An employee at a suburban New Jersey supermarket opened fire in the store in the pre-dawn hours today, killing two co-workers and then taking his own life, a prosecutor said.
A third day of gasoline "panic buying" among storm-stricken motorists in the New York area and New Jersey prompted authorities to tap emergency oil reserves and ordered the military to dispatch fuel, while limited deliveries from pipelines and oil barges offered a glimmer of relief.
Temporary losses to New York state's economy from super storm Sandy could reach $18 billion, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said.
New Yorkers took to the streets to help in the recovery from Superstorm Sandy, volunteering to clean up devastated areas and using an annual Veterans Day parade to collect donations for victims struggling without homes or power.
US President Barack Obama asked Congress today to approve a $60.4 billion aid package to help East Coast states rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, well short of their initial requests.
The US Senate today approved a $50.5 billion disaster aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy, three months after the storm destroyed or damaged hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in coastal New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
An explosion today morning rocked Naval Weapons Station Earle near the Jersey Shore, and fire trucks, ambulances and a medical emergency helicopter rushed to the scene, authorities said.
Wedding bells rang for the first time for same-sex couples in New Jersey when the state became the 14th in the nation to legalize gay marriage.
Moderate Republican Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a conservative Republican popular with the Tea Party movement narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship, in two races closely watched for signs of voters' moods ahead of the 2016 presidential race.
A major snowstorm producing blizzard-like conditions has hammered the northeastern United States, causing more than 1,000 US flight delays and cancellations, paralyzing road travel, and closing schools and government offices.
Shandra Woworuntu was 25-years-old when she flew to New York from her native Indonesia for what she thought would be an interview for a hotel job, but instead found herself forced at gunpoint into prostitution.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a Republican Party star enmeshed in scandal after re-election in November, will return to the themes of small government and bipartisan cooperation when he is sworn in for a second term today.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was greeted with audible boos and a few loud cheers during a Super Bowl-related appearance in New York City, a day after a former appointee said the popular Republican knew about politically motivated lane closures near a busy commuter bridge.
Authorities are investigating an explosion that originated in a vat of eggnog, damaged a pharmaceutical plant and caused minor injuries to two workers in New Jersey, local media said today.
A medical worker in New Jersey quarantined after arriving at an airport after treating Ebola victims in West Africa has tested negative for the virus, the state's health department said today.
A 5-year-boy who recently visited West Africa tested negative for the Ebola virus, said the New York City Health Department and the city hospital where he underwent screening.
New York and New Jersey’s Port Authorities have been forced to change the design of the main tower of New York’s World Trade Centre (WTC) due to technical problems which involved draping the base with prismatic glass panels, according to the New York Times.
Small restaurants in the city of Newark, New Jersey will be required to have an armed security guard at night under a new law approved by the city council.
American sisters Evelyn and Hortense Edwards spent two decades visiting what they thought was their mother's grave only to discover it contained the remains of a stranger.
New Jersey and Vermont struggled with their worst flooding in decades today, a day after Hurricane Irene slammed an already soaked US Northeast with torrential rain, dragging away homes and submerging neighborhoods underwater.
The New Jersey Assembly passed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage, sending the bill to Republican Governor Chris Christie, a possible vice-presidential candidate who has promised to veto the measure.
Republican Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill to make New Jersey the seventh US state to legalize same-sex marriage.
The New Jersey Devils lead the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 after the second period in Game Five of the Stanley Cup championship today.
Argentina’s national football team coach Sergio Batista affirmed that the team is “desperate to win something” because it has been 18 years “without getting anything.”