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WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have charged a Gloucester County corrections officer with theft from a law enforcement union.
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.
Authorities say a woman whose body was found in a wooded area of South Jersey this weekend was slain, and they are asking for help finding her killer...
Saltwater marshes along the Jersey Shore and Delaware Bay, like marshes everywhere, are in trouble. For many reasons, including sea-level rise, they're becoming less marshy and more watery. They're drowning.
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.
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) - 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.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - In a story Aug. 25 about New Jersey police departments receiving military equipment, The Associated Press erroneously reported the value of the equipment currently in the state. It is $43.7 million, according to the Defense Logistics Agency, not nearly $32 million.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - In any other year, Tom Coughlin wouldn't be happy playing an extended preseason schedule.
SEATTLE (AP) - Rutgers' debut as a member of the Big Ten Conference will likely be Washington State's farewell to Seattle.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Michael Vick is coming back to Philadelphia wearing a different shade of green and a new uniform number.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors say a prison nurse and a convicted murderer have admitted plotting to distribute 50 decks of heroin by smuggling it into the facility.
If you think things are lousy in Atlantic City now, you should have been there 50 years ago this week.