Colin Powell has died of COVID-19 complications, family says
Colin Powell was the first African American to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state.
Cuomo resigns as NY governor in wake of sex harassment scandal
Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations Tuesday in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed nationally for his detailed daily briefings and leadership during the darkest days of COVID-19.
NJ SUV driver hits 3 PA firefighters on I-76; 1 dead, police say
Jacquelyn Walker has been charged with vehicular homicide after a deadly crash early Saturday, according to authorities.
Boat explosion at Atlantic City, NJ marina leaves 1 person hurt
Police were working to determine what caused the blast at the Frank S. Farley Marina on Friday, outside the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City.
Amazon hiring hundreds in NJ, $100 bonus for having COVID vaccine
The online retail giant is looking to bring on 75,000 new workers ahead of Prime Day, nationwide.
Sense of relief but hesitant to celebrate: NJ residents react to Chauvin verdict
When the verdicts came in — guilty, guilty and guilty — a sense of relief, of accountability served and crisis at least temporarily averted, was palpable across the United States.
Prosecutor: Man accused of one NJ murder says he really killed 16
A man charged with beating to death a Gloucester County resident now claims he has killed 16 people, including his ex-wife in New Mexico, according to prosecutors. They say the claims will be investigated.
Legal weed in NJ: Gov Murphy signs updated marijuana legislation
After months of delays, the governor signed legislation Monday that allows a recreational marijuana marketplace, while also decriminalizing cannabis.
Hospital janitor tried to have sex with 14-year-old in NJ
A janitor faces prison after he admitted trying to arrange a sexual encounter with who he thought was a teenager.
AstraZeneca: coronavirus vaccine shown to be ‘highly effective’
AstraZeneca is the third major drug company to report late-stage results for a potential coronavirus vaccine.
Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking clearance soon
The company is preparing within days to formally ask U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of the vaccine.
2nd coronavirus vaccine shows early success in U.S. tests
Moderna said its vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, according to preliminary data from the company’s still ongoing study.