Seven charged with stealing the identities of Indian Americans

 Seven members of an identity-theft ring that used information from Indian Americans to net more than $540,000 in cash and high-priced merchandise have been arrested.

Christie's wife quits Wall Street job amid speculation he will seek White House

Mary Pat Christie, the wife of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, resigned from her Wall Street job, his spokesman confirmed, as her husband contemplates a run for the White House in 2016.

WWII-era bomb found on college campus, detonated by military

The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound (225-kilogram) World War II-era bomb that had been found on the campus of a community college.

Jon Bon Jovi to open anti-hunger facility in New Jersey
Jon Bon Jovi to open anti-hunger facility in New Jersey

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi will open a one-stop facility in New Jersey that will help people get food stamps, health care, meals for at-risk children and senior citizens, as well as offering culinary-related job training.

Top Democratic senator pleads not guilty to corruption

Prominent Democratic Senator Bob Menendez has pleaded not guilty to charges that he accepted nearly USD 1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a long-time friend in exchange for a stream of political favours.

Argentina unlikely to risk Messi on Tuesday
Argentina unlikely to risk Messi on Tuesday

Lionel Messi looks set to miss a second consecutive match because of a foot problem when Argentina meet Ecuador in a friendly in New Jersey on Tuesday.

TV show 'Tu Mera Hero' to be shot in New Jersey
TV show 'Tu Mera Hero' to be shot in New Jersey

An upcoming track of Indian television show ‘Tu Mera Hero’ is all set to be shot in New Jersey.

US Presbyterian Church approves same-sex marriage

The Presbyterian Church USA which accounts for just under two million members, voted Tuesday to expand its definition of marriage to include gay and lesbian couples.

Accused members of New Jersey crime family of ''Sopranos'' fame arrested

Ten reputed members and associates of a New Jersey crime family thought to be the inspiration for the hit show "The Sopranos" were arrested on Thursday and charged with plotting to commit murder, sell drugs and run a high-end prostitution ring, officials said.

Storm drops over a foot of snow on eastern US

A winter storm reaching from Texas to New England closed schools, canceled nearly 3,000 flights and stranded hundreds of drivers overnight in Kentucky, where as much as 21.5 inches (55 cm) of snow fell.

Southeastern US braces for harsh winter weather

A major winter storm slammed parts of the United States on Thursday, as thousands of flights were cancelled and government offices shut down in anticipation of more than half a foot of snow in the nation`s capital.

Pakistani man convicted of staging wife's murder in US

A 30-year-old Pakistani man has been convicted in the US for staging the murder of his wife with his American girlfriend in 2011.

Indian-American businessman shot dead in US

A 28-year-old Indian-American businessman, who was gunned down by an unidentified assailant in his family-owned liquor shop in the US, has succumbed to his injuries, police said on Monday.

India's Republic Day celebrated by diaspora

The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA), one of the oldest and the largest organisations of the Indian Diaspora celebrated India`s 66th Republic Day in grandeur with its annual show "Dance Pe Chance."

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New Jersey mother charged with burning newborn to death

A New Jersey woman was charged on Saturday with killing her newborn baby by setting her on fire and leaving her burning in the middle of a roadway, law enforcement said.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets
NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets

NBA commissioner Adam Silver called Thursday for changes to US laws that ban gambling on sports events in most states, saying American attitudes have changed regarding such betting.

Robbers targeting Indian-Americans in New Jersey

Several Indian-American families living in the New Jersey area have been robbed following the festival of Diwali, triggering fear among the community for their safety.

Bear killed Indian-origin hiker in US: Report

An Indian-origin hiker found dead in September near a circling bear in a wildlife preserve in West Milford, a township in New Jersey state of the US, was actually mauled to death by the bear, an autopsy report has revealed.

New Jersey discharges nurse quarantined for Ebola

A US nurse, whose enforced quarantine in New Jersey sparked a furious backlash after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, was to be discharged on Monday, officials said.