U.S. Supreme Court skeptical of Bridgegate convictions

The justices listened to arguments that the government had overreached in prosecuting Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni. Both were convicted of fraud and conspiracy for artificially creating gridlock in Fort Lee in 2013 after its Democratic mayor declined to endorse the Republican governor.

Amid heavy security, Jews gather at MetLife Stadium for celebration

More than 92,000 Jewish people will congregate Wednesday at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey to celebrate the reading of the entire Talmud in an event called Siyum HaShas — and will draw a significant security presence after recent anti-Semitic attacks in the area.

Toy stores hoping playtime inside shops leads to sales

Now a new generation of toy stores hopes to capitalize on the demise of the old Toys R Us by emphasizing playtime. They are fighting for a chunk of the $28 billion U.S. toy market, which today is spent mostly at Amazon, Walmart and Target.

Veterans rescue horses to help other veterans

Amy McCambridge-Steppe and her husband Mark Steppe, both veterans, founded the Unbridled Heroes Project. Last year, they rescued four wild mustangs from government round-ups in Nevada and Wyoming and brought the horses to New Jersey.

Indoor ski slope opens at American Dream

An indoor ski slope that has been the most visible feature of the long-delayed American Dream megamall in New Jersey for more than a decade has finally opened.