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ATLANTIC CITY - In retail, it's a numbers game, so whenever Rachel Lewis heard or read that another casino was closing here, she'd get knots in her stomach.
Richard Pagan ran down an Adventure Aquarium ramp to see the crocodiles. Naequan Rivera played doctor on a large teddy bear. Allysa Lesher chatted with nurses about college.
WILDWOOD - Maybe you've had one of those evenings on the boardwalk when the rides have tired you out so much you just want to lie down right there and have a snooze beneath the glimmering lights and speeding roller coasters.
A Camden man was arrested Saturday after allegedly using a box cutter to slash the throats of a woman and her son in what investigators are calling a domestic violence-related stabbing.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey high school teacher faces additional charges of having sex with students.
ATLANTIC CITY - New Jersey's fledgling Internet gambling market lost a provider for the first time Friday when Ultimate Gaming accused its partner, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, of multiple contract breaches and said it was pulling out of New Jersey.
"Erasing" state borders, the operators of more than 50 wineries from New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania teamed up last August to create the Vintage Atlantic Wine Region, an alliance to market the region as a wine destination.
Emergency, no-bid repairs for the Walt Whitman Bridge were approved Thursday by the Delaware River Port Authority board, after holes were found in the bridge's steelwork, including one in a support beam a worker described as big enough to "put a hard hat in."
Gloucester County has obtained grants for weather stations that will monitor the direction of toxic gases, like the vinyl chloride released during the...
A Point Pleasant man who founded a charity golf tournament to honor the memory of a deceased friend is facing criminal charges for allegedly pocketing the proceeds.
The sun was soon to set one evening last week, and the late-summer breeze was soft as friends Kendall Ratterree, 27, and Laura Rhoads, 28, sat at an outdoor table of a corner cafe enjoying glasses of Pinot Grigio.
The abstract expressionist painter Anthe Zacharias hasn't shown her work in 40 years. But she's never stopped creating it. "I even paint here," she says from her wheelchair outside Riverview Estates, an assisted-living facility in Riverton, Burlington County.
An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced Friday to nearly a year in jail in connection with the beating death of a pit bull in January.
A Princeton man was sentenced Friday to 12 years in state prison for scamming more than $233,000 from a woman he met in Atlantic City.
A Mount Holly man accused of sexually assaulting a child has been extradited to New Jersey after allegedly fleeing the country when he learned he was being investigated.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his third hat trick of the season to help the New York Red Bulls beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 on Saturday night.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Chicago Bears star receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery were listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the New York Jets while four starters were ruled out.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Chicago Bears star receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery were listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the New York Jets while four starters were ruled out.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - On a day when Navy was uncharacteristically out-gained on the ground and faced a late double-digit deficit, the Midshipmen still had a chance to tie the game in the closing seconds against Rutgers.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Chris Moller kicked a tie-breaking field goal late in the fourth quarter to give Morgan State a 38-35 victory over Howard on Saturday.
ANNAPOLIS, MD (AP) - Rutgers spent much of the week preparing for Navy's triple-option offense that is the catalyst for its high-powered rushing attack.
ANNAPOLIS, MD (AP) - Justin Goodwin ran for 104 yards on 26 carries, replacing the injured Paul James, as Rutgers beat Navy 31-24 on Saturday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Keith Williams passed for 277 yards and four touchdowns to help San Diego rally for a 39-29 defeat of Princeton on Saturday.
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) - Acini Di Pepe took the lead around the far turn and drew off in the stretch to win the $47,250 allowance feature at Monmouth Park on Saturday, beating Miami Music by 7 ½ lengths.
NEW YORK (AP) - Artemis Agrotera rallied to beat La Verdad by a head Saturday in the $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap for fillies and mares at Belmont Park.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - A central New Jersey man has admitted he was driving recklessly when his car overturned and struck several trees last year, killing one passenger and injuring another.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Fans are flocking to a New Jersey farm that has opened a 5-acre corn maze carved in honor of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Wide receiver Eric Decker is listed as questionable and cornerback Dee Milliner doubtful for the New York Jets' game Monday night against the Chicago Bears.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.
Frank and Megan Trosky had told their 8-year-old twins that they would be back home in Pitman on Tuesday. They didn't say they were spending their 10th wedding anniversary in Mexico - the twin brother and sister loved snorkeling there on previous vacations and would have "thrown a hissy fit," a relative said.