Sunday, July 5, 2015

New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY - The perennial question here for this Fourth of July weekend was whether there were enough nongaming attractions to entertain visitors after the closure of four Boardwalk casinos last year rocked this resort.
 
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - A large wave washed out the Fourth of July fireworks show in a Jersey shore community.
What might be one of the next stops in the Garden State's growing craft brew scene? Try the dry town of Collingswood.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey police officers and firefighters could be required to live in the towns they serve for the first five years of their employment if Gov. Chris Christie signs legislation moving toward his desk.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are seeing slightly lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. - For a place whose operations desk is accessed at the rear of a diner through a door marked "Restrooms," there's a definite air of smugness around the Ocean City Municipal Airport.
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LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a head-on collision in southern New Jersey left three children and three adults hospitalized.
A man was arrested Saturday morning after a police officer caught him stealing batteries and wire from a cell phone tower in Gloucester Township, N.J. police said.
WOLFEBORO, N.H. - Rich Kalich had an impression of Gov. Christie: "Bravado, kind of. Almost like a bully." But that was before he saw the governor, who spoke for 55 minutes Thursday night while standing on a patio outside a lake house in Spofford, N.H., rattling through his presidential platform, boasting of bipartisanship in New Jersey, and eliciting sighs with the oft-told tale of his mother's dying words that there was nothing left unsaid between them.
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) - An official says a 22-year-old man who was having an Independence Day swim with friends at the Jersey shore suddenly disappeared from their sight and was found dead in the surf less than an hour later.
In the 1920s, in Atlantic City, there were no segregated beaches in the resort town, and black residents rented bathing suits from bathhouses and waved from Miss America Parade floats like any other bathing beauties. But by 1928, influential hotel owners
A reportedly suicidal man was shot and killed Friday by Camden police, the first fatal police shooting since the regional department's formation in 2013.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A man found shot inside a Newark apartment building has died from his wounds, the fifth person to die this week under violent circumstances in New Jersey's largest city, authorities said Saturday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a body has been found floating in the Passaic River in northern New Jersey.
Ocean City has something that no other place in New Jersey has. And it doesn't have anything to do with boardwalk attractions or the town's famed dry status.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - There's a big new question in the long-running legal dispute in New Jersey among town governments, housing developers and affordable housing advocates: Who will decide how much housing for lower-income people each town must provide, and when will the decision be made?
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New York man is headed to prison for his role in a scheme to transport more than 20 kilograms of cocaine from California to New Jersey.
PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (AP) - Three people injured when their vehicle crashed into a southern New Jersey cemetery were rescued by passers-by shortly before the car burst into flames.
MULLICA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - The death of a woman found stabbed inside a southern New Jersey home this week has been ruled a homicide.
"Foghat!" someone screamed from the bar. The Juliano Brothers - who claim to be "a 1,200-pound breathing jukebox" - broke into "I Just Want to Make Love to You."
Two weeks before New Jersey legislators, without debate, voted overwhelmingly to have Cooper University Hospital take over paramedic services in Camden, a state panel of emergency medicine professionals recommended against the move.
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. (AP) - Rescue crews have recovered the body of a teenage boy who went missing while swimming at a southern New Jersey quarry.