Latest Jersey City News

Seton Hall defeats St. Peter's 80-44

Nov. 12, 2022 15:50 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Shaheen Holloway insists there weren’t any added emotions going into the game vs. St. Peter’s. While it was a reunion with the team he turned into last March’s college basketball darling and put him on the head coaching map, it was just any other game to the 46-year-old....

Averted synagogue threat relieves NYC-area Jews — for now

Nov. 04, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

The man who posted a broad online threat against synagogues in New Jersey has been identified and was not planning to carry out a specific plot, a law enforcement official said Friday, relieving Jewish communities already unnerved amid an increasing climate of antisemitism and related violence. ...

FBI warns of 'broad' threat to synagogues in New Jersey

Nov. 04, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The FBI said Thursday that it had received credible information about a “broad” threat to synagogues in New Jersey, a warning that prompted some municipalities to send extra police officers to guard houses of worship. The nature of the threat was vague. The...

NJ sues oil, gas firms, trade group over climate change

Oct. 18, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials announced a lawsuit Tuesday against five oil and gas companies and a petroleum trade organization, alleging they had known for decades about the harmful impact of fossil fuels on climate change but instead deceived the public about that link. ...

Battle rapper Tsu Surf facing federal racketeering charges

Oct. 14, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Battle rapper Tsu Surf is facing federal drug trafficking charges and other related counts following his arrest this week at a home in northern New Jersey, The rapper, whose real name is Rahjon Cox, made his initial court appearance Friday but did not enter a...

Russian billionaire charged with violating US sanctions

Sep. 29, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Russian billionaire and three associates were criminally charged in New York on Thursday with conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions and plotting to ensure his child was born in the United States. The Russian oligarch, Oleg Deripaska, 52, has faced economic...

LPGA adds event at Liberty National in New Jersey in 2023

Sep. 23, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The LPGA and financial giant Mizuho Americas have announced a new tournament will be played in New Jersey next year at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City. The 72-hole tournament will be called the Mizuho Americas Open and take place May 29- June 4....