A defendant was convicted on Tuesday in the 2007 execution-style killings of three college students in a Newark schoolyard.
Gov. Chris Christie has renewed his call for New Jersey towns to share more services.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun training people from the Newark, New Jersey, area so they can work on the federal cleanup of the Passaic River.
The New Jersey Senate passed a same-sex marriage bill on Monday by a vote of 24-16, largely along party lines. It’s just three votes shy of what’s needed to override the promised veto by Governor Chris Christie.
With the Obama administration Thursday waiving New Jersey from No Child Left Behind, the state was in effect given the green light for its own plan for how public schools will be monitored, assisted, and in the case of those that don’t improve, overhauled and potentially shut down.
New Jersey officials broke ground on a new, mixed-use development project known as Teachers Village on Thursday. The five block project to be constructed on Halsey Street will eventually include school buildings, a daycare center, retail space and housing for teachers.
A Republican lawmaker has submitted a proposal for a ballot question that would ask New Jersey voters to approve gay marriage.
Property taxes in New Jersey rose 2.4 percent in 2011 despite a 2 percent cap imposed by Gov. Chris Christie and the Legislature.
Child welfare officials in New Jersey failed to connect concerns of child abuse and domestic violence in the case of a 2-year-old whose father is accused of tossing her to her death still strapped in her car seat.
Seventeen school board members in New Jersey will have to step down from their elected posts because they have a criminal conviction on their records. Another 12 school board members in New Jersey must also step down for not submitting their background checks in time.
Students and professors from Rutgers University's Camden campus protested a proposal to merge their school with Rowan University at a New Jersey Senate hearing on Monday.
Newark's school superintendent is expected to suggest closing seven failing schools as part of a package of district-wide reforms.
Private vs. public school? With an average tuition of about $20,000, that's the million dollar question for parents considering the extra cost. What’s been their answer? This map shows the percentage of kids attending private schools across New Jersey.
The brother of the Rutgers student who committed suicide said he did not hate the roommate who secretly streamed a video of his brother on the Internet with another man days before he jumped off the George Washington Bridge.
A same-sex marriage cleared a New Jersey Assembly committee on Thursday
Faculty members at Rutgers University's School of Arts and Sciences are calling for cuts in the school’s athletic department's budget. Most areas of the university have undergone budget cuts, but sports have not.
A Jersey City hospital and a private California company have called off a controversial deal that would’ve made the non-profit hospital part of a commercial network.