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WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have charged a Gloucester County corrections officer with theft from a law enforcement union.
As most people along Gloucester Township's Hampshire Road slept on an early Friday morning, an armored police truck approached the home of a suspected heroin dealer, stopping in the grass just past the driveway.
Ponzio's is still dark, but the coffee is on, and so is Joan Browning. "Doc sits here . . . and this is Coach," she says, gesturing at two of her counter's nine seats. It's 6 a.m. and all of them are empty, but the day's first regulars are on their way.
An Atlantic City man who recently entered the world of professional boxing is facing murder charges in connection with a fatal shooting this past January.
“Chris Christie slept here” is not a historical marker. It’s a state secret in New Jersey, according to the governor’s lawyers...
Camden schools will have more laptops this year and better wireless Internet access, school officials said Tuesday at the last board meeting before the start of school.
A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs died while apparently napping in her car.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - A judge has refused to lower bail for the driver accused of causing a deadly crash at a New Jersey farmers market.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a U.S. religious student who disappeared while on a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week.
After more than six decades of hands-on caring for the sick and elderly in South Jersey, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Camden announced Tuesday that it is seeking to sell its four nursing and elder-care facilities because it can no longer afford to maintain them.
Barbara Buono, remember her?
ATLANTIC CITY - When gambling was being proposed for Atlantic City 38 years ago, most religious denominations opposed casinos. They viewed gambling as a vice that could destroy families and communities.
BALTIMORE - Now in their 50s and 60s, 123 former Playboy bunnies - including veterans of the company's long-ago Atlantic City casino - still know how to make an entrance, work a room, and paint the town.
A Camden man accused in a gunrunning operation that allegedly transported illegal guns from South Carolina to South Jersey will remain in custody awaiting trial.
An Ocean Township convenience store clerk has been arrested for allegedly following a customer to her car and inappropriately touching her.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The rip current risk remains high along the New Jersey coast as Hurricane Crisobal whips up waves that swept a teenager out to sea.
SEA BRIGHT, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie is heading to a Jersey shore town still rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy.
NEW YORK (AP) - American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - A four-alarm fire has ripped through a church in northern New Jersey.
NEW YORK (AP) - Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka got into a bit of a tiff with a spectator, telling him to "Shut up," on the way to beating 91st-ranked Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1) in the second round of the U.S. Open.
DETROIT (AP) - It was an inning that defied explanation - the New York Yankees banging out hit after hit against one of the best pitchers in baseball.
NEW YORK (AP) - American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.
NEW YORK (AP) - Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.
NEW YORK (AP) - Two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams reached the tournament's third round for the first time since 2010, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 6-4 Wednesday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Forget going to the food truck for lunch. Now you can get free legal advice on collecting child support from a nonprofit on wheels.
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination.
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Dover police have stepped up patrols in the wake of shootings this week that left two people dead and equaled the number of homicides recorded in the previous two years combined.
BALTIMORE (AP) - At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne.
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) - Just days after making his in-ring debut, a pro boxer from Atlantic City has been accused of fatally shooting a man earlier this year.
Raymond Wychowanec often talked about the medical issues that left his wife stooped and unable to stand straight, his neighbors in Gloucester Township said.