Saturday, January 31, 2015

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A Guatemalan man faces numerous charges after he allegedly beat a homeless man with a chair at Newark Liberty International Airport.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
Steven Johnston, of Audubon, was shot and killed inside an apartment on the South White Horse Pike, and police have arrested a suspect in connection with his death, Camden County prosecutors announced.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Stars who play at least four nights in Atlantic City would be freed from having to pay state income taxes on all shows in the state that year under the latest proposal to revive the struggling seaside resort.
Last June, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joined host Angelo Cataldi in the SportsRadio 94WIP Morning Show studio as a guest and promptly fell off his chair. The incident was captured on camera but it had never seen the light of day.
Celebrity chef and television host Anthony Bourdain has traveled the globe in pursuit of culinary adventures for his travel and food shows, sampling delicacies such as cobra in Vietnam, iguana in Nicaragua, and warthog in Africa.
The Delaware River Port Authority has filed charges against a part-time toll collector who allegedly stole $3,200 at the Walt Whitman Bridge this month.
TRENTON - New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney accused Gov. Christie on Thursday of trying to "force" Atlantic City into bankruptcy, and said he would sue to block such a move.
William J. Labbree, 80, of Gloucester City, who owned a real-estate firm there and who was named 2003 Citizen of the Year by his hometown, died of complications from pulmonary problems on Monday, Jan. 26, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's declaration Friday that he would not run for president in 2016 boosts at least two other Republican candidates vying for the support of the party's establishment wing.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Another lawsuit has been filed stemming from last week's massive fire at an upscale apartment building along the Hudson River.
TRENTON - New Jersey's decision to invest $15 million with a venture-capital firm tied to Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker did not violate pay-to-play laws, even though Baker contributed $10,000 to the New Jersey GOP months earlier, the state Treasury Department's chief auditor said in a report released Thursday.
A Westville man accused of dragging a New Jersey state trooper with his car and plowing into a State Police captain's vehicle was found guilty Friday of aggravated assault and other charges relating to the 2012 incident, during which he eluded arrest even amid gunfire.
A Mays Landing, N.J. teen is accused of burglarizing 13 cars in less than three weeks, according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's Department of Education has released its annual school-by-school performance reports.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A Guatemalan man faces numerous charges after he allegedly beat a homeless man with a chair at Newark Liberty International Airport.
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - Several businesses and the apartments above them were severely damaged by a fire that roared through a northern New Jersey community.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - In his recent State of the State speech, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie bragged about how the state government has helped turn around Camden, long considered one of the nation's most troubled cities.
A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump up to a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest and perhaps even more on Boston, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago. It's also bad news for those planning to drive to Super Bowl parties.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey is bracing for another round of wintry weather.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino is on hold while the company that ran its popular nightclub and beach bar appeals.
AUDUBON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities are probing a fatal shooting at a southern New Jersey residence.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for the backing of donors who had remained loyal to the 2012 Republican nominee.
WASHINGTON (AP) - He insists he could win, but Mitt Romney has stepped out of the 2016 presidential contest in favor of the "next generation of Republican leaders" following a three-week fact-finding effort that revealed significant resistance to a third campaign.
ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Deon Jones hit the second of two free throws with two seconds left to play, giving Monmouth a four-point lead, 60-56 lead. It turned out to be the winning shot as K.J. Rose hit a three-quarter court, two-handed launch to pull Fairfield within one at the buzzer, 60-59 Friday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The struggling Pittsburgh Penguins could have given up against the New Jersey Devils.
A federal appeals court judge in Philadelphia has blocked the sale of the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City until an appeal of sale terms by nightclub operator IDEA Boardwalk L.L.C. is decided.