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American Pharoah in Monmouth

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has arrived in New Jersey ahead of the Haskell Invitational. A custom-designed plane carrying the horse landed at Atlantic City International Airport Wednesday afternoon. The horse walked down a ramp and onto a trailer for the ride to Monmouth Park. There horse will remain at Monmouth Park until Sunday's running…

Exxon Mobil Settlement

A judge is set to decide on whether to approve the largest environmental cleanup settlement in New Jersey history over the objections of environmental groups. Arguments are scheduled for Thursday in the deal between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and ExxonMobil. It's not clear when the judge might rule on whether to accept the deal. The…

Lingering Superstorm Effects

A new study says the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy are taking a toll on the mental health of New Jersey residents impacted by the storm. The study was released Wednesday and says more than a quarter of the 100,000 residents whose homes were hit by structural damage during Sandy are experiencing moderate to severe…

Christie Campaign Extension

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential campaign has asked the Federal Election Commission for a 45-day extension to file his financial disclosure report. But his campaign says he still intends to file it in time to make the first GOP presidential primary debate on August 6. Candidates wishing to participate in the debate hosted by…

NJ Transit adding trains for American Pharoah race

New Jersey Transit will add additional trains to help get horse race fans to Monmouth Park to watch Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. The horse will race in Sunday's $1 million Haskell Invitational at the race track in Monmouth County. The state department of transportation says NJ Transit will add four additional trains for fans…

Man pleads not guilty in stabbing of ex-girlfriend at Subway

A Maryland man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend at a Subway restaurant in New Jersey has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and weapons offenses. 48-year-old Yoon Choi was offered a 20-year sentence for the crime. An initial plea offer was extended at Choi's arraignment. The Silver Spring, Maryland, man was indicted in March in…

Off-duty trooper fires at car with teens inside

The state Attorney General's Office says an off-duty New Jersey state trooper fired at an occupied vehicle over the weekend. Spokesman Peter Aseltine said Tuesday the state Attorney General's Office is investigating Sunday's shooting in Sparta. Aseltine tells the New Jersey Herald two 18-year-olds and a 19-year-old were inside the vehicle. But no one was…

Booker backs Christie

Sen. Cory Booker says he believes Gov. Chris Christie is the most underestimated presidential candidate in the crowded 2016 field. Booker spoke Yesterday in Newark at an event held by the news organization Politico. The Democrat and Christie have long been friends despite their different political parties. Christie's campaign has been struggling to gain momentum.…

Milltown Ground Hog Passes Away

And it's a sad day in Milltown..........Central Jersey's very own Milltown Mel has passed away. Mel has been a longtime ...big time celebrity in the borough as the focal point of Milltown's Annual Groundhog Day activities. It has been reported that Mel had an almost 100 per cent accuracy rate for his predictions. Mel ...…

EMT Crash Victim Laid To Rest

Family and friends are remembering a Spotswood EMT who was killed when a car collided with an ambulance responding to a call. Hinal Patel's funeral will take place in North Brunswick this afternoon. The 22-year-old was in the Spotswood ambulance's front passenger seat when the crash occurred on Saturday in East Brunswick. Authorities say the…