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SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - A motorist who thought a member of Gov. Chris Christie's motorcade had cut him off followed the vehicle into a Jersey Shore town, but the matter was peacefully resolved.
Prosecutors say a man found mortally wounded at his central New Jersey home apparently had been shot. But it's still not clear why the shooting occurred.
ATLANTIC CITY - As his city faced the first of casino layoffs expected to number in the thousands in the next few weeks, Mayor Don Guardian put the best spin he could Friday on the dire circumstances.
Rutgers-Camden students assiduously avoided studying in the dark, dusty library basement, crammed in between book stacks with asbestos tile and the ghostly noises of a building built in the middle of the last century.
As the photo essay opens, a 44-year-old man with a shaved head lies shirtless on his back in bed. The merciless morning light reveals two prescription drug containers on the night table, a medical alert tag around his neck, and a catheter tube snaking out from under the sheets.
As a small public college that targets top high school students, the College of New Jersey prides itself on high retention and graduation rates and regular recognition as a top economic value for families.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - An attorney for Tracy Morgan says the former "Saturday Night Live" actor is having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left a fellow comedian dead.
GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) - An accused drunken driver who allegedly fled from a traffic stop was captured when he crashed into a sign for an apartment complex in southern New Jersey.
As he prepares to lead a trade mission to Mexico this week, Gov. Christie has been relatively silent on an issue vexing the Republican Party: immigration reform.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A soccer player on her way to compete in a charity tournament was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash that also injured three of her teammates.
Sparkle Prevard is on a mission to live up to her name. That's the refrain among those who have come to know the 18-year-old with the upbeat attitude.
In down-on-its-luck Atlantic City, just days before the Showboat and Revel casino hotels were to close, dignitaries gathered Wednesday to rejoice over a business opening.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company.
POINT PLEASANT, N.J. - Gov. Christie started the Labor Day weekend Friday with a visit to the Jersey Shore, where he greeted beachgoers, posed for photos, and criticized President Obama's handling of foreign policy.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Jets signed cornerback Phillip Adams, adding depth to their thin secondary, re-signed linebacker A.J. Edds and claimed speedy wide receiver Walter Powell off waivers from Arizona.
NEW YORK (AP) - John Idzik and the New York Jets thought it was simply time to cut ties with Dimitri Patterson.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga insists he didn't whiff on a serve, as much as it looked that way.
Prosecutors say a man found mortally wounded at his central New Jersey home apparently had been shot. But it's still not clear why the shooting occurred.
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) - Munirah overtook Sumba Sunset in the closing strides to win by a head in the $100,000 Boiling Springs Stakes at Monmouth Park on Monday.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man wounded in a weekend shooting near a northern New Jersey bar collapsed onto the hood of a police cruiser.
SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - A motorist who thought a member of Gov. Chris Christie's motorcade had cut him off followed the vehicle into a Jersey Shore town, but the matter was peacefully resolved.
BRICK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a gas station attendant stabbed during a robbery should recover from his wounds.
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey man who allegedly brandished a knife at a police officer is now facing criminal charges.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason hopes to play in the regular-season opener despite missing all of training camp with a right foot injury.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - It might be a few weeks before New York Giants first-round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. plays in a game.
ASHAROKEN, N.Y. (AP) - On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy.
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say a man suspected of burglarizing a home and stabbing the owners when they interrupted him has been arrested.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former NHL defenseman Carol Vadnais, a six-time all-star, has died. He was 68.
When Paymon Rouhanifard was appointed by the state a year ago to lead the Camden School District, one of the first questions asked was whether he planned to make Camden an all-charter district.