Politics & Government

FBI: Kids forced into prostitution for Super Bowl

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say 16 juveniles forced into prostitution for the Super Bowl were forced to come to the New York City area from 13 different states. Michael Osborn is the chief of the Violent Crimes Against Children ...

US Rep. Rob Andrews of NJ resigning after 23 years

HADDON HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews will leave Congress in two weeks after 23 years in office. The 56-year-old is leaving the Capitol on Feb. 18. He intends to join a law firm with offices in Washington. He says the job just opened ...

Ex-Christie aide won’t cooperate with subpoena

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie is invoking her right not to incriminate herself and refusing to cooperate with a subpoena from a legislative committee looking into a political retribution scandal. The lawyer for former ...

Christie to speak at Chicago economic club Feb. 11

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is take questions next week at a prestigious Chicago economic group meeting during a fundraising trip to Illinois. Group representatives told The Associated Press about the trip Monday. Christie is to speak to the ...

‘Ask the Governor’ Live Stream: Feb. 3, 2014

Gov. Christie answers questions from New Jerseyans during the live one-hour call in show "Ask the Governor" Monday at 7 p.m.

GWB Scandal Heats Up Around Christie

After allegations that Gov. Christie knew more about the GWB lane closures than he said, the governor got booed over the weekend and responded in a manner some have called juvenile.

Questions Surround Sandy Aid Spending

Some are questioning why projects in Belleville and New Brunswick have gotten Sandy relief funds.

NYTimes Correspondent: Wildstein Announcement Timed to Maximize Embarrassment

New York Times National Correspondent Kate Zernike says David Wildstein made allegations that Gov. Christie knew more than he's said about the GWB closures the Friday before the Super Bowl to embarrass him.

Weather delays Ariz. Gov. Brewer’s return from NY

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's return from her visit to New York for the Super Bowl has been delayed because of a snowstorm hitting the East Coast. Brewer spokesman Andrew Wilder says Brewer's Monday return flight to Phoenix was among ...

Pa. chief: Cop for Christie caught shoplifting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania police chief says a New Jersey state trooper asked an officer not to arrest him on shoplifting charges by mentioning he worked on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's security detail. An attorney for ...