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Mayor's Lawyer: No Proof He Took Bribes

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

By Dave Warner TRENTON, N.J., Feb 6 (Reuters) - The defense lawyer for the mayor of New Jersey's capital, charged with corruption over...

The Real Hunger Games

Landon Jones | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Landon Jones

There is nothing romantic about poverty and hunger. They are ugly. But what is even uglier is our need to blame the victims rather than to help heal their plight.

Jersey Hostage Crisis Ends With Kids In Safety: Police

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI | Posted 07.12.2013 | Crime

TRENTON, N.J. — Police stormed a New Jersey home early Sunday and fatally shot a registered sex offender who had held his girlfriend's three chi...

Police Negotiating With Armed Man For Trenton Hostages

AP | REMA RAHMAN | Posted 07.11.2013 | Crime

TRENTON, N.J. — A standoff with an armed man who police said took multiple hostages entered its second day Saturday as authorities worked to neg...

First Nighter: Tom Hanks, Other Talkative Tony 2013 Nominees Spark Their Press Brunch

David Finkle | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Harvey Fierstein was wearing kinky running shoes by New Balance because, according to him, "I have fat feet." Yes, but where was it that he especia...

'Crime Of All Kinds Has Increased': Austerity Stories From New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Amid all the job losses that have taken place in recent years, the public sector has been one of the hardest hit areas. Between 2009 and 2012, state a...

Trenton Mayor Nabbed In Surprising Plot

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- Federal authorities turned to a familiar method to build their case against Trenton Mayor Tony Mack: They used a government informant...

Mayor Gets Visit From FBI

AP | ANDREW DUFFELMEYER | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — FBI agents staged a middle-of-the-night raid Wednesday at the home of Trenton's mayor, whose administration of the state's impov...

Honah Lee: A Band on the Edge of Breakthrough

Melissa Webster | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

You'd think after a band supporter offered to let them crash at his place after a show in the Ohio suburbs, only to have that same supporter pull guns out on them after they got to his house, the guys in Honah Lee would be a bit shaken by the memory, but no.

Recession-Hit NJ Cities May Face Credit Downgrade

Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Edith Honan) - Six struggling New Jersey cities were warned on Tuesday their credit ratings might be downgraded by Moody's Investors Ser...

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Laid To Rest: Woman Hurt During Graveyard Hanky Panky | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A 39-year-old woman was rushed to a New Jersey hospital after a gravestone rolled over her leg while she may have been engaged in a sexual act, accord...

Bottles Of Urine Found In Ice Cream Truck

AP | Posted 07.18.2011 | Home

LANGHORNE, Pa. -- Suburban Philadelphia police say a DUI stop involving an ice cream truck led to the discovery of water bottles filled with urine, in...

N.J. Attorney General investigates Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Frank H. Conlon/The Star-LedgerWayne Forrest, executive director of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission. TRENTON -- A state criminal investigat...

Trenton man, 19, shot to death | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON - An unidentified Trenton man was shot and killed early this morning, according to a report by the Times of Trenton. Police received a cal...

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie nominates Lee Solomon, Bob Czech for administration posts | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Patti Sapone/The Star-LedgerGov. Chris Christie at a news conference on his first day of work in Trenton. Christie announced today his nominees fo...

N.J. Superior Court Judge Lee Solomon to be named president of Board of Public Utilities | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- State Superior Court Judge Lee Solomon, a former county and federal prosecutor who has made headlines throughout his career, will be na...

Gov. Jon Corzine wraps up, cleans out his office | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- After a late night signing bills and issuing pardons, Gov. Jon Corzine today spent his final hours as chief executive at the Statehouse...

N.J. political elite fill up back room before inauguration of Chris Christie | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- Backstage before the inaugural of Gov.-elect Chris Christie, the state's political elite congregated in a room behind the war memorial ...

Gov. Corzine signs bills to help ex-offenders readjust to life outside prison | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- Gov. Jon Corzine tonight signed three bills aimed at making it easier for former inmates to readjust to life outside prison walls. The ...

Cash flowing to N.J. political parties is down from last gubernatorial election | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- Despite this year's bitter gubernatorial contest, cash flowing into the Democratic and Republican state committees and legislative lead...

N.J. Gov.-elect Chris Christie picks former colleague for head of homeland security | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- Gov.-elect Chris Christie plans to announce his choice as the leader of the state's homeland security effort Wednesday afternoon, tappi...

N.J. Gov.-elect Chris Christie opposes pension deferrals by local government | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jerry McCrea/The Star-LedgerGovernor-elect Chris Christie answers reporters' questions following a meeting Monday with the executive board of the ...

N.J. gov. candidates Daggett, Gov. Corzine, Christie stand-in address family issues at Trenton forum | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerIndependent Chris Daggett and Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine prepare to face off in the first gubernatorial debate at NJN...

N.J. Attorney General pushes for better pay for state prosecutors | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-LedgerNew Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram at a September press conference.TRENTON -- Attorney General Anne Mi...

Families of developmentally disabled oppose N.J. institutions' closure, report says | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- A group of advocates for people with developmental disabilities ramped up lobbying efforts today against legislation that would shutter...