Sunday, December 28, 2014

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The body of a missing Mantua Township man was discovered Sunday on the bank of the Mantua Creek near Route 45.
Even as Gov. Christie has slammed the state Supreme Court as too "activist," his administration's inability to establish new affordable-housing rules has raised the prospect that the high court will intervene next year.
James Crudup, 44, is wanted for attempted murder after allegedly hitting his girlfriend three times with his truck outside a Toms RIver gas station.
NEW YORK (AP) - When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, flood insurance companies working for the Federal Emergency Management Agency dispatched an army of structural engineers to do some detective work.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Aggravated assault charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey man who allegedly attacked his brother with a machete this week.
Two teens have been arrested for allegedly stealing cars from Burlington Volkswagen on Route 130 in New Jersey.
After a stroke, a 15-hour surgery, and 154 days of hospitalization, Derek Marshall set a goal: To walk with his Winslow Township High School graduating class.
German luxury automobile maker Mercedes-Benz hasn't even publicly said it's considering moving its U.S. headquarters out of New Jersey, but some state officials are so concerned about the possibility they're campaigning publicly to try to keep the company and its 1,000 jobs where they are.
The governors of New Jersey and New York late Saturday vetoed legislation passed unanimously by each state's legislature to overhaul the operations of the Port Authority, and instead endorsed their own plan to revamp the troubled bistate agency.
The Christmas Eve service at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church in Hammonton, N.J., was crowded, so Dolores Distler, 77, and her husband, Melvin, 78, parked across the street.
Fans of the Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel received a scare this week when rumors of his death from a gunshot wound he sustained three weeks ago swirled online.
CLARK, N.J. (AP) - At least one "Christmas Vacation" fan was driving on New Jersey's Garden State Parkway Thursday.
Paulsboro Mayor W. Jeffery Hamilton is facing a number of charges from an alleged drunken driving incident, including refusal to submit breath samples.
ATLANTIC CITY - The day after Christmas, and the day before a funeral in New York City for one of two slain police officers, about 300 people turned out for a rally on the Boardwalk to show support for local law enforcement.
With New Jersey's osprey population continuing to grow, state officials are turning to citizen observers and private groups for help monitoring a species considered an important indicator of environmental health.
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Myles Mack had hit buzzer-beaters before.
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Marvin Dominique had 17 points, Tyler Gaskins added 16 points and Desi Washington 13 and the trio combined for 12 overtime points to lift St. Peter's over Cornell 59-52 on Sunday.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - The end of the Miami Dolphins' disappointing season left talkative Mike Wallace speechless.
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) - A man has died in a single-car crash on a northern New Jersey roadway.
NEW YORK (AP) - Odds-on favorite The Lewis Dinner and long-shot Chasing Bubbles won the $150,000 New York Stallion Stakes for 2-year-olds at Aqueduct on Sunday afternoon.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - When the woeful New York Jets gave up a 97-yard touchdown run to fall behind by 10 points Sunday, Rex Ryan cursed and hollered and angrily swung his arms and stomped along the sideline.
HOWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed when he lost control of his vehicle and it struck a fence and tree.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) - Tony Bozzella has Seton Hall on the rise.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles can only wonder what might have been this season. They led the NFC East with four games to go and blew it.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Betnijah Laney had 20 points and 10 rebounds and No. 17 Rutgers' defense stymied Indiana's offense Sunday afternoon to open Big 10 Conference play with a 66-51 win.
NEW YORK (AP) - Sir'Dominic Pointer used a complete game to keep St. John's rolling.
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Authorities were searching Sunday for a man who allegedly ran over his girlfriend three times after he choked her at a southern New Jersey gas station.
CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey police officer has undergone successful surgery after he and a colleague were struck by a sport utility vehicle.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Several charges have been filed against a motorist who allegedly drove off after hitting and seriously injuring a bicyclist on a southern New Jersey roadway.
Three months after the investigation into the violent deaths of John and Joyce Sheridan began, key details of the case remain unexplained, and authorities have continued to interview people who knew the couple.