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 ...
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.
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.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker will deliver the keynote at the annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in downtown Detroit.
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 ...
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.
Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday praised students pushing for gun control measures and called for a review of school shooting protocols in the state.
New Jersey under its new Democratic governor is emerging as a one of more than a dozen states suing President Donald Trump's administration on a host of issues, from immigration to taxes.
Queen Latifah and Anita Hill will give the commencement speeches at two Rutgers University campuses this year.
Gov. Phil Murphy says he won't back away from promises to raise taxes on millionaires despite pressure he anticipates on state finances from the Republican tax overhaul and legislative concern over raising income tax rates.
Twenty-two years after a state takeover, Newark officially regained control of its schools Thursday, a milestone hailed by local officials as the beginning of a new era for the state's largest city.
The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region.
Federal prosecutors decided Wednesday not to retry Sen. Bob Menendez on corruption charges that ended in a hung jury last fall, lifting the legal cloud hanging over the New Jersey Democrat as he gears up for re-election this year to ...
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday he will roll back Christie administration regulations that were designed to make it easier to carry handguns.
A judge on Wednesday granted a request to acquit U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a longtime friend on seven of the corruption charges against them, altering the complexion of their pending retrial after the first trial ended in a hung ...