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Judge who said men are 'in control' suspended for 1 month

Sep. 17, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge who suggested to a domestic violence suspect that men are “in control” has been suspended without pay two years after he made the comments. The state Supreme Court announced Friday it adopted the recommendation of a panel on...

Jets throw support to N.J. high school hit hard by Ida

Sep. 17, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Armental pulled up to Dwight Morrow High School's campus the morning after Hurricane Ida flooded the Northeast and was stunned at the massive damage. The school in Englewood, New Jersey, and the surrounding neighborhoods were hit hard by...

Sign of times: Jets defense out to eliminate explosive plays

Sep. 17, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jeff Ulbrich walked into his office on his first day as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator and found a handmade sign on display waiting for him. It simply read in bold letters written in black marker: “ELIMINATE EXPLOSIVES!!” ...

Giants are winless after two games for fifth straight year

Sep. 17, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two games into the season, the New York Giants are in the same unenviable spot as they have been the past four seasons. They are winless. They are making costly mistakes, and they have a coach — this time Joe Judge — saying the weekly...

Mail-in ballots going out in campaign for NJ governor

Sep. 17, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The first ballots in this year's contest for governor must start to go out to voters by Saturday. The return of the ballots will kick off voting in the Nov. 2 race between Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican former Assembly member Jack...

House fire leaves man, adult son dead, woman hospitalized

Sep. 17, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

NORTH ARLINGTON, N.J. (AP) — A fast-moving fire roared through a northern New Jersey home early Friday, killing a man and his adult son and injuring a woman, authorities said. The fire in North Arlington, which was reported around 4:15 a.m., apparently broke out on the...

Lawsuit: Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick abused man in 1980s

Sep. 16, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

Three sex abuse lawsuits filed against a New Jersey diocese and announced Thursday include claims that defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick abused a young man in the 1980s. The lawsuit accuses McCarrick of sexual battery against the man, who was in his late teens and...

Jets impressed by Wilson's poise, but want to limit pressure

Sep. 16, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson’s teammates were still buzzing a few days after the New York Jets quarterback's NFL debut. It wasn’t necessarily because of the stats he put up — which were good but not spectacular. It was the way the rookie remained...

US will give runway rights at NJ airport to a budget airline

Sep. 16, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Department said Thursday it will give rights for several afternoon and evening flights in Newark, New Jersey, to a budget airline to drive down fares. The coveted takeoff and landing rights were previously used by Southwest...

Mac vs. Zach: Rookie QBs highlight latest Pats-Jets showdown

Sep. 16, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mac Jones and Zach Wilson are providing some fresh-faced buzz to an old AFC East rivalry that has gotten rather stale. All eyes will be on the rookie quarterbacks Sunday at MetLife Stadium when Jones' New England Patriots square off against...