New Jersey

16 US cities where incomes can't keep up with housing costs

One-third of Americans overpay for housing, spending more than the recommended 30% of their income on rent or homeownership expenses.<p>While that group likely includes residents of the country's most expensive housing markets — looking at you, San Francisco — it's not just them.<p>In fact, according to …

Housing

Here are the 5 most and least popular governors in America, according to their constituents

Chris Christie, the embattled New Jersey Republican, is holding on to his title as the country's most unpopular governor, according to a new poll of his constituents.<p>Sixty-nine percent of New Jersey voters disapprove of Christie, while just a quarter approve — making him the least popular governor …

Republicans

In New Jersey's peach country, a season of sweetness

MONROEVILLE, N.J. — In this epicenter of New Jersey peach production, where the landscape filled with rows and rows of peach trees has helped boost …

Farming

For a little piece of Venezuela in the Delaware, past will be future

Ah, Petty’s Island.<p>So close, yet so inaccessible, it may as well be far.<p>So lush along its eastern and southern edges, yet so bleak in much of its …

Philadelphia

Russian spies' New Jersey home heading for sale

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey home that has been vacant since the FBI arrested a family of undercover Russian spies living there is heading for sale.<p>Vladimir and Lydia Guryev lived in the home in Montclair under the names Richard and Cynthia Murphy before they were arrested in 2010 along with …

You now have to be 21 to buy cigarettes in New Jersey, FYI

You’ve heard it since elementary school. Smoking kills. But believe it or not, people are still buying cigarettes. Not only does it cause countless …

WATCH: The do's and don't's of visiting the Jersey Shore

SOMEWHERE ALONG THE BEACH -- Listen up, all you Jersey Shore out-of-towners: if you're coming for a day at the beach, you better know how to …

Jersey Shore

New Jersey Woman Gets Locked In Lower East Side Bar Overnight

Talk about a bar rescue! Police had to break a woman out of a Lower East Side drinkery this morning after staff accidentally locked her inside …

New York City

OPINION | How Chris Christie went from America's straight shooter to Trump's crooked yes-man

OPINION | How does one of the most popular and widely respected political figures of an era morph into a political Humpty Dumpty?

New Jersey Primaries

76-Year-Old Woman Found Dead in Her Home in NJ: Authorities

A woman was found dead in her home in Newark Saturday morning, authorities said.Adele Padilla, of Newark, was discovered in her home on Summer Avenue …

Crime

Neymar's silky skills embarrasses Juventus defence

Neymar notched his second goal of the match with an incredible display of close control during Barcelona's ICC clash against Juventus at the MetLife …

Soccer

Who are the worst drivers in New Jersey? We found out by going to the source.

SHORT HILLS -- What can a New Jerseyan's ride tell you about the skill of its driver?<p>Last month, the nation's six major insurance carriers -- …

Honda

Does Water Ever Go Bad?

And why does bottled water have an expiration date?<p>If you've ever left a bottle of water in a hot car for a few hours, you know that the taste of …

Bottled Water

Republicans embrace tax hike targeting Democratic states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aren't usually big on raising taxes, but they're really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes.<p>Why? A look at the states that benefit the most from the tax break helps explain it — they are all Democratic strongholds. New York, Connecticut, …

Retirement

Teresa Giudice Says Mother’s Death Was ‘a Thousand Times Harder’ Than Going to Prison

Spending a year in federal prison was no match for the pain Teresa Giudice felt after losing her mother, Antonia Gorga, who died in March at age …

Prison

NJ Town Braces for Trump’s Weeks-Long Trip

President Trump has announced plans to spend 18 days vacationing at his “summer White House” in Bedminster, New Jersey, in August, and while some …

New Jersey Primaries

Missing hiker found dead in White Mountains

A missing New Jersey hiker has been found dead in the White Mountains of New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Chris Christie signs bill giving new protections to transgender citizens in New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie on Friday signed two bills instituting broad new protections for transgender New Jersey residents: one directing schools to let students use bathrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity or provide “reasonable alternative arrangements,” and another prohibiting health …

LGBTQ

Flight restrictions signal possible August vacation for Trump

President Trump has yet to announce his plans for August, but there are signs he could spend a significant amount of time at his New Jersey golf …

Mitch McConnell

Christie raises smoking age from 19 to 21

Gov. Christie on Friday signed into law legislation that raises the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in New …

Philadelphia

Gaudreau: Playing for Flyers someday 'would be sweet'

"I have a ton of family here, all my friends," he said. "I actually have a wedding this weekend in South Jersey, and all my friends come back here. …

Ice Hockey

President Trump to Spend August in New Jersey

President Trump's summer plans for the month of August have been made public, and it looks like he's going to be spending his time at the "Summer …

New Jersey Primaries

Father of slain girl pleads with Donald Trump for visa to attend funeral

The father of a slain New Jersey girl is pleading with President Donald Trump to allow him and the girl's sister to attend the 11-year-old funeral.

New Jersey Primaries

Drama, comedy, and shorts round out offerings on the Cape

For one week each summer, the tiny seaside village of Woods Hole in Falmouth draws filmmakers and filmgoers from around the region for what’s now the …

David Foster Wallace

Barcelona manager Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'

HARRISON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde, who will lead the club for the first time in Saturday's pre-season match against Juventus, has dismissed speculation linking Neymar with a move to Paris Saint-Germain.<p>“Neymar is with us and we absolutely want him to stay here. The …

Soccer

New Yorker Dead Amid Papaya Salmonella Outbreak

What to Know<p>1 person from New York City is dead; he or she is among 25 people in New York and New Jersey sickened by Salmonella-tainted papaya<p>The CDC …

Public Health

Flames' Gaudreau open to playing for hometown Flyers in future

While the Philadelphia Flyers faithful may be salivating at the thought of blue-chip prospect Nolan Patrick leading the club into the future, a bona …

Ice Hockey

New Jersey Baby Miraculously 'Fine' After Fall From Third-Story Balcony

<i>(Google Maps)</i><p>A New Jersey toddler survived a fall from a three-story balcony earlier this week, and is "doing fine" following his release from the …

New York City

A Surge in Sales to Foreign Buyers

The United States home market saw a surge of foreign buyers in the last year, according to a new survey by the National Association of Realtors.<p>From April 2016 to March 2017, foreign buyers, both United States residents and nonresidents, spent $153 billion on residential real estate here, a 49 …

Real Estate

New Jersey becomes latest state to raise legal smoking age to 21

New Jersey is cracking down on cigarettes, becoming the latest state to hike up the legal age to buy tobacco products after Gov. Chris Christie signed his approval on Friday.<p>By restricting people under age 21 from buying cigarettes, the state is "giving young people more time to develop a maturity …

Public Health