New Jersey


Court: Age Must Be Considered When Youths Get ‘Life’ Terms

New Jersey’s highest court ruled Wednesday that juveniles can’t receive the practical equivalent of life sentences without parole unless the sentencing judge considers their age and its “attendant characteristics.” The…

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Regional Briefs – January 16, 2017

Officials Suspend Search For Missing Fisherman LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. – Authorities suspended their search for a missing fisherman Monday, three days after his clam boat was found empty on…

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Regional Briefs – January 15, 2017

Cuomo Wants More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations ALBANY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants 69 more charging stations for electric vehicles along the Thruway and another 500 at workplaces around the…

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Sen. Sweeney Moves to Reform NJ Funding Formula

Amid growing dissatisfaction over vast inequity in the amounts of funding that districts receive across the state, the president of New Jersey’s state senate, Steven Sweeney, has initiated a committee…

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Regional Briefs – January 12, 2017

Pair Makes False 911 Call to Get Out of Traffic Stop BURLINGTON, N.J. – A Bronx man driving on a flat tire Tuesday called 911 to report a false robbery…

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Judge Overturns Probable Cause Finding Against Christie

A New Jersey judge has overturned a lower court’s finding of probable cause of criminal misconduct against Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.…

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Regional Briefs – January 11, 2017

Gov. Cuomo Wants State Agencies to Buy American SYRACUSE – Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Wednesday to give U.S. companies preference in all state purchases of $100,000 or more. He calls…

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Regional Briefs – January 10, 2017

Emoji? Bunny? The Next-Gen Monopoly Token? You Decide ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Hashtags and cellphones may replace dogs and hats in the next version of the Monopoly board game, The…

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Regional Briefs – January 9, 2017

Syracuse Native Set to Make History With NASA Mission SYRACUSE – NASA on Monday selected a Syracuse native for a mission to space next year, making her the first African-American…

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Regional Briefs – January 8, 2017

Cuomo Calls for Ban on Bad Bankers for ‘Egregious’ Acts ALBANY – Citing the recent scandal at Wells Fargo, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday proposed allowing the state to ban…

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