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Murphy willing not to raise sales tax if Dems hike millionaires tax
With a budget deadline hours away, Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday said he'd be willing to back down from raising the state sales tax in a compromise offer to Democratic legislative leaders.
Beaches, parks, MVC — What would close next week in NJ shutdown?
If Democrats do not hammer out a deal by the end of Saturday, all non-essential state services will close until a budget is adopted.
He followed women home from NJ stores to rape them, prosecutor says
A Howell man remains behind bars awaiting trial on charges that he attempted to rob and rape three women he spotted at shopping centers on separate occasions.
Wildwood beach arrest video: Woman hits cop first
Wildwood police released bodycam video of a wild Memorial Day weekend arrest of a woman on a beach.
Thunderstorm batters NJ: Tens of thousands without power
More than 137,000 people were without power late Tuesday afternoon as a severe thunderstorm barreled its way into New Jersey.
Tornado Watch issued for half of NJ on Saturday night
South Jersey is under a tornado watch Saturday night until 1 a.m. Sunday.
Wawa beverages too hot, says lawsuit after girl is severely burned
A major convenience store chain in New Jersey is in hot water over the temperature of its hot beverages.
NJ judge says breathalyzer results in 20,600 DWI cases can’t be trusted
A judge’s findings on Friday could result in tens of thousands of DWI convictions and penalties in New Jersey being thrown out.
Has Murphy ever smoked weed? Will he ever? He finally answers
It was a question that Gov. Phil Murphy, the Democrat who campaigned for full legalization of recreational use of marijuana, had been ducking.
The safest — and unsafest — hospitals in New Jersey
New Jersey ranked 17th in the nation in the Spring 2018 report, down from 11th in the fall.
Man says slaying of girl, 11, an accident — doesn’t recall raping her
Andreas Erazo’s confession was videotaped after he was arrested in the July 12 slaying of Abbiegail “Abbie” Smith in their Keansburg apartment building.
How Irish is your New Jersey town?
St. Patrick's Day is March 17 and Irish eyes are smiling across the Garden State.