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20 hurt as car crashes into Social Security office

Nov. 13, 2018 11:45 PM EST

EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — Police say 20 people were injured when a car crashed through the front of a Social Security office in New Jersey. Egg Harbor Township police say the crash happened around 10 a.m. Tuesday when 56-year-old Donna Woodall was attempting to park. Authorities say the Atlantic City woman...

Taylor Hall has 2 goals, 2 assists as Devils beat Penguins

Nov. 13, 2018 11:18 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Taylor Hall gave the New Jersey Devils just what they needed after a dismal seven-game trip — an MVP-type performance. Hall scored the game-winning goal on a breakaway at 8:07 of the third period added an empty-net tally to cap a four-point night and lead the Devils to a 4-2...

Rutgers coach Stringer joins 1,000 career win club

Nov. 13, 2018 11:04 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer's 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in. She was surrounded by family, friends, former players and coaches from all three schools where she coached. "Let...

New York Giants finally get that winning feeling back

Nov. 13, 2018 7:14 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After five straight weeks of preparing and coming up empty, the New York Giants have something to smile about starting off a week. It's amazing what a win can do for a team. "Anytime you win, it kind of verifies that what you're doing is right," coach Pat Shurmur said Tuesday,...

Police: Ex-NFL player brandished sword during argument

Nov. 13, 2018 6:20 PM EST

ABERDEEN, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a former NFL player threatened someone with a sword during an argument at a youth sports event. John "Charlie" Rogers Jr. turned himself in to Aberdeen police Monday and was charged with making terroristic threats, stalking and weapons offenses. The Asbury...

Jimmy Butler ready to 'grind' and work hard in Philly

Nov. 13, 2018 4:25 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Jimmy Butler listens to country music, enjoys playing cards and drives a minivan. Oh, the four-time All-Star forward loves to win. Butler was greeted by more than 250 employees of the Philadelphia 76ers at his introductory news conference at the team's practice facility Tuesday. He made...

Court ruling could erase 20,000 drunken driving convictions

Nov. 13, 2018 2:55 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A ruling issued Tuesday by the New Jersey Supreme Court could cause more than 20,000 drunken driving convictions to be vacated. The justices unanimously found that criminal charges pending against a state police sergeant made breath-testing device test results from five counties...

Crash sends deer into back of woman's SUV

Nov. 13, 2018 6:42 AM EST

HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Police are praising a woman for avoiding tragedy after a deer crashed through her windshield and landed in the back passenger seat of her SUV. Authorities say the deer darted in front of 36-year-old Melissa Misthal as she was driving early Monday in Howell, New Jersey. Misthal tried to...

Why wait? Democrats openly flirt with 2020 White House bids

Nov. 13, 2018 5:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days after the midterm election, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker worked the phones with Democratic luminaries in Iowa. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock courted high-dollar donors in New York. Other Democrats openly mused about their White House ambitions on live television. Motivated by an...

The Latest: New guidelines issued for Georgia mail ballots

Nov. 12, 2018 6:26 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia governor's race (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Georgia's secretary of state has ordered county election officials to count absentee ballots even if voters have not included their year of birth if there is enough other information to verify their identity. Secretary of...