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Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

Dec. 12, 2019 12:49 AM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fears that a deadly shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City was an anti-Semitic attack mounted on Wednesday as authorities recounted how a man and woman deliberately pulled up to the place in a stolen rental van with at least one rifle and got out firing. A day after the...

Baker Bounces Back, Rutgers Beats Wisconsin 72-65

Dec. 11, 2019 10:25 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Coming off his worst outing of the season, Geo Baker knew he had to be more assertive. Baker scored 22 points in bouncing back to lead Rutgers past Wisconsin 72-65 on Wednesday night. Baker had just four points on 1-of-7 shooting in Rutgers’ loss at No. 11 Michigan State on...

Woods leads St. Peter's over Fairleigh Dickinson 86-70

Dec. 11, 2019 10:24 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Derrick Woods recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead St. Peter's to an 86-70 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Wednesday night. Fousseyni Drame had 15 points and nine rebounds for St. Peter's (2-4). Doug Edert added 14 points. Quinn Taylor had 13 points for the home team. Jahlil...

Timeline of events that left 5 victims and 2 attackers dead

Dec. 11, 2019 9:51 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A timeline of events in the Jersey City attack and related developments, as provided by state and local officials: SATURDAY — 10 p.m.: Police find a body with head injuries in the trunk of a Lincoln Town Car in Bayonne, New Jersey. They identified the victim as 34-year-old...

Jersey City victims remembered as dedicated, charitable

Dec. 11, 2019 7:53 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The victims of Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City included a veteran police officer, a mother of three, a rabbinical student and a store employee. ___ THE POLICE DETECTIVE Detective Joseph Seals, 40, was a married father of five. Jersey City police officials said Seals led the...

Details emerge in New Jersey shooting, but questions remain

Dec. 11, 2019 7:06 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday named three victims and the suspected assailants in an hourslong shooting in Jersey City along with a rough timeline of what happened. But state and federal authorities are still investigating the attack. A look at what is still unknown: MOTIVE New Jersey...

Tips for using flexible spending dollars before year's end

Dec. 11, 2019 4:33 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Still have money set aside for medical expenses that you need to spend by the end of the year? There are plenty of ways to meet the deadline for flexible spending accounts, and you don't need to buy big-ticket items. You can use up the balance on everyday purchases like bandages and...

Giants starting QB up in air with Jones back at workout

Dec. 11, 2019 2:44 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rookie Daniel Jones returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday, creating uncertainty about the New York Giants starting quarterback this weekend against the Miami Dolphins. Jones, who has been the Giants starter since the third week of the season, missed Monday night's...

State attorney general: 2 Jersey City attackers are prime suspects in killing of man found in car trunk nearby

Dec. 11, 2019 2:43 PM EST
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — State attorney general: 2 Jersey City attackers are prime suspects in killing of man found in car trunk nearby.

Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to child luring in New Jersey

Dec. 11, 2019 10:01 AM EST

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to charges of child luring and endangerment after driving to New Jersey from Pennsylvania with the intent to have sex with a 14-year-old . According to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, Dean Leon, 51, of Enola, Pennsylvania, had developed an online...