McCrory names New N.C. poet laureate
After furor prompted previous laureate resignation, governor follows protocols in new appointment. Click to Continue »
NJ standoff ends in arrest
A police standoff in northern New Jersey has ended peacefully with the arrest of a man who had barricaded himself at the Villa Apartment complex in Springfield. Authorities say Norwood Hill, 39 of New Providence was wanted over the weekend on charges of simple assault and making terroristic threats stemming from a domestic violence complaint.
Repairs could slow NJ Transit trains
Track repairs could slow the commute for riders on New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor trains. Beginning Tuesday, Amtrak will replace concrete ties near Metuchen Station. NJ Transit says passengers heading to Newark and New York City should expect delays of up to 15 minutes through Dec. 21. The work is expected to end by Dec. 22.
NJ watering down 'boutique' casino law
New Jersey isn't giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City. The state legislature plans to water down the requirements of a 2011 law designed to attract developers willing to build new, smaller and less costly casinos with as few as 200 hotel rooms.
Snooki's hubby pleads guilty to DUI
Two days after telling Snooki "I do," the "Jersey Shore" star's new hubby told a judge he's guilty. Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's husband pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in New Jersey. The charges stem from his arrest on Interstate 80 in August. The plea came after Jionni LaValle, 27, and the MTV reality series star got married Saturday in a "Great Gatsby" themed wedding.
51 Schools Nationwide Named State Winners in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest
Samsung today announced the 51 state winners in the Solve for Tomorrow Contest, a nationwide competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math by challenging students and teachers to tackle critical issues across the country.
Elyria?s Vough wins Ironman championship
CUYAHOGA FALLS ? Elyria has been a solid contender on the state wrestling scene for quite some time. Saturday, the Pioneers took a gigantic step onto the national map. It happened at the 21st annual Ironman Tournament and it came with a relative thud in ?The Dome? at Walsh Jesuit High School. That thud came Read More... The post Elyria?s Vough wins Ironman championship appeared first on ...