| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:55 PM
TRENTON, N.J. -- A new joint investigations committee began its work Monday, seeking to unravel the mystery of who gave the order for the now-notorious traffic jam in September in the lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge.
The new joint...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski joined a bipartisan chorus of lawmakers Monday calling on the Obama administration to speed up the implementation of a law intended to mitigate increases in flood insurance premiums.
In a letter to Craig Fugate, administrator of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Making the decision to cut the marathon running event from the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor fundraising runs wasn't an easy one, but necessary, according to Rayne Schnabel, the special events coordinator for the D&L.
"After the last one...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plays the victim in the George Washington Bridge scandal, betrayed as he puts it by underlings in his office, much political crepe is being draped around his broad shoulders. But it doesn't necessarily...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers.
The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:06 PM
'Everything to Lose' By Andrew Gross. Morrow, 336 pages, $26.99
Who hasn't thought that a bag of money could solve a lot of problems? But it's also prudent to remember that money can be the root of evil, as the adage goes.
Hilary Blum knows that money...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Earl Johnson and his neighbors were more serious about emergency preparedness after they experienced a power outage and no running water at the same time a few years ago, he said.
"We had elderly people who needed water," he said. "We went to the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:35 AM
In the midst of the misery of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the media fell in love with then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter, Lydia Callis, who captivated audiences with her expressive renderings of Mr. Bloomberg's humdrum press...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:39 AM
A rapidly moving fire tore through a motel on the Jersey Shore, killing three and setting off a search for as many as 10 people who remained unaccounted for, officials said Friday.
The fire was reported about 5:30 a.m. Friday at the Mariner’s Cove...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What a view!
We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline.
Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:39 PM
NEW YORK — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday said that a letter from a former Port Authority official claiming that he had proof the governor knew about the George Washington Bridge traffic jam actually confirmed he had no prior knowledge...