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Call for Return of Chesimard Complicated by Murky Case

Debate continues over Black Liberation Army member convicted in 1979 for the murder of a New Jersey state trooper.  

Christie's 'State of the State' Speech Nods at State of the Nation

The New Jersey Governor highlighted the accomplishments of his five years in office while beginning his pivot towards a national audience.

Watch Live: Chris Christie's State of the State Address

In this year's speech, Christie is expected to make a case before the national media about why his success in New Jersey makes him a good candidate for the Presidency. Stream it here.

Camden Gets Its Close-Up in Christie's 'Our Dreams' Video

Chris Christie puts out a video trailer for his State of the State address that strikes themes he is expected to use for a presidential run: bipartisan support and urban solutions. 

Over 40 and the Casino Job Is Gone

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.

Christie Goes To Football Game, Ignites Twitter, Draws Ethics Questions

Chris Christie went to a Dallas Cowboys game, people went nuts, and now there's ethics questions swirling around the administration.

New Jersey's Hispanic Voters Divided Over Governor Chris Christie

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.

Mr. Norcross Goes to Washington

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.

The Piece of Paper Standing in the Way of This Man and His Home

Some 9,000 New Jersey residents have been approved for Sandy aid, but fewer than 300 have gotten funding and completed construction on their homes. 

NJ Sen. Menendez Helps Barred Ecuadorean Enter U.S.

Menendez lobbied Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to obtain a visa for the daughter of donors to the Democratic Party.

Does Bush Candidacy Push Christie to 2016 Sidelines?

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he will "actively explore" a 2016 run for president.

When It Comes to Red Light Cameras, NJ's Numbers Don't Add Up

Red light cameras across New Jersey have gone dark for now. Local officials across the state want to bring them back, but Trenton's past fumbling of the program could doom its future.

President Obama Meets Troops, Governor Christie at New Jersey Base

President Obama flew to a New Jersey military base Monday to speak to service members about the end of combat operations in Afghanistan.

Crude Oil Could Come to New Jersey

The highly volatile substance will pass through the nation's most densely populated state by rail. 

New Jersey's privatized lottery fell short in first year

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.

NJ Approves Tax Breaks for Subaru, Cooper Health

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has approved $158 million dollars in future tax breaks for Subaru and Cooper Health System.

Christie, Aide Texted As Bridgegate Cover Story Unraveled

Timeline suggests an engaged Gov. Christie, keeping a watchful eye on developments as the Bridgegate scandal unfolded.

Democratic Findings: New Bridgegate Docs Add to the Mystery

90,000 documents, 12 missing texts and 13 anguished but unanswered messages from the Fort Lee mayor. More than a year later, more Bridgegate mysteries than answers.

Sandy Recovery Leans on Charities But Results Inconsistent

National groups raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the weeks following the storm, but there are still gaps in providing help. 

Can Presidential Candidate Christie approve a Gas Tax Hike?

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.