While New Jersey has replaced nearly all of the jobs lost during the first few months of the recession, population growth means that the state has about 60,000 more workers than jobs. This has created an employers' market and is creating a downward pressure on wages, analysts say.
The federal poverty rate in New Jersey was officially 10 percent in 2010 but a new report commissioned by the United Way of Northern New Jersey estimates that over one-third of state's households are struggling to get by.
Authorities say the gunman in the New Jersey supermarket shooting fired at six employees, including one outside the store, before killing himself.
Once Clint Eastwood came out center stage in Tampa to interrogate an empty chair that represented President Barack Obama the New Jersey delegation never sat down.
For the third time in two weeks, police chases in and around Newark, N.J., have resulted in serious injuries.
Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey said it is combining the wild safari with its amusement and water parks to create an attraction they say will be the world's largest theme park.
A year ago, the Wilson Avenue School in Newark was the poster child for many of New Jersey's city schools -- after it was socked by the winds and rains of Hurricane Irene and forced to close for four months before students could return.
Governor Chris Christie stuck to Reaganesque themes in his keynote address at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, calling on Americans to create a second American century.
Gov. Christie has launched new Twitter and Tumblr accounts to provide information on his keynote address and his travels surrounding the Republican National Convention.
A New Jersey Democratic county chairman says Newark Mayor Cory Booker has told him he's considering running for governor against Chris Christie in 2013.
The Transportation Security Administration is ordering officers nationwide to undergo retraining because of reports of racial profiling at several airports — including Newark Liberty International.
The union representing correction officers in New Jersey has filed a lawsuit that seeks to end a contract between Essex County and a private company that operates halfway houses.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled through the state Wednesday as he signed a hard-won higher education restructuring bill.
Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey will be closing its animal sanctuary a month early this season and says in the future it will no longer let visitors drive their own vehicles through the park.
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Monday batted down criticism from Democrats who've raised alarms about the rise in unemployment and decline of tax revenue in the state.
New Jersey's unemployment rate jumped from 9.6 to 9.8 percent in July, a level not seen since the 1970s according to the state's Department of Labor. The latest number is being used by Democrats to counter Gov. Chris Christie's claim the state is on a "comeback."
They supermarket debate of paper vs. plastic could get complicated, and costly. Seven bills currently pending in the New Jersey Legislature call for a ban or fees on plastic grocery bags.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s decision to choose Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate limits Christie’s options for a future presidential run and immediately shifts the focus in New Jersey to Christie’s 2013 gubernatorial reelection campaign.