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Giants' Feliciano discusses dehydration that limited him

Aug. 07, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Dehydration is one of the biggest concerns during football camps in the summer, and the New York Giants saw its effects on new center Jon Feliciano. On the second day of practice, Feliciano developed severe dehydration after a practice without pads. The...

Traffic delays expected from Delaware Memorial Bridge work

Aug. 07, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Drivers are being warned to expect traffic delays when a major construction project to completely rebuild the driving surface of the Delaware Memorial Bridge begins next month. The News Journal reports that the project will remove the top two inches of the...

New trial ordered for NJ man in woman's 2011 stabbing death

Aug. 07, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A new trial has been ordered for a New Jersey man sentenced to six decades in prison in the stabbing death of his girlfriend more than a decade ago. Anthony James was convicted of murder and weapons counts in the September 2011 slaying of 48-year-old Audrey...

Zach Wilson with another solid practice in Jets' scrimmage

Aug. 07, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson took the field at MetLife Stadium for the first time since last season and put together another solid practice. That's promising news for the New York Jets and their second-year quarterback. “I really thought it was really...

Cool Papa Bell scores biggest upset in Hambletonian history

Aug. 06, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Coming from a baseball background, Scott Farber had a perfect name for the yearling he brought for $100,000 in 2020. Hall of Famer and Negro leagues legend Cool Papa Bell was considered by many the fastest man ever to play, and Farber had hopes his...

Gas prices drop again in NJ, around nation amid low demand

Aug. 06, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices dropped again in New Jersey and around the nation amid continued low demand and further declines in crude oil prices. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $4.33, down eight cents from last...

GoFundMe scammer who used story of homeless vet gets 5 years

Aug. 05, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

A New Jersey man who made up a story about a homeless veteran helping out his then-girlfriend and used the tale to solicit more than $400,000 in online donations was sentenced to five years in state prison on Friday. Mark D’Amico had pleaded guilty in December 2019 and admitted...

Mims motivated to be 'on top' of Jets' receiver depth chart

Aug. 05, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Denzel Mims was the New York Jets' exciting new playmaker two summers ago, a potential game-changing wide receiver for years to come. A lot has happened since. And not a lot good. The 2020 second-round pick out of Baylor dealt with hamstring...

Could outdoor gambling satisfy smokers and casino workers?

Aug. 05, 2022 13:50 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Could outdoor gambling be at least a partial solution to an impasse between Atlantic City casino workers who want smoking banned indoors, and gambling executives who fear a smoking ban would hurt business and cost jobs? It may depend on what the...

Fillies may win Hambletonian for 3rd time in 5 years

Aug. 05, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Fillies have won two of the last four Hambletonians and the trend might continue Saturday with Jiggy Jog S and Joviality S both making the final of trotting's biggest race of the year for 3 year olds. Joviality S and Jiggy Jog S are the second-and-third...