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.
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.
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.
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.
Putting a 1-year-old inside a washing machine isn't smart, but it's also not criminal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Synagogues firebombed and defaced by graffiti. Windows smashed at shops owned by Jewish merchants. Is anti-Semitism on the rise?
A small plane headed from New Jersey to suburban Atlanta crashed onto an interstate shortly after takeoff Tuesday, killing five people, authorities said.
A single engine plane crashes on a New Jersey interstate, killing all five people on board.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Passaic River in New Jersey continues to rise Tuesday forcing thousands of people to relocate, authorities said.
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.
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.
Multiple injuries were reported Wednesday after a bus and tractor-trailer collided on the New Jersey Turnpike, state police said.
Two young campers were injured early Wednesday when they were attacked by a black bear at Stokes State Forest in northwestern New Jersey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A bus accident along the New Jersey Turnpike near East Brunswick killed two people and injured 42 others Monday night, state police said.
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.
Standard & Poor's lowered its credit rating on New Jersey's debt to AA- from AA, citing concerns about its massive retirement obligations.
Three people were found dead in a car Thursday morning that crashed into an elementary school in Pine Beach, New Jersey, authorities said.
A small plane landed on a New Jersey highway on Monday, fire officials said.
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.
Mother Nature strikes down hard in the Northeast bringing travel to a standstill. CNN's Mary Snow reports
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is playing defense against brain injuries for student athletes.
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's governor halts plans for a new tunnel connecting his state with Manhattan. News 12 New Jersey reports.
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."
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.
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.
A parking garage under a 18-story apartment building in Hackensack, N.J., has collapsed. News 12 New Jersey reports.
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.
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.
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.
Two New Jersey men arrested Saturday for allegedly planning to "wage violent jihad" made their first court appearance Monday.
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.
A bus wreck on a major New Jersey parkway caused minor injuries to six people Wednesday morning, the New Jersey State Police said.
Quietly, near the end of a conversation about his Chicago Bears offense Saturday afternoon, Mike Martz said, "I've seen this before.''
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The NFL player is expected to be arraigned in New York, according to police
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.
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.
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 and heavy winds cause flooding and knock out power to hundreds of thousands.
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.
Heave snow blankets parts of New Jersey.
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.
A controversial bill that would have allowed some undocumented immigrants to pay in-state college tuition in New Jersey died Monday evening.
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.
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.
A bill that would have legalized same-sex marriage in New Jersey was defeated in the state Senate Thursday by a vote 14-20.
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.
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 and a suspect were shot in a raid for firearms and narcotics early Thursday in central New Jersey, a local prosecutor's office said.
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.
I learned the hard way that bank financing is all about personal relationships.
CNN's Susan Candiotti updates the search for victims of an aircraft collision and examines whether flight rules are needed.
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.
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.
Two suspects are dead after five police officers were wounded in a shootout in New Jersey.
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 will give a 300-acre island in the Delaware River to the state of New Jersey, the governor's office announced.
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.
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.
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.
At 21 landfills in New Jersey, methane gas produced by decomposing garbage is used as fuel to generate electricity
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
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
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
"Kristen" and her mom spend a low-key day bonding over massages
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.
As anyone who's been to the gas station or supermarket lately knows, the prices of fuel and food are on the rise.
"I support her 100 percent," says the older brother of Ashley Alexandra Dupré
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.
St. Peter's College locked down its campus Wednesday after receiving e-mails saying bombs were planted in campus buildings, authorities said
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.
Dear FSB: What's the best way to pass my construction business on to my son?
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.
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.
Legislators in New Jersey are debating whether to apologize for slavery.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on New Jersey's new requirement that preschoolers receive flu shots.
A day after New Jersey banned executions, newly released figures show that capital punishment dropped this year to a 13-year low.
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.
Two inmates chipped their way out of a New Jersey jail in a movie-style jailbreak. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.
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 Gov. Jon Corzine signs legislation that bans the death penalty in his state. CNN's Heidi Collins reports.
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