Quantcast

State & Region

Subscribe

Murphy de-escalates race-tinged issue with Senate president

Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday he wasn't suggesting Senate President Steve Sweeney was a racist for holding up confirmation votes on two Cabinet nominees who are black.

More prison time for ex-Army mother in child abuse case

An ex-military couple convicted of abusing their young foster children received additional punishment on Thursday during a resentencing prompted by an appeals court's ruling that their initial sentences were insufficient and didn't properly apply federal guidelines.

Military child abuse case raises complex sentencing issues

The allegations were shocking: an Army major and his wife accused of abusing their three young foster children through beatings, denial of food and water and forcing them to eat hot pepper flakes as punishment.

Former Revel casino moving toward reopening as Ocean Resort

Atlantic City's former Revel casino is moving toward its reincarnation as the Ocean Resort Casino.

Murphy's $37B budget undergoing legislative microscope

New Jersey lawmakers are beginning their scrutiny of Gov. Phil Murphy's $37.4 billion budget proposal.

Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document ...

Immigrant advocate brings fight to South Jersey

Cristian Moreno-Rodriguez was just 12 years old when his mother told him about his parents' challenges coming to this city undocumented from Mexico.

50 years later, remembering one of MLK's last speeches

Thousands of people were jamming the sidewalks on a late March evening 50 years ago when the motorcade that brought Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Paterson finally turned the corner onto Auburn Street and made its way to the ...

Sen. Menendez leaves corruption case behind, seeks 3rd term

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has put a federal corruption case behind him, and now he is taking aim at his Republican challenger, a wealthy former biopharmaceutical executive.

WOMEN OF POWER: SPOTLIGHT ON NEW JERSEY LT. GOVERNOR SHEILA OLIVER

Sheila Oliver is one tough lady. As the first African American Lt. Governor of New Jersey, the outspoken native of Newark seldom backs down from a spirited discussion about business, education, politics--or justifying her place as the most powerful person ...

Spring nor'easter targets Northeast with heavy snow, winds

A spring nor'easter targeted the Northeast on Wednesday with strong winds and a foot or more of snow expected in some parts of the region.

Highlights of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy's $37.4B budget

Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled his first budget last week, a $37.4 billion spending plan that departs sharply from his predecessor, Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

US Sen. Booker to give keynote at Detroit NAACP fundraiser

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker will deliver the keynote at the annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in downtown Detroit.

Another snowstorm hits the Northeast, threatens more outages

The second big, blustery storm to hit the Northeast in less than a week brought wet, heavy snow Wednesday to a corner of the country where tens of thousands of people were still waiting for the power to come back ...

Gov. Murphy sticks to tax-hike pledge at lobbying event

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday redoubled his campaign promise to raise income taxes on millionaires but said such a change does not have to be permanent.

Previous