Sunday, April 19, 2015

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Eight years ago, Atlantic City's Tropicana casino was hanging by a thread.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - Three Paterson men are headed to prison for their roles in a shootout that left two people dead and another wounded.
The New Jersey Republican Party has spent about $240,000 this year on Gov. Christie's out-of-state travels as he prepares for a likely presidential bid in 2016, according to a filing made public Friday by the state's election watchdog.
While in New Hampshire seeking to boost his presidential prospects, Gov. Christie said Friday that he did not consider himself wealthy.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man found shot in a Newark neighborhood has died from his injuries.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey man who fled to Jamaica after pleading guilty to child sex assault charges several years ago is now headed to state prison.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - A New York City man who stole more than $187,000 from two New Jersey couples who thought he was helping them with their mortgages has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a woman killed when she was struck by a New Jersey Transit train in Monmouth County.
Evesham Mayor Randy Brown invited three youth wrestlers who were being honored at a township council meeting Tuesday to demonstrate a pin - on him. Dressed in a suit and tie, Brown dropped to the floor, amid much laughter, and egged the wrestlers on.
New Jersey State Police on Friday released a composite sketch of a newborn girl whose decapitated body and head were found at a Monmouth County recycling center in November.
BCC will increase its per-credit costs by $6 next year, a 4.63 percent increase that will see annual costs for a full-time student rise to $3,974, from $3,626.
The Delaware River Port Authority board has dismissed the agency's chief operating officer and launched a nationwide search for a replacement.
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a second person has been charged in the shooting of a man found dead inside a New Jersey restaurant.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City's fire chief will collect nearly $13,000 a month in retirement even though surveillance video showed him dropping his pants at a security checkpoint.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Sen. Bob Menendez's legal defense fund raised nearly $1.3 million up until the day before he was indicted on bribery and corruption charges, including $10,000 from a retired New Jersey developer who served two years in prison for making illegal kickbacks.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Luke Rockhold staked his claim in New Jersey as the top middleweight contender in UFC.
ATLANTA (AP) - There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - Three Paterson men are headed to prison for their roles in a shootout that left two people dead and another wounded.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New state data shows New Jersey's crime rates fell slightly from 2012 to 2013, but murders continued to rise for the fifth straight year.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft could be driven out of New Jersey if a bill lawmakers are considering becomes law.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man found shot in a Newark neighborhood has died from his injuries.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - A northern New Jersey man who fled to Jamaica after pleading guilty to child sex assault charges several years ago is now headed to state prison.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - A New York City man who stole more than $187,000 from two New Jersey couples who thought he was helping them with their mortgages has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a woman killed when she was struck by a New Jersey Transit train in Monmouth County.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Carlton Agudosi had seven catches for 96 yards in Rutgers' 101-play scrimmage Saturday after making four receptions for 96 yards in last week's scrimmage.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The former lender to Atlantic City's Revel casino is offering $300,000 to get electricity turned back on at the complex.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are seeing sharply higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Eight years ago, Atlantic City's Tropicana casino was hanging by a thread.
PINE BROOK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities have charged a man in the beating death of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son at a New Jersey inn.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists are seeing sharply higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.