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Tom Barlow scores twice to help Red Bulls beat Impact 4-1

Sep. 27, 2020 9:15 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tom Barlow scored twice to help the New York Red Bulls beat the Montreal Impact 4-1 on Sunday night. Barlow pulled New York (6-6-2) even at 1 in the 14th minute on a well-placed cross from Mandela Egbo and made it 2-1 in the 35th off a back-of-the-heel pass from Daniel Royer. Royer...

San Francisco 49ers' Jerick McKinnon, right, scores a touchdown in front of New York Giants' Logan Ryan during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

Banged up 49ers win again at MetLife, beat winless Giants

Sep. 27, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The way the San Francisco 49ers played, missing quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and a slew of starters wasn't an issue against the woeful and winless New York Giants. Backup Nick Mullens threw for 343 yards and a touchdown and the Niners controlled the ball on offense, took it...

San Francisco 49ers' Marcell Harris, right, punches the ball away from New York Giants' Darius Slayton during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

Giants take big step back in losing to San Francisco

Sep. 27, 2020 6:48 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After putting up decent efforts in their first two games under Joe Judge, the winless New York Giants took a major step back in Week 3. Not only was it a step in the wrong direction, the Giants' performance in the 36-9 loss to the San Francisco 49ers was embarrassing Sunday....

Firefighters' union sues state, city over virus handling

Sep. 27, 2020 12:35 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Atlantic City firefighters' union filed a lawsuit against the city and state over their handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying scores of firefighters have been exposed to the virus. The Press of Atlantic City reports that lawyers for Local 198 allege in a complaint in...

Police: Man fled traffic stop, striking officer

Sep. 27, 2020 10:11 AM EDT

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia man fleeing a traffic stop in New Jersey struck a police officer before he was apprehended. Gloucester Township police say the vehicle was stopped shortly after 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the Sicklerville section of the township and officers...

Mitrita's 2 goals help New York City beat FC Cincinnati 4-0

Sep. 26, 2020 9:12 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alexandru Mitrita scored his first two goals of the season and New York City FC beat Cincinnati 4-0 on Saturday night. The game was played after FC Cincinnati announced that an unidentified player had tested positive and was in isolation. Defender Nick Hagglund later confirmed via...

Gas prices drop more in NJ, tick up across nation overall

Sep. 26, 2020 12:20 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices dropped further in New Jersey but ticked up across the nation on average, analysts say. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.17, down two cents from last week. The national average price for a gallon of regular...

FILE - In this July 22, 2020 file photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Polls have shown Booker, with a double-digit lead over his Republican challenger, Rik Mehta. Pundits have predicted there's little likelihood of the charismatic former Newark mayor losing to Mehta, a political newcomer with an accomplished background including a law degree and a doctorate in pharmacy.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Cory Booker in strong position against GOP challenger Mehta

Sep. 26, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — There's a U.S. Senate race in New Jersey this year, but it might be hard to tell if you're watching for campaign ads on TV or looking for national media coverage. That's because there really isn't much to speak of. Polls have shown the Democratic incumbent, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker,...

Air vent contractor accused anew of spying on schoolgirls

Sep. 25, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A former heating and air conditioning contractor who was charged with recording girls in bathroom stalls at a Camden County school now faces additional charges for the same crime at a different school, authorities said. Cape May County prosecutors and Middle Township...

1 killed, 2 hurt in crash in Chester, Maine

Sep. 25, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

CHESTER, Maine (AP) — A New York man was killed and two New Jersey men were hurt when a vehicle pulled in front of a tractor-trailer, police said. Christian Dow, 51, of Middletown, New York, drove through an intersection and in front of a Freightliner truck, state police said. The truck tried to avoid a...