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AP-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

November 13, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Jersey. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the AP_New Jersey bureau at 609-392-3622. News editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 609-392-3622 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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NEWARK — A prominent developer whose properties dot the coveted strip of land across the Hudson River from New York City has pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges he used a bank he founded to fraudulently obtain millions of dollars in loans. UPCOMING: 400 words by 1 p.m.


WASHINGTON — Two years out from a presidential election isn’t stopping some Democrats from making their White House ambitions known. Just days after midterm elections, Democrats are openly discussing a run against President Donald Trump. Among those considering campaigns are U.S. senators, including New Jersey’s Cory Booker, Ohio’s Sherrod Brown, New York’s Kirsten Gillibrand and California’s Kamala Harris. By Thomas Beaumont, Juana Summers and Julie Pace. SENT: 966 words, photos.


— CAR CRASHES INTO BUILDING — Authorities say a car has crashed through the front of a Social Security office in southern New Jersey, injuring roughly a dozen people.

— POLICE SHOOTING-MANTOLOKING — Authorities say a police officer and a police dog were injured during a police-involved shooting in southern New Jersey.

— DEER LANDS IN SUV — Police are praising a woman for avoiding tragedy after a deer crashed through her windshield and landed in the back passenger seat of her SUV.

— TRAIN-FATAL ACCIDENT — New Jersey Transit says a person was struck and killed by a train in northern New Jersey.

— AMUSEMANT PARK RIDE MALFUNCTION — An amusement ride at New Jersey’s Six Flags Great Adventure broke unexpectedly over the weekend, leaving passengers suspended 100 feet in the air on a cold night.


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