A person familiar with the decision says Rutgers has hired Julie Hermann from the University of Louisville to be its new athletic director.
Former Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti is getting $1.2 million in salary, plus an iPad, car allowance and more than two years of health insurance coverage under a settlement agreement.
The burgeoning basketball scandal has cost Rutgers more than a popular, young athletic director, an interim general counsel, two coaches and a lot of embarrassment.
A Rutgers assistant men's basketball coach has resigned amid a scandal over the way his former boss treated players.
New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a Democrat, announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a sixth term next year.
Embattled N.J. Sen. Robert Menendez — who faces questions and controversies over allegations he used his political influence to help his Florida friend and campaign donor obtain favorable business deals — has received some support a few states over: Sen. Dick Durbin from Illinois says he shouldn't resign yet.
Jurors in New Jersey have convicted a former "Melrose Place" actress of vehicular homicide.
Coast Guard officials reported hearing banging noises coming from a container Wednesday during a routine inspection of a cargo ship from the Middle East, leading them to believe stowaways might be inside.
A mother and her three children were found dead in a burned house Tuesday in northwest Oregon, and the children's father was found dead later in a car, all victims of what police said appeared to be a murder-suicide.