Monday, January 26, 2015

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Some New Jersey Human Services police officers earned nearly $53,000 in overtime in little more than three weeks finding a place to isolate potential Ebola patients and guarding the empty hospital.
About 20 students were taken to a hospital Monday morning after a chemistry-lab mishap at a Gloucester County school. Emergency crews were called to Kingsway Regional High School, located at 203 Kings Highway in Swedesboro, shortly after 7:30 a.m., according to Gloucester County dispatchers.
WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A police officer has shot and killed an armed man following what authorities say was a domestic dispute in southern New Jersey.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Commuters who use mass transit should expect delays as a major winter storm zeroes in on New Jersey.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's Assembly has postponed a voting session because of a major winter storm.
A new nonprofit, whose leaders include some state heavy-hitters, will launch a three-year campaign this week to expand New Jersey's quality preschool program to children in need throughout the state.
WILDWOOD, N.J. - In pursuit of the perfect canine, it is a coterie that travels around the country on an almost constant calendar - as many as 40 weekends a year - for trials and competitions.
Over the next two to three months, officials in Burlington Township will be getting architectural and civil engineering drawings of what the new Marketplace at Burlington - formerly Burlington Center Mall - will look like, as well as a count of the traffic it is hoped it will generate.
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.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Thursday appointed an emergency management team for troubled Atlantic City. And that - start heating up the crow - includes lawyer Kevyn Orr, the man behind Detroit's historic bankruptcy.
When George Zhu attended Mercersburg Academy, a boarding school in central Pennsylvania, he was always told to finish his plate at dinner. The law required cafeteria workers to dump whatever prepared food was not consumed or never served. That wastefulness bothered Zhu, now a sophomore at Swarthmore College.
A storm forecasters warned could become a "crippling and potentially historic blizzard" for New York City and New England might dump as much as two feet of snow around the Philadelphia region.
Two Philadelphia police officers were injured by suspected drunk drivers in separate crashes over the weekend. One officer was injured early Sunday when his parked police vehicle was rear-ended by a car on North 52d Street near Market Street in West Philadelphia.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Some New Jersey Human Services police officers earned nearly $53,000 in overtime in little more than three weeks finding a place to isolate potential Ebola patients and guarding the empty hospital.
BAY HEAD, N.J. (AP) - Jersey shore communities are watching out for flooding from the winter storm.
WOOLWICH, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey high school has been evacuated and about two dozen students taken to a hospital after what police are calling a chemistry lab "mishap" involving acid.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Commuters who use mass transit should expect delays as a major winter storm zeroes in on New Jersey.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's Assembly has postponed a voting session because of a major winter storm.
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - Officials are trying to determine what caused the top deck of a parking garage to collapse in Secaucus.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's major cities are preparing for a winter storm that is expected to snarl streets with snow.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Getting to work is easy, but getting home will be difficult as a winter storm threatens to dump as much as 2 feet of snow over parts of New Jersey.
Airlines are preparing to shut down operations along the East Coast as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.
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.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say one man is dead following a shooting at southern New Jersey apartment complex.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Daquan Holiday had 10 points with 10 rebounds and NJIT came back to beat South Alabama 72-55 on Sunday.
A Sicklerville man was in custody Sunday, arrested on outstanding warrants after the early-morning shooting of a Rowan University student at an off-campus party.