Monday, December 22, 2014

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RIVERDALE, N.J. (AP) - Police say an elf on the sauce is facing drunken driving charges in New Jersey.
Gov. Christie has entered the debate over President Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba, urging Obama to demand the Cuban government return a woman convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper.
Gov. Christie has entered the debate over President Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba, urging Obama to demand the Cuban government return a woman convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper.
LODI, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say the northern New Jersey strip club that was used for filming of "The Sopranos" has been robbed of $30,000.
EVESHAM, N.J. (AP) - A group of so-called "Layaway Santas" paid off random layaway accounts at a southern New Jersey Wal-Mart last week.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's statewide police union issued an email alert to the group's 33,000 members Sunday warning them to take extra caution after two NYPD officers were murdered.
ATLANTIC CITY - The 22d annual toy drive by the local nonprofit Just 4 Kids came Saturday in a holiday season like no other for Atlantic City - holiday cheer for some of the children whose families have suffered from unprecedented casino layoffs.
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - An investigation into a fire that destroyed a building at the Columbus Farmers Market last month has ended, but store owners are still awaiting its results.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Senate President Steve Sweeney has gone on offense, criticizing Gov. Chris Christie and calling on him to detail his plan for saving the imperiled transportation trust fund. But Sweeney has not said how he would pay for his own ideas.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A man who can't use his arms because of a spinal condition and faces a gun possession charge was released from jail without having to pay bail on Friday.
A shooting in Lindenwold, N.J. wounded a Philadelphia man early Saturday, and investigators are appealing to the public for information about the crime.
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after authorities say he choked his girlfriend and fired shots into the ceiling near her 1-year-old daughter.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a jitney bus driver in Paterson has been beaten and robbed after stopping to check for damage when a group of men threw bottles at his vehicle.
A pet bobcat that kept escaping its southern New Jersey home is going to a zoo.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a 33-year-old Englewood woman has been indicted after they say she sexually abused a 5-year-old boy.
Mason Plumlee scored 21 points in the fourth quarter and Brooklyn held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory.
Odell Beckham caught two touchdowns and rolled up 148 yards receiving in a 37-27 victory over the Rams.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Rex Ryan fell just short in what could be his last home game as coach of the New York Jets.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams had not allowed a touchdown in three straight games.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Kenny Gaines was hardly surprised that Georgia was ready to run its fast break after two weeks off between games.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Rams rookie cornerback E.J. Gaines was carted off after getting his helmet knocked off in a collision with teammate T.J. McDonald late in the third quarter Sunday.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Sheldon Richardson was stunned when he heard the news Saturday that two New York City police officers were killed in the line of duty.
VERNON, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey woman says that she believes a severed black bear paw was left on her front lawn to retaliate against her opposition to the state's bear hunt.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two Giants players and one Rams player were ejected after a short brawl when Odell Beckham Jr. was tackled late out of bounds after a short reception.
Jonas Gray scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run early in the fourth quarter.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Jets center Nick Mangold injured his left ankle in the second quarter against the New England Patriots on Sunday.
HAMMONTON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a 34-year-old southern New Jersey man has died after his car left the Atlantic City Expressway.
BELLEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say that two men who had just robbed a Radio Shack in northern New Jersey rammed a police car and an officer fired at the fleeing vehicle.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Defensive end Chris Long is active for the St. Louis Rams against the New York Giants after he was listed as probable with soreness in his surgically repaired left ankle.
EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. - You may not be in the market for a pie or a poinsettia on any given day.