Signal failure suspends PATH trains in, out of New York
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A signal failure has suspended PATH trains in both directions between New Jersey and New York.
The failure occurred early Tuesday afternoon.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says PATH tickets are being cross-honored by New Jersey Transit at New York ...
Ex-cop gets 42 months for striking suspect with flashlight
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey police officer who beat a man with a flashlight during an arrest has been sentenced to 42 months in prison.
NJ.com reports 48-year-old ...
Cardinal: New Jersey will release names of accused priests
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Catholic church in New Jersey will release the names of priests credibly accused of abusing children early next year, in conjunction with the state attorney general’s office’s investigation, the church’s highest-ranking cleric announced Monday.
Archbishop Cardinal ...
Newark mayor defends actions in city water crisis
Newark mayor defends actions in city’s water crisis
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of New Jersey’s largest city denounced comparisons Thursday between high lead levels affecting as many as 18,000 residences and the recent crisis in Flint, Michigan, as the city faces a long and costly cleanup and replacement effort.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka ...
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Police say a woman has been fatally shot at an apartment in Ohio and her fiance has been arrested on a charge of aggravated murder.
Newark police say they were called to the apartment around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and found 20-year-old Sierra Beal dead of a gunshot ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ Prudential Financial Inc. (PRU) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $1.67 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Newark, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of $3.90. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $3.15 per share.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man given a prison term as a juvenile in a homicide has been sentenced to 25 years in New Jersey state prison in another homicide.
Essex County prosecutors said 43-year-old Mustafa Hill previously pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and illegal gun ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ Genie Energy Ltd. (GNE) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $5.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Newark, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of 21 cents.
The provider of oil and gas energy services posted revenue of $71.8 million in the ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who worked at a small grocery store his daughter owned in New Jersey’s largest city has admitted his role in a food stamps for cash scheme that cheated the government out of more than $885,000.
Manuel Venegas pleaded guilty Tuesday to a fraud count. The ...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The company that owns the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and a major New Jersey sports arena is going all in on promoting sports betting.
Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment on Tuesday announced its second deal in five days to open a ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An investigation into the death of a 68-year-old New Jersey woman who died this summer after her electricity was turned off has found that “human errors and systemic failures” led to a delay in restoring power at the home.
The Public Service Enterprise Group company ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $412 million.
The Newark, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 81 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 95 cents per share.
2 bear hunt opponents ticketed after bear freed from trap
VERNON, N.J. (AP) — State officials have ticketed two bear hunt opponents with freeing a young bear from a trap in New Jersey.
The BEAR Group released a short video on its Facebook page on which it says a cub can be ...
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Health officials are investigating bacterial infections in the neonatal intensive care unit at a New Jersey hospital following the death of a premature baby.
The state health department has found four Acinetobacter baumannii cases at University Hospital in Newark since ...
Bookmaker opens sports lounge in Devils hockey arena
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach into a professional hockey arena, even as it adds a seventh Atlantic City casino to the fold.
Bookmaker William Hill US said it plans to open a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark’s ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The former treasurer for Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s election campaign is headed to prison for embezzling more than $220,000 by writing phony checks in the names of consultants and vendors for services that were never performed.
Frederick Murphy Jr. received a 30-month ...
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit train conductor took off his tie and used it as a leash to rescue a wayward dog named Shelby on the tracks.
NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith tells
Foster father indicted on murder charge in boy’s death
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A man whose 5-year-old foster son died after sustaining severe head trauma and bruises has been indicted on charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter in the boy’s death.
Thirty-year-old Kenneth Schulz, of Newark, was indicted in June on child endangering charges ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New York City woman who admitted trafficking $3 million worth of counterfeit goods including knockoff Louis Vuitton handbags through a New Jersey port is headed to prison.
Xiao Xia Zha received an 18-month sentence Monday.
Federal prosecutors say that from ...
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) _ Park National Corp. (PRK) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $24.8 million.
The Newark, Ohio-based bank said it had earnings of $1.56 per share.
The financial services holding company posted revenue of $104.3 million in the period. Its revenue net of ...
Hot coals blamed for damaging 7 cars in stadium lot
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Hot coals left by tailgaters are blamed for fires that damaged seven vehicles at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium parking lot.
It happened Sunday during the game between New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings.
State Trooper Alejandro Goez tells the
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Newark man convicted in fatal shooting of robbery victim
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Newark man in the fatal shooting of a robbery victim.
The victim, 24-year-old Shakime Peppers was sitting on his stoop on June 20, 2015 when two men approached and robbed him and another man.
As Peppers tried to run away, he was shot in the ...
Students warned against insulting future Catholic priests
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall University is reminding students to be civil to future Catholic priests.
Seminarians at New Jersey’s largest Catholic university have been the target of expletives and insults as a result of the priest sex abuse scandal.
In a letter to the campus ...
Federal monitor’s report gives Newark police mixed grades
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark’s police department deserves praise for increasing its use of body cameras and for adopting new policies but is lagging in training, community engagement and responding to domestic violence claims, according to a two-year status report by a federal monitor overseeing ...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — United Airlines says it is ending flights from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport to Newark, New Jersey.
WMUR-TV reports the airline ...
Murphy defends assault claim handling, but orders review
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday defended his administration’s handling of a state worker’s sexual assault allegation against a man who went on to work for him.
Murphy vowed to launch an investigation after Katie Brennan’s allegations surfaced Sunday in the Wall ...
Murder suspect added to FBI’s most wanted fugitive list
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man wanted for killing a woman in her home has been added to the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list.
Lamont Stephenson is wanted for the 2014 strangulation killing of Olga DeJesus.
The 43-year-old Newark resident hasn’t been seen in New Jersey since the killing but is ...
Prosecutors: 17 face charges after takedown of street gang
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Seventeen people allegedly affiliated with a northern New Jersey-based street gang are now facing charges.
Federal prosecutors say the charges announced Thursday are the result of a long-running wiretap investigation of the Newark gang known as the “Famous Boyz.” The ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark Liberty International Airport’s smallest and most antiquated terminal is getting a major upgrade, one of several multibillion-dollar projects that will transform air travel in the New York City area over the next decade.
Officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two men charged in the fatal shooting of a New Jersey college student during a burglary at his fraternity house have reached plea deals with prosecutors.
Nafee Cotman and Taquan Harris initially were charged with felony murder and other counts in the May 2106 death of ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ IDT Corp. (IDT) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $8.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Newark, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of 33 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man convicted of manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a fatal carjacking crash in New Jersey last year has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.
The Essex County prosecutor’s office says a judge sentenced 21-year-old Mutah Brown of Newark on Friday ...
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Moments before the Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new 7-foot orange mascot Gritty last month, the Delaware man who developed the hockey team’s furry cheerleader turned to a team executive.
“I said, ’Let’s be clear. If this all goes well, it’s all because of me,” ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Corey Booker’s trip to Iowa (all times local):
Sen. Cory Booker says President Donald Trump’s recent criticisms don’t bother him, and he welcomes a discussion of his record as the former mayor of Newark and his work in the ...
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Bernards 35, South River 32
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Boonton 46, Kinnelon 13
Brearley 30, Belvidere 6
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino, whose abs became famous on the hit reality show “Jersey Shore,” was sentenced Friday to eight months in prison for cheating on his taxes.
A federal judge sentenced the star shortly after his brother, Marc Sorrentino, received a ...
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Newark Central 25, Snyder 0
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Situation should trade in his muscle shirts for a prison jumpsuit or avoid serving time altogether, according to dueling pre-sentencing submissions in the “Jersey Shore” actor’s federal tax case.
Attorneys for the star, whose real name is Michael Sorrentino, argue ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A collision involving a New Jersey Transit bus and a car has left two bus passengers with minor injuries.
NJ Transit says the accident occurred around 7:15 a.m. Thursday in Newark. But it wasn’t immediately clear what caused the collision.
Officials say the ...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio college student convicted in his roommate’s fatal stabbing after an alcohol-fueled argument about fast food and sentenced to three years in prison has received an early release.
A judge in Akron on Tuesday granted early prison release to 24-year-old Kendal ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey attorney has admitted running a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that caused millions of dollars in losses.
Christopher Goodson pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy to commit bank fraud, The 45-year-old Newark man now faces up to 30 years in prison when ...
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Bishop Ahr 28, Spotswood 21
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Collingswood 36, Gloucester Catholic 6
DePaul Catholic 16, St. Peter’s Prep 13
Man wounded in police shooting charged with weapons counts
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man wounded in a New Jersey police shooting that killed another man has been charged with weapons offenses.
The Essex County prosecutor’s office says 39-year-old Philip Belton of East Orange is charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, a rifle and ...