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Appeals court nixes condo's coed swimming restrictions

Apr. 22, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a New Jersey condominium association violated women's rights by setting separate swimming hours for male and female residents. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the schedule adopted by A Country Place's condominium association was...

PokerStars fined $10K for taking bets on NJ college teams

Apr. 22, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have fined PokerStars $10,000 for taking bets on New Jersey college basketball teams in violation of the state's sports betting law. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement issued the fine on April 12, and posted it on its website last week....

Man charged with threatening Congress members over phone

Apr. 19, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man unleashed threatening rants over the phone against three Democratic members of Congress, as he raged against gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims, authorities said. John Kless, 49, was arrested Friday and charged with making threatening...

Authorities use dating site to capture sex assault suspect

Apr. 19, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

CINNAMINSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man sexually assaulted a Philadelphia woman he met through an online dating site, but they then used the site to capture him. Cinnaminson police say Jerell Manson used the dating site POF, formerly known as PlentyofFish, to entice the woman to travel to...

Booker rolls out black lawmakers' endorsement in S. Carolina

Apr. 18, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is announcing backing from a slate of black elected officials in the crucial early voting state of South Carolina. Booker's campaign said Thursday that the New Jersey senator is being endorsed by state Reps. Leola Robinson-Simpson and...

St Patrick's suspect previously arrested at other cathedral

Apr. 18, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested at a New Jersey cathedral this week and had booked a Thursday flight to Rome, the New York Police Department said. Marc...

Barkley focusing on getting better, not Beckham trade, draft

Apr. 18, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With a week to go before the NFL draft, Saquon Barkley hasn't gotten a lot of calls from the top prospects wanting to know what to expect next week. A few former Penn State teammates have reached out to the New York Giants running back, and the only message the NFL Offensive...

Flyers turn to winner Vigneault to snap championship drought

Apr. 18, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning team that just flamed out in the first round of the playoffs is dotted with former New York Rangers who played in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final: Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi, Anton Stralman, J.T. Miller all helped the Rangers to get within three wins...

NJ regulators approve $300M in nuclear plant subsidies

Apr. 18, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators voted Thursday to approve $300 million in customer-funded subsidies for the state's nuclear industry despite finding the plants are financially viable. The decision means that all residential utility customers in the state will see their bills go up by about $40 a...

Giants have 2 first rounders: expect beef and maybe a QB

Apr. 18, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After trading offensive catalyst Odell Beckham Jr. and sacks leader Olivier Vernon to Cleveland and losing perennial leading tackler Landon Collins to free agency, the New York Giants are rebuilding heading into the NFL draft. The question is, where does general manager Dave...