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Judge: Georgia county can move ahead on land for spaceport

Jan. 20, 2022 16:07 PM EST

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — A judge has denied a request to stop a county from buying land for a planned spaceport near the Georgia coast, dealing the latest blow to opponents of the project. In an order Thursday, Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett denied the request from opponents to...

Judge weighs pausing Georgia spaceport land deal for voters

Jan. 12, 2022 10:53 AM EST

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — Opponents of a planned commercial spaceport on the Georgia coast asked a judge Tuesday to stop local officials from buying land for the commercial launchpad as they seek a special election that would let voters decide whether the deal should happen. The...

Judge temporarily stops countdown on land buy for spaceport

Dec. 22, 2021 10:49 AM EST

KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — A judge in south Georgia has temporarily blocked backers of a proposed rocket launching complex from purchasing any land until a court hearing scheduled for early next year. Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett Sr. on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining...

FAA license boosts Georgia spaceport, but more reviews ahead

Dec. 20, 2021 17:25 PM EST

KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — A federal agency on Monday granted a license for a launchpad that would fly commercial rockets from coastal Georgia. The Federal Aviation Administration’s approval of a launch site operator license for Spaceport Camden marks a significant milestone for the...

FAA: Georgia spaceport decision near, but more study needed

Dec. 17, 2021 16:27 PM EST

KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — A federal agency expects to announce its decision Monday on whether to allow a launchpad that would send commercial rockets into space from coastal Georgia. However, the Federal Aviation Administration is emphasizing that a license authorizing Camden County to...

As sex abuse lawsuit window closes, long road for victims

Nov. 30, 2021 15:55 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s two-year window that made it easier for victims of child sexual abuse to file lawsuits is closing, and attorneys for some of the hundreds of plaintiffs say it could take years more for the cases against Catholic clerics and dioceses and other entities to...

Former police chief faces retrial on hate crime charges

Nov. 11, 2021 15:49 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey police chief already convicted of lying to the FBI is facing a retrial on hate crime charges. Jury selection began this week in federal court in Camden in the case of Frank Nucera, the white former police chief in Bordentown, who...

Saturday's Scores

Nov. 06, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Blair 39, Peddie 7 Lakewood 32, Metuchen 22 Montclair Kimberley 26, Palisades Park 12 Pingry 28, Greenwich Country Day, Conn. 25 Plainfield 45, Monroe 44 ...

Thursday's Scores

Nov. 04, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Belvidere 19, Manville 6 Bergenfield 41, Millburn 0 Bordentown 35, South River 0 Camden 42, Northern Burlington 7 Cherry Hill East 23, Perth Amboy 10 ...

Final decision on Georgia spaceport permit delayed yet again

Nov. 01, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — A federal agency has yet again pushed back a final decision on whether to allow the construction of a launchpad for commercial rockets in coastal Georgia. The Federal Aviation Administration plans to release its decision on Spaceport Camden by...