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New Jersey man charged with sexually abusing sleeping woman on planeupdated: Thu Aug 30 2012 21:34:00

A New Jersey man was indicted Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing a woman who was asleep on an airplane, the U.S. District Attorney's Office said.

Record heat, storms bring despair, 'horror'updated: Sat Jun 30 2012 22:46:00

Their stay in Parvin State Park in southwestern New Jersey was supposed to be a getaway, a chance to enjoy the wilderness and quality time with family. Bryan Armen Graham: Can Formula 1 capture the imagination of American sports fans?updated: Thu Jun 14 2012 14:58:00

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. -- The scenery outside the window blurs as Sebastian Vettel, the 2010 and 2011 Formula 1 world champion, pushes the Infiniti IPL G37 Coupe toward 100 mph. in a 35-mph zone, drifting onto the wrong side of the road, flouting stop signs, cutting lanes, and generally taking full advantage of the police escorts blocking intersections and keeping the local streets clear.

Alleged Ukrainian child porn pusher in custody in New Jerseyupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 14:39:00

After following a cyber trail stemming from an ongoing investigation into possession of child pornography, federal officials in New Jersey said Thursday they now have custody of a Ukrainian man they believe is behind one of the largest international child porn distribution rings.

Baby put in washer at New Jersey laundryupdated: Wed May 23 2012 19:53:00

Putting a 1-year-old inside a washing machine isn't smart, but it's also not criminal.

N.J. police suspended after alleged high-speed convoy incident updated: Wed Apr 25 2012 18:42:00

Two New Jersey state troopers have been suspended as authorities investigate allegations they escorted a caravan of high-performance vehicles that reached triple-digit speeds on a state highway, eliciting complaints from other motorists.

N.J. governor vetoes same-sex marriage billupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 20:01:00

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday vetoed a bill that would allow same-sex couples to wed, setting up a confrontation with a Democrat-controlled legislature that has vowed to eventually get the bill into law.

N.J. governor under fire over decision to lower flags for Whitney Houstonupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 11:26:00

Facing angry critics, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending his decision to fly flags at half-staff on Friday to honor late New Jersey native Whitney Houston.

Washington, New Jersey move toward same-sex marriageupdated: Tue Feb 14 2012 12:37:00

Proponents of same-sex marriage got a boost on two fronts Monday, when the governor of Washington signed a bill legalizing marriage for gay and lesbian couples and the New Jersey state Senate voted 24-16 in favor of a similar bill.

Outbreak sickens dozens at New Jersey universityupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 07:36:00

About 40 students at a university in New Jersey have been taken to hospitals for treatment after an outbreak of what authorities believe is the norovirus.

Same-sex marriage debate flares up in New Jerseyupdated: Sat Jan 28 2012 22:21:00

A political battle is shaping up in the Garden State about whether to give gay and lesbian couples the right to wed -- a move that, if approved, would make New Jersey the seventh state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage.

Anti-Semitic attacks in New Jersey leave questions, raise worriesupdated: Thu Jan 12 2012 19:33:00

Synagogues firebombed and defaced by graffiti. Windows smashed at shops owned by Jewish merchants. Is anti-Semitism on the rise?

Plane crashes on N.J. interstate; 5 killedupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 12:03:00

A small plane headed from New Jersey to suburban Atlanta crashed onto an interstate shortly after takeoff Tuesday, killing five people, authorities said.

Plane crashes onto New Jersey interstateupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 12:03:00

A single engine plane crashes on a New Jersey interstate, killing all five people on board.

1-year-old among dead in apparent murder-suicide in N.J.updated: Tue Dec 06 2011 22:44:00

Authorities in Bayonne, New Jersey, are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that left four people dead, including a 1-year-old boy, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Manhunt under way after child found dead in New Jerseyupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 03:17:00

A manhunt is under way in New Jersey as multiple law enforcement agencies search for Arthur E. Morgan III, who is wanted for questioning in the death of a two-year-old girl, authorities said.

States scramble to restore power after snowstormupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 16:43:00

Utility companies in five states scrambled to restore power to more three quarters of million people still in the dark by late Wednesday afternoon after a snowstorm pounded the U.S. Northeast over the weekend.

New Jersey teacher's alleged anti-gay Facebook post sparks controversyupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 16:01:00

Officials in a New Jersey school district are investigating claims that a high school teacher wrote anti-gay and lesbian comments on her Facebook page, an official has said.

Flood waters still rising in New Jerseyupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 22:26:00

The Passaic River in New Jersey continues to rise Tuesday forcing thousands of people to relocate, authorities said.

Flooding inundates New Jersey after Hurricane Ireneupdated: Sun Aug 28 2011 20:32:00

A good news/bad news scenario emerged in New Jersey in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, with an orderly evacuation preventing possible catastrophe along the coast but torrential rains setting up record inland flooding in the next 48 hours, Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday.

Hurricane Irene brings event cancellations, closuresupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 22:18:00

As Hurricane Irene got closer to the United States on Friday, event organizers were making calls on weekend events. Here is a partial list of some of the cancellations, closures or postponements. The list is not intended to be comprehensive.

Bus, truck collision in New Jersey seriously injures 2updated: Wed Aug 24 2011 16:23:00

Multiple injuries were reported Wednesday after a bus and tractor-trailer collided on the New Jersey Turnpike, state police said.

2 pre-teens injured by black bear in New Jersey forestupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 15:33:00

Two young campers were injured early Wednesday when they were attacked by a black bear at Stokes State Forest in northwestern New Jersey.

34 N.J. schools investigated for possible cheatingupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 18:04:00

Thirty-four schools in New Jersey are being investigated for possible cheating after an examination of standardized test data revealed irregularities and raised questions, the state Department of Education said.

New Jersey toughens rules for Ferris wheels after 11-year-old diesupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 01:01:00

The state of New Jersey is imposing harsher restrictions on Ferris wheel safety after an 11-year-old rider fell to her death earlier this month.

Train overruns stop at New Jersey stationupdated: Sun May 08 2011 12:21:00

An underground train overran its stop in Hoboken, New Jersey, colliding with the bumper block at the station on Sunday morning, forcing the station there to suspend operations, officials said.

Feds demand New Jersey repay $271 million for tunnel projectupdated: Sat Apr 30 2011 18:38:00

The federal government wants New Jersey to repay $271 million after the state's Republican governor killed a Hudson River tunnel project, considered among the nation's most expensive public works initiatives.

Bus accident kills 2, injures 42 in New Jerseyupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 08:06:00

A bus accident along the New Jersey Turnpike near East Brunswick killed two people and injured 42 others Monday night, state police said.

CNNMoney: N.J. governor wants workers to pay more for benefitsupdated: Tue Feb 22 2011 17:49:00

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie introduced a $29.4 billion budget Tuesday that demands many concessions from state workers, as well as cuts spending and taxes.

CNNMoney: S&P downgrades N.J. credit ratingupdated: Wed Feb 09 2011 16:47:00

Standard & Poor's lowered its credit rating on New Jersey's debt to AA- from AA, citing concerns about its massive retirement obligations.

3 found dead after car crashes into New Jersey schoolupdated: Thu Feb 03 2011 10:57:00

Three people were found dead in a car Thursday morning that crashed into an elementary school in Pine Beach, New Jersey, authorities said.

Plane lands on N.J. highwayupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 16:07:00

A small plane landed on a New Jersey highway on Monday, fire officials said.

Burglary at New Jersey perfume warehouse foiled, police sayupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 15:15:00

New Jersey police say they foiled an attempted heist of more than half a million dollars worth of perfume, capturing the suspects on camera during the crime.

Monster storm pounds Northeastupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 19:34:00

Mother Nature strikes down hard in the Northeast bringing travel to a standstill. CNN's Mary Snow reports

New Jersey law sidelines student athletes who may have a brain injuryupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 09:10:00

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is playing defense against brain injuries for student athletes.

N.J. governor stands by termination of tunnel projectupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 16:58:00

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Wednesday he is officially shutting down a multibillion-dollar tunnel project after reviewing plans for carrying out what would have been the nation's largest infrastructure endeavor.

New Jersey governor scraps tunnel plansupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 19:16:00

New Jersey's governor halts plans for a new tunnel connecting his state with Manhattan. News 12 New Jersey reports.

N.J. governor kills Hudson River tunnel projectupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 06:31:00

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie killed plans for a new train tunnel to connect his state with New York's Manhattan island Thursday, saying billions of dollars in possible cost overruns made the project "completely unthinkable."

Video captures home health aide beating elderly New Jersey womanupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 12:09:00

A New Jersey woman placed a camera in the room of her 91-year-old mother so that family members could see her, but what was caught on camera has shocked the family and led to an arrest.

New Jersey to hold hearing about $400 million mistakeupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 14:33:00

The New Jersey Assembly has called upon nearly everyone who might have had a hand on the failed application that cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars in educating funding to testify at a hearing Tuesday.

New Jersey parking garage collapsesupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 14:25:00

A parking garage under a 18-story apartment building in Hackensack, N.J., has collapsed. News 12 New Jersey reports.

Sentencing set for man in New Jersey schoolyard triple slayingupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 04:54:00

A man convicted of lining up four teenagers against an elementary school wall and fatally shooting three of them execution-style is expected to be sentenced in a New Jersey courtroom Thursday.

New Jersey fire kills two, 2 unaccounted forupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 13:32:00

Firefighters were sifting through debris Wednesday morning after a three-alarm fire ripped through three homes in Paterson, New Jersey leaving two people dead and at least two people unaccounted for.

Bail denied terror suspects in New Jersey courtupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 18:33:00

The two New Jersey men suspected of attempting to fly to Somalia to join a terrorist organization were denied bail at a court hearing on Thursday.

New Jersey men make court appearance on terror chargeupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 15:24:00

Two New Jersey men arrested Saturday for allegedly planning to "wage violent jihad" made their first court appearance Monday.

N.J. men planned to 'wage violent jihad,' feds sayupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 08:06:00

Two New Jersey men arrested at a New York airport planned to travel to Somalia to "wage violent jihad," and also had expressed a willingness to commit violent acts in the United States, according to prosecutors and a federal criminal complaint.

Coach bus wrecks on New Jersey parkway; 6 injuredupdated: Wed Jun 02 2010 11:15:00

A bus wreck on a major New Jersey parkway caused minor injuries to six people Wednesday morning, the New Jersey State Police said. Peter King: Mike Martz hopes to recreate magic in Chicago; owners meeting in Dallasupdated: Tue May 25 2010 14:37:00

Quietly, near the end of a conversation about his Chicago Bears offense Saturday afternoon, Mike Martz said, "I've seen this before.''

N.J.'s Christie is blunt -- and right -- on fiscal controlupdated: Wed May 19 2010 06:45:00

Governors' press conferences rarely go viral. But a spirited exchange between recently elected New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and a columnist for the Star-Ledger has become an instant YouTube classic at a time when fiscal battles are brewing in states around the nation. Peter King: Readers share their reactions to early 2010 rankingsupdated: Tue May 18 2010 23:13:00

LAYING OVER AT JFK -- OK. Before I inflame a few more passions, the answer to the golf over-under I posed in Monday Morning Quarterback: one. I put one tee shot in the drink from the 17th tee at the TPC Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., at the annual Tom Coughlin/Jay Fund benefit golf outing. I stink at golf anyway, but this was the big time, and I really wanted to hit one good shot on a waterlogged day. I used one of those hybrid clubs, swung soft, hit it pin-high -- but 10 feet to the right of the island. Plunk. Good thing our fivesome didn't have to use my tee shot in the team format on that one. Peter King: Early NFL team rankings for 2010updated: Mon May 17 2010 16:45:00

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla -- I'm playing the Stadium Course here at Sawgrass today, as part of the annual Tom Coughlin/Jay Fund tournament benefiting cancer-stricken kids and their families. Over/under on the number of balls I put in the drink at 17: 17. Ross Tucker: TV more enticing for fans than stadium experienceupdated: Mon May 17 2010 12:25:00

The report that surfaced this week about the New York Jets having trouble selling out their brand new $1.8 billion stadium should hardly come as a surprise. The issue is not unique to the Jets, as the Jaguars and Rams can attest, but that's not the story here. Don Banks: Tannenbaum directs the Jets' busy offseasonupdated: Thu May 13 2010 12:52:00

I thought I heard him laugh a bit under his breath when I posed the question, but who in the NFL would you rather be right now than Mike Tannenbaum, general manager of the news-making New York Jets? Former DWTS Contestant Lawrence Taylor Arrested for Alleged Rapeupdated: Thu May 06 2010 16:11:00

The NFL player is expected to be arraigned in New York, according to police Ross Tucker: Jets playing with fire by messing with their run gameupdated: Tue May 04 2010 19:30:00

The New York Jets have been the biggest players in the NFL's offseason so far. But given two of the moves they made around draft weekend, the criticism of their decisions is bordering on equaling the praise they have received up to this point. Peter King: Six points about the sudden Santonio Holmes trade to the Jetsupdated: Mon Apr 12 2010 22:34:00

Now this is redonkulous. Donovan McNabb from Philadelphia to the Redskins at 8 p.m. last Sunday. Santonio Holmes from Pittsburgh to the Jets at 11:15 this Sunday night. The state of Pennsylvania obviously has no respect for the offseason sleep habits of Mr. Monday Morning QB.

Remains of 2 people found in trash bags in New Jersey, officials sayupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 16:27:00

Authorities in Linden, New Jersey, have launched a homicide investigation after the discovery Monday of a pair of trash bags containing the dismembered remains of two people, officials said.

Rain, wind batter Northeastupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 13:52:00

Rain and heavy winds cause flooding and knock out power to hundreds of thousands.

Nor'easter kills seven, cuts power to 300,000updated: Mon Mar 15 2010 13:52:00

Authorities have linked seven deaths to the nor'easter affecting the Eastern Seaboard, and more than 300,000 customers remained without power Monday in the Northeast after rain and fierce winds.

New Jersey faces winter wrathupdated: Sat Feb 06 2010 16:24:00

Heave snow blankets parts of New Jersey.

Delaware, New Jersey brace for blizzard; D.C. area to see heavy snowupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 20:58:00

New Jersey and Delaware look set for a blizzard starting Friday afternoon, and Washington and Baltimore, Maryland, may experience "near-blizzard conditions" starting Friday, the National Weather Service said Thursday.

Tuition bill for undocumented immigrants dies in New Jerseyupdated: Tue Jan 12 2010 03:18:00

A controversial bill that would have allowed some undocumented immigrants to pay in-state college tuition in New Jersey died Monday evening.

New Jersey legislature approves medical marijuana billupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 23:10:00

The New Jersey legislature voted Monday to make that state the 14th in the country to approve marijuana for medicinal use, pending the governor's signature.

N.J. to vote on bill to let illegal immigrants pay in-state tuitionupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 13:41:00

Both houses of the New Jersey legislature plan to vote Monday on a controversial bill backed by Democrats that would qualify illegal immigrants for in-state tuition at public colleges and universities.

New Jersey Senate defeats same-sex marriage billupdated: Thu Jan 07 2010 20:59:00

A bill that would have legalized same-sex marriage in New Jersey was defeated in the state Senate Thursday by a vote 14-20. Peter King: Handicapping the NFL playoff field; more MMQBupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 23:15:00

NEW YORK -- Now that was a weird day. Sad with the devastating knee injury to one of the real poster children for everything that is good about the NFL, Wes Welker. Flummoxing with the total collapse of the Giants and Broncos. Maddening with starters sitting to some degree in six of the games involving playoff contenders ... and the weirdo Colts deciding that individual records are important a week after deciding 19-0 wasn't. Strangely undramatic for a Week 17, with only two win-and-get-in games, neither of which was any good -- the Ravens handling the Raiders with slight difficulty and the Jets handling the Bengals with none.

CNN projects Republicans win governor races in Virginia, New Jerseyupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 01:17:00

A Republican Party that struggled in the wake of recent Democratic landslides sprang back to life Tuesday with wins in hotly contested races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey, according to CNN projections.

Four police officers, suspect shot in New Jersey raidupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 10:38:00

Four police officers and a suspect were shot in a raid for firearms and narcotics early Thursday in central New Jersey, a local prosecutor's office said.

Plane's emergency landing at mall stuns shoppersupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 16:18:00

A small plane startled shoppers but caused no injuries or damage Tuesday when it made an emergency landing in the parking lot of a New Jersey shopping mall.

FSB: How I got a $200,000 credit lineupdated: Fri Aug 21 2009 15:35:00

I learned the hard way that bank financing is all about personal relationships.

Air space worriesupdated: Tue Aug 11 2009 19:14:00

CNN's Susan Candiotti updates the search for victims of an aircraft collision and examines whether flight rules are needed.

N.J. cop injured in shootout dies day before 38th birthdayupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 12:32:00

A Jersey City, New Jersey, police officer shot in the line of duty last week died of his injuries Tuesday, a day before his 38th birthday, a spokeswoman for the city's mayor announced.

Cop injured in N.J. shootout not expected to liveupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 00:00:00

A Jersey City, New Jersey, police officer shot in the line of duty last week is not expected to survive, a police official said Monday.

5 officers shot in New Jerseyupdated: Thu Jul 16 2009 22:18:00

Two suspects are dead after five police officers were wounded in a shootout in New Jersey.

Fortune: The leak in states' budgetsupdated: Tue May 12 2009 12:38:00

As cities and states wonder whether their starved pension funds will dry up and force them to use budget money to pay the annual cost, retiree health care benefits are already draining state coffers.

Venezuela to give island to New Jerseyupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 14:59:00

Venezuela will give a 300-acre island in the Delaware River to the state of New Jersey, the governor's office announced.

Search suspended for 4 boaters lost off New Jersey coastupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 22:43:00

The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday night for four boaters who disappeared after a fishing boat sank off the New Jersey coast on Tuesday.

New Yorkers stuck with syrupy smell, but can breathe easyupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 06:35:00

The source of a mysterious maple syrup-like smell that has periodically blanketed New York is not a particularly aromatic pancake house but a New Jersey factory involved in the processing of fenugreek seeds, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday.

Some parents oppose New Jersey's new flu vaccination lawupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 18:07:00

Since the beginning of the year the family clinic at the Children's Hospital of New Jersey has seen an influx of young children coming in for flu shots. Trash Power: New Jersey Converts Garbageupdated: Sun Oct 26 2008 15:00:00

At 21 landfills in New Jersey, methane gas produced by decomposing garbage is used as fuel to generate electricity N.J. to Require Organ Donor Decisionupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 13:00:00

In five years, New Jersey residents seeking driver's licenses will have to decide whether they want to become organ donors under a new first-of-its kind law Study: Half of Americans on Medicineupdated: Wed May 14 2008 10:00:00

For the first time, it appears that more than half of all insured Americans are taking prescription medicines regularly for chronic health problems, a study shows 'Best Santa' Charged With Child Pornupdated: Fri May 09 2008 10:00:00

A rare international alert seeking a man shown in dozens of raw child porn images quickly led to the arrest of a small-time actor who was known for portraying Santa Claus Ashley Dupre Gets Reprieve from Scandal with Spa Tripupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 13:34:00

"Kristen" and her mom spend a low-key day bonding over massages Steve Aschburner: Readers weigh in on tanking issueupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 18:28:00

Breaking a sweat over tanking in the NBA -- that is, some lottery-bound teams' bad form of doing less than their best to win late in each regular season -- is so 2007.

CNNMoney: Pain in the pocketbookupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 10:49:00

As anyone who's been to the gas station or supermarket lately knows, the prices of fuel and food are on the rise. Governor Sex Scandal: Pals of 'Kristen' Speak Outupdated: Thu Mar 13 2008 21:23:00

"I support her 100 percent," says the older brother of Ashley Alexandra Dupré

Student's school shooting plot foiled, police sayupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 16:29:00

An alleged plot hatched by a high school student to murder his classmates and teachers in New Jersey was foiled early this week, police told CNN Thursday. Bomb Threat Locks Down NJ Collegeupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 12:00:00

St. Peter's College locked down its campus Wednesday after receiving e-mails saying bombs were planted in campus buildings, authorities said Kevin Armstrong: Primetime spotlight comes to New Jerseyupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 18:13:00

While California enjoyed a full slate of top competition at the Nike Extravaganza in Santa Ana last weekend, the nation turns its eyes to New Jersey this weekend for the Primetime Shootout.

FSB: Passing a family business on to your kidsupdated: Thu Jan 10 2008 16:07:00

Dear FSB: What's the best way to pass my construction business on to my son?

New Jersey officially apologizes for slavery updated: Mon Jan 07 2008 23:12:00

New Jersey officially said Monday that it has "profound regret" for practicing slavery, and became the first state north of the Mason-Dixon line to pass such apologetic legislation.

New Jersey makes first move toward slavery apologyupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 18:20:00

A committee of the New Jersey Assembly on Thursday approved a resolution that would make the state the first north of the Mason-Dixon line to apologize for slavery.

New Jersey may apologize for slaveryupdated: Thu Jan 03 2008 13:59:00

Legislators in New Jersey are debating whether to apologize for slavery.

Flu shot law in New Jerseyupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 16:23:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on New Jersey's new requirement that preschoolers receive flu shots.

Executions drop in '07 as states rethink death penaltyupdated: Thu Dec 20 2007 12:46:00

A day after New Jersey banned executions, newly released figures show that capital punishment dropped this year to a 13-year low.

CNNMoney: Now is time for New Year tax preparationsupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 11:05:00

Before we ring in the New Year, there are some things we can do NOW that will help us out come tax time. Here's what you need to know.

Anatomy of a jailbreakupdated: Tue Dec 18 2007 10:26:00

Two inmates chipped their way out of a New Jersey jail in a movie-style jailbreak. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.

'Megan's Law' killer escapes death under N.J. execution banupdated: Mon Dec 17 2007 15:11:00

The man who raped and killed 7-year-old Megan Kanka -- the 1994 crime that inspired "Megan's Law" -- is one of eight men whose sentences were commuted to life in prison this week as part of New Jersey's new ban on execution.

New Jersey bans executionsupdated: Mon Dec 17 2007 15:11:00

New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine signs legislation that bans the death penalty in his state. CNN's Heidi Collins reports.

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