Law allowing sports betting signed by Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout. Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed a bill passed this week in the Legislature that would partially ...

Assembly Approves Sports Betting Measure

Members of the Assembly approved legislation to legalize sports betting in New Jersey. Gov. Christie will now have to decide whether to veto or sign the measure.

Sayreville HS Anti-Bullying Rating Calls System into Question

Sayreville War Memorial High School had a grade of 71 out of 75 for its anti-bullying efforts from 2011 to 2013, which some say shows the system of self reporting is flawed.

Concern Artificial Turf Could Cause Cancer

Many are worried that the chemicals used in artificial turf playing fields could cause cancer. Congressman Frank Pallone wants a more thorough investigation conducted.

Ex-NFL star turns down plea bargain in fraud case

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A former NFL star and his mother will go to trial next year in a mortgage fraud case after they turned down plea deals that called for state prison terms. Irving Fryar and Allene McGhee rejected the deals Tuesday during a ...

‘Some’ players in hazing case appear in court

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Some of the seven New Jersey high school football players accused of sexually abusing younger teammates have made their initial court appearances. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey would not tell NJ.com ...

New Jersey Senate approves sports-betting bill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state Senate has passed a measure that could clear the way for sports betting in the state. Lawmakers cast their votes Tuesday afternoon. The measure is the latest in a yearslong effort to authorize sports wagering and ...

Charges Filed Against 7 Sayreville HS Football Members

Seven members of the Sayreville War Memorial High School football team have been charged with sexual assault resulting from alleged hazing.

Vigil staged in town rocked by hazing scandal

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of people have come out for an anti-bullying rally in a central New Jersey town that's been rocked by allegations of sex-related hazing on its football team that prompted the cancellation of the rest of the season. ...

Meadowlands racing card rained out

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rain has forced the Meadowlands Racetrack to cancel its six-race thoroughbred card scheduled for Saturday night. The track said the all-turf card was called off due to the heavy rain that fell Friday night and ...