Sunday, January 25, 2015

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A Winslow Township police officer killed a 59-year-old Winslow man who had pointed a gun at him Sunday morning, the Camden County prosecutor's office said.
Two Philadelphia police officers were injured by allegedly drunken drivers in separate crashes over the weekend. One officer was injured early Sunday when his parked police vehicle was rear-ended by car on North 52nd Street near Market Street in West Philadelphia.
Stephen Joseph and Ross Alexander of Philadelphia have been together 10 years. So many of their friends have gone through two or three ceremonies - civil unions, domestic partnerships, marriages in other states.
A 22-year-old Camden man was shot to death in the Centerton section of the city, authorities said Sunday.Leonard Moody was found at the Branch Village Apartments shortly after 12:30 a.m. by Camden County Police officers who were called to scene.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A Bayonne police officer faces federal charges for allegedly using excessive force during an arrest.
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - The top deck of a New Jersey parking garage being cleared by a snowplow has collapsed, but the snowplow operator has escaped serious injury.
DES MOINES, Iowa - New Jersey Gov. Christie told an audience of more than 1,000 Iowa conservative activists at a conference here Saturday that he shares the same political values, deriding the "conventional wisdom" that says he's too moderate for the state that will cast the first votes in the 2016 Republican presidential race in a little more than a year.
A Notre Dame University law professor says the legal and moral issues related to the U.S. government's use of unmanned drones to kill individuals in war zones could be more difficult than similar issues on torture.
When top-ranked students turn down offers from four-year colleges to go to community college, people notice.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
The new Bancroft Neuro-Rehab Resnick Center, which will seek to help adults with brain injuries learn how to perform daily chores, opened Friday in Mount Laurel.
BRIDGETON, N.J. - The mayor of Bridgeton and civic leaders on Friday backed an investigation by local prosecutors of a fatal police shooting last month that caused further controversy this week when a dashboard camera video of the encounter was released.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, cracking wise, arrives in Iowa for his test before 1,500 R activists at the Freedom Summit.
Gov. Christie plans to travel next month to New Hampshire, home of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey town will pay $400,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the widow of a man who died while in police custody.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Tyler Scaife scored a season-high 28 points, on 12-of-21 shooting, to lead No. 25 Rutgers women past No. 21 Minnesota 66-61 on Saturday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A construction company owner admitted to concealing a mortgage fraud scheme carried out by his wife, who obtained seven loans totaling more than $3.7 million on two properties in northern New Jersey.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say one man is dead following a shooting at southern New Jersey apartment complex.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jerseyans braced on Sunday for a major winter storm that could drop could drop about two feet of snow in some parts of the state and create blizzard-like conditions in some counties.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Daquan Holiday had 10 points with 10 rebounds and NJIT came back to beat South Alabama 72-55 on Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Butler coach Chris Holtmann sees signs of a good team.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Desi Washington scored 22 points, Marvin Dominique chipped in 17 and St. Peter's rolled to a 69-55 victory over Siena on Sunday.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - Aaron Young scored 15 points, all from beyond the arc, and dished out four assists to help propel Princeton to a 96-48 win over Division-III Rowan on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ashton Pankey scored 22 points, one off his career high, and Manhattan edged Monmouth 71-64 on Sunday.
WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Police have shot and killed a man following what authorities say was a domestic dispute in southern New Jersey.
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - Child endangerment charges have been filed against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly possessed child pornography.
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - An Eastern Michigan University women's basketball player and another student were killed early Sunday when their car crossed the center line of a road and hit an oncoming vehicle, authorities say.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors say a southern New Jersey man sold heroin to another man who later died from an overdose.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Public school teachers would undergo more suicide prevention education under a proposal from a bipartisan group of New Jersey lawmakers.
The Rowan University student was in good condition after being shot early Sunday morning in the “Campus Crossings” apartment complex right by campus in Glassboro.