HealthCare Institute NJ Pres.: NJ Will Continue to be Strong Within Medical Industry

HealthCare Institute of New Jersey President and CEO Dean Paranicas says that the state has been strong in the medical industry and he is confident that designation will continue.

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 ...

NJ police administer heroin antidote

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Police in Seaside Heights are the first in New Jersey under a pilot program to save a life using an antidote to heroin. Officers on Sunday responded to a motel and found a person with a weak pulse, apparently having ...

Christie willing to consider medical pot changes

FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he's willing to consider new measures to make sure the right form of medical marijuana is made available to children who could benefit from it. He spoke about the issue Wednesday at a town hall ...

2 heroin deaths probed in south Jersey

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — Autopsy results have led officials to suspect two men in southern New Jersey died after overdosing on heroin. Police on Friday found a 29-year-old man dead in Middle Township. Officials say a hypodermic needle and ...

Conference Promotes Awareness of Child Neglect and Abuse

Child advocacy center Wynona's House hosted the first national summit on child abuse and neglect in New Jersey.

Residents Concerned Bayonne Bridge Project Could Cause Problems

The Port Authority's project to raise the Bayonne Bridge is causing noise, dust and vibrations that have nearby residents worried.

Quiet start to trout fishing season in NJ

PARK RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — The first day of trout fishing season in New Jersey was quiet in some parts of northern New Jersey, and a recent outbreak of a disease among the fish may be the reason. The state Department of Environmental Protection said ...

Man sues over medical marijuana job suspension

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit clerk is suing after the agency suspended him for using medical marijuana to treat his end-stage renal failure. The suit filed last month by 57-year-old Charlie Davis may be the first of its kind in New ...

Shark River Dredging Project Worries Some Residents

Some who live near Shark River are worried about contaminated silt that would be dredged in a proposed project.