Wednesday, August 5, 2015

New Jersey

Agnes Fenton lived the high life.
The lawyers defending former Eagles player Irving Fryar and his mother, Allene McGhee, against mortgage fraud charges rested their case in a Mount Holly courtroom Tuesday without calling any witnesses.
Erich A. Everts-Suarez Sr., 89, of Cinnaminson, who retired in 1991 as chief of pathology at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, died of cardiac arrest on Sunday, Aug. 2, at home.
Sitting on the porch of his Camden rowhouse, James DiClemente recalled the night of June 11, 2011. Someone rapping on the front door awoke him around 2:30 a.m. A fire was raging in the vacant former garment factory across the street.
A grand jury has cleared Winslow Township, Camden County, police officers in the 2014 shooting death of Daniel St. Pierre.
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) - A dump truck crashed into an overpass on one of the nation's busiest toll roads on Tuesday, killing one person, sparking a fire and causing a miles-long traffic standstill that lasted for hours.
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Gov. Christie on Tuesday reflected on his Catholic faith and told diners at a New Hampshire restaurant that he had used birth control, against the teaching of his church.
Composite sketches were released Tuesday of an unidentified woman found in January along the Delaware River near a solid waste disposal facility in South Jersey.
A Camden County grand jury has decided against indictments for six police officers involved in the shooting death of a 42-year-old Berlin, Camden County, man a year ago.
Republican voters won't cast actual ballots for months, but the winnowing of a historically large field of contenders for the party's presidential nomination began Tuesday afternoon - in the offices of Fox News.
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) - The latest in the New Jersey Turnpike truck accident (all times local):
To understand what the arts can do for a place like Woodbury, visit the city's "American Quilt" bridge. The once-drab span near downtown was transformed into a beauty spot 15 years ago, thanks to the late painter Narcissa Weatherbee's grassroots mural-making project.
One day early in 2012, Bryan Morton found himself giving a tour of North Camden's baseball fields to a man he'd never met before. All Morton knew was that the man had money, and that he was thinking of donating to Morton's fledgling Little League.
OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a fast-moving fire destroyed a building at a central New Jersey apartment complex, leaving at least 20 residents homeless.
WINSLOW, N.J. (AP) - A grand jury has cleared six police officers of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a southern New Jersey man last summer.
SPARTA, N.J. (AP) - A teenage driver reported swerving to avoid an off-duty state trooper standing in the street before the man opened fire, while the trooper's wife said the driver tried to hit her husband, according to 911 calls made after the encounter last month.
Fiery accidents involving trucks have shut down parts of both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Turnpikes. The eastbound lanes of Pennsylvania Turnpike are closed between Willow Grove and Bensalem due to a fire in a tractor-trailer in Southhampton.
BELLMAWR, N.J. (AP) - Health officials have confirmed New Jersey's first case of West Nile virus this year.
The chances are remote, but the government’s Storm Prediction Center has placed most of Delaware and a substantial hunk of South Jersey in the...
*State officials are investigating a July 29 shooting in Sparta in which an off-duty state trooper fired three shots into a fleeing car. No one was hurt...
DETROIT (AP) - Best-selling author Mitch Albom is using a sweet, cool treat from his childhood to help benefit Detroit.
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) - State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that wounded two men outside a Big Sean and J. Cole concert.