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TSA says traveler forgot snake at Newark security checkpoint

Aug. 20, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A young girl discovered something slithery at a New Jersey airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake. Transportation Security Administration officials at Newark Liberty International Airport said in a release that it appears the thin, black snake with a yellow ring around its...

Jets claim safety Derrick Kindred off waivers from Colts

Aug. 20, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have claimed safety Derrick Kindred off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts, giving them some experienced depth in the secondary. The team also announced Tuesday it waived cornerback Montrel Meander to make room on the roster for Kindred. Kindred spent the past...

Rabbi drowns after he jumps in lake to save his 2 children

Aug. 20, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — Emergency crews have recovered the body of a New York rabbi who drowned after jumping into a lake to rescue two of his children. Greenwood Lake police say 38-year-old David Traub rented a pontoon boat Sunday from a marina in New Jersey. His family then traveled out on the lake,...

Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace, lower amounts

Aug. 19, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to, according to an Associated Press analysis. After years of frequent list price hikes, many drugmakers are showing some restraint, according to the analysis of...

Little Leaguers from New Jersey proud to be 'Troopers'

Aug. 19, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Ray Amato takes in the scene from the very top of Lamade Stadium as the signature chant of the New Jersey Little League team echoes through the stands: "Let's go Troopers! Let's go Troopers!" Amato smiles, but not because New Jersey has the rowdiest fans around — which...

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Aug. 19, 2019 4:28 AM EDT

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets. "I don't think we're having a recession," Trump told reporters as he returned to Washington from his New...

Gase: Bell won't make Jets debut until regular season

Aug. 18, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell will have to wait a little longer for his debut with the New York Jets. Coach Adam Gase announced Sunday night that the star running back will be held out of the team's final two preseason games. "I was about 99% sure heading into the preseason," Gase said after...

Gase: Bell won't make Jets debut until regular season

Aug. 18, 2019 9:36 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell's debut with the New York Jets will not come until the regular season after Adam Gase announced the star running back will be held out of the final two preseason games. Gase says Sunday he was leaning toward that decision, but a season-ending knee injury to...

Giants' Golden Tate III placed in concussion protocol

Aug. 18, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate III has been placed in concussion protocol. Tate sustained the concussion Friday night in the Giants' 32-13 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears. It was not known Sunday how long the 10-year veteran will be kept out of practice. It...

Gustavo Bou lifts Revs to 1-1 draw with Red Bulls

Aug. 17, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Gustavo Bou scored in the 65th minute and the New England Revolution held on for a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night. Bou got on the end of Carles Gil's well-placed through ball and slipped it under the goalkeeper into the right side to level it for the Revolution...