Two New Jersey state troopers are separately under investigation for pulling over female drivers to pressure them for phone numbers and dates. Both men purportedly eschewed suspicion by turning off their recording devices and by blatantly lying to dispatchers.
A train crashed into a station in Hoboken, New Jersey around 8:45am this morning, according to reports. There are 74 injured and three in serious condition. The train’s conductor is in critical condition. One fatality has been confirmed by officials. (Correction 12:03pm: We previously cited NBC News which reported…
Mara McInerney was visiting a Sunglass Hut at the Freehold Raceway Mall in New Jersey on Sunday, just minding her own business, when everything went terribly, horribly wrong.
In 2012 Hoboken, New Jersey suffered the brunt of Superstorm Sandy when most of the city was flooded. Now a piece of infrastructure has been designed to prevent this from ever happening again, but some people who live there don’t want it built. Because they think it will look ugly.
Tremors felt by residents of New Jersey Shore and Long Island today prompted speculation that an earthquake had occurred—but the US Geological Survey confirmed that the rumbling sensations were caused by a sonic boom.
To outsiders, 17-year-old Gladys MacKnight seemed an unlikely killer, as did her boyfriend, 18-year-old Donald Wightman. But to those who knew the high school sweethearts, the death of Gladys’ mother, Helen, wasn’t entirely shocking. (Though being hacked to death in one’s own kitchen certainly is.)
The year was 1972; the place, suburban Springfield, New Jersey. One September day, a bizarre murder shattered the town’s sense of safety, and set in motion a cult-tinged mystery that’s become a local legend—and now, the subject of a new true-crime book.
This week, a former steel factory in Newark, New Jersey began its transformation into a new life as a vertical farm that will feed hundreds of thousands of people—it will grow up to two million pounds of kale, arugula and romaine lettuce per year when it’s finished.
Gamers attending a monthly social gathering at Digital Press Video Games in Clifton, New Jersey Saturday evening had no idea the sudden massive police presence outside the store was pointed their way, until a caller posing as a fire department representative started giving them questionable instructions.
This weekend, Brick Fair descends on the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, NJ. November 1st and 2nd from 11:00am until 4:00pm each day there will be Lego models, displays, trains and automobiles covering 58,000 square feet of the convention center. The cost is $10 at the door, and children under 3 get free…
Lake Erie turned an eerie shade of green due to a toxic algae bloom, steering Toledo away from the taps. Someone putting razor blades in parking meters is making New Jersey residents wary. And 10 years later, poor Athens is still paying the price for hosting the Olympics. It's What's Ruining Our Cities.
New Jersey has plenty of tall buildings, to be sure, but it's not known for its skyscrapers. A new development planned for Jersey City hopes to change all that with a bright blue set of towers that will boost the city's skyline.
On Tuesday, under pressure from the New Jersey auto dealer lobby to protect its monopoly, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, composed of political appointees of the Governor, ended your right to purchase vehicles at a manufacturer store within the state.
A war is brewing between machines and snow, and its battle tactics are being studied—rehearsed, practiced, mapped, rerun, and mastered—in the vast parking lot of New Jersey's MetLife Stadium, home of Super Bowl XLVIII.
With the Super Bowl now less than two months away—Groundhog Day!—the disparate mass transit organizations around New York City are gearing up for more than 400,000 new visitors. And what do out of towners always need in New York? They need maps. Beautiful, useful maps.
In 1906, novelist Upton Sinclair founded a cooperative community in Englewood, New Jersey, not far outside New York. It would exist for just six months before being completely consumed by fire, but Sinclair would spend the rest of his life dreaming about his time there. They called it the Helicon Home Colony. And…
While most of the world has moved on since Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc late last October, countless communities are still reeling and recovering from its utter devastation. And today, the Jet Star roller coaster of Seaside Heights, NJ, one of the more iconic landmarks from Sandy, is being laid to rest for good.