2 dead, 6 wounded in shooting Rutgers campus

Middlesex County prosecutors and New Brunswick police said officers responding to the scene shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday found eight people with apparent gunshot wounds. The victims were taken to various hospitals and two male victims were pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, police said.

Smoke chokes West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing

Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterated some towns and displaced tens of thousands of people, the latest in a series of calamities this year.

Murphy signs legislation making Juneteenth state holiday

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation that makes Juneteenth a state holiday. Juneteenth marks June 19, 1865, when word reached enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, that the Civil War had ended and they were free.

Navy cancels F/A-18 flyover of Hudson River

The U.S. Navy has canceled a planned F/A-18 military jet flyover in New York City that was tied to the commemoration of the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Restaurants in NJ reopen for indoor dining

Restaurants across New Jersey were allowed to reopen their doors to diners on Friday as of 6 a.m. following an announcement by Gov. Phil Murphy earlier this week that enough progress had been made in the battle against the coronavirus.