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3 hrs ago | New Jersey State Police

Troopers Arrest One of New Jersey's Top 12 Most Wanted

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, members of the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit arrested James Wade Barclay, ending the hunt for one of New Jersey's top 12 fugitives that spanned for more than two decades.


Related Topix: Burlington County, NJ

7 hrs ago |

New Jersey appeals on ocean blasting plan

New Jersey asked a federal appeals court Thursday to block a seismic research plan involving blasting the ocean floor with loud sound waves.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Rutgers University

9 hrs ago |

NJ sex assault evidence must be saved for at least 5 years, AG says

New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman today announced new guidelines requiring prosecutors to keep forensic evidence from rape cases for a minimum of five years.


Related Topix: Prison

10 hrs ago |

Mayor: Atlantic City shift from gambling painful

Top New Jersey officials may be moving toward letting voters decide whether to expand casino gambling beyond Atlantic City a few years earlier than expected.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

10 hrs ago | Switched

Hillary Clinton To Sign Books In New Jersey While Chris Christie Is Away

JUNE 20: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's 'Road to Majority' Policy Conference at the Omni Shoreham hotel June 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Ridgewood, NJ, Trenton, NJ

11 hrs ago |

New Jersey Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon to speak at Montclair Republican Club dinner

The deficit in pension liabilities for public employees is the "big elephant in the room" for New Jersey's state budget, according to Montclair Republican Club President John Van Wagner.


Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

14 hrs ago | Lower Township Gazette

New Jersey increases penalties for use of cell phone, texting while driving

Egg Harbor Township Police Department is advising motorists of increased penalties to the state law prohibiting the use of cell phones while driving.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government, US Governors, Chris Christie

18 hrs ago |

Patricia Dell Stars in One Night with Fanny Brice at Open Eye Theater in the Catskills, Beg. Tonight

In a career spanning 50 years, Patricia Dell has done a little bit of almost everything, playing everywhere from carnivals to opera halls, to main stages across the US.


Related Topix: Ziegfeld Follies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts

22 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Play Trevia tonight at 10pm [7/9]

It's the game that's sweeping the ten o' clock hour! Play Trevia tonight with Steve Trevelise and win tickets to Catch A Rising Star comedy club in the Princeton Hyatt Regency or a Dennis Malloy DVD from when we toured New Jersey together performing standup.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Promise of hundreds of jobs seen in a Holtec move to Camden

A proposal to award a multinational manufacturing company $260 million in tax breaks - one of the largest such subsidies in recent years - could produce more than 400 jobs in Camden, individuals familiar with the deal said Wednesday.


New Jersey 350th Pop-Up Shop Visits Downtown Westfield

In honor of New Jersey's 350th Anniversary, Westfield will be a stop on the New Jersey 350 Pop-Up Store tour.


Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, Rutgers University, Union County, NJ

WRIC-TV Richmond

Probation for official who stole $460K in quarters

The former public works inspector for a northern New Jersey town who admitted stealing $460,000 in quarters over two years has been spared a prison term.


The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New Jersey Democratic lawmakers urge Port Authority to end regional bank program

New Jersey's top Democrats are pressing the Port Authority to scrap a little-known program that gives the governors on both sides of the Hudson River partial control over $950 million for pet projects in each state over the next decade.


Related Topix: Teaneck, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

NJ bears moving south

North Jersey still has the "lion's share" of bears , but animal experts claim bear sightings are bound to become more common for residents in the central and southern portions of the state.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government

Asbury Park Press

Storms cause power outages in New JerseyStorms cause power outages in ...

Utility crews are busy and some commuters will face delays after severe thunderstorms rolled through New Jersey, downing trees and knocking out power.


Related Topix: Weather, Burlington County, NJ, Camden County, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

Courier News

CiCi's Pizza raises funds for Special OlmpicsCiCi's Pizza raises...

CiCi's Pizza raises funds for Special Olmpics Program to take place in July Check out this story on Area CiCi's Pizzas, including Route 1 south in North Brunswick, is set to raise funds for Special Olympics New Jersey in July.


Related Topix: North Brunswick, NJ, Mantoloking, NJ, Mendham, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Bernardsville, NJ

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Mail

Daughter of British couple found dead in New Jersey home says she...

Daughter of British couple found dead in New Jersey home says she has 'inner peace' knowing parents are now 'stress-free' as deaths are ruled murder suicide Julian Knott, 45, and Alita Knott, 47, were found deceased inside their home at 12 Log Road in the Lake Hopatcong section of Jefferson Township at around 1 a.m. Sunday The couple's daughter, ... (more)


Related Topix: Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Morris County, NJ, Social Software

National Public Radio

Judge Says Ocean Sound Blasts Need Not Be Halted

Scientific research that involves blasting the ocean floor with sound waves can go ahead despite an effort by Gov. Chris Christie's administration to halt it, a judge ruled Tuesday.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey Government, Rutgers University

The Jersey Journal

New Jersey Youth Symphony awarded first place in Vienna festival

The NJYS Youth Symphony, the top ensemble among New Jersey Youth Symphony's fourteen ensembles, was awarded first place in the orchestral division of the Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival and Competition in Vienna on Sunday, July 6. The symphony joined 32 other ensembles from around the world for the festival, held July 4-8, and ... (more)


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, World News, Austria, New Zealand, Travel, Austria Travel, Europe Travel

New Jersey's Sandy czar steps down

Marc Ferzan, New Jersey's Superstorm Sandy czar, is stepping down and will be replaced by his deputy, Gov. Christie's office announced this morning.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government, University of Virginia, Virginia Government, Virginia


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