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Nov 1, 2016
Jury Ends 1st Full Day Without Verdict in Bridge Case

Jury Ends 1st Full Day Without Verdict in Bridge Case

Jurors concluded their first full day of deliberations in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case Tuesday without reaching a verdict, but not without causing some heated exchanges between lawyers for both sides. Read More

Oct 31, 2016
Defense Dubs Christie a Coward in Closings As Jury Gets Case

Defense Dubs Christie a Coward in Closings As Jury Gets Case

A defense attorney thundered in closing arguments Monday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial that Gov. Chris Christie and his inner circle were "cowards" for not testifying against a former staffer on trial for using... Read More

Jan 9, 2014
Timeline: George Washington Bridge Scandal

Timeline: George Washington Bridge Scandal

Here is a timeline of events relating to the closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge: Read More

Jan 9, 2014
Key Players in the George Washington Bridge Scandal

Key Players in the George Washington Bridge Scandal

A look at the main players in the scandal over the September 2013 closure of several toll lanes at the George Washington Bridge and other mounting allegations of political payback schemes that now threaten Gov. Read More

Oct 28, 2016
Payback Plot for Bridge Traffic Was 'Cruel' Prosecutors Say

Payback Plot for Bridge Traffic Was 'Cruel' Prosecutors Say

Prosecutors in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case used their closing arguments Friday to again display for jurors the infamous email at the heart of the case as they sought to prove that two former allies of Republican... Read More

Oct 27, 2016
Closing Arguments in GWB Scandal Trial Postponed

Closing Arguments in GWB Scandal Trial Postponed

Closing arguments were postponed Thursday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial with no explanation other than that a "legal issue" had arisen. Read More

Oct 26, 2016
Defense Rests in Bridge Trial of 2 Former Christie Allies

Defense Rests in Bridge Trial of 2 Former Christie Allies

The defense rested Wednesday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case, with a former aide to Gov. Chris Christie implying that others who have testified in the trial may have suffered from selective amnesia because... Read More

Oct 26, 2016
Bridge Scandal: Christie Says He Never Knew, Others Disagree

Bridge Scandal: Christie Says He Never Knew, Others Disagree

Gov. Chris Christie has maintained for three years that he didn't know anything about the George Washington Bridge lane closures either before they happened or while they were going on. Read More

Oct 25, 2016
Ex Christie Aide: 'Traffic Problems' Email Wasn't Payback

Ex Christie Aide: 'Traffic Problems' Email Wasn't Payback

A former aide to Republican Gov. Chris Christie reiterated Tuesday that a now-infamous email she sent saying "time for some traffic problems" near the George Washington Bridge in 2013 referred to a traffic study, not a political... Read More

Oct 24, 2016
Ex-Aide Says She Told Christie of Political Payback Concerns

Ex-Aide Says She Told Christie of Political Payback Concerns

Questions over what Republican Gov. Chris Christie knew about the George Washington Bridge lane closings were raised again Monday as a former ally testified she told him a Democratic mayor had expressed concern the resulting... Read More

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