Judge Tosses State’s Lawsuit; Atlantic City Strikes Back with $33.5M Claim
The city is in dire financial straits, brought on in large part by the contraction of its casino industry, which has seen its revenue plunge from $5.2 billion in 2006 to $2.56 billion last year.
Many 8th graders still score poorly on US history and civics exam
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Time for another history lesson. Only about a quarter of eighth graders showed solid performance or better in U.S. history, civics and geography on tests known as the Nation's Report Card.
Jon Stewart to Step Down as Host of ‘The Daily Show’
New Jersey's Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday.
Doc: ‘Life-threatening’ Wounds in PA School Stabbings
A 16-year-old boy "was flashing two knives around" when he injured 19 students and a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, a police chief said.
NJ Rejects Plan for Wind Power Farm Off Atlantic City
New Jersey energy regulators took the air out of a $188 million plan to build a wind power farm off the coast of Atlantic City on Wednesday, rejecting the plan as too financially risky.
Tropicana Plans $35M Renovation in Atlantic City
The Tropicana Casino and Resort plans to carry out a $35 million renovation to its Atlantic City buildings, including a choreographed LED light show on its exterior.
Key Figures in Bridgegate Still Won’t Cooperate
Two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration reiterated Tuesday to New Jersey legislative investigators that they will not turn over requested documents.
Ravens’ Ray Rice Arrested at Atlantic City Casino
Police in Atlantic City say Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was arrested at a casino there after an argument with his fiance turned physical.
Critics: Sandy Aid Distribution Mishandled
Advocates for low-income and Spanish-speaking New Jersey residents say the Christie administration is botching the distribution of Superstorm Sandy recovery aid.
Iconic Child Star Shirley Temple Dies at 85
Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85.
After 22 Years, Leno gave ‘Tonight’ his Farewell
Make way for Jimmy Fallon.
Teen Shoots at Pennsauken Police, Misses
New Jersey authorities say a wanted teenager they were observing opened fire on two police cars but missed both the vehicles and the officers.