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Game cut short by shooting will resume on Eagles’ field

Nov. 20, 2019 9:41 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey high school football game that was cut short when three people were shot will resume at the home field of the Philadelphia Eagles. The game between Pleasantville High School and suburban Philadelphia’s Camden High will be played at Lincoln Financial Field on...

Pastrnak, Grzelcyk score 2 each, Bruins beat Devils 5-1

Nov. 19, 2019 11:22 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — After blowing a couple of late leads, the Boston Bruins got back to playing the right way with the game on the line. They got stingy on defense, turned to old reliable David Pastrnak for offense, and got a little help from a couple of unexpected sources — defensemen Matt Grzekcyk...

Police call disappearance of bar owner ‘suspicious’

Nov. 19, 2019 9:33 AM EST

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police are calling the disappearance of a Connecticut bar owner “suspicious,” and want to question her boyfriend after his car was found at a New Jersey airport. Waterbury police Chief Fernando Spagnolo on Monday said “things right now are grim” in the...

Philadelphia Eagles to host HS football game after shooting

Nov. 18, 2019 8:07 PM EST

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have offered to host a high school football game that was interrupted by a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy in critical condition. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association says in a release Monday that the game between Pleasantville...

New York Giants leading receiver Evan Engram out of boot

Nov. 18, 2019 6:04 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Giants tight end Evan Engram is out of his walking boot and may play Sunday when New York travels to Chicago. Engram said Monday his sprained left foot is feeling better and he hopes to start running later this week. The Giants’ leading receiver with 44 catches, Engram...

Missing sailboat found, safe and sound, off New Jersey coast

Nov. 18, 2019 4:25 PM EST

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — The Coast Guard says a sailboat that placed a distress call off the Maine coast has been located. The Coast Guard ended a three-day search Monday after the 40-foot boat, Dove, was located safe and sound, nearly 100 miles off the New Jersey coast. Petty Officer Nicole Groll, a...

Sly Blue to play home games at Red Bull Arena

Nov. 18, 2019 2:22 PM EST

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sky Blue of the National Women's Soccer League will play their home games next season at Red Bull Arena, home of Major League Soccer’s New Jersey Red Bulls. The teams announced the agreement on Monday. Sky Blue has played home matches at Yurcak Field, a 5,000-seat stadium on...

Federal charges link New Jersey man to synagogue vandalism

Nov. 17, 2019 2:40 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man faces allegations he conspired to carry out spray paint vandalism attacks two months ago against synagogues in Michigan and Wisconsin. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported 18-year-old Richard Tobin allegedly recruited people on a neo-Nazi social network. Court records...

Jonah Jackson returns to Rutgers, going from worst to first

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Seconds after the game between No. 2 Ohio State and Rutgers ended, there was a meeting of offensive linemen near midfield. It was a bunch of guys wearing Rutgers jerseys mobbing Buckeyes offensive lineman Jonah Jackson. The game was a homecoming of sorts for Jackson, and Scarlet...

Palmieri scores in OT, Devils beat Canadiens 4-3

Nov. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Trailing by two late in the second period, the New Jersey Devils didn’t panic. They maintained their focus and rallied for the win. Kyle Palmieri scored a power-play goal 1:30 into overtime to complete the Devils’ comeback in a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday...