New Jersey

GETTY IMAGES: At least one person was killed and scores were injured Thursday when a commuter train slammed into a rail station and crashed onto a concourse, authorities said. Photos from the scene show a crumpled New Jersey Transit rail car at the battered station amid mangled steel, cables and concrete. The crash occurred during […]

The dismal education statistics for young Black men are all too familiar, especially in cities like Camden, New Jersey, where poverty, crime and poor access to…

This is for always being labeled as, “ugly” or “angry”. Thank God, stereotypes are just opinions. – Kyemah McEntyre✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/UXTLyVSF9f — KYEMAH MCENTYRE (@KyeTheCreator) June…

Motown Gospel’s Multiple Grammy Award winner and Soul Train Music Award winning recording artistTye Tribbett covers front page of New Jersey’s largest circulated newspaper, The Star Ledger, Sunday April 20th edition. The newspaper is available today at newsstands in the state of New Jersey or visit online at www.nj.com/starledger The cover issue touches on several topics including, Tribbett’s […]

    1. ICE STORM Four days without power: Baby it’s cold outside – and inside, too – especially when you have no heat. Hundreds of thousands of people in the Northern United States and southeastern Canada haven’t had power for at least four days because of ice bringing down tree limbs and power lines. At least 19 people have died in weather-related […]

  (CNN) — The gunman who opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night is dead, authorities said. The shooter’s body was discovered at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday in a back area of the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall. Authorities said he had a self-inflicted gunshot wound. [Previous story, published at 2:32 a.m. ET] New […]

  1. MALL SHOOTING Terror at the mall: A New Jersey man kills himself after opening fire at a shopping mall. Police found the body of Richard Shoop of Teaneck, New Jersey, in a secluded area of the Westfield Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus early this morning, just hours after he opened fire, sending hundreds of […]

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called a fire raging through boardwalk buildings Thursday an “unthinkable situation” as firefighters continued to fight the high flames and black smoke in Seaside Park, New Jersey. Christie said 35 engine companies, 15 ladders and 400 firefighters remained on the scene Thursday evening. So far, about 20 businesses have been […]

One storm-battered New Jersey county is delivering ballots to emergency shelters while New York City is lining up shuttle buses to ferry people in hard-hit coastal areas to the polls. With the presidential election looming just a week after Superstorm Sandy’s devastation, authorities are scrambling to make voting as manageable as possible while election watchers […]

Whitney Houston’s funeral cost her hometown of Newark, New Jersey, $187,000 in police overtime, and some residents aren’t happy about footing the bill. Local authorities staffed nearly 200 police officers at the New Baptist Church, where the funeral took place, as well as at the funeral home and a private gathering for friends and family. […]

Voices Against Violence sang together in Bridgeton, New Jersey this past weekend to make history as the largest gospel choir ever assembled. An official tally of 1,542 “singers” gathered together in front of the City Hall Annex on Commerce St. Only 1,007 people were needed to sing for 5 straight minutes to  break the Guinness […]

Voices Against Violence sang together in Bridgeton, New Jersey this past weekend to make history as the largest gospel choir ever assembled. An official tally of 1,542 “singers” gathered together in front of the City Hall Annex on Commerce St. Only 1,007 people were needed to sing for 5 straight minutes to  break the Guinness […]