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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...

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. 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...

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 ...

Christie selects former New York City official as head of prisons | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- Gov.-elect Chris Christie has announced Gary Lanigan, a former New York City prison official and current fiscal officer for the city's ...

Deportation case of N.J. Muslim cleric is sent back to immigration judge for rehearing | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- The lengthy deportation case of an influential New Jersey Muslim leader has been sent back to an immigration judge for a rehearing. In ...

Gay marriage supporters rally outside N.J. Statehouse | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- Hundreds of Garden State Equality members braved the cold to rally at the Statehouse today in support of the bill to legalize gay marri...

Conservation, hunting groups sue N.J. for failing to adopt bear management policy | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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TRENTON -- Conservation and hunting groups have sued the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and state Fish and Game Council claimin...

N.J. governor candidates Daggett, Christie release music video ads | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Star-Ledger photosNew Jersey governor's race candidates, from left, Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine, independent Chris Daggett, and Republican Christo...

N.J. residents can get help paying utility bills from $1.45 million fund | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Star-Ledger file photoGov. Jon Corzine today said people struggling to pay their utility bills can apply for help from the nonprofit corporation N...