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2 children seriously injured in crash involving stolen car - America News
2 children seriously injured in crash involving stolen car1 hour ago
RAHWAY, N.J. — Authorities say a two-vehicle crash involving a stolen car has left two children seriously injured and several adults hurt. The crash occurred around 3:25 p.m. Friday in Rahway. Authorities say a car that had been reported stolen in B
Man admits tricking teenage girls into online sex acts - America News
Man admits tricking teenage girls into online sex acts 2 hours ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Authorities in New Jersey say a Florida man accused of blackmailing five teenage girls to pose nude and engage in sexual conduct on web cameras has pleaded guilty to manufacturing child pornography. New Jersey Attorney General Christ
Over 23 years later, Megan's Law is still expanding, this time worldwide (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN) - America News
Over 23 years later, Megan's Law is still expanding, this time worldwide (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN) 3 hours ago
It's hard to believe it's been 23 years since the death of Megan Kanka, the Hamilton 7-year-old who was raped and murdered by a twice-convicted sex offender. It is, without question, the most heinous and brutal crime in modern Mercer County history. It's
Cap on labor contracts, Amazon credits pending in lame duck - America News
Cap on labor contracts, Amazon credits pending in lame duck 3 hours ago
TRENTON, N.J. — The fate of expiring legislation that caps what police and fire officials can get in labor contract disputes and up to $5 billion in tax credits to attract Amazon’s new headquarters is uncertain as New Jersey’s government
Scientific Games joins legal scrum over sports bet market - America News
Scientific Games joins legal scrum over sports bet market 3 hours ago
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The scramble for position in a U.S. sports betting market that doesn’t even exist yet is heating up. Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corp. has joined a legal battle against British online betting firm William Hill over S
Car fleeing fatal shooting crashes, bursts into flames - America News
Car fleeing fatal shooting crashes, bursts into flames 3 hours ago
NEWAK, N.J. — Authorities say a car fleeing the scene of a fatal shooting in New Jersey’s largest city crashed and burst into flames, briefly trapping its occupants inside. Essex County prosecutors say the shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. Fr
Teen organ donor to be honored in Rose Parade - America News
Teen organ donor to be honored in Rose Parade 5 hours ago
WALL, N.J. — Andre Thomas was just 30 years old and suffering through kidney failure when the phone call came. “We’ve got a kidney for you,” the caller said. “I dropped down to my knees and started crying,” Thomas said.
Motorists seeing slightly lower gas prices in New Jersey - America News
Motorists seeing slightly lower gas prices in New Jersey 5 hours ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Motorists are seeing slightly lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.58, which is down a penny from last week. Motorists were paying $
Man admits tricking teenage girls into online sex acts - America News
Man admits tricking teenage girls into online sex acts 5 hours ago
TRENTON, N.J. — Authorities in New Jersey say a Florida man accused of blackmailing five teenage girls to pose nude and engage in sexual conduct on web cameras has pleaded guilty to manufacturing child pornography. New Jersey Attorney General Christ
Tax filers in most states claim deduction targeted by GOP - America News
Tax filers in most states claim deduction targeted by GOP 6 hours ago
ATLANTA — A popular deduction targeted in the GOP’s overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states, including many led by Republicans where some residents eventually could see their federal tax bi
Senate’s ethics panel could be busy next year - America News
Senate’s ethics panel could be busy next year 12 hours ago
WASHINGTON — It’s been nearly six years since the Senate Ethics Committee conducted a major investigation of a sitting senator. Next year, the panel could be working nonstop, deciding the fate of up to three lawmakers, including two facing all
German grocer builds on U.S. presence with new Vineland store - America News
German grocer builds on U.S. presence with new Vineland store 18 hours ago
VINELAND — Lidl, an international discount supermarket chain, opened its first location in New Jersey on Thursday on West Landis Avenue.
2 men wanted in North Carolina arrested at Egg Harbor Township motel - America News
2 men wanted in North Carolina arrested at Egg Harbor Township motel 18 hours ago
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Two men wanted out of North Carolina were arrested Friday morning at the Hi Ho Motel in West Atlantic City, police said.
Trenton pastor steals from local family by deception, must pay $12K restitution - America News
Trenton pastor steals from local family by deception, must pay $12K restitution 22 hours ago
TRENTON >> Good lord.A man of God who recently confessed to theft by deception has started paying back some of the $12,000 he owes in restitution.The Rev. Terry Wells, 42, pastor of My Brother's Keeper Outreach Ministries, duped a family into financial lo
Ex-Port Authority head, Christie mentor fined $11K for new ethics violation - America News
Ex-Port Authority head, Christie mentor fined $11K for new ethics violation 1 day ago
TRENTON >> Forcing United Airlines to run a flight from Newark to South Carolina was not the only shady undertaking David Samson did during his tenure heading up the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.The convicted felon also participated in behind
NJ Tech Council Awards Gala Honors Top-Tier Companies - America News
NJ Tech Council Awards Gala Honors Top-Tier Companies 1 day ago
Last night’s full-house NJ Tech Council Awards gala at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, was a literal “who’s who” of some of the best and brightest people leading – or employed by – key technology companies. The Garden State demonstrably
Record Number of Women Freeholders Will Serve in 2018 - America News
Record Number of Women Freeholders Will Serve in 2018 1 day ago
When New Jersey counties swear in their boards of freeholders in January, a record 41 women will be included. The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, counts a tot
Port Authority Is Prepared to Assist Approximately 6 Million Travelers During Thanksgiving Weekend - America News
Port Authority Is Prepared to Assist Approximately 6 Million Travelers During Thanksgiving Weekend 1 day ago
Approximately 6 million travelers are projected to use the Port Authority’s airports, bridges, tunnels and PATH system during the five-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and the agency is putting measures in place to accommodate the anticipated heavy trave
CBRE Holiday Season Report: Pop-ups, Mobile Commerce, Discounters to Drive Retail this Holiday Season - America News
CBRE Holiday Season Report: Pop-ups, Mobile Commerce, Discounters to Drive Retail this Holiday Season 1 day ago
Shoppers’ growing preference for variety and value will drive CBRE’s anticipated holiday retail trends for this season, including an even greater proliferation of pop-up stores, the emergence of “pop-up warehouses,” an expansion of mobile commerce and str
NJM’s Art Gallery Unveils Work of Non-Profit Art Organizations - America News
NJM’s Art Gallery Unveils Work of Non-Profit Art Organizations 1 day ago
West Trenton-based NJM Insurance Group, one of New Jersey’s leading employers, recently hosted a reception to exhibit the artwork of two area nonprofit organizations, Fresh Artists of Philadelphia, Pa. and HomeFront’s ArtSpace of Ewing. The proceeds help