Saturday, February 28, 2015

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are seeing sharply higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
Two people were arrested for allegedly dragging a police sergeant with a car outside Riverside Township Elementary School.
Expect February to end on a cold note today, just in time for March to usher in more snow.
Gov. Christie's proposed budget calls for increasing some types of financial aid but would cut direct funding to New Jersey state colleges and universities, according to the budget summary released this week.
ATLANTIC CITY - The Hard Rock Cafe here will remain open as long as the casino in which it operates does, the restaurant said Thursday after warning that it might close.
Charles J. Devlin Jr., 90, of Stone Harbor, N.J., founder of the Camden Tool Co. and later the 3D Tool Co., both in North Camden, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Wesley Manor in Ocean City, N.J.
Police are looking for a man who stole a donation box from Sahara Sam's Oasis water park in West Berlin, N.J.
Officer Joseph DiBuonaventura faces 14 charges relating to the 2012 traffic stop and arrest of Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Lawmakers' efforts to overhaul the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey got a jump-start on Friday, but the prospects for passing legislation are still uncertain.
A raccoon killed by a pair of dogs in the yard of a Waterford Township, N.J. home has tested positive for rabies, the Camden County Health Department announced.
A ticket sold in Gloucester County won a $487,434 jackpot in Thursday's Jersey Cash 5 drawing. The winning ticket that matched all five numbers (14, 15, 17, 27 and 40) was sold at the ShopRite at 382 Egg Harbor Road in Sewell, according to the New Jersey Lottery.
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man on lifetime parole supervision has admitted he tried to lure children into his pickup truck for the purpose of committing a crime.
A Gloucester County travel agent was ordered to sell his home and car to repay victims in a 2011 theft he perpetrated from his now-defunct agency.
So far, 26 people have died in the state.
He surprised them at their pre-school.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey man faces murder charges stemming from a fatal bar shooting in 2002.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are seeing sharply higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Police say they have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway.
For the Boston Bruins, Ryan Spooner could not have picked a better time to get his first NHL goal.
ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
Shane Larkin's three-point play in the final minute of the second overtime sealed a win for the Knicks.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - After a terrible start to the season, the Detroit Pistons have worked their way back into the Eastern Conference playoff race.
HOUSTON (AP) - Terrence Jones isn't where he was before an extended absence because of a leg injury.
ATLANTA (AP) - The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) - Chavaughn Lewis scored 25 points and Khalid Hart scored the winning layup with 1.5 seconds left to give Marist a 69-67 win over St. Peter's on Friday night.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Justin Sears had 28 points and 12 rebounds on Friday night and Yale beat Princeton 81-60 to move into a first-place tie with Harvard in the Ivy League.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - Blake Dietrick scored 18 points, Annie Tarakchian added 16, and No. 14 Princeton remained the only unbeaten Division I women's team and made Courtney Banghart the winningest coach in school history with a 67-49 win over Yale on Friday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask has had his streak of playing in 18 straight games snapped.
MADISON, N.J. (AP) - A nearly 400-year-old collection of William Shakespeare's plays will make a stop in New Jersey.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Students at a Catholic high school at the New Jersey shore have been warned but not punished after two of them dressed as a monkey and a banana during a game against a mostly black basketball team.