New Jersey anaconda potentially in the state's largest lake has caused concern among local residents. Traps have been set in Lake Hopatcong, but questions remain over whether it's actually a New Jersey anaconda or some other reptile.
Daddy ban: In what may be a national first, a New Jersey judge ruled that a mother can legally ban a father from the delivery room – "even when there is no doubt that a father has shown deep and proper concern" for the unborn child, wrote the judge.
Chris Christie's successor as US Attorney for the District of New Jersey has expanded the probe of Bridge-gate, issuing subpoenas to his reelection campaign and the New Jersey Republican State Committee.
Many expressed relief when the challenges of traveling the day before the Thanksgiving holiday were milder than predicted. High winds on Thursday, however, might disappoint some New York City parade watchers.