Governor signs 4 bills aimed at improving maternity care

Health 05/08/19, 13:43

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed four bills into law Wednesday aimed at improving maternal health care, particularly lower-income residents using Medicaid.The first-term Democrat signed the measures alongside first lady Tammy Murphy, as well as a handful of lawmakers and ...

Ex-Christie aide gets 13-month sentence in bridge scandal

U.S. 04/24/19, 16:20

A onetime aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was resentenced Wednesday to 13 months — down from 18 — for her role in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.Bridget Kelly, dabbing her eyes with a tissue at points ...

Update: Ex-Christie aide gets 13 months in bridge ploy

U.S. 04/24/19, 15:17

The latest on the resentencing of a former aide to ex-Gov. Chris Christie convicted for her role in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff was resentenced ...

Update: Pentagon IDs 3 Marines killed in Afghanistan

U.S. 04/09/19, 21:46

The Latest on the Taliban attack on U.S. service members in Afghanistan (all times local):7:15 a.m. WednesdayThe Pentagon has released the identities of three Marines killed in a roadside bombing of an American convoy in Afghanistan on Monday.Afghan security forces ...

Ken Gibson, first black Northeast major city mayor, dies

U.S. 03/31/19, 19:58

Ken Gibson, who became the first black mayor of a major Northeast city when he ascended to power in riot-torn Newark almost five decades ago, died. He was 86. NJ.com reported that Gibson, who died Friday, served as the city's mayor ...

Plane makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated

U.S. 03/09/19, 13:23

Smoke reported on board an Air Transat flight forced an emergency landing Saturday at a New Jersey airport, where the 189 passengers were evacuated by emergency slides. Air Transat Flight 942 was on its way from Montreal to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, ...

Drone sighting over New Jersey raises concern for aviation

Business 01/23/19, 16:05

The ability of drones to interfere with airliners — and inconvenience their passengers — has now been demonstrated on two continents, and the problem is likely to get worse as the number of small, unmanned devices multiply.Law enforcement authorities are ...

Newark operations resume after drone reports halt arrivals

U.S. 01/22/19, 20:06

Flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport, officials said, in the latest incident of the unmanned aircraft affecting commercial air travel.At about 5 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration ...

Mann scores 20 as No. 11 Florida State beats UConn 79-71

Sports 12/08/18, 21:32

Terance Mann scored 20 points, reserve David Nichols had 16 and No. 11 Florida State beat Connecticut 79-71 on Saturday night in the second game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic.Mfiondu Kabengele added 15 points for Florida State (8-1), which ...

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