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Church associate arrested in death of pastor, councilwoman gunned down outside her New Jersey home

May. 30, 2023 18:25 PM EDT

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A church associate of a pastor and town councilwoman who was gunned down in her SUV outside her home in February was arrested Tuesday on murder and gun charges, New Jersey prosecutors said. Rashid Ali Bynum, 28, of Portsmouth, Virginia, was linked to the...

New Jersey prosecutors announce murder charge against Virginia man in fatal shooting of councilwoman

May. 30, 2023 16:54 PM EDT
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey prosecutors announce murder charge against Virginia man in fatal shooting of councilwoman.

Christie allies launch super PAC ahead of expected 2024 campaign for the GOP presidential nomination

May. 30, 2023 12:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have launched a new super PAC to support his expected candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. Christie has painted himself as the only potential candidate willing to directly take on former President...

Man charged in Ohio slaying of 4, wounding of girl, now charged in 2013 New Jersey killing

May. 29, 2023 13:43 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man charged in an Ohio shooting that killed four people and injured a child earlier this year has now been charged in a slaying in New Jersey a decade ago, authorities said. Martin Muniz, 41, was charged in Cuyahoga County in January with multiple counts of...

Teen dead, others hospitalized after being pulled from ocean off New Jersey beach

May. 29, 2023 11:09 AM EDT

HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy died and several other victims were taken to hospitals after six people were pulled from the ocean at an unguarded New Jersey beach over the weekend, authorities said. Officials said it happened at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Sandy Hook in the...

Can’t get Taylor Swift tickets? See all of Swift’s eras on display at this costume exhibit

May. 26, 2023 11:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has been breaking records and delighting fans on the U.S. leg of her Eras Tour, a splashy celebration of her career and new releases since the pandemic. It’s become a notoriously tough ticket to get. But on the second floor of the...

Navy SEALs training plagued by pervasive problems, according to investigation after death of sailor

May. 25, 2023 17:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The training program for Navy SEALs is plagued by widespread failures in medical care, poor oversight and the use of performance-enhancing drugs that have increased the risk of injury and death to those seeking to become elite commandos, according to an investigation triggered...

Officer charged with manslaughter in shooting of man who called 911

May. 25, 2023 16:06 PM EDT

MANTUA, N.J. (AP) — A police officer who fatally shot a homeowner who had called 911 to report intruders outside his southern New Jersey home has been indicted on a manslaughter charge. The count against Mantua Township Police Officer Salvatore Oldrati was handed up Tuesday by a...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

May. 24, 2023 07:11 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 22, 2023. Editorial: Ban handheld devices while driving Pennsylvania is the only state among its neighbors to permit the use of handheld wireless electronic devices while driving. It’s time for the commonwealth to ban this risky habit,...

Aaron Rodgers strains calf during warmups, sits out first Jets practice open to media

May. 23, 2023 16:48 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers never made it past warmups in his first New York Jets practice in front of the media. The 39-year-old quarterback, acquired last month from Green Bay, strained a calf while participating in conditioning drills Tuesday. Rodgers watched...