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Gas prices remain steady in NJ, around nation

Jun. 19, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices remained steady in New Jersey and around the nation — and haven't moved much in a month — as total gasoline stocks grew and demand increased. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday...

Red Bulls extend home winning streak to 4, top Nashville 2-0

Jun. 18, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fábio scored his first MLS goal, Kyle Duncan added a second-half goal and the New York Red Bulls beat Nashville 2-0 on Friday night in the first league contest after the international break. New York (4-4-0) extended its home winning streak to...

NJ law bars landlords from asking about criminal histories

Jun. 18, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey landlords won't be able to inquire about potential renters' criminal histories under a new law Gov. Phil Murphy signed Friday. Murphy, a Democrat, signed the Fair Chance in Housing Act on what was the state's first official celebration...

Prosecutors: NJ brothers killed man, tried to dump him in PA

Jun. 18, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Two New Jersey brothers who authorities say killed a man and tried to dump his body in a wooded area in eastern Pennsylvania have been charged with homicide and several other counts. The Bucks County District Attorney said the slaying was...

NJ hits 4.7M adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Jun. 18, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey on Friday hit Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's goal of vaccinating 4.7 million people. Murphy announced what he cast as a milestone at University Hospital in Newark, where the state's first COVID-19 vaccine was administered about six months...

Monmouth getting 2 grad transfers, including Hall's Reynolds

Jun. 17, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Guard Shavar Reynolds of Seton Hall and North Carolina forward Walker Miller are joining Monmouth University as graduate transfers. Coach King Rice announced the moves Thursday, adding that guard Sam Fagan from nearby Neptune High School...

Atlantic City to use sirens to mark 10 pm juvenile curfew

Jun. 17, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Struggling with a surge in juvenile crime, Atlantic City soon will sound sirens each night at 10 p.m., marking the arrival of a juvenile curfew prohibiting those under 18 from being on the streets. “It's been a rough few weeks here in...

Solid start to NFL education for Jets' 'unflappable' Wilson

Jun. 17, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson was walking off the field after his final practice of New York Jets minicamp when fellow rookie Michael Carter shared an observation that resonated with him. “It’s hard to know sometimes,” the running back said to Wilson,...

Hoboken, ferry company reach deal on coveted riverfront spot

Jun. 17, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A deal has been reached on a coveted piece of real estate on the Hudson River that had been the source of a court battle between the city of Hoboken and ferry company NY Waterway. State and local officials announced Thursday that Hoboken will pay NY...

After 9 years and $10M, Georgia spaceport nears FAA approval

Jun. 17, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — After nine years of planning and $10 million invested by local taxpayers, county officials in Georgia's coastal southeast corner came a big step closer Thursday to winning federal approval of a project engineered to literally inject the local economy with rocket fuel. ...