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All 3 suspects wanted in ambush shooting of police arrested

Aug. 21, 2018 9:52 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The remaining two men sought in connection with the ambush shooting of two New Jersey police detectives earlier this month have been arrested. Camden County Police Chief J. Scott Thomson said in a statement Tuesday that 19-year-old Alexander DeJesus and 26-year-old Ammar Hall had been...

Rapper Post Malone's jet blows 2 tires but then lands safely

Aug. 21, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A private jet carrying rapper Post Malone blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport on Tuesday but made a safe emergency landing hours later in upstate New York, prompting the rapper to thank fans who prayed for him and diss those who "wished death" on him while he...

Jets claim kicker Myers off waivers from Seahawks

Aug. 21, 2018 7:07 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have claimed kicker Jason Myers off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. To make room on their roster Tuesday, the Jets waived-injured wide receiver Jonah Trinnaman. Myers was waived by the Seahawks on Monday after Sebastian Janikowski won the team's kicking...

Jets' 'New Jack City' DBs look to 'control the airways'

Aug. 21, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Morris Claiborne's T-shirt had three words printed on it that represent a new era in the New York Jets' secondary. "New Jack City" is etched in sharp black letters and framed by a whited-out Manhattan-like skyline, closely resembling the artwork from the soundtrack to the 1991 hit...

Stewart Cink's season takes a quick turn for the better

Aug. 21, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Stewart Cink enters the FedEx Cup playoffs at No. 58 in the standings, his best starting position since 2010. Thanks to a tie for fourth at the PGA Championship, he will return to the Masters for the first time in five years. He would not have seen this coming three months ago. "The...

Manning has no problem dealing with kids on New York Giants

Aug. 21, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Being the oldest player on the New York Giants, Eli Manning can smile talking about the generational gap between him and some of his younger teammates. Many of the so-called kids on the team were in grade school when Manning was taken with the first pick of the 2004 draft. Some...

The Latest: Fans say they prayed for rapper on troubled jet

Aug. 21, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a small jet that blew two tires while taking off (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Fans of rapper Post Malone say they drove to an upstate New York airport as soon as they heard his private jet had blown two tires on takeoff from a small New Jersey airport and would be making...

Column: A different level of Tigermania this time around

Aug. 21, 2018 5:04 PM EDT

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods seems to be bigger now than when he was good. Not that he's all that bad. Remember, it was just seven months ago that Woods began his year not knowing how his game would respond to four back surgeries that limited him to 19 starts on the PGA Tour and kept him out of the...

Man pleads to manslaughter in 2013 slaying of graduate

Aug. 21, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and armed robbery in a shooting death in New Jersey hours after the victim's high school graduation more than five years ago. NorthJersey.com reports that Casey Cole entered the plea Monday in the June 2013 death of 18-year-old Isaac...

NJ says about 40 percent of hunted bears from state land

Aug. 21, 2018 4:05 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — About 40 percent of the bears killed in New Jersey's annual hunts since 2010 came from state-owned lands now off-limits to hunters, according to Department of Environmental Protection figures made available Tuesday. The figures come a day after Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed an...