Christie's second N.J. Supreme Court nominee Bruce A. Harris,  would be New Jersey’s first openly gay and third African-American justice, should he be considered by the Judiciary Committee May 31. That’s four months after Christie nominated him, and two months after the panel rejected Phillip Kwon, Christie’s first nominee.

Local Holiday City resident is fined $100 for feeding birds.

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President Barack Obama is making a pitch for banking reform, pointing to a multi-billion-dollar trading loss at JPMorgan Chase as a symptom of practices that he says led to the financial meltdown in 2008.

A 24-year-old man from Barnegat is dead after his motorcycle hit a sport-utility vehicle driven by Ocean County Freeholder John "Jack" Kelly.

A powerful early morning earthquake in northern Italy has killed at least four people and toppled buildings. Watch the video here.

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