Latest Trenton News

Court: Same-sex partner can pursue claim in toddler's death

Aug. 17, 2018 3:00 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman whose same-sex partner's biological daughter was killed in a New Jersey traffic accident can seek damages for emotional distress even though she and the other woman weren't married or in a civil union. An appeals court issued that ruling on Friday, reversing a lower court's...

Northeast Corridor rail service resumes after fatal accident

Aug. 9, 2018 8:43 AM EDT

METUCHEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit and Amtrak have resumed rail service between Trenton and New York's Penn Station following an accident that killed a person along the tracks. But officials say commuters should expect delays of up to 60 minutes in both directions and some cancelations throughout...

Officials: Mom dies in house collapse, shields teen daughter

Jul. 23, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman killed in a New Jersey house collapse shielded her youngest daughter as the structure came down, authorities said. The home tumbled into rubble on South Broad Street in Hamilton Township, near Trenton, just before 7 a.m. Monday. The 16-year-old girl and her 20-year-old sister...

The Latest: Mom killed in house collapse shielded daughter

Jul. 23, 2018 3:04 PM EDT

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly house collapse in New Jersey (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Authorities say a woman killed in a New Jersey house collapse shielded her youngest daughter as the structure came down. The 16-year-old daughter and her 20-year-old sister survived the collapse...

Indictment: Sandy worker sought bribes from storm victims

Jul. 23, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man working at a Superstorm Sandy housing recovery center in New Jersey solicited thousands of dollars in bribes and fictitious fees from storm victims by telling them he could expedite and/or increase the amount of money they received, authorities announced Monday. The...

Correction: Teva-US-HQ Move story

Jul. 9, 2018 12:19 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In a story July 6 about Teva Pharmaceuticals moving its U.S. headquarters to New Jersey, The Associated Press erroneously reported the amount in tax credits the firm is receiving. The state's Economic Development authority approved about $40 million in credits over 10 years, not about...

Footage: Cops tried to break up arts festival before gunfire

Jun. 28, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Body camera footage from officers responding to a shooting at a New Jersey all-night arts festival shows police telling people to go home shortly before shots rang out, sending people scrambling. The footage released by the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office shows festivalgoers seeking...