Emma Jacobs appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The loss of more than 8,000 casino jobs in Atlantic City this year has been hardest on workers who've spent decades in the gaming industry.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Governor Christie's courtship of Latino voters has taken him as far as Puebla, Mexico, where tens of thousands of Passaic, NJ, residents trace their families back to.
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Some drug users in Philadelphia are reselling syringes they get for free at needle exchanges. That's illegal, but researchers say the practice still helps prevent the spread of diseases like HIV.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Donald Norcross, New Jersey's newest representative in Congress, is the brother of the most powerful person in New Jersey who has never run for office.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Governor Chris Christie privatized the state lottery last year to make the system more profitable but the operator is running up higher costs and bringing in less revenue.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Governor Christie's two-day trade mission to Canada begins in Alberta, the origin of the controversial Keystone pipeline.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Gov. Christie made an unusual — and political — choice when he announced announced a board nominee who’s been working with his critics.
Monday, December 01, 2014
New Jersey will run out of money to fix roads, repair dilapidated bridges and buy new rail cars a year early, as Governor Chris Christie prepares for an expected presidential run.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
From a miniature camper van made out of soda cans to abstract paintings, a Rutgers University exhibit showcases the work of inmate artists.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
A controversial move used by Detroit is among the choices the New Jersey Governor is considering.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Ahead of a Wednesday summit on the future of Atlantic City, Senate President Steve Sweeney shared a proposal to lower the city's property taxes, up 53 percent in two years.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Hundreds of police are combing the woods for the suspect in this moth's ambush of a Pennsylvania State Police barracks, unsettling residents of the village of Canadensis in the Pocono Mountains.
Monday, September 01, 2014
Thousands of employees lost their casino jobs with the closure of the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City. This is the latest development in a painful transition for Atlantic City, which faces greater competition for gamblers from neighboring states.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
She made history at the Little League World Series, becoming the first girl to pitch a shutout. With an uncanny arm and easy cool, she's leading a band of underdogs deeper into the postseason.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
With the announcements of the planned closures of the Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos, the New Jersey town that once had the monopoly on gaming in the northeast is at a crucial turning point.
Saturday, July 05, 2014
Local police are sometimes asked to hold immigrants suspected of crimes until they can be moved to federal custody for deportation. But a mix of politics and liability is undermining that system.
Friday, July 04, 2014
Bernie Wagenblast is the voice behind New York City subway announcements. He's also on a mission to visit every New Jersey town, collecting the sounds that define each one.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Ukrainian hospitals have been overwhelmed since the start of violent clashes between protesters and police. Emma Jacobs of WHYY reports on the international relief effort organized out of Pennsylvania by one Ukrainian-American doctor, and on one of the patients who has received her care.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Online search engines that protect users' privacy are seeing a spike in traffic after the NSA surveillance revelations. DuckDuckGo, which does not track users at all, says it's seen record-breaking traffic.
Monday, January 30, 2012
A new casino set to open in Atlantic City has announced it will set term limits for its front-line staff. When employees' terms run out, they'll have to go through the hiring process again. The casino says the policy will keep service fresh. Others say the company is taking advantage of a tough job market.