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Police: Shooting in Newark wounds 9; all expected to survive

Jun. 30, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nine people, including a teenager, were wounded Thursday evening in gunfire outside a neighborhood grocery shop in Newark, police said. All of the victims are expected to survive and police are searching for a vehicle believed to have been involved in the...

Ngoma scores in 89th, Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 2-1

Jun. 30, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Serge Ngoma scored in the 89th minute to help the New York Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Thursday night. Ngoma's goal came six minutes after teammate Lewis Morgan scored on a penalty kick to tie it. Josef Martinez gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead...

Borgata settles; strike looms for 4 Atlantic City casinos

Jun. 30, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's top-performing casino, the Borgata, reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with the city's main casino workers' union Thursday evening, avoiding a strike during one of the busiest weekends of the year. But the prospect of a Friday...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jun. 30, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Murphy signs $50.6 billion budget with property tax relief

Jun. 30, 2022 14:55 PM EDT

CRANFORD, N.J. (AP) — Touting Democrats' stewardship of the state and warning of a potential downturn in the economy in the coming years, New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed a record $50.6 billion budget that pours $2 billion into property tax relief, sets a record surplus and lifts...

Supreme Court says several gun cases deserve a new look

Jun. 30, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Thursday that gun cases involving restrictions in Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maryland deserve a new look following its major decision in a gun case last week. In light of last week's ruling — which said that Americans have a right...

$50.6B budget with property tax help, surplus goes to Murphy

Jun. 29, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers passed a record $50.6 billion budget Wednesday, sending the spending plan with $2 billion in property tax aid, a new child tax credit, a break on Motor Vehicle Commission fees, marriage license cost waivers and billions in more spending compared with last...

Icons Series unites 24 pro athletes for Ryder Cup-type golf

Jun. 29, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — For those tired of the dispute between the PGA Tour and the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series, Tom Brookes has something that might be of interest. The chief executive of Icons Series is bringing a two-day tournament to Liberty National that features 24...

Talks continue as Atlantic City casino strike deadlines loom

Jun. 29, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Union negotiators were meeting Wednesday with management of three Atlantic City casinos in an attempt to reach a new contract and avoid a threatened Friday strike. Local 54 of the Unite Here union was in talks with representatives of Caesars...

Hard Rock casino's charitable donations top $1M in 4 years

Jun. 28, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino marked its fourth anniversary on Tuesday by making donations to four local charities, putting the casino's total charitable donations past the $1 million mark. The casino donated $10,000 each to the Atlantic...