Sunday, November 29, 2015

New Jersey

After a pregnant patrol officer was ordered to stay home during most of her pregnancy and exhaust all of her accrued vacation and sick days, pickets appeared at the South Jersey police station and protested the decision made by Pemberton Township's administrator.
A week after 22-year-old Nicholas Peter Zizzamia disappeared from his Cherry Hill home May 12, 1979, the body of a young man of similar build and appearance was found 580 miles away in a Richmond, Ind., motel room.
Want to know the deal on recess? Go to the experts. "We can exercise!" said Collette Guerin, one in a gaggle of second graders rocking the playground last week at Zane North Elementary School in Collingswood.
The Willingboro convenience store worker fatally shot during a robbery Wednesday had come to America several years ago for better opportunities, and was sending money back to his family in Ghana, the store's owner said Friday.
Want to know the deal on recess? Go to the experts. "We can exercise!" said Collette Guerin, one in a gaggle of second graders rocking the playground last week at Zane North Elementary School in Collingswood.
As a rookie Camden police officer in 1969, Gilbert "Whip" Wilson responded to the slaying of two officers, rushing one of the mortally wounded men to the hospital in the backseat of a cruiser.
More from NJ
A group of Camden teens has come up with one solution to the city's small number of healthy food sources: an urban farm in the heart of downtown, complete with small vegetable gardens and planters.
Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County has received a low-interest $420,000 loan from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to purchase the building that houses its administrative offices and its ReStore center in Maple Shade.
Forget visions of sugarplums. At Cherry Hill Mall this Black Friday, Matthew Becker, 13, of Philadelphia, was thinking more along the lines of lightsabers as he checked out the hot Star Wars offerings at the Lego store.
MANASQUAN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say two people have died and five survived after a pontoon boat capsized off New Jersey's coast.
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have made an arrest in the death of a man whose body was found in his southern New Jersey home this week.
The family of a Camden man fatally shot by two police officers Tuesday is seeking an independent investigation into his death, the family's attorney said Friday.
HOPEWELL, N.J. (AP) - A 78-year-old woman decided to spend her final hours last month - to her very last breath - in the now-shuttered New Jersey luncheonette she spent more than three decades running.
A man is dead after a car slammed into a toll plaza on the Atlantic City Expressway and burst into flames, officials said.
BURLINGTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident this summer had a surprise reunion this week with the stranger who police say helped saved his life.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A physicist who spends his days lecturing about how to re-create conditions at the center of the sun has managed to alter conditions in the Legislature - by upending a Republican incumbent political experts had expected to win.
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) - When Sahara Sam's Oasis Water Park was looking for a creative way to advertise, school buses were a perfect fit.
BRICK, N.J. (AP) - A 40-year-old man has been struck by a car and killed as he was trying to cross a road.
As department stores wrestle over whether to start their Black Friday specials a day early, Burlington County's Columbus Farmers Market is resuming Thanksgiving Day sales a year after a large fire altered its decades-old tradition of staying open through the holiday.
The charges were serious: A brutal assault that left a young woman bruised and fighting for her life. Testimony on the witness stand was heated, emotional, and, at times, racially charged.
OceanFirst Bank, of Toms River, N.J., bought Renault Winery Inc. Golf out of bankruptcy last week and will operate the Atlantic County facility under the new name, Tuscany Resort, while trying to sell it, the bank said.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was killed when two sport utility vehicles collided on a southern New Jersey roadway.