Man, 100, kills sleeping wife with ax, then self

World / Crime & Legal Apr 7, 2015

Man, 100, kills sleeping wife with ax, then self

Prosecutors say a 100-year-old man apparently killed his wife with an ax as she slept in their home, then killed himself in the bathroom with a knife. But it's still not clear what sparked the murder-suicide late Sunday in Elmwood Park. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli ...

World Mar 20, 2015

Body found in New Jersey river is missing WSJ reporter

A body found in a New Jersey river has been positively identified as David Bird, a Wall Street Journal reporter who disappeared more than a year ago, officials said on Thursday. Dental records were used to identify Bird, 55, an energy markets reporter at the ...

New Jersey releasing nurse quarantined in tent

World / Science & Health Oct 28, 2014

New Jersey releasing nurse quarantined in tent

A nurse who protested being kept in a tent in New Jersey for two days despite lacking symptoms after caring for Ebola patients in West Africa was to be released Monday as scientists and federal officials clashed with state officials over quarantine policies. Kaci Hickox, ...

Christie ends gay marriage fight as New Jersey couples wed

World Oct 22, 2013

Christie ends gay marriage fight as New Jersey couples wed

Gov. Chris Christie dropped his fight against gay marriage in New Jersey on Monday, framing the decision in a pragmatic way: No point in fighting a losing battle. Just hours after gay couples began exchanging vows with the blessing of New Jersey's Supreme Court, Christie ...

Booker on track to reach Washington

World / Politics | ANALYSIS Aug 15, 2013

Booker on track to reach Washington

by Sean Sullivan

Newark Mayor Cory Booker took another step toward the Senate on Tuesday when he easily won the Democratic nomination in New Jersey. Republican nominee Steve Lonegan isn't expected to be more than an also-ran against Booker, meaning the Newark mayor has basically punched his ...