January 23, 2013 12:59 PM
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - Two New Jersey men have sued Subway, saying the world's biggest fast-food chain has been shorting them on its so-called footlong sandwiches. The filing made Tuesday seeks compensatory damages from the company and a change in practices. Plaintiffs' lawyer Stephen DeNittis says the company should... more »
December 24, 2012 6:44 PM
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) - Thousands of Christians from the world over packed Manger Square in Bethlehem Monday to celebrate the birth of Jesus in the ancient West Bank town where he was born. For their Palestinian hosts, this holiday season was an especially joyous one, with the hardships of... more »
December 2, 2012 11:57 AM
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey health officials say 37 cases of fungal meningitis have now been reported in the state. The cases, two confirmed and 35 considered probable, are linked to a recalled, potentially tainted steroid produced by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts. Nationally, officials say more than 500... more »
November 28, 2012 8:36 PM
A southern New Jersey high school custodian has been accused of using eight small cameras he had hidden around the school to secretly film students and teachers, including in places where students change clothes. Authorities say John Martin had hours of video footage from the pinhole cameras and kept video... more »
November 27, 2012 12:36 PM
MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to spend the next year leading efforts to rebuild his home state after Superstorm Sandy - and running for re-election. The 50-year-old governor announced his intention to seek a second term Monday, after telling his campaign treasurer to file papers... more »
November 4, 2012 1:14 PM
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Eileen James sits by the window when the sun is out, wears gloves to bed and hasn't had a hot meal in a week. Like many elderly people in the New York area coping with no electricity or heat in their homes in the aftermath of... more »
November 3, 2012 11:54 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those in the region who have been without power for most of the week. From storm-scarred New Jersey to parts of... more »
October 29, 2012 5:58 PM
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - The military has placed helicopters and rescue teams on alert and dispatched medical planners to help cope with the damage from a superstorm on the East Coast. The U.S. Northern Command, charged with defending the U.S. homeland from attack and helping civil authorities... more »
June 7, 2012 8:44 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Police have spent hours searching the home of a man charged with murdering a 6-year-old New York City boy who went missing in 1979, but it's not yet clear whether investigators have found anything relevant. A lawyer for the wife of suspect Pedro Hernandez says authorities... more »
April 8, 2012 12:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Political fights and court battles are brewing around the country over using public dollars to make it easier for parents to afford private schools for their kids. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal recently won passage of legislation that expands statewide a voucher program in New Orleans as part... more »
January 17, 2012 1:52 PM
An expectant New Jersey couple took a train ride they will never forget, yesterday, when they headed to Manhattan for a routine doctor's appointment.
Along the way, the pregnant mother began to feel what she though was false labor. Instead, it was the real thing.
Train officials bypassed... more »
November 14, 2011 7:55 PM
Many were shocked when the former long-time defensive coordinator of the Penn State football team, Jerry Sandusky, was arrested on charges related to sexual abuse of children. The fallout of the news extended to the University's iconic football coach, Joe Paterno, and an assistant coach who says he witnessed Sandusky... more »
September 4, 2011 5:15 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama hopes that when Congress returns this coming week from its summer break, lawmakers will share his sense of urgency in taking steps to create jobs and help the economy.
Obama plans a prime-time speech to Congress on Thursday... more »
August 25, 2011 5:11 PM
MIAMI (AP) - Hurricane watches are out from North Carolina to New Jersey ahead of powerful Irene that is still battering islands in Bahamas before heading to the East Coast. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center Thursday afternoon also issued the first warnings for the entire North Carolina coast to... more »
August 18, 2011 8:15 AM
MENDHAM, N.J. (AP) - Verizon workers will take their strike to their CEO's New Jersey home Thursday.
Members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers plan to stage a candlelight vigil outside Lowell McAdam's residence in Mendham.
About 45,000 Verizon workers from... more »
July 12, 2011 6:17 PM
DENVER (AP) - An audit of Colorado's Treasury Department recommends that it should consider expanding investments beyond only U.S. securities and look into foreign securities.
Tuesday's audit says lawmakers should examine the possibility of eliminating statutory limits that require only domestic security investments. The audit conducted by Buck Global... more »
July 11, 2011 8:52 AM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities are trying to determine how a stun gun got aboard a JetBlue plane that landed at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport.
The crew was cleaning up after the 10:20 p.m. flight arrived from Boston on Friday and found the stun gun tucked into... more »
June 21, 2011 7:10 AM
DENVER (AP) - A man accused of grabbing an 8 year-old Denver girl while she was playing and sexually assaulting her has waived extradition from New Jersey and is expected back in Colorado soon.
Lynn Kimbrough of the Denver district attorney's office tells KUSA-TV that 27-year-old Bret Lee Luckett... more »
June 11, 2011 4:38 PM
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - As states look to trim billions of dollars from Medicaid spending, New Jersey is getting national attention for its proposal.
Opponents say it's an unprecedented and draconian attempt to balance the budget on the backs of society's most vulnerable people.
At issue is a... more »
December 1, 2010 10:35 AM
Officials say a New Jersey police dog was killed when the suspect he was apprehending threw the dog into traffic.
Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle said that the 3-year-old German Shepherd named Schultz, was released by an officer when the suspect in a restaurant robbery was spotted.
... more »
September 3, 2010 8:20 PM
Next week family and friends will say goodbye to Genesis Sims. Sims was the little girl found dead in the crawlspace of a Monument home back in May. The little girl's mother Jopetia Garretson has made funeral arrangements. Garretson says she will bury Genesis on Sept. 10 in their home... more »
August 24, 2010 2:13 PM
The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier from an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.
Spc. Pedro A. Millet Meletiche, 20, of Elizabeth, N. J., died Aug. 22 at Arghandab River Valley, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.
... more »
August 18, 2010 10:55 AM
I can think of worse places to live--Police say a homeless man lived unnoticed in the basement of a New Jersey library for nearly two weeks. He had plenty to read, internet access, and abundant food--thanks to the employee break-room. (And workers thought that weasley guy in Research was stealing... more »
August 2, 2010 9:44 AM
Gene Hill was born without a right arm, but when it comes to the tennis court, don't feel sorry for him....Feel sorry for his opponent.
The 17-year-old from North Haledon, New Jersey, lost only two sets this past season as a junior.
"From the first time I was... more »
July 16, 2010 11:36 AM
Rescuers are trying to reach one person trapped in a car in a parking garage that collapsed in northern New Jersey. Hackensack fire Lt. Stephen Lindner says the emergency workers can see the victim but can't get to the person because they are concerned about the possibility of another collapse.... more »
July 9, 2010 10:37 PM
Since the body of little Genesis Sims was positively identified this week, events have been moving quickly. The suspects in the case, Monique Lynch and Hanif Sims remain in jail in Henderson, Nevada.
Even though they are behind bars, it could be some time before the two are back... more »
July 8, 2010 1:14 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The first defendant convicted in the 2007 execution-style slayings of three friends and an attack on a fourth in a New Jersey schoolyard has been sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years.
The sentence means Rodolfo Godinez must serve at least 218 years for... more »
June 14, 2010 11:46 AM
Spirit Airlines is canceling all flights through Wednesday because of a pilots' strike.
Spirit aircraft haven't flown since pilots walked out on Saturday in a pay dispute. At one time the airline had hoped to keep flying through the strike. Pilot union leader Sean Creed says no new talks... more »
May 25, 2010 11:12 AM
A 21-year-old New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to intentionally vomiting on a man and his 11-year-old daughter in the stands during a Philadelphia Phillies game.
Matthew Clemmens of Cherry Hill, New Jersey pleaded guilty to simple assault and other charges Tuesday. Police say Clemmens stuck his fingers down... more »
May 20, 2010 3:02 PM
The White House says it's not worried about four consecutive losses by Democratic candidates President Barack Obama had supported.
The latest defeat came Tuesday when Sen. Arlen Specter lost to Rep. Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania's Democratic primary. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs gave a simple, one-word answer when asked... more »
April 18, 2010 10:56 AM
Students at New Jersey's Atlantic City High School have learned not to mess with the lunch ladies.
Cafeteria workers served only cheese sandwiches Wednesday and Thursday as punishment for a food fight.
School Superintendent Fredrick Nickles says the school supplies only the basic food requirement when there's been... more »
April 5, 2010 7:25 PM
Police say the dismembered bodies of a man and woman have been found in several garbage bags along a residential street in Linden.
Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow says the bodies were found among four cloth laundry bags and two black garbage bags that were left on the street,... more »
March 16, 2010 12:55 PM
Utility crews in the Northeast continue to chip away at the leftover power outages from the weekend storm.
A New Jersey utility says the storm caused more outages than any storm in its history -- affecting more than 400,000 homes and businesses.
A low pressure system lingering off... more »
March 10, 2010 5:17 PM
Someone is spinning quite a yarn over one New Jersey shore town. An unknown person dubbed The Midnight Knitter by West Cape May residents is covering tree ranches and lamp poles with little sweaters under cover of darkness.
Mayor Pam Kaithern says police are looking into the guerrilla crocheting,... more »
March 4, 2010 11:21 AM
She had a striking resemblance to the Venus de Milo, but one complaint about a nude New Jersey snow sculpture led to it being clothed in a bikini instead of the being in the buff.
"I don't think God made anything dirty," said Larry Cappiello of the Art Guild... more »
February 17, 2010 1:37 PM
New Jersey State Police are searching for a 3-month-old girl after her father told them he threw his daughter off a bridge and into a river.
The search Wednesday is centered around the Garden State Parkway's Driscoll Bridge, which spans the Raritan River between Sayreville and Woodbridge, and is... more »
February 3, 2010 10:40 AM
"I was just thinking -- am I gonna die or am I gonna survive?"
Half submerged in freezing cold water, those were the thought running through 10 year-old Sage Lavin's mind after falling through the ice in a lagoon next to his Margate, New Jersey home.
"It was... more »
January 29, 2010 2:26 PM
Five more children have died of confirmed or suspected cases of H1N1 swine flu in the United states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.
For the week ending Jan. 23, four kids died of confirmed swine flu, while a fifth died of influenza A. Further... more »
January 7, 2010 8:54 AM
New Jersey's two senators are taking federal authorities to task for Sunday's security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport. Sens. Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez criticized the Transportation Security Administration for allowing a man to enter a terminal following a woman without passing through security. The breach closed the terminal... more »
December 29, 2009 10:46 AM
Johnson & Johnson is expanding a voluntary recall of Tylenol Arthritis Caplets due to consumer reports of a moldy smell that can cause nausea and stomach pain.
According to a statement on the Food and Drug Administration Web site, the New Brunswick, N.J., company is now recalling all product... more »