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Christie to speak at national fiscal summit

5-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Washington to discuss the economy and politics. Christie will join former President Bill Clinton and other top political figures Wednesday at the annual Peter G. Peterson ...

NJ National Guard training Albanian soldiers

5-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's National Guard is training 24 soldiers from Albania to become officers. Officials say it's the first time a state's National Guard will train foreign military officer candidates under a state partnership program. ...

New Jersey lawmakers look at college changes

5-14-14
EWING, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers who want to make the state's colleges more accountable and affordable are hearing about some complications with their plans. The Assembly's Higher Education Committee heard Wednesday from college presidents, ...

Newark’s Baraka declares win; runoff for Trenton

5-14-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city has picked a new mayor, but the state's capital will have to wait until next month to see who'll succeed its convicted former mayor. In Newark, former city councilman Ras Baraka declared victory ...

Ex-sheriff’s officer sentenced in extortion case

5-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Essex County sheriff's officer has been sentenced in an extortion case. Fifty-year-old John Balsamo of West Long Branch received a 15-month sentence Tuesday. He had pleaded guilty to using ...
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Election Results: May 13, 2014

5-13-14
Get election results of highlighted mayoral races.
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‘Ask the Governor’ Live Stream

5-13-14
Gov. Chris Christie answers questions from New Jerseyans during the live one-hour call-in show “Ask the Governor,” on NJ 101.5 Tuesday at 7 p.m.
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Michael Drewniak Testifies About GWB Lane Closures

5-13-14
Christie Spokesman Michael Drewniak testified in front of the select committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
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Homes Remain Abandoned After Sandy in Brick Township

5-13-14
Officials estimate 300 homes are uninhabitable and abandoned in Brick Township. They have adopted an ordinance giving them additional tools to deal with the properties.
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Ombudsman Hobbs Begins Duties Next Week

5-13-14
Ombudsman for the governor's office Patrick Hobbs says that he begins his duties soon, but that he has not been following the GWB investigative hearings.