New Jersey

Study: Pipe-corroding well water prevalent in half of states

Half of U.S. states have a high prevalence of well water that's…

 

Doctors say a baby born to a mother with the Zika virus appears to be affected by the disease. Officials at Hackensack University Medical Center say the 31-year-old woman from Honduras delivered the baby girl through a cesarean section on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Baby born in US to Honduran mom with Zika has birth defect

A Honduran woman infected with Zika gave birth in New Jersey to…

 

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, accompanied by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, takes questions from members of the media during a news conference on Super Tuesday primary election night in the White and Gold Ballroom at The Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Christie’s thousand-yard stare stirs mockery, befuddlement

TRENTON, N.J. — Was that really Chris Christie, the brusque, take-a-back-seat-to-nobody governor…

 

Google helps analyze if rooftop solar panels are good deal

RALEIGH, N.C. — The company that lets you compare air fares and…

Donald  Trump says he is calling for a "complete and total shutdown" on Muslims entering the United States. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump calls for ‘complete shutdown’ on Muslims entering US

NEWARK, N.J. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Monday for a…

Donald  Trump says he is calling for a "complete and total shutdown" on Muslims entering the United States. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Sen. Cory Booker announced his support for the Iran nuclear deal on Thursday, siding with President Barack Obama and bucking home-state pressures to say "no."  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Democratic support piles up for Iran nuclear deal in Senate

WASHINGTON — Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical…

Sen. Cory Booker announced his support for the Iran nuclear deal on Thursday, siding with President Barack Obama and bucking home-state pressures to say "no."  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Authorities attend to people following a shooting late Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Holmdel, N.J. (Mike Lefanto via AP)

Search on for shooter outside New Jersey Big Sean, J. Cole concert

HOLMDEL, N.J. — State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect…

Authorities attend to people following a shooting late Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Holmdel, N.J. (Mike Lefanto via AP)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference in Philadelphia. Christie's supporters appear resigned to the fact that his expected 2016 presidential campaign will be very different from the one they envisioned two years ago.  (Matt Rourke/AP Photo)

As he launches 2016 bid, Christie embraces underdog role

TRENTON, N.J. — When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the race…

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference in Philadelphia. Christie's supporters appear resigned to the fact that his expected 2016 presidential campaign will be very different from the one they envisioned two years ago.  (Matt Rourke/AP Photo)
This photo shows the home Derek and Maria Broaddus were scared away from because of creepy letters from a stalker. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Suit: Family flees home after getting letters from ‘Watcher’

ELIZABETH, N.J. — A couple who says they were scared away from…

This photo shows the home Derek and Maria Broaddus were scared away from because of creepy letters from a stalker. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe tasty chicken Parmesan sandwich at Jersey is a menu item truly evocative of the eatery’s owners' New Jersey roots.

Jersey surprisingly has California influences

Upon learning that the Rosenthal brothers (of Town Hall and Anchor and…

GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe tasty chicken Parmesan sandwich at Jersey is a menu item truly evocative of the eatery’s owners' New Jersey roots.
Eric Risberg/AP file photoNailah Winkfield

Criteria for brain death differs in other states

This week’s question comes from Mark in Oakland, who asks: Q: “I…

Eric Risberg/AP file photoNailah Winkfield
Ted S. Warren/ap file photoTesla's first-quarter new vehicle deliveries climbed 55 percent.

New law allows direct sale of Tesla cars in New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a measure Wednesday that would allow…

Ted S. Warren/ap file photoTesla's first-quarter new vehicle deliveries climbed 55 percent.
AP Photo/New Jersey Department of CorrectionsThis is an undated photo of Lawrence Campbell provided by the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Campbell allegedly shot Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago

Jersey City mayor lashes out over memorial for cop-killer

A New Jersey mayor is lashing out at residents who are memorializing…

AP Photo/New Jersey Department of CorrectionsThis is an undated photo of Lawrence Campbell provided by the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Campbell allegedly shot Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago
AP Photo/Mel EvansNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie applauds during a gathering in Union City

Messages link NJ governor's aide to lane closures

Emails and text messages released Wednesday link a top aide to Gov.…

AP Photo/Mel EvansNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie applauds during a gathering in Union City
AP Photo/Julio CortezOfficials wearing tactical gear walk outside of Garden State Plaza Mall following reports of a shooter

Official: NJ mall shooter only wanted to harm self

A 20-year-old gunman intent on dying fired multiple shots inside New Jersey's…

AP Photo/Julio CortezOfficials wearing tactical gear walk outside of Garden State Plaza Mall following reports of a shooter
AP Photo/Joe EpsteinTroy Stevenson

Some NJ gay couples plan weddings, others delayed

With the advent of same-sex marriage in New Jersey, couples are thrilled…

AP Photo/Joe EpsteinTroy Stevenson
Getty Images File PhotoSnooki is going to upgrade her digs from boyfriend Jionni's basement to a mansion on a piece of land she recently purchased in New Jersey.

Snooki is building her dream house in New Jersey, drinking again

Although no one really seemed to notice, “The Jersey Shore” had its…

Getty Images File PhotoSnooki is going to upgrade her digs from boyfriend Jionni's basement to a mansion on a piece of land she recently purchased in New Jersey.
S.F. Examiner file photoAn organization plans to argue that the law to ban psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight would infringe on the individual's first amendment rights in that it would prevent them from obtaining information that matches their beliefs.

Backers of California ban on gay therapy support other states as opponents plan lawsuit

Gay rights advocates are making plans to get other states to join…

S.F. Examiner file photoAn organization plans to argue that the law to ban psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight would infringe on the individual's first amendment rights in that it would prevent them from obtaining information that matches their beliefs.
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‘Real Housewives’ Jaqueline and Teresa in stripper-rumor clash

It’s a war of words between “Real Housewives of New Jersey” Jacqueline…

Teresa Giudice (Getty Images file photo)Teresa Giudice (Getty Images file photo)

Dead bus driver not discovered in New Jersey bus for nearly five hours

A New Jersey Transit bus idled for nearly five hours outside a…