| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Kevin Roper, a 35-year-old Georgia resident who was driving the Walmart truck that struck comedian Tracy Morgan's limousine early Saturday morning, was charged Saturday with death by auto and assault by auto in connection with the crash, acting...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The truck driver charged in the New Jersey Turnpike car wreck that killed one person and critically injured three others, including actor Tracy Morgan, has turned himself in, police said Sunday.
Kevin Roper, 35, surrendered Saturday night and was...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:47 PM
A Georgia truck driver charged in the New Jersey crash that killed one man and critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan had not slept in more than 24 hours, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday. A tractor trailer driven by Kevin Roper, 35, of...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:46 AM
A woman who witnessed a multicar collision on a New Jersey highway that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed one of his associates called 911 to report a "terrible accident," according to audio recordings released on Tuesday.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:11 AM
After funnyman Tracy Morgan's hospitalization over the weekend following a multi-vehicle car wreck in New Jersey, questions over the status of his upcoming projects have come to light -- among them are his comedy series for FX's upstart comedy network...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Comedian Louis C.K. is urging TMZ to remove video taken at the scene of the deadly car crash that killed comedian James McNair (a.k.a. Jimmy Mack) and left "30 Rock" star Tracy Morgan, his assistant Jeffrey Millea and fellow comedian Artie Fuqua seriously...
| Sep 19, 2013
Walt Whitman might have gotten a good laugh out of this. I know I did. I mention Whitman because of a recent incident at the rest stop on the New Jersey Turnpike named after him, a place offering food that didn't exist in Whitman's time and a stream of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:59 PM
New York singer-guitarist Palmyra Delran epitomizes the East Coast underground rock ’n’ roll ethic. The tenured princess of trash-pop, who makes a rare California appearance at South Pasadena’s the Barkley on Friday, has been banging out...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:28 PM
There's something admirably old school about the costly and dangerous prank that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration allegedly pulled on a political opponent last year -- to the detriment of the entire city of Fort Lee, N.J. And...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:31 PM
SOMEWHERE ON THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE -- It is perhaps fitting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose role after Hurricane Sandy garnered him much praise, would be inaugurated to his second term during a surprisingly ferocious snowstorm that is...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
No politician would admit to wanting disaster to strike. But, quite apart from the pain it inflicts, disasters can be a boon to a political leader.
It was true in 1994, when California Gov. Pete Wilson’s response to the Northridge earthquake...