While a strong contingent of people — from beach front homeowners to Governor Chris Christie — are all for rebuilding the New Jersey shore, some others are saying the properties should be bought out and restored as a natural habitat area.
A string of water main breaks in Hoboken last week is causing the city to take a closer look at its aging drinking water system.
The city has had to repair anywhere from 12 to 37 water mains each year. In 2012, the city had to repair 21 water mains.
Rutgers has fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice.
New information has emerged about a New Jersey contract with AshBritt, a politically-connected debris removal company.
Toms River, N.J. —
Up and down the New Jersey coast, municipalities from Sea Bright to Ortley Beach are reporting increased incidences of flooding, even in places that don’t normally flood. But officials don’t agree on why it’s happening or how to stop it.
Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday that the state is taking over the school system in Camden.
A lot of attention has been focused on the damage Sandy caused to beaches. But as spring blooms, officials are just now getting a sense of what a blow the storm was to millions of acres of public forest lands and hiking trails.
The tracking of charities is spotty and there's no way to know exactly how much has been donated. But at least half of the donations surveyed has yet to reach storm victims.
A federal grand jury in Miami is reportedly investigating New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez over his role in advocating for the business interests of his friend Salomon Melgen, a Florida eye doctor who's a major contributor to Menendez.
The African American pastor who hosted Governor Chris Christie's town hall this week has asked the Governor to apologize for his comments about Democratic Assembly Speaker Shelia Oliver.
At a town hall in Paterson -- only the second out of 102 to be held in an urban church, Gov. Chris Christie criticized Speaker of the Assembly, Sheila Oliver (D-Essex) for blocking his school voucher bill. Oliver called the comments a racial provocation.
Never one to shy away from a fight, Gov. Chris Christie told the mostly African-American crowd at a town hall in Paterson that one of their own was failing them by not supporting public funding of vouchers for private schools. He called out Speaker of the Assembly ...
For years, Trenton has been diverting millions of dollars in local property payments due to municipalities from gas and electric utilities to close state budget gaps.
To a crowd of about 500 people, Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced that after years of difficult but necessary budget cuts, Newark can start investing again.
A Senate ethics probe into the relationship between Senator Robert Menendez's and a Miami doctor and major campaign donor is bringing additional scrutiny to Senator Menendez's formidable campaign finance operation and his sphere of influence.
Quitman Street Renew School is one of seven buildings that are the focus of plans to improve the Newark public schools. One of it's new programs has brought an influx of special education students, which raises concern that a school with so many kids with high needs will make it ...
Many New Jersey homeowners badly-affected by Sandy are still struggling to repair their damages and rebuild. But thousands who filed flood insurance claims months ago, have yet to receive the money they need to pay for that work. That's causing a lot of finger pointing from Trenton to Washington.