• NJAn insane N.J. concert just blew minds with trapeze girls and amazing sounds

    DUNELLEN — Four young women hung from the rafters, their eyes shielded by smears of black makeup, their candy-colored hair coiffed into mohawks.  They clung to aerial silks, twisting and flipping above the room, firing bubbles from toy guns and sprinkling glitter confetti down over the crop of teens and twenty-somethings. A trumpeter and trombonist blared from inside a gold dancer’s cage set off the stage, Read more...

  • NJVigils held for victims of deadly Charlottesville rally

    Several vigils were held on Sunday in response to Saturday’s deadly rally in Charlottesville, Va. Some 200 protested in Bedminster on Sunday, where President Donald Trump is vacationing at his private golf club. Vigils were also held in Frenchtown and in Clinton. Heather D. Heyer, 32, of Charlottesville, was killed when a car went into a crowd of protestors opposing a rally Read more...

  • NJRuling expected on Catholic school's rejection of girls after basketball suit

    NEWARK — With the school year just a few weeks away, a judge is expected to rule Monday whether a Catholic grade school should be forced to accept two sisters denied entry after a highly-publicized legal battle to allow one of the girls to play on the boys’ basketball team. Lawyers for the family of Sydney and Kaitlyn Phillips and the Archdiocese Read more...

  • NJJay Bromley riding 'consistency,' 'hostility' in Giants' starting DT bid

    EAST RUTHERFORD — The light appears to have come on for Jay Bromley, but he’s far from satisfied. Second-round pick Dalvin Tomlinson is the team’s future three-technique defensive tackle, but Bromley is doing his best to delay Tomlinson’s ascension in the present. The Queens native has been one of the early standouts of Giants camp, including a strong outing in last Friday’s preseason Read more...

  • NJTrump departs N.J. for brief visit to White House to talk trade

    TRENTON — President Donald Trump will interrupt his working vacation at his New Jersey golf club to meet Monday with his economic advisers in Washington, D.C. before returning to Trump Tower in New York in the evening, according to the White House. Trump is scheduled to spend the day sitting down with his new chief of staff, John Kelly, signing Read more...

  • The Tampa TribuneWhite House plays defense after Trump response

    BEDMINSTER, N.J. — The White House scrambled Sunday to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Va., as he came under bipartisan scolding for not clearly condemning white supremacists and other hate groups immediately after the altercations. As the chorus of criticism grew, White Houses aides were dispatched to the morning news shows, yet they Read more...

  • Chicago Sun-TimesAfter criticism, White House says Trump condemns supremacists, KKK

    BEDMINSTER, N.J. — The White House scrambled Sunday to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, as he came under bipartisan scolding for not clearly condemning white supremacists and other hate groups immediately after the altercations.As the chorus of criticism grew, White Houses aides were dispatched to the morning news shows, yet they struggled Read more...

  • NJ10 passengers rescued after boat catches fire

    RUMSON — Ten passengers aboard a 19-foot speed boat jumped to safety in the Shrewsbury River Sunday afternoon after their boat caught fire, police said. None of the passengers onboard the Sea Doo Speedster 200, a type of speed boat, were injured in the blaze, which was first reported to police at 2:51 p.m., said New Jersey State Police Trooper Alejandro Read more...

  • CBS NewsTrump declares opioid crisis a "national emergency"

    Last Updated Aug 10, 2017 5:14 PM EDT BEDMINSTER, New Jersey — President Donald Trump is officially declaring the opioid crisis a “national emergency.””The opioid crisis is an emergency and I’m saying officially right now it is an emergency,” Mr. Trump said. “It’s a national emergency. We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a Read more...

  • NJMeet the N.J. director of 'Patti Cake$,' the movie that blew the roof off Sundance

    Geremy Jasper anxiously searched the audience for some kind of reaction — a laugh, a smile, anything — but the scene was grim. The director from Hillsdale turned to his wife and whispered that he feared his movie was bombing.  It was the Sundance Film Festival premiere of his first feature film, “Patti Cake$,” a movie about an aspiring rapper from New Jersey. Yet as Read more...