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Man pleads to manslaughter in high school athlete's death

Sep. 24, 2022 10:47 AM EDT

MAPLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A judge has allowed a man to pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the shooting death of a New Jersey high school soccer player despite pleas from the victim's family that the proposed 15-year sentence was too lenient. Yohan Hernandez, 21, of Newark...

Officials: Woman wounded by police after she shot 2nd woman

Sep. 10, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A woman suspected of shooting another woman at a Delaware apartment complex was critically wounded by police who confronted her, authorities said. The armed woman was firing a gun when two officers encountered her at the apartment complex in Newark on Friday...

5 sentenced for roles in Paterson police corruption scandal

Sep. 09, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Five former Paterson, New Jersey police officers have been sentenced in federal court as part of a long-running corruption investigation. The five had all pleaded guilty and received sentences ranging from probation to 24 months in prison during proceedings in...

LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow to emcee MTV Awards

Aug. 18, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The MTV Video Music Awards later this month will have not one emcee but three, with rap stars LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow all set to anchor the ceremony. They’ll introduce and present the famous Moon Person trophies alongside performers including Lizzo,...

FAA warns that staffing shortage will delay flights in NYC

Aug. 15, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday that it was reducing flights in the area around New York City because of lack of staffing. Departing and arriving flights could be delayed up to two hours at John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia and Newark (New Jersey) Liberty...

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...

Nicki Minaj to get Video Vanguard Award at MTV Awards

Aug. 08, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott. Minaj, who has won five MTV trophies for such hits as...

Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X, Kendrick Lamar top MTV VMA nominees

Jul. 26, 2022 08:37 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jack Harlow, Lil Nas X and Kendrick Lamar are top contenders with seven nominations at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards. MTV announced Tuesday that Lil Nas X and Harlow earned multiple nominations for their collaborative hit “Industry Baby,” which is...

United Airlines 2Q profit of $329M misses Wall Street target

Jul. 20, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

United Airlines said Wednesday that it earned $329 million in the second quarter as summer vacationers packed planes, but the results fell far short of Wall Street expectations due largely to soaring fuel prices. United said it will keep flying at current levels instead of growing...

Three dead after speeding motorcycle hits minivan

Jul. 12, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police are investigating a motorcycle collision that left three people dead. Authorities said the crash occurred about 8:40 p.m. on Monday on Route 273 in New Castle. According to investigators, a westbound Chrysler Pacifica was...