New Jersey

The Atlantic City Council honored a New Jersey man who broke up a street fight between two African-American teen boys that was documented in a viral video Monday.

Republican lawmaker Tom Weathersby has proposed counseling and fines in sagging pants ban.

Plus, waitress stiffed by white couple because they "don’t tip Black people" and Amazon.com, FreshDirect to accept food stamps for online grocery shopping.

More than 1,800 former New Jersey inmates have filed complaints over jail conditions. They expect to receive money, but a judge is dismissing the suits.

No arrests have been made as the Paterson Police Department and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office continue their investigation.

A New Jersey Uber driver was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a passenger near the victim's home on Monday.

A New Jersey Transit train crashed at a Hoboken station on Thursday morning, killing at least one person and injuring about 100 others, NBC News reports.

Gov. Christie proposes a school funding plan that would equalize how much the state spends per pupil. But state Democrats are blasting his proposal.

Frances O. Thompson's esteemed carer in public service began in 1985 when she was elected Ward F councilman, making her the first African-American council member in Hudson County's history.

In Newark, N.J., officials have closed the water lines for 30 schools in the Public Schools system due to the discovery of lead and discoloration. In a Wednesday announcement, New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection and school district are using water from other sources, the Huffington Post reports.

Police are investigating a hit-and-run that took the life of an off-duty rookie NYPD officer in New Jersey, the New York Daily News reports. Vincent Harrison, 25, was killed early Sunday during a three car-involved accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. According to the Daily News: Harrison, assigned to the 100th Precinct, pulled his 2013 Chevy Cruze sedan over […]

A young shoe store owner was shot in New Jersey under mysterious circumstances.