Biden touts spending, infrastructure packages to revive US

President Joe Biden returned to his birthplace Wednesday for the first time since taking office, declaring his multitrillion-dollar safety net and infrastructure packages would restore an America starving for investments in its workers, families and the environment.

NJ women's prison guard accused of sexually assaulting inmate

A male corrections officer at a troubled state prison in Hunterdon County faces charges in connection with the sexual assault of a female inmate. The governor, who had already promised to close the prison, called the allegations "disgusting."

NJ man convicted of murder for random roadside shooting

Kader Mustafa was convicted of murder in the 2018 death of Sciasia Calhoun along Route 33 in Freehold. Authorities say Mustafa randomly targeted Calhoun, who was in a car with her boyfriend and 1-year-old daughter.

NJ governor's race: Murphy and Ciattarelli face off in debate

New Jersey's two major-party candidates for governor sketched sharply different visions for where they want to carry the state at their final debate. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy says New Jersey will veer away from public-sector investments in education, transit and a host of other areas under a GOP governor. Republican Jack Ciattarelli says another four years of Murphy's administration will lead to more crushing taxes and unaffordability.

Atlantic City's Ocean Casino CEO resigns

Terry Glebocki has resigned as CEO of Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort. The casino did not give a reason for 's departure, which was announced to staff Monday morning. Glebocki helped Ocean, the casino formerly known as Revel, return to profitability, turning around a situation in which the business had been losing money for years.