| Jan 18, 2014
| 11:00 AM
As I've followed the news about the scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, I am probably not alone in being moved by one of the stories that emerged from the release of emails among his staff. A woman had complained to The Port Authority of...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The dumbest scam I've ever heard of involved a guy at New York's Port Authority bus station during the big bad decade of the 1980s. As the out-of-town rubes arrived on 42nd Street and struggled to get their bearings, the dude would approach with this...
| Apr 5, 2014
PORTSMOUTH — A long line of 700 Jeeps sat parked in a lot under an overpass in Portsmouth on a recent afternoon.
The vehicles had been moved by train from a Toledo, Ohio, plant where Chrysler manufactures Wranglers and Cherokees. They arrived on...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie don’t have to turn over their emails and other documents, a New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday, dealing a serious setback to a state legislative committee’s effort to answer the questions...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:08 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — It’s a question that might hold the key to explaining last fall’s traffic jam at the foot of the George Washington Bridge: What came before the now-infamous email, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee”?...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Port Authority officials appointed by Gov. Chris Christie knew that the closures they engineered on lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge in September were causing serious delays for emergency responders but still ordered the closures to continue,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
On the morning of the fourth day of closures that snarled traffic leading to the George Washington bridge last September — the result of what New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said was political retribution by his staff — the executive...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:23 PM
HADDONFIELD, N.J. — A four-day traffic hell that trapped cars headed to one of the nation's busiest bridges, supposedly engineered by gleeful political operatives as payback: Deeply stupid, for sure. Unbelievably vindictive and petty. And, in its...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:00 PM
He has berated questioners at campaign events from California to New Hampshire, called a former Navy SEAL an idiot for criticizing his education policies and, wielding an ice cream cone, dressed down a passerby in a widely broadcast confrontation along...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:20 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey legislators announced the creation of a new committee, with subpoena power and a special counsel, to press an investigation into who ordered lanes closed on the George Washington Bridge last fall — and what Gov....