Most talked about New Jersey Star-Ledger stories

Sports leagues seek to stop sports betting from beginning in N.J.

nj.com — TRENTON - The NCAA and four professional sports leagues are seeking an immediate injunction in federal court to stop legalized sports betting from beginning in New Jersey this weekend. After years of battling the leagues in court, Gov.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @NJ_Politics: Sports leagues seek to stop sports betting from beginning in N.J. nj-ne.ws/2PpeVd

Oct 20, 2014

BREAKING: Sports leagues are seeking to stop sports betting from beginning in N.J. this weekend. nj-ne.ws/D3dj5

Probe of pension investment must be disclosed: Editorial

nj.com — The state's Treasury Department is investigating a Boston venture capitalist running for governor in Massachusetts, Charlie Baker, because he made a 2011 donation to New Jersey's Republican party at the same time his firm was given a contract to invest $15 million from our state's pension fund.
Oct 20, 2014

Here's an editorial from NJ's largest paper demanding @GovChristie release findings of NJ pay to pay investigation: nj.com/opinion/index.…

Jim Hendrix of Jersey City in court tomorrow on murder and robbery charges

nj.com — An 18-year-old Jersey City man charged with fatally shooting a man in the face during a robbery will make his first court appearance tomorrow on the charges, which could put him behind bars for 30 years to life if convicted.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @MattFriedmanSL: Reader comment on story about Jim Hendrix of Jersey City fatally shooting someone in the face: "Is he experienced?" nj.com/hudson/index.s…

Oct 20, 2014

Reader comment on story about Jim Hendrix of Jersey City fatally shooting someone in the face: "Is he experienced?" nj.com/hudson/index.s…

Oct 20, 2014

.@starledger editorial, citing @NYTimes Sayreville investigation, blasts "sniping trolls on the Internet" s.nj.com/az9xCtT

Oct 20, 2014

Star-Ledger editorial board writes stirring editorial off of @nytmetro investigation on Sayreville s.nj.com/az9xCtT

Breno Giacomini on Percy Harvin fighting Golden Tate before Super Bowl team picture: 'Who cares?'

nj.com — FLORHAM PARK - So the Jets' newest wide receiver, Percy Harvin, got into a couple fights with Seahawks teammates Golden Tate and Doug Baldwin. Jets right tackle Breno Giacomini, who was in the room for the Harvin-Tate dust-up, does not see what all the fuss is about.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @DarrylSlater: Breno Giacomini offers his account of what happened when Percy Harvin fought Golden Tate on Super Bowl eve: nj.com/jets/index.ssf…

Oct 20, 2014

Breno Giacomini offers his account of what happened when Percy Harvin fought Golden Tate on Super Bowl eve: nj.com/jets/index.ssf…

Oct 20, 2014

Breno Giacomini on Percy Harvin fighting Golden Tate before Super Bowl team picture: 'Who cares?' nj.com/jets/index.ssf…

Percy Harvin: Jets coach Rex Ryan basically laughed off his fights with Seahawks teammates

nj.com — FLORHAM PARK - One theme was stressed repeatedly during Percy Harvin's first day at his new gig with the Jets: A belief that just because Harvin had issues with his teammates in Seattle doesn't mean he'll have them he'll have them in North Jersey.
Oct 20, 2014

From @domcosentino: Percy Harvin: Jets coach Rex Ryan basically laughed off his fights with Seahawks teammates. nj.com/jets/index.ssf…

Oct 20, 2014

Percy Harvin said Rex Ryan basically laughed off the fights Harvin got into with his Seahawks teammates: nj.com/jets/index.ssf…

Eli Manning: Grading the Giants QB's solid performance vs. Cowboys

nj.com — ARLINGTON, Texas -- It has to be troubling to coach Tom Coughlin that quarterback Eli Manning played as well as he did against Dallas, yet the Giants still lost by double digits.

Students from Africa barred from South Jersey school amid Ebola anxiety

nj.com — MAPLE SHADE - Children who recently moved from Africa are being kept from going to school in one South Jersey town amid anxiety stemming from the Ebola outbreak. The Maple Shade school district wrote in a letter posted on its website that the kids are not showing any symptoms of Ebola and that they spent time in East Africa, away from the affected areas.
Oct 20, 2014

New kids out of school. tinyurl.com/lql6vpo Liberia's ~3K mi from Rwanda. All Africans going to be quarantined? Welcome to America kids!

Oct 20, 2014

Dallas is closer to Maple Shade, NJ than Rwanda is to the West African Ebola outbreak but whatevs. nj.com/burlington/ind…

Oct 20, 2014

Awaiting the story from Canada on a school district shutting down on Ebola fears becuz its students traveled to Maine nj.com/burlington/ind…

Show 2 more tweets from Catherine Rampell, Tim Darragh

WATCH: Jets GM John Idzik on trading with Seahawks for Percy Harvin

nj.com — FLORHAM PARK - The Jets were back at work on Monday for the first time since general manager John Idzik's blockbuster deal to acquire wideout Percy Harvin was made official on Friday night.
Oct 20, 2014

From @domcosentino: WATCH: Jets GM John Idzik on trading with Seahawks for Percy Harvin. nj.com/jets/index.ssf…

Oct 20, 2014

How will @Jets use Percy Harvin? Well, we know what Harvin's last play with @Seahawks was: (Left) hook and go. bit.ly/1x1lew6

Dunkin' Donuts goes after Starbucks in battle of brews, baristas, t-shirts

nj.com — In the business world, it's generally accepted that you don't go after the competition by name in advertising campaigns. Dunkin' Donuts apparently didn't get the memo. The country's biggest retail coffee seller - they pour 30-plus cups every second - is selling a snarky, snazzy t-shirt with these fighting words: Friends Don't Let Friends Drink Starbucks.
Oct 20, 2014

Friends Don't Let Friends Drink Starbucks: Dunkin' Donuts tweaks competition with snarky t-shirt. My story: bit.ly/1t60zrm

Oct 20, 2014

N.J. Democratic congressional candidate's voting record raises residency questions s.nj.com/owcEoTa via @njdotcom

Giants injuries: DRC update, Jon Beason to visit doctor, Geoff Schwartz has 'long way to go'

nj.com — EAST RUTHERFORD - If the Giants are going to make the run that coach Tom Coughlin expects, they're going to need some veteran reinforcements, and they're going to have to come from inside their own building. Offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz, middle linebacker Jon Beason, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and running back Rashad Jennings are currently struggling with injuries.
Oct 20, 2014

Some #Giants injury news: Not all that promising for Jon Beason, Geoff Schwartz (for the Colts game) and DRC nj.com/giants/index.s…

Oct 20, 2014

N.J. red light camera program: League of Municipalities says it should not be scrapped s.nj.com/mFpKkxd via @njdotcom

What's next for 3-4 New York Giants - Video

videos.nj.com — NJ.com Giants beat writers Jordan Raanan and Nick Powell discuss what's next for the New York Giants after its record slipped to 3-4 after a 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @nickpowellbkny: .@JordanRaanan and I examine what’s next for the 3-4 Giants. My take? Figure out who they want to be on offense: videos.nj.com/nj/2014/10/wha…

Oct 20, 2014

.@JordanRaanan and I examine what’s next for the 3-4 Giants. My take? Figure out who they want to be on offense: videos.nj.com/nj/2014/10/wha…