Biden administration announces $600M to produce new at-home COVID tests
The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests and is restarting a website allowing Americans to again order up to four free tests per household — aiming to prevent possible shortages during a rise in coronavirus cases that has typically come during colder months.
Murphy says that NJ offshore wind project at risk of failing
Offshore wind projects need more federal funding and planning assistance to ensure they get built, the Democratic governors of six northeastern states told the Biden administration, warning that a cornerstone of the climate change fight could be in jeopardy.
United jet to Rome drops 28,000 feet in minutes, returns to Newark, NJ Airport
The flight from Newark to Rome turned around less than an hour into the flight and returned to Newark early Thursday morning.
6 protesters arrested as onshore testing work for New Jersey wind farm begins
Police arrested six protesters Tuesday who tried to disrupt the start of land-based testing for New Jersey’s first offshore wind farm.
NJ group’s researchers rescued after a week 3,000 feet below ground
An American researcher was “doing well” at a Turkish hospital, officials said Tuesday, after rescuers pulled him out of a cave where he fell seriously ill and became trapped more than 3,000 feet below its entrance for over a week.
As NJ ramps up offshore wind power projects, much remains unknown
As the U.S. races to build offshore wind power projects that will transform coastlines, including New Jersey's, much remains unknown about how the facilities could affect the environment
Rescuers try to remove sick NJ group’s caver from Turkish cave
Mark Dickey, a 40-year-old experienced caver who heads the New Jersey Initial Response Team based in Sussex County suddenly became ill with stomach bleeding during an expedition.
Trump surrenders at Atlanta jail on charges he tried to overturn his 2020 election loss
Former President Donald Trump surrendered Thursday on charges that he illegally schemed to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia, a brisk 20-minute booking that yielded a historic first: a mug shot of a U.S. ex-president.
Mugshot of America’s Mayor: Sad descent of man so many in NJ, NY looked up to
Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump's lawyer and confidant, turned himself in at a jail in Atlanta on Wednesday on charges related to efforts to overturn then-President Trump's loss in the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
Starbucks ordered to pay millions to manager fired after arrest of Black men
A judge has ordered Starbucks to pay an additional $2.7 million in lost wages and tax damages to a former regional manager who was earlier awarded more than $25 million after alleging she and other white employees were unfairly punished following the high-profile arrests of two Black men at a store in 2018.
NJ’s gambling revenue up by 5.3% in July
Atlantic City's casinos, the three New Jersey horse tracks that take sports bets, and their online partners won over half a billion dollars from gamblers in July, up 5.3% from a year earlier, figures released Wednesday show.
Trump, 18 allies charged in Georgia election meddling
The nearly 100-page indictment details dozens of acts by former President Trump or his allies to undo his defeat, including beseeching Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to find enough votes for him to win the battleground state.