Katie Sobko, North Jersey News

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Recent:
  • North Jersey News
  • MyCentralJersey
Past:
  • Daily Record
  • Bucks Courier Times
  • USA TODAY
  • delawareonline

Recent articles by Katie:

Food insecurity, exacerbated by COVID-19 pandemic, is focus for NJ Assembly speaker

As one of the most powerful lawmakers in New Jersey, Craig Coughlin has emphasized the need for access to food. → Read More

Mercer County prosecutor: No evidence of vote tampering, criminality after voting problems

After a week interviewing dozens of officials, the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office said it found not evidence of vote tampering or criminal intent → Read More

Clifton house fire results in 'fatalities,' police say

Detective Lt. Robert Bracken confirmed that the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office will be handling the investigation into the fatal Clifton fire. → Read More

Route 17 shut down in Ho-Ho-Kus after pedestrian struck on highway

Route 17 is closed in both directions near Hollywood Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus following an accident, according to the NJ DOT. → Read More

All Election Day votes are counted in Mercer County after mishap, but questions remain

Mercer County is still counting votes more than a week after Election Day because of problems with voting machines. → Read More

Amid steep rate hikes, advocates push NJ Legislature to curb hospital prices

One think tank estimates that state insurance programs could be paying hospitals $1.2 billion annually above the actual cost of care. → Read More

NJ's controversial bear hunt is back after state approval, drawing backlash from critics

After a 237% spike in bear-related incidents in New Jersey, the Murphy administration is bringing back the controversial bear hunt → Read More

Derek Jeter's Greenwood Lake mansion going to auction. Starting bid of $6.5 million

Yankees Hall of Famer Derek Jeter's mansion in New York is going to auction next month with a starting bid of $6.5 million. → Read More

Mercer County calls for voting machine investigation after Election Day scanning problems

Mercer County's clerk called for an investigation into voting mishaps on Election Day. Prosecutors said they'll review the matter. → Read More

Mercer County officials search for missing ballots under emergency court order

Mercer County election officials got permission to open voting machines Thursday to look for missing ballots. → Read More

Tom Malinowski concedes to Tom Kean Jr. in closely watched 7th Congressional District race

The closely watched 7th Congressional District flipped back to Republican control after Democrat Tom Malinowski conceded Wednesday morning. → Read More

Election Day is over, but counting votes isn't. What you missed overnight.

The expected red wave didn't crash in New Jersey, but one closely watched race was too close to call. → Read More

NJ's top House race unsettled after Election Day; see who won in other contests

Voters cast their ballots Tuesday for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives covering North Jersey. → Read More

NJ elections 2022: Everything you need to know about voting and the candidates

The Nov. 8 midterm elections feature all 12 NJ House seats on the ballot as well as local and school board races. → Read More

Josh Gottheimer, Frank Pallotta to have U.S. House rematch next week. Here's what to know

Josh Gottheimer and Frank Pallotta will face off in a rematch to represent the 5th Congressional District. But there are key differences this year. → Read More

Montclair man fatally shot early Friday morning, authorities say

A Montclair man was found with multiple gunshot wounds Friday morning on Lincoln Street, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. → Read More

Bob Menendez makes first public appearance since news of federal investigation

Days after news broke of a new federal investigation into Bob Menendez, New Jersey's senior senator declined to offer more detail on the probe. → Read More

Early voting begins Saturday. Here's what you need to know

For the second year, New Jersey voters will be able to cast their ballots in person up to 10 days before Election Day. → Read More

Bob Menendez under investigation by federal authorities, adviser confirms

The investigation by New York prosecutors is reportedly connected to the 2017 trial in which the senior U.S. senator was acquitted. → Read More

One of NJ's largest labor unions sues Gov. Murphy claiming gender, racial discrimination

The governor and state are being sued over a targeted salary increase that the union says increases the wage gap for women and people of color. → Read More