Trying to get to New York from New Jersey and Long Island this summer has become an unpleasant slog with emergency repair work at Pennsylvania Station disrupting the commutes of thousands of riders. But there are a small number of seasoned commuters who have acclimated …

While Mary Lee, the famed great white shark with a massive twitter following, continues her more than monthlong break from the limelight, another great white is heading toward New Jersey’s coastal waters. Hilton, a 121/2-foot long, 1,326-pound male great white shark, surfaced at 8:07 p.m. Thursday off …

Robert Mitchell, 30, of Downingtown, Pennsylvania. (Salem County Correctional Facility)  WOODBURY — A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to six years in state prison for sexually assaulting a child in Deptford Township, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office. Robert Mitchell, 30, of Downingtown, pleaded guilty in April to a …

FLEMINGTON — A citizens group trying preserve the historic Union Hotel has reached a settlement agreement with the borough regarding two lawsuits dealing with requests for public records. Friends of Historic Flemington filed the lawsuits in September 2016 and March of this year. The lawsuits claimed the borough …

Vodka tastes different from brandy, and connoisseurs can distinguish among different brands of whiskeys. The flavors of spirits result from a complex bouquet of volatile compounds. New colorimetric sensor arrays on disposable test-strips read by hand-held devices allow for their rapid, inexpensive, and sensitive identification …

A web that passes through infinite intergalactic spaces, a dense cosmic forest illuminated by very distant lights and a huge enigma to solve. These are the picturesque ingredients of a scientific research — carried out by an international team composed of researchers from SISSA and …

TRENTON — A Trenton man has been indicted on murder charges in the killing of 37-year-old Laura Perez, who was found slain with a hammer inside a Hopewell Township home earlier this year. Brian Sheppard 53, faces first-degree murder, weapons and eluding charges in the killing …

A toddler was nearby when a 31-year-old Phillipsburg man tried to kill his girlfriend in 2016, which could add to his potential sentence. Lee Capers (Courtesy photo) Lee Capers, of the 300 block of Heckman Street, admitted to the crimes Friday, pleading guilty to charges of first-degree …

VERNON — A 23-year-old man drowned in Lake Conway Friday morning, police said. Township officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the lake at about 11:13 a.m. on a report of a drowning, and, upon arrival, officers and firefighters entered the water to search for the …

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