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Snake blamed for power outage at New Jersey hotel

Apr. 21, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

MAWHAH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say they have found an unlikely culprit for a power outage that struck a New Jersey hotel a week ago — a snake. The North Jersey Record reports that a 3-foot-long snake got into an underground electrical box on the property of the Sheraton Mahwah last Monday. Orange...

Montana, New Jersey ask judge to rule on dark-money lawsuit

Apr. 21, 2019 1:49 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for Montana and New Jersey are asking a federal judge to rule on their dark-money lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department without a trial. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal filed a motion for summary...

2 dead, 1 wounded after shooting in New Jersey park

Apr. 21, 2019 10:59 AM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting in a New Jersey park left two people dead and one wounded. The Camden County prosecutor's office says police responded to Von Nieda Park in Camden's Cramer Hill section shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday following ShotSpotter activation. Prosecutors say arriving...

New Hulu show draws on NJ roots of comedian Ramy Youssef

Apr. 21, 2019 9:24 AM EDT

RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ramy Hassan exasperates his mother. "I told you if you finished the pre-med classes, you would be running the brain surgery at Hackensnack hospital," she tells him. "It's Hackensack, mom," he replies. She is unmoved. He knows her criticisms come from a place of love, but they sting...

Man arrested after alleged attempted stabbing, police chase

Apr. 20, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

OXFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man was hospitalized and faces numerous charges after what police said was an attempted stabbing and an interstate chase of more than 40 miles spanning two New Jersey counties. LehighValleyLive.com reports that court records indicate that the 27-year-old suspect faces...

Man charged with murder in father's death

Apr. 20, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man has been charged with murder in the death of his father. Cumberland County prosecutors say police were called to a Millville home Friday morning and found 66-year-old Gary Tedesco dead of apparent stab wounds. Prosecutors said the victim had been in...

Ethan Allen announces layoffs in N Carolina, New Jersey

Apr. 20, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

OLD FORT, N.C. (AP) — A Connecticut-based furniture manufacturer plans to lay off almost 400 workers at plants in North Carolina and New Jersey. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Ethan Allen Interiors said in a news release that it will lay off 325 workers from its manufacturing facility in Old Fort,...

Students welcome Little Free Library after writing letter

Apr. 20, 2019 11:18 AM EDT

LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — The new Little Free Library in front of Lindenwold School No. 4 is painted in cheerful shades of yellow and blue, with a few cottony clouds thrown in. When students asked teacher Nancy Bragg why she included clouds, she said she wanted them to know the "sky's the limit." But it...

No holiday break in gas prices in New Jersey, around nation

Apr. 20, 2019 9:16 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers in New Jersey and around the nation aren't getting much of a holiday break on prices at the pump. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey was $2.81 Friday, up five cents from a week ago and four cents higher than prices at this time a...

The Latest: Sen. Booker says impeachment talk is premature

Apr. 19, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker's visit to rural Nevada (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker says it's too soon to talk about impeaching President Donald Trump. Fellow Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren urged the Democratic-controlled House...