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Artist sues newly freed Bill Cosby over 1990 hotel encounter

Oct. 14, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A prominent Bill Cosby accuser filed suit Thursday against the actor over a 1990 hotel room encounter in Atlantic City, New Jersey, before the state's two-year window to file older sexual assault claims expires. Los Angeles artist Lili Bernard told...

Sale of half Ocean casino to Detroit Ilitch group approved

Oct. 14, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators on Thursday approved the sale of half of Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Resort to the Ilitch organization, which owns professional sports teams, a nationwide pizza chain and a casino in Detroit. The New Jersey...

Caesars Entertainment, Spiegelworld ink $75M theaters deal

Oct. 14, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment and the company that produces the show “Absinthe” in Las Vegas are teaming up on theater and dining projects in three states that will cost nearly $75 million. Caesars told The Associated Press on Thursday it has...

Report: Offshore wind supply chain worth $109B over 10 years

Oct. 12, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A group studying the economics of offshore wind energy in the U.S. says building and operating the nascent industry will be worth $109 billion to businesses in its supply chain over the next 10 years. The report by the Special Initiative on...

Glebocki resigns as CEO of Atlantic City’s Ocean casino

Oct. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The CEO of Ocean Casino Resort has resigned after turning around the finances of one of Atlantic City's larger casinos during her two-year tenure. Terry Glebocki's exit reduces the number of female casino bosses in the city after an...

Offshore wind is both a boon and an unknown, leaders say

Oct. 05, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey environmental and utility regulators say they strongly support offshore wind energy as a way to address climate change, but they caution that the nascent industry will also bring side effects. Scientists said...

Plane trying to take off in NJ evacuated after fire

Oct. 03, 2021 10:10 AM EDT

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Florida-bound plane trying to take off from a New Jersey airport caught fire on the runway after an apparent bird strike, prompting the evacuation of more than 100 passengers and crew, officials said. Fort Lauderdale, Florida-bound...

Another offshore wind project eyed off New Jersey coastline

Sep. 29, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A company that has already received preliminary approval to build a wind farm off the southern coast of New Jersey is planning a second project. Atlantic Shores, a joint venture between EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US,...

$50K to help Atlantic City plan new use of Trump Plaza site

Sep. 23, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is getting a $50,000 state grant to help it come up with new uses for the site of the former Trump Plaza casino. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority's 21st Century Redevelopment Program is giving a planning grant to...

Caesars, De Niro-backed Nobu unveil project in Atlantic City

Sep. 21, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A hospitality company involving actor Robert De Niro will open a restaurant in Caesars casino in Atlantic City and renovate hotel rooms there. Caesars Entertainment said Tuesday it is joining with Nobu Hospitality for a project to be called...