NJ women's prison guard accused of sexually assaulting inmate

A male corrections officer at a troubled state prison in Hunterdon County faces charges in connection with the sexual assault of a female inmate. The governor, who had already promised to close the prison, called the allegations "disgusting."

NJ man convicted of murder for random roadside shooting

Kader Mustafa was convicted of murder in the 2018 death of Sciasia Calhoun along Route 33 in Freehold. Authorities say Mustafa randomly targeted Calhoun, who was in a car with her boyfriend and 1-year-old daughter.

NJ governor's race: Murphy and Ciattarelli face off in debate

New Jersey's two major-party candidates for governor sketched sharply different visions for where they want to carry the state at their final debate. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy says New Jersey will veer away from public-sector investments in education, transit and a host of other areas under a GOP governor. Republican Jack Ciattarelli says another four years of Murphy's administration will lead to more crushing taxes and unaffordability.

NJ students learn about Indigenous Peoples' Day

The Learning Community Charter School in Jersey City usually has Columbus Day off. But this year, all kids in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade learned not about the mythology of Christopher Columbus but the reality of Lenape tribes living in the New York-New Jersey area centuries ago.

Atlantic City's Ocean Casino CEO resigns

Terry Glebocki has resigned as CEO of Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort. The casino did not give a reason for 's departure, which was announced to staff Monday morning. Glebocki helped Ocean, the casino formerly known as Revel, return to profitability, turning around a situation in which the business had been losing money for years.

Jersey Shore beach widening is a waste, groups say

New Jersey should drop a plan to double the amount of money it spends on beach replenishment, according to a coalition of environmental and fishing groups. They say that money would be better spent on measures to address repetitive flooding in the northern and central parts of the state.