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High school football game to resume days after shooting

Nov. 20, 2019 7:08 AM EST

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey high school football teams will be in Philadelphia to resume a game that was interrupted by a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy in critical condition. The game between Pleasantville High School and Camden High School 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...

Judge: Man accused in parents' slaying will remain jailed

Nov. 19, 2019 2:44 PM EST

BELVIDERE, N.J. (AP) — A man who allegedly used baseball bats and a knife to kill his parents in their home will remain jailed until his murder trial. A judge made the ruling Tuesday, citing evidence presented by Warren County prosecutors against Todd Warner. The 50-year-old Washington Township man, who...

Cops: Woman left child alone in hotel so she could gamble

Nov. 19, 2019 12:00 PM EST

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey woman left a 4-year-old girl alone in a hotel room while she gambled at a Pennsylvania casino. Police went to the Wind Creek Casino in Bethlehem around 4 a.m. Saturday after the girl was found wandering alone in the casino’s hotel lobby. The girl...

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...

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...