NJ Senate To Consider Minimum Wage Hike, Gas Tax LegislationThe Democrat-led Senate is scheduled to vote Thursday on the measure that would raise the current $8.38 wage to $10.10 on Jan. 1.
2 Former Star New Jersey High School Athletes Killed In Highway CrashState police say two former star high school athletes were killed in a crash on an interstate highway in northern New Jersey.
Judge Hears Arguments On Gun Maker's Bid To Dismiss Newtown LawsuitA Connecticut judge is set to hear arguments on whether to dismiss a lawsuit against the maker of the semiautomatic rifle used by the shooter in them 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Democratic Senator Wages Nearly 15-Hour Filibuster On Gun ControlAs compromise on the gun issue remained improbable, Sen. Chris Murphy stood on the Senate floor vowing to remain there "until we get some signal, some sign that we can come together.''
2 Dead, Child Critically Hurt In Crash On Wantagh State ParkwayIt happened just before midnight on the Wantagh State Parkway north of where it meets the Southern State Parkway in Wantagh.
NY To Require Regular Inspections Of Rail CrossingsNew York state is looking to change the way rail crossings are inspected in an effort to reduce collisions and deaths.
Crowd Rallies For Orlando Victims, Calls For Change Outside Stonewall InnA crowd rallied in front of the historic Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village Monday evening, calling for action on behalf of the victims who were killed in a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
Stories From Main Street: New Jersey Community Plans Fundraiser For Beloved Math Teacher With ALSA New Jersey community is coming together to give back to a beloved middle school math teacher who has ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease.
Police: Firebombings Of 2 Staten Island Churches Are RelatedA suspect was seen on surveillance video about a block away from First Central Baptist Church on Wright Street where investigators said a Molotov cocktail was thrown early Thursday.
Report: Indian Point Power Plant Operating Safely, Despite Recent ShutdownsA new report from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ruled that the Indian Point nuclear power plant is operating safely, despite a number of incidents that have caused the plant to shut down.
1 Dead, 3 Injured After Wrong-Way Crash On Henry Hudson ParkwayIt started when officers tried to stop the van around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday near Eighth Avenue and 17th Street for a minor traffic infraction.
Cable Work Expected To Start On New Tappan Zee Bridge Next MonthThe new Tappan Zee Bridge is getting ready to mark another milestone.

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