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Sand storm: NJ sues town that fixed eroded beach despite ban

Dec. 08, 2022 17:21 PM EST

NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A sand storm at the Jersey shore is escalating. New Jersey is suing a coastal town that repaired beach erosion from a fall storm in defiance of a state order not to do so. And the town, North Wildwood, remains defiant: It says it will...

Many questions on $52B storm protection plan in NY, NJ

Dec. 08, 2022 13:48 PM EST

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — People are asking questions about a storm protection proposal for New York and New Jersey that would be among the most massive and costly flood control projects ever done in America, aiming to prevent the type of catastrophic flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. ...

Emhoff: 'I'm in pain right now' over rising antisemitism

Dec. 07, 2022 18:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, said Wednesday that he is “in pain right now” over rising antisemitism in the United States but will keep speaking out against it and other forms of bigotry and hate for “as long as I have this microphone.” ...

Report: Classified items found at Trump storage unit in Fla.

Dec. 07, 2022 17:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least two items marked as classified were found in a storage unit in West Palm Beach, Florida, after lawyers for former President Donald Trump arranged for a firm to search for additional classified material, according to a published report Wednesday. The items were provided...

Princeton defeats Lafayette 69-58

Dec. 06, 2022 23:21 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Langborg had 19 points in Princeton's 69-58 win over Lafayette on Tuesday night. Langborg added five rebounds and five assists for the Tigers (7-2). Keeshawn Kellman scored 14 points, shooting 5 of 9 from the field and 4 for 5 from the line. Tosan...

NHL-leading Devils shut out struggling Chicago Blackhawks

Dec. 06, 2022 22:55 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — While defenseman Dougie Hamilton had his first three-point game in three seasons, the New Jersey Devils didn't do anything different. They just kept on winning. Hamilton had a goal and two assists, Vitek Vanecek made 24 saves for his second shutout and the...

Giants let winnable game slip away in tie vs. Commanders

Dec. 05, 2022 19:21 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are showing signs of cracking with five games left in the regular season and the playoffs on the line. Record-wise, coach Brian Daboll's team is in the second of three wild-card spots with a 7-4-1 mark, just ahead of Seattle (7-5). ...

BASF to restore polluted Superfund site in New Jersey

Dec. 05, 2022 15:08 PM EST

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The German chemical company BASF will restore damaged natural resources at a notorious Superfund site where decades or pollution and illegal dumping caused vast contamination of the environment, New Jersey officials said Monday. The state Department of...

Giants C Feliciano rips officials for taunting call in tie

Dec. 04, 2022 19:45 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ticked off about a fourth-quarter taunting penalty, New York Giants center Jon Feliciano ripped the officials after a 20-all tie with the Washington Commanders on Sunday. “It (hurts), especially when you are playing two teams,” he said. ...

Giants, Commanders flummoxed by tie amid playoff chase

Dec. 04, 2022 18:45 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Walking off the field after a 20-all tie was a novel experience for most of the Washington Commanders and New York Giants. None of them seemed to like it. Commanders coach Ron Rivera was at a loss for words. It was a common feeling Sunday. ...