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Borgata to reopen July 26, last of Atlantic City's 9 casinos

Jul. 14, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Borgata casino will reopen on July 26, the last of Atlantic City's nine gambling resorts to resume operating amid the coronavirus outbreak. The casino will host an invitation-only “soft opening” starting July 23, Borgata officials told The Associated Press on...

Trump inaugural panel agrees to fine over registration in NJ

Jul. 13, 2020 8:45 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Monday he reached a deal with President Donald Trump's inaugural committee stemming from a lawsuit alleging the organization failed to properly register in the state. Trump for America Inc. faces a $30,000 penalty, though $27,500 of it...

Emergency personnel search to find a Toyota Prius that was swept away into a canal on Monday July 6, 2020 in Passaic, N.J. The car was found under Brook Ave near River Drive on Wednesday afternoon. The driver, Nathalia Bruno, of Newark, N.J., survived a mile-long ride through a storm drain after a flash flood swept her and her car into the local drainage system. Bruno escaped from the vehicle before it filled with water but was pulled into a brook that runs beneath Passaic. Authorities say Bruno eventually was “shot out” of the drain into the Passaic River and swam across to the other side. She was taken to a hospital for treatment. (Tariq Zehawi/The Record via AP)

New Jersey woman survives mile-long ride through storm drain

Jul. 13, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman survived a harrowing mile-long ride through a storm drain after flash floods swept her and her car into the drainage system. Passaic Fire Chief Patrick Trentacost said Nathalia Bruno, of Newark, attempted to drive through deep and fast-moving water dumped by a...

Pedestrians struggle to control their umbrellas due to inclement weather brought about by Tropical Storm Fay, Friday, July 10, 2020, in New York. Beaches closed in Delaware and rain lashed the New Jersey shore as fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay churned north on a path expected to soak the New York City region. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Tropical Storm Fay weakens after New Jersey landfall

Jul. 10, 2020 10:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tropical Storm Fay made landfall in New Jersey on Friday amid heavy, lashing rains that closed beaches and flooded shore town streets, before weakening as it moved over New Jersey. The fast-moving storm system was expected to continue weakening overnight, the U.S. National Hurricane Center...

President Donald Trump listens as Robert Unanue, of Goya Foods, speaks during a roundtable meeting with Hispanic leaders in the Cabinet Room, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

'A slap in the face:' Goya faces boycott over Trump praise

Jul. 10, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of food company Goya is facing an uproar over his praise for President Donald Trump, with some Latino families purging their pantries of the products and scrambling to find alternatives to the beloved beans, seasoning and other products that have long been fixtures in their cooking....

National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Fay has made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey

Jul. 10, 2020 4:53 PM EDT
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Fay has made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Rikin Mehta wins Republican Senate primary in New Jersey

Jul. 10, 2020 12:24 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rikin Mehta wins Republican Senate primary in New Jersey.
FILE - In this April 24, 2020 file photo, empty United Airlines ticket machines are shown at the Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. United United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - in the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus outbreak is hurting the airline industry. United officials said Wednesday, July 8 that they still hope to limit the number of layoffs by offering early retirement, but they have to send notices this month to comply with a law requiring that workers get 60 days' notice ahead of mass job cuts. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

US economy may be stalling out as viral outbreak worsens

Jul. 9, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is stumbling as the viral outbreak intensifies, threatening to slow hiring and deepening the uncertainty for employees, consumers and companies across the country. Coronavirus case counts are rising in 38 states, and the nation as a whole has been shattering single-day...

'Real Housewives' star's ex pleads not guilty to assault

Jul. 9, 2020 3:26 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The ex-husband of a “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast member and a reputed mobster have pleaded not guilty to charges that they conspired to assault the woman’s current husband. Thomas Manzo, 55, of Franklin Lakes, and John Perna, 43, of Cedar Grove, entered...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2017, file photo, then-Dallas Stars head coach Lindy Ruff watches play against the Minnesota Wild in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas. A person with knowledge of the talks tells The Associated Press that the New Jersey Devils are hiring veteran coach Lindy Ruff to take over one of the NHL’s youngest teams and removing the interim tag off Tom Fitzgerald’s title as general manager.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Ruff hired as NJ Devils coach, Fitzgerald stays on as GM

Jul. 9, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

Lindy Ruff impressed the New Jersey Devils with his experience from decades of coaching. Tom Fitzgerald wowed ownership with his moves in a few short months as general manager. The Devils on Thursday hired Ruff as coach and removed Fitzgerald's interim tag to give him the full-time GM job. Ruff, who coached the...