• In this May 9, 2016, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at Camden County College's Camden City Campus in Camden, N.J. The Republican governor, who currently serves as a close adviser to Donald Trump, could take on a bigger role if he takes the witness stand in the criminal case involving the closure of traffic lanes on the world’s busiest bridge three years ago. Defense attorneys have danced around the issue of whether they will subpoena Christie, who is not charged with any wrongdoing. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File0

    Bridge case attorneys weigh whether to subpoena Christie

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is not charged with any wrongdoing in the criminal case involving the closure of traffic lanes on the world’s busiest bridge three years ago, yet his presence looms large over next month’s trial of two former subordinates.

  • Recent documents in bridge case to remain sealed, judge says

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge hearing the case of two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ruled that recent filings are to remain under seal.

  • New York Jets offensive lineman Craig Watts poses for a photo after an NFL football training camp session in Florham Park, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Watts' journey to the NFL has gone through Germany (three times), Colorado, Kansas and Texas. As the son of two military parents, the Jets lineman was on the move a lot. He learned to thrive despite constantly having to adapt to new places and people _ and the occasional worries about whether his parents would make it back home. (AP Photo/Dennis Waszak)

    Jets’ Watts is son of military parents, student of world

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Craig Watts’ stomach tightened ever so slightly whenever a news report about a military strike near where one of his parents was deployed flashed on the television screen.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, photograph, Jenna Galgano successfully grabs a stuffed toy animal while playing a claw machine game at an arcade in Atlantic City, N.J. The game is an arcade and amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base. New Jersey state Sen. Nicholas Scutari feels that claw machines target young children who think they can easily snatch a big prize. He's proposed legislation that calls for more oversight of the claw game, which is regulated by the state's Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission, which oversees the amusement industry. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Retracting the claw game: Lawmaker targets arcade favorite

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It’s an amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base. But how often does anyone really win at the claw machine?

  • In this Sept. 15, 2013, file photo, New York Giants kicker Josh Brown (3) reacts after kicking a field goal during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in East Rutherford, N.J. The NFL on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, has suspended  Brown for one game for violating the league's personal conduct policy.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    NFL suspends Giants kicker Josh Brown for 1 game

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL has suspended New York Giants kicker Josh Brown for one game for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

  • In this Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, Executive Producer Stephen Bannon poses at the premiere of "Sweetwater" during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Republican Donald Trump is overhauling his campaign again, bringing in Breitbart News' Bannon as campaign CEO and promoting pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager. Trump told The Associated Press in a phone interview early Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, that he has known both individuals for a long time. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)

    Republican Donald Trump shaking up campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — Frustrated with his troubled candidacy, Donald Trump is hinging his presidential hopes on a risky bet: that the fiery populism and freewheeling style that won him the Republican nomination give him a better shot at the White House than uniting his party and rallying moderate voters.