WASHINGTON (AP) — Spirit Airlines will get valuable takeoff and landing times that Southwest Airlines is abandoning at busy Newark-Liberty International Airport near New York City.
The U.S. Transportation Department said Tuesday that Spirit “is most likely to provide the lowest fares to the most consumers” at the airport in Newark, New Jersey.
METUCHEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed seven new bills into law aimed at curtailing gun violence, including legislation to allow the state attorney general to pursue lawsuits against the firearm industry.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices continued to fall in New Jersey and around the nation amid lower crude oil prices and an increase in total domestic gasoline stocks.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $4.85, down nine cents from last week.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed two bills Friday aiming to protect the right of those from outside the state to get abortion services within its borders and barring extradition of people involved in reproductive health care services should they face charges in another state.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Serge Ngoma became the youngest player to score in Major League Soccer this season at 16 years of age, getting a go-ahead goal in the 89th minute as the New York Red Bulls rallied late to beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Thursday night.
CRANFORD, N.J. (AP) — Touting Democrats' stewardship of the state and warning of a potential downturn in the economy in the coming years, New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed a record $50.6 billion budget that pours $2 billion into property tax relief, sets a record surplus and lifts overall spending 9% over last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday that gun cases involving restrictions in Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maryland deserve a new look following its major decision in a gun case last week.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers passed a record $50.6 billion budget Wednesday, sending the spending plan with $2 billion in property tax aid, a new child tax credit, a break on Motor Vehicle Commission fees, marriage license cost waivers and billions in more spending compared with last year to Democratic Gov.
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. (AP) _ Barnes & Noble Education Inc. (BNED) on Wednesday reported a loss of $11 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
The Basking Ridge, New Jersey-based company said it had a loss of 21 cents per share.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic-led Legislature has teed up a vote Wednesday on a record $50.6 billion budget that boosts spending 9% over last year, sets aside $2 billion for property-tax payers and renters, and carries a $6 billion surplus into the new fiscal year.
MANCHESTER, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters have fully contained a forest fire in Ocean and Burlington counties, the New Jersey Forest Fire Service said Monday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices are falling in New Jersey and around the nation due to lower crude oil prices and decreased demand.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $4.94, down eight cents from last week.
In her first week on the job at a Philadelphia abortion clinic, Amanda Kifferly was taught how to search for bombs. About a year later, protesters blocked the entrances and exits of The Women’s Centers, at one point pulling Kifferly into something resembling a mosh pit, where they surrounded her and shoved her around.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision overturning a gun-permitting law in New York has states with robust firearms restrictions scrambling to respond on two fronts — to figure out what concealed-carry measures they might be allowed to impose while also preparing to defend a wide range of other gun control policies.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters marched on New Jersey's Capitol on Thursday, urging Gov. Phil Murphy to deny permits to any future project that involves the burning of fossil fuels.
Environmentalists and advocates of environmental justice listed a litany of proposed projects around the state that they want the governor to reject, including power plants and transport facilities for liquefied natural gas.
NEW YORK (AP) — United Airlines will cut about 50 flights a day out of Newark, New Jersey, to reduce long delays that the airline blames on airport construction and other issues.
The cuts– about 12% of United flights in Newark -- will start July 1 and last the rest of the summer.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former communications director at a pharmaceutical company has pleaded guilty in what authorities said was an insider trading scheme involving a breast cancer drug.
Lauren Wood pleaded guilty Wednesday in Newark to one count of securities fraud and is scheduled to be sentenced in November.
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) _ Jerash Holdings (US), Inc. (JRSH) on Thursday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $130,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Fairfield, New Jersey-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent per share.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — More than five decades after Diane Cusick’s lifeless body was discovered in the parking lot of a mall on New York’s Long Island, authorities have linked her death to the so-called “Torso Killer,” a serial killer already convicted in 11 other killings.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Back-to-school shoppers will get a break on New Jersey's sales tax later this summer, Gov. Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the Legislature said Wednesday.
Murphy and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Senate President Nicholas Scutari said they reached an agreement as part of ongoing budget negotiations to halt the state's 6.625% sales tax from Aug.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —
New Jersey would change the age for purchasing rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21 under legislation an Assembly committee advanced on Wednesday, part of new bills aimed at tightening the state's already strict gun laws.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey Transit bus driver who caused the death of a passenger who was dragged when his arm became trapped in the bus door has been sentenced to five years in state prison.
A forest fire burning in southern New Jersey was 95% contained as of late afternoon Tuesday, and firefighters were confident it would not spread beyond perimeter lines they had created.
The fire in Wharton State Forest is believed to have been caused by an illegal, unattended campfire in the woods, said Greg McLaughlin, chief of the New Jersey Forest Fire Service.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — It could be another year before the dispute between New York and New Jersey over the future of their joint port watchdog commission is resolved.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday released a schedule for the two states to file legal arguments.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters continue to battle a forest fire that has consumed about 11,000 acres in southern New Jersey, but authorities say no injuries or property damage has been reported.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has its first probable case of the monkeypox virus, according to the state Department of Health.
The department announced Monday that a test confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a person in northern New Jersey on Saturday.
BANGKOK (AP) — As the United States marks only the second federally recognized Juneteenth, Black Americans living overseas have embraced the holiday as a day of reflection and an opportunity to educate people in their host countries on Black history.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —
Gas prices dipped a bit in New Jersey but rose a bit across the nation at large as crude oil prices dropped after the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike and amid demand concerns.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit suspended rail service into and out of New York City on Friday evening after a day in which dozens of trains were canceled because of a lack of available engineers.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For decades, it was accepted wisdom in the casino industry that eliminating smoking would automatically lead to revenue declines and customer losses.
But a new report examining how the coronavirus pandemic has changed gamblers' habits says that may no longer be the case.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 16 cities of the first World Cup spread across three nations were revealed, and FIFA President Gianni Infantino made a bold statement summing up the goal of the 2026 tournament, to be played largely in the United States.
Airlines canceled more than 1,500 flights in the U.S. on Thursday, one of the worst days yet for travel as the peak summer vacation season heats up.
At LaGuardia Airport in New York, more than one-third of all flights were scrubbed, and more than one-fourth of flights were dropped at nearby Newark Liberty airport in New Jersey, according to tracking service FlightAware.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s casinos, horse tracks that offer sports betting and the online partners of both types of gambling outlets won $430.6 million from gamblers in May, up 15% from a year earlier, figures released Thursday show.
RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials sued Ford Motor Co. on Thursday, alleging that the automaker contaminated the ancestral homeland of a Native American tribe by dumping paint sludge and other pollutants into a former mine.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two million New Jersey property taxpayers and renters will get a tax break worth up to $1,500 under a deal Gov. Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in the Legislature unveiled Wednesday.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) _ John Wiley & Sons Inc. (WLY) on Wednesday reported net income of $43.1 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.
The Hoboken, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 76 cents per share.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who killed his ex-girlfriend and drove their toddler son to Tennessee with her body in the trunk last July was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday.
Tyler Rios pleaded guilty in April to aggravated manslaughter and desecrating human remains in the death of 24-year-old Yasemin Uyar.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman who says she suffered serious injuries while trying to save her neighbors’ dog from a canal can’t sue the pooch’s owners, New Jersey’s Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
The court unanimously rejected Ann Samolyk’s claims that laws allowing legal action for injuries suffered while rescuing a person who put themselves in peril should allow her to sue for damages.
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A fire in a room at a senior living facility in New Jersey left one person dead, authorities said.
The blaze at the Ridgecrest Apartments was reported at about 7:30 p.m., Ridgewood police said.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Australian rookie Stephanie Kyriacou shot a bogey-free, 6-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the ShopRite LPGA Classic at Seaview Hotel and Golf Club.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices continue to rise sharply in New Jersey and around the nation at large, crossing the $5.00 per gallon threshold in the Garden State for the first time in history.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $5.04, an increase of 21 cents from last week.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man admitted Thursday he illegally sold unregistered pesticides as a COVID-19 defense to government and municipal entities including the U.S. Marshals Service and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The busy George Washington Bridge connecting New Jersey and New York City is moving to cashless tolls, and in the process removing a reminder of a notorious piece of history.
Beginning July 10, drivers paying cash tolls will have their license plates scanned and will be billed by mail.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A union representing housekeeping workers at Atlantic City's casinos says four of the resorts are not complying with a COVID-related requirement that hotel rooms be cleaned daily, and called Wednesday for the state to intervene.
Smoking was prohibited inside Rhode Island's two casinos for most of the pandemic, and now casino workers want state lawmakers to make the ban permanent.
A bill is pending in the legislature to repeal the exemption granted to casinos in the state law that prohibits smoking in public places.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A New Hampshire man convicted of kidnapping and murder for his role in the 2015 death of a woman whose bound and gagged body was found burning beside railroad tracks in Massachusetts was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Wednesday.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. (AP) _ Advaxis Inc. (ADXSD) on Wednesday reported a loss of $2.4 million in its fiscal second quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Monmouth Junction, New Jersey-based company said it had a loss of $1.90.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) _ Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $188 million.
The Camden, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 62 cents per share.
NEW YORK (AP) — As he prepares for a daunting reelection fight in the sprawling New Jersey suburbs, Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski points to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S.