Things looking up for Atlantic City in 2018

In an April 15, 2015 file photo, Mark Giannantonio, president of Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City N.J. demonstrates a tabletop internet gambling console at his casino. "I'm extremely optimistic about Atlantic City and the industry in 2018."

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy breaks silence on Menendez after mistrial declared

ATLANTIC CITY -- All during his winning campaign for governor, Phil Murphy said pretty much nothing when asked whether or not U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez , a fellow New Jersey Democrat, should step down if convicted on federal bribery charges. Even when jurors said they were deadlocked late Friday morning and it appeared a mistrial was imminent, Murphy -- who was about to give a speech at the New Jersey League of Municipalities' annual conference in Atlantic City -- kept mum, telling reporters he would "not speculate."

The Injustice of Atlantic City’s Floods

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Eileen DeDomenicis on the patio of her home on Arizona Avenue as a high tide and rain cause flooding in parts of Atlantic City. Credit: Ted Blanco Climate Central ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - A driver plowed a sedan forcefully up Arizona Avenue, which had flooded to knee height during a winter storm as high tide approached.

Atlantic City belt-tightening plan aims to avoid takeover

The 15-year-old son of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane pleaded for leniency Monday at sentencing in her perjury and obstruction trial while her former deputies described an office demoralized by her... Former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, once a rising star in state politics, left a courtroom in handcuffs on Monday to start serving a 10- to 23-month sentence for a retaliation scheme a judge attributed to her... Atlantic City plans to sell land, lay off 100 more workers, pay down most of its $500 million debt and slash other expenses during the next five years to fight off a threatened state takeover of its assets and... AT&T is following in the footsteps of its rival Comcast in snapping up its own entertainment conglomerate - in this case, Time Warner.

The Latest: Trump shakes up advertising plans

Democratic vice presidential nominee, Tim Kaine, speaks during a Nevada Democratic Party rally at the Carpenters International Training Center in Las Vegas, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. FILE - In this July 6, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets striking workers outside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. On Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, the last vestige of Donald Trump will vanish from Atlantic City when the Trump Taj Mahal casino shuts down.

Clinton takes jabs at Trump, Christie in Atlantic City

Standing beneath the faded outlines of the Trump Plaza sign that for years threw red light on Atlantic City's boardwalk, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday attacked the presumptive Republican nominee as a con man who fleeced the working class and declared him "temperamentally unfit" for the presidency. Hillary Clinton shakes the hands of supporters during a campaign rally on the boardwalk in Atlantic City on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

The Latest: Owner defends management of Atlantic City casino

Striking union members bang on plastic buckets outside the trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City N.J. during a strike Tuesday July 5, 2016. Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is to visit Atlantic City on Wednesday to bash Donald Trump's record of running casinos here in the 1908s and 1990s, but the presumptive Republican presidential nominee hasn't owned the Taj Mahal for years; it now belongs to his friend and fellow billionaire Carl Icahn.

Remember when Donald Trump went after another minority group 20 years ago?

TRENTON - Ever since Donald Trump announced a year ago that he was running for president, he's consistently faced sharp criticism for his statements about Hispanics and Muslims. In the last few weeks alone, the presumptive Republican nominee has been called a racist for comments about a judge's "Mexican heritage" and a bigot for reiterating in the wake of the Orlando shooting that the U.S. should fight terrorism by temporarily banning Muslims from entering the country.