| Nov 1, 2009
| 1:30 PM
In a final campaign swing on behalf of the only governor seeking re-election this fall, President Barack Obama on Sunday pitched Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine's bid as a key component for the White House to make good on its political promises.
"He's one of...
| Nov 3, 2009
| 5:39 AM
The polls are open Tuesday and it's a dead heat between the two major party candidates for the New Jersey governor's office, and the deciding factor may be the turnout for the independent candidate.
Democratic incumbent Governor Jon Corzine's campaign...
| Nov 4, 2009
By seizing gubernatorial seats in Virginia and New Jersey, Republicans on Tuesday dispelled any notion of President Obama's electoral invincibility, giving the GOP a lift and offering warning signs to Democrats ahead of the 2010 midterm elections....
| Dec 7, 2009
| 7:12 PM
A bill to legalize gay marriage has cleared the New Jersey state Senate Judiciary Committee, paving the way for a full Senate vote Thursday.
Monday night's committee vote was 7-6.
New Jersey is the best chance for proponents to add a sixth state...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 11:19 AM
The trial of a multiple sclerosis patient charged with growing over a dozen marijuana plants continued Wednesday, as supporters gathered outside of court to criticize the state for even prosecuting the case.
Somerville resident John Wilson, 36, was...
| Jun 4, 2009
New Jersey is moving closer to allowing chronically ill patients to smoke marijuana to relieve symptoms of pain and nausea.
On Thursday, the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee approved the medical marijuana bill by an 8-1 vote, with two...
| Jun 8, 2009
The ground-breaking ceremony for New Jersey long-awaited Mass Transit Tunnel will be held Monday morning.
The tunnel will run underneath the Hudson River and is part of the nation's largest mass transit project. The projected finish date is in 2017 and...
| Jun 27, 2009
New Jersey lawmakers have approved legislation that puts safety above the law when it comes to underage drinking.
The bill grants immunity to anyone under 21 who has been drinking, if that person calls police when another teen drinks too much and needs...
| Jul 16, 2009
| 10:15 AM
An early morning shoot out Thursday in Jersey City, New Jersey has left two suspects dead and five officers injured - in what may have been the result of a police department investigation into an armed robbery last week, officials said.
| Jul 23, 2009
| 10:08 AM
NEWARK, N.J. The mayors of three New Jersey cities, two state legislators and several rabbis were among more than 40 people arrested Thursday in a sweeping corruption investigation that began as a probe into an international money laundering ring that...
| Aug 3, 2009
In an act of defiance against Governor Jon Corzine, Anthony Suarez, one of three New Jersey mayors arrested in last month's major FBI corruption and money laundering sting, said he will not resign from his seat.
Gov. Corzine has called for all public...