The board ...