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Torres, Gallese lead Orlando City over Red Bulls 1-0

Aug. 13, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Facundo Torres scored early and goalkeeper Pedro Gallese made it stand up as Orlando City blanked the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday. Torres staked Orlando City (10-10-6) to a lead in the 17th minute with his fifth goal of the season. Júnior Urso and...

Gas prices below $4 per gallon for first time since March

Aug. 13, 2022 10:30 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices have dropped below $4 a gallon on average across the nation for the first time since early March as lower crude oil prices helped offset an increase in demand, analysts said. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New...

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on lecture stage in New York

Aug. 13, 2022 02:19 AM EDT

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen Friday by a man who rushed the stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York. A bloodied...

Running game is big takeaway from Giants preseason opener

Aug. 12, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If there has been a takeaway from the first two weeks of the New York Giants' training camp, it's been the signs Saquon Barkley is once again close to finding his top form. The ACL injury is almost two years removed and the No. 2 pick overall in the...

OSHA investigates deaths of Amazon workers in New Jersey

Aug. 11, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

Federal work-safety investigators are looking into the death of an Amazon worker and an injury that potentially led to the death of another employee, adding to a probe already underway following a third fatality during the company's annual Prime Day shopping event in mid-July. All...

Environmental officer says NJ needs climate change plan

Aug. 11, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's top environmental officer says the state is not ready for the worsening effects of climate change and rising seas. Testifying Thursday to a joint state Senate-Assembly panel on coastal issues, Shawn LaTourette, the commissioner of Environmental...

New leader takes helm at Atlantic City casino trade group

Aug. 11, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The trade group for Atlantic City’s nine casinos named a veteran casino executive as its new president on Thursday. Mark Giannantonio has more than 35 years experience in the casino industry, and has been president and CEO of Resorts casino since 2012....

Jets' Lawson over jitters, eager to play after lost season

Aug. 10, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There was something about being back in a stadium — with pads on his shoulders and fans in the stands — that caught Carl Lawson a bit off guard. It was only a practice, with the New York Jets taking the field last Saturday night for their annual...

GOP rallies around Trump following FBI search of his estate

Aug. 09, 2022 22:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For much of the year, small cracks in Donald Trump's political support have been growing. Dissatisfied Republican primary voters began to consider new presidential prospects. GOP donors grappled with damaging revelations uncovered by the Jan. 6 committee. S everal...

Police: Executive had weapons stockpile in hospital closet

Aug. 09, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The marketing director of a northern New Jersey hospital is facing weapons charges after a bomb threat yielded what police said was a cache of weapons in the hospital. According to police in Secaucus, the bomb threat — which later was determined to be bogus...