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Finger pointing, frustration in eastern US storm's aftermath

Nov. 16, 2018 6:05 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Exhausted commuters pointed fingers and demanded answers Friday, a day after a modest snowstorm stranded motorists on slippery roads for hours, paralyzed the public transit network serving New York City and its suburbs and even forced some New Jersey children to stay overnight in their...

New Jersey trooper hit by car while investigating crash

Nov. 16, 2018 5:29 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey State Trooper was struck by a car as he was investigating an earlier crash, and a spokesman says his injuries are non-life threatening. NJ.com reports the trooper, whose name was not released, was "awake, alert and talking" after the ordeal along the on the New Jersey...

Jamon Brown is giving a big lift to Giants' offensive line

Nov. 16, 2018 4:14 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A reclamation project off the waiver wire is galvanizing the New York Giants' beleaguered offensive line. Just two weeks ago, Jamon Brown thought he was without a job. He was released by the Los Angeles Rams on Oct. 31 after spending the better part of four years with the team....

Court rules police can access cellphones with warrant

Nov. 16, 2018 2:59 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appellate court has ruled that people must allow law enforcement officers access to their cellphones once they receive a warrant. The ruling issued Thursday means Essex County Sheriff's Officer Robert Andrews would have to hand over passcodes to two iPhones he gave...

Guilty plea set in $6.5 million fraud case

Nov. 16, 2018 2:57 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware resident facing federal charges of wire fraud, money laundering and tax evasion has agreed to enter a guilty plea in the case. A judge on Friday scheduled a Nov. 27 plea hearing for 57-year-old Michael Boyce of Ocean City, New Jersey. Boyce, who worked for a...

Goldberg, Hathaway, Bourdain among NJ Hall of Fame nominees

Nov. 16, 2018 2:46 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Actresses Whoopi Goldberg and Anne Hathaway, comedian Chris Rock, "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and Anthony Bourdain are among the latest nominees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. The organization announced its list of 50 nominees for the 11th...

Driver unhurt when SUV crashes into neighbor's swimming pool

Nov. 16, 2018 2:23 PM EST

HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a driver escaped injury when his SUV went out of control and landed in a neighbor's swimming pool. Holmdel police say the accident occurred around 8:10 a.m. Friday. They say the driver was backing out of his garage when the vehicle went down an embankment and through...

Officials confirm 12th case of measles in New Jersey county

Nov. 16, 2018 12:59 PM EST

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials have confirmed another case of measles in a central New Jersey community. The latest confirmed case brings the total to 12 in Ocean County. Officials say the infected people may have exposed others to the disease while they were at sites in Lakewood between...

The Latest: Murphy blames 'lousy' forecast in storm response

Nov. 16, 2018 12:40 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on gridlock caused by Thursday's snowstorm (all times local): 12:20 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says a "lousy" forecast contributed to his administration's response to a pre-winter storm that gridlocked part of the state and snarled rush-hour traffic for hours. Speaking...

McSorley could become the winningest QB at Penn State

Nov. 16, 2018 12:18 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley will be chasing another school record and the No. 16 Nittany Lions can put themselves in position for a New Year's Day bowl when they visit Rutgers for the Scarlet Knights' final home game of an awful season. McSorley will become the winningest...