Tuesday, July 7, 2015

New Jersey

MAPLE SHADE, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential run is adding a new dimension to his already complicated relationship with Democrats in his home state.
 
Christie critical of potential Iran nuclear deal
 
Christie leaves NJ for friendlier territory
Gov. Christie signed legislation Monday allowing Cooper University Hospital to take control of emergency medical services in Camden, a bill that drew criticism from the city's longtime paramedic-services provider.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The Borgata casino will receive about $63 million after a state appeals panel concluded Monday that Atlantic City had overcharged it on property taxes.
Rocky took the stage at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Cape May Court House to pick a winner in the women's World Cup soccer finals - the U.S. vs. Japan.
It has been a long journey to the priesthood for the Rev. James J. Grogan. He comes from a family that has produced about 15 priests in Ireland and the United States over the last century.
New buildings will increase TCNJ’s STEM space by nearly 60 percent when complete in August 2017. The state is funding part of the construction.
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Authorities on Monday identified the two Camden County police officers who shot and killed a man Friday. Sgt. Keith Henderson, a 10-year veteran, and Officer James DiMarco, who had been on the job for four weeks, opened fire on Oscar Camacho, 33, of Camden. Police said Camacho drew a weapon and that he had called 911 and threatened to kill himself before officers arrived.
Flags flew from gaslight poles that line the street while townsfolk rocked on their porches in a historic Burlington County village one warm afternoon last week.
State troopers freed a 3 year old who was locked inside a car parked at a turnpike rest stop in South Jersey Monday morning, state police said. The...
What might be one of the next stops in the Garden State's growing craft brew scene? Try the dry town of Collingswood.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - A large wave washed out the Fourth of July fireworks show in a Jersey shore community.
A Camden man sought in a shooting was hiding between two cars last week when he shot at a police officer who had been following his vehicle, prosecutors said during the suspect's arraignment Monday.
A man who moved recently from Camden to West Virginia was shot and killed over the weekend after returning to Camden for a visit, police said.
PATCO riders greeted a new weekday schedule Monday morning with complaints on social media about crowded and late trains. Under the new schedule, all trains in both directions are operating on the south track across the Ben Franklin Bridge for the next two months so that rail replacement work on the north track can be completed by the end of the year.
SPARTA, N.J. (AP) - Police say a northern New Jersey man was arrested after refusing to dismantle a large fireworks display he planned to set off at his home.
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) - A man who drowned over the weekend while swimming at the Jersey shore was the stepson of a New York schools superintendent.
In Evesham Township, where more motorists already are ticketed than anywhere else in South Jersey for talking on a handheld cellphone or texting while driving, police have written even more tickets than usual in recent months.
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.
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.
New Jersey State Police closed the northbound lanes of the Turnpike in Oldmans Township, Salem County, around 6 p.m. Sunday after a bus caught on fire and pulled to the side of the road.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters rescued several people who were trapped on balconies at a burning home in southern New Jersey.