Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House.
Several students walked out of their New Jersey high school after a teacher was caught on camera telling a student who was speaking Spanish to "speak American."
Health officials say about 150 people living in eight states have been sickened by salmonella after attending a chili cook-off in Virginia.
Police say that the New Jersey beehive at the center of an attack on a beekeeper and his wife has been moved to a farm.
A preliminary hearing is set to resume Monday for 18 Penn State fraternity members who are facing charges in connection with the February death of a pledge after a night of drinking.
Gov. Chris Christie is defending his use of a beach closed to the public during New Jersey's government shutdown, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply "caught a politician keeping his word."
Authorities say a young New Jersey girl playing with friends in a lagoon has died after being electrocuted when she touched a rail on a metal boat lift that had become energized.
Police say that two crew members have been killed in a jet crash near a small airport outside New York City.
A New Jersey family says their plans to celebrate a birthday in Nevada were crushed when JetBlue Airways kicked them off the plane for storing a birthday cake in an overhead bin.
A New Jersey theme park is unveiling what it calls the world's tallest and fastest virtual reality drop ride that will prey on people's fears of heights and spiders.