New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has apologized for a remark about civil rights but says he's not sorry for using a slang term to describe a lawmaker who compared him to segregationist Southern governors.
The man accused of shooting a New York City police officer point-blank in the head was also wanted in the first killing of 2012, department officials said Wednesday.
Mitt Romney's resounding win in the Florida GOP primary is a warning shot to any Democrats who think the former Massachusetts governor will be a soft target.
Police commissioners in East Haven, Conn., will be voting on whether to urge the mayor to fire the police chief instead of letting him retire amid allegations that officers abused Latinos.
An Archdiocese of New York clerk with a record of theft has been charged with manipulating the church's accounts payable system to steal more than $1 million in education money.
The top Democrat in New York's Legislature is pushing legislation to boost the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.50 and then index it annually to the inflation rate.
New Jersey's largest city must produce a list of documents related to a $100 million pledge to its public schools from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, a judge ruled Friday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo participated in a closed-door fundraiser Friday for the Democratic Governors Association, where his appearance fetched a reported $50,000 a seat for the organization.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a co-chair of the initiative, said the effort will link state and federal probes of the mortgage-backed securities bubble.
The Manhattan District Attorney was mum about the rape allegation against the police commissioner’s son on Friday – telling WNYC that any leaks from his office were “unfortunate” and he has no idea where they came from.
An aggressive Mitt Romney repeatedly challenged Republican presidential rival Newt Gingrich in a fast-paced campaign debate Thursday night, ridiculing the former House speaker's call to build costly projects in key primary states and to colonize the moon.
A 22-year-old man was fatally shot after firing at an off-duty police officer in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, police said.
A son of the city police commissioner is under investigation by prosecutors and denies any wrongdoing, his lawyer said Wednesday, without elaborating on the allegations.
A New Jersey Senate panel has approved a same-sex marriage bill the same day Gov. Chris Christie vowed to veto it, saying he supports putting the issue on the ballot.
Fifteen Muslims on Tuesday won conditional dismissals of charges stemming from an amusement park disturbance that started when women were told they couldn't wear religious headscarves on some rides.
One person is dead after a fiery crash involving a car and a tanker truck in Elizabeth.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney paid about $3 million in federal income taxes in 2010, having earned more than seven times that - $21.7 million - from his investments and making him among the wealthiest of American taxpayers.
A U.S. military hearing has recommended that an American soldier be court-martialed over hazing that led to a fellow infantryman's suicide in southern Afghanistan, but dismissed the most serious charge against him, the U.S. military said Monday.
Paterno, a sainted figure at Penn State for almost half a century but scarred forever by the child sex abuse scandal that brought his career to a stunning end, died Sunday at age 85.
The United States would hit Syria with sanctions against trade as long as it continues a violent crackdown on protesters under sanctions proposed by New York’s U.S. senators.