Friday, August 28, 2015

New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey judge on Thursday banned an Atlantic City union from using a light projector to beam critical messages onto the exterior walls of casinos owned or about to be owned by billionaire Carl Icahn.
A New Jersey Superior Court judge has rebuffed The Inquirer's attempts to obtain a slew of records pertaining to the six-month investigation into the deaths of Cooper Health System CEO John P. Sheridan Jr. and his wife, Joyce.
Services have been set for Friday, Aug. 28, for Trubee A. Krothe, 68, of Ventnor, N.J., a retired district director for SEPTA, who died in a Burlington Township motorcycle accident on Saturday, Aug. 22.
He has played up his experience as a former federal prosecutor, declared victory over the "Democratic machine" in New Jersey, and downplayed the disappearance of text messages exchanged with an aide.
A court hearing Thursday for Washington Township officials suing other Washington Township officials turned into a settlement conference, during which elected officials agreed that the town's solicitor would vacate his position - for now, at least.
A Burlington County community that is being sued by two government watchdog groups over losing years of official meeting minutes - for a second time - disciplined its township clerk this week and began taking steps to reconstruct the missing records.
More from NJ
Camden's Bergen Square neighborhood has seen 71 drug overdoses in less than a month, officials say, due in large part to one triangular intersection flanked with empty buildings and trash-strewn lots overgrown with tall grass.
ATLANTIC CITY - A judge on Thursday banned an Atlantic City union from using a light projector to beam critical messages onto the exterior walls of casinos owned or about to be owned by billionaire Carl Icahn.
Cherry Hill outlined its traffic plan Wednesday for the papal weekend in September, saying parking restrictions on 25 streets and a heavy police presence will be used to "control the chaos" from pilgrims trying to reach Philadelphia.
"Hey - my name's Alex. I'm running for Congress," the affable young fellow says, deftly deploying a handshake that's as earnest as his eye contact.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a 79-year-old woman walking her dog is in serious condition after being struck by a car police were chasing.
The body of a Barnegat man was found early Wednesday, washed up on the beach on Long Beach Island.
A pedestrian and a passenger in a vehicle were killed Thursday afternoon on a busy highway in Southampton Township, N.J., when the vehicle struck the pedestrian and overturned, state police said.
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) - A Millville woman says a professional boxer from Atlantic City repeatedly punched her in front of their children.
SALEM, N.J. (AP) - State police say a southern New Jersey man was hospitalized in critical condition after he and his three children were thrown from an all-terrain vehicle he was driving.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Police say a volunteer firefighter in central New Jersey phoned in numerous false alarms possibly because he wanted more experience responding to emergencies.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - An elementary school teacher has been allowed to keep his job even though he was late for work 111 times over a two-year period.
NEW YORK (AP) - Two women are accused of fighting while trying to get off a jetliner at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
PITMAN, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey teen who founded a charity that donates clothing to the needy found all her luggage for college stolen from the back of her mom's sport utility vehicle.
Dressed in navy blue polo shirts and dragging backpacks behind them, the first graders in Christina Gonzalez's class filed into their classroom quietly for their first day at North Camden's Molina Elementary School.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A longtime New Jersey radio broadcaster and tireless Atlantic City booster is retiring after 59 years on the air.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Immigrant children who fled abuse and abandonment in their home countries only need to show that one parent mistreated them for authorities to consider granting them legal residency, New Jersey's top court ruled Wednesday.