Musicians Hall of Fame to honor group with New Jersey roots

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey-based group of former A-list session musicians that has toured together since 2012 is receiving an award. The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum i...

Legal feud still simmers in 'Melrose Place' fatal crash case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A bitter legal feud is continuing in the case of a former "Melrose Place" actress who has already served prison time for a fatal crash but could wind up back behind bars. ...

PATH rail system making changes as rider increase looms

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — PATH trains connecting northern New Jersey with New York City are going to be longer and more frequent in coming years, part of a plan to address overcrowding that figures to ...

Busy tornado season catches naive Easterners off guard

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A tornado that caused damage in New Jersey this week caught many people unaware or unprepared. Many people on the East Coast are unaccustomed to such storms and n...

Lawyers name more accused New Jersey predator priests

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys for a man seeking to force New Jersey's five Roman Catholic dioceses to release their complete clergy abuse records issued their own list Monday of more than 300 pries...

Tentative infrastructure plan gives hope to tunnel advocates

NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates of a $13 billion plan to build a new rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York are cautiously optimistic about ending a funding impasse with Republican President Donald Tru...

Repairs, schedule changes put focus on New York transit woes

NEW YORK (AP) — The increasing challenges posed by the New York area's aging rail infrastructure are coming into sharp focus as commuters learn about summer schedule disruptions due to track repairs. ...

New Jersey congressmen say 'no way' to Manhattan toll plan

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey congressmen are saying "no way" to New York City's plan to charge motorists a fee for entering Manhattan. Democrats Josh Gottheimer and Bill Pasc...

New Jersey sues California company over 'ghost guns'

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's attorney general announced a lawsuit Friday against a California company that sells mail-order firearms parts that can be turned into working weapons, the first such a...

New York rail tunnel project again gets low grade from feds

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey received another blow from federal authorities Friday in the form of a rating that continues to mak...

More charges in $50M state benefits prescription drug probe

A police officer and three firefighters were among seven people indicted this week in an alleged $50 million prescription drug scheme involving public employees, the latest charges in an investigation...

School chief in defecation case wants probe of police action

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey school superintendent who was charged with defecating on another high school's track says police acted unlawfully when they took his mug shot and released it to...

'Melrose Place' actress to serve more time for fatal crash

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A former "Melrose Place" actress was sentenced Friday to more prison time for a fatal 2010 auto accident after an appeals court ruled her initial sentence was too lenient. ...

City teams up with Amazon on sting to thwart package thefts

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City is teaming up with Amazon to try and thwart the thefts of packages during the Christmas season. Police Chief Michael Kelly says his department re...

Appeals court upholds most convictions in 'Bridgegate' case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld most of the convictions Tuesday against two former allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case,...