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  1. How a New Jersey Sports Bar Made a $3 Million Bet and Won Metro, Today

    Long before the Supreme Court knocked down the ban on sports betting, Monmouth Park made a $3 million wager that the law would be on its side.

  2. School Bus Driver in Fatal New Jersey Crash Had License Suspended 14 Times Metro, Yesterday

    A student and a teacher were killed when a school bus and a dump truck collided on Thursday. About half of those suspensions were for parking violations and one was for a moving violation.

  3. A Supreme Court Decision That Was a Wild Card Summary, Yesterday

    The Supreme Court’s decision on sports betting could reshape reporting on sports, business and New Jersey for years to come.

  4. New Jersey Law Codifies School Segregation, Suit Says Metro, May 17

    The plaintiffs are looking to force statewide desegregation in one of the most segregated states in the country.

  5. An Honors College That Honors Grit Op Ed, Yesterday

    In Newark, N.J., a branch of the Rutgers University system uses its honors college to seek out students who have survived the hard knocks of life.

  6. In Jersey City, It’s Kushner vs. Kushner in a Race to Develop Metro, May 21

    Charles and Murray Kushner, famously estranged brothers, are each betting they can transform a gritty neighborhood. Can both win?

  7. Homes That Sold for Around $600,000 Real Estate, May 20

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region

  8. After Deadly New Jersey Crash, Scrutinizing the Safety of School Buses Metro, May 18

    Officials stressed that buses are the safest way to carry students, though seatbelts are still not required in most states.

  9. A State Attorney General Calls Out Betsy DeVos on For-Profit Colleges Investigative, May 17

    The New Jersey attorney general says federal education officials have stopped cooperating with the state on fraudulent activities at for-profits.

  10. New Jersey School Bus Collides With Truck, Killing Student and Teacher Metro, May 17

    The bus, from a Paramus middle school, wound up on the median of I-80, and the authorities were investigating if the driver missed an exit and tried to make an illegal U-turn.

  11. New Jersey Emerges as a Liberal Bulwark Under Murphy Metro, May 16

    In the first few months of Gov. Philip D. Murphy’s tenure, New Jersey has taken a decidedly liberal turn, with new laws and executive orders reading like a progressive wish list.

  12. Supreme Court Ruling Favors Sports Betting Washington, May 14

    The case concerned New Jersey, but it has implications for other states eager to allow and tax sports gambling. Americans are estimated to annually place $150 billion in illegal wagers on sports.

  13. A Sports Gambling Ban Was Overturned, but Can You Bet on Tonight’s Game? Metro, May 14

    Though a Supreme Court decision Monday handed a victory to New Jersey, it may be a while before bets can be placed there — or elsewhere.

  14. Jersey City Argues Over a Statue, and Politicians in Poland Weigh In Metro, May 11

    A proposal to move a waterfront monument depicting the horrors Polish soldiers faced in World War II touched off an international debate.

  15. From Japan to Harlem, a Gospel Singer Is Born Metro, May 10

    A traditional Japanese pop singer, TiA, joined the choir of a church after hearing the rhythmic sounds through the wall of her apartment in Harlem.

  16. Cory Booker on His Side, Newark’s Mayor Charts a Pragmatic Second Term Metro, May 9

    Mayor Ras J. Baraka, re-elected Tuesday by a large margin, has signaled a course that few predicted, including a partnership with Mr. Booker.

  17. Union City, N.J.: Close to the City, but Still Affordable Real Estate, May 9

    For generations of Cuban immigrants and a growing wave of young professionals, the cliff-top city offers reasonably priced housing and an urban vibe.

  18. In a Joyous Milestone, Officer Who Cheated Death Heads Home Metro, May 7

    Detective Dalsh Veve nearly died in June as he tried to stop a fleeing car on foot. On Monday, he was well enough to leave a rehabilitation center.

  19. For Sale: Small Music College, Beloved by Some, Future Uncertain Metro, May 7

    Rider University’s plan to sell Westminster Choir College to a for-profit Chinese company, puts a spotlight on the struggle of smaller, regional colleges to stay afloat.

  20. Trapping Foxes to Save Plovers Sets Off Showdown at Jersey Shore Metro, May 6

    Wildlife officials have used snare traps to protect the endangered birds. It’s ruffling more than feathers in a town where the fox is the unofficial mascot.

  21. Homes That Sold for Around $1,000,000 Real Estate, May 6

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region

  22. Homes for Sale in New Jersey and Connecticut Real Estate, May 3

    This week’s properties include a three-bedroom in Saddle River, N.J., and a four-bedroom in Easton, Conn.

  23. Big Brother, Everywhere Letters, May 2

    A reader asks how slippery the slope that we’re on is.

  24. De Blasio’s Pitch for Progressivism Finds an Ally Across the River Metro, May 1

    A new initiative to help tenants in Newark Housing Court is patterned after a similar program introduced in New York City by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

  25. Homes That Sold for Around $1,300,000 Real Estate, April 29

    Recent residential sales in New York City and the region

  26. Mark Your Calendar: Danny DeVito Day Declared in Jersey Metro, April 27

    The actor, writer and director — who says “there’s a little Jersey” in everything he does — will now have his own day, Mayor John Moor of Asbury Park is set to announce on Saturday.

  27. Menendez Is ‘Severely Admonished’ by Senate Panel for Accepting Gifts National, April 26

    The Ethics Committee chastised Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, for the gifts, which were also the focus of a criminal case.

  28. Port Authority Censures Former Commissioner Who Berated Police Metro, April 26

    The agency’s board voted unanimously to censure Caren Z. Turner, who flashed her P.A. badge and cursed at police officers in a videotaped encounter.

  29. Serving Up the Past and the Future at Orange Lawn Sports, April 26

    Can a group of investors restore a New Jersey tennis mecca to its former glory?

  30. Bergenfield, N.J.: Comfortable And Unassuming Real Estate, April 25

    A walkable place with a reasonable commute to the city, Bergenfield attracts newcomers with its warm, welcoming vibe.

  31. New Jersey Ruling Could Reignite Battle Over Church-State Separation Metro, April 24

    A decision by the state’s Supreme Court barring church use of county grants for historic preservation could have national ramifications.

  32. At Long Last, a Plan to Fix New York City’s Buses Metro, April 23

    The M.T.A. released a turnaround plan for the failing bus system with a redesign and all-door boarding.