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NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov's 3-point effort helps Lightning past Islanders 4-2

Feb. 24, 2024 19:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and two assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday. Kucherov leads the NHL with 98 points (37 goals and 61 assists). Nicholas Paul, Brayden...

New Jersey man acquitted in retrial in 2014 beating death of college student from Tennessee

Feb. 24, 2024 11:21 AM EST

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been acquitted in a retrial in the beating death of a college student from Tennessee a decade ago. Jurors in Middlesex County deliberated for five hours before acquitting Timothy Puskas of all charges Wednesday in the 2014 death of...

New Jersey beefs up its iconic Jersey Shore boardwalks with $100M in repair or rebuilding funds

Feb. 23, 2024 17:30 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A wooden walkway next to Atlantic City casinos credited as being the first boardwalk in the United States and a similar coastal thoroughfare in the musical home of Bruce Springsteen are among Jersey Shore boardwalks that will share $100 million in repair and...

Insmed: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 22, 2024 07:29 AM EST

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Insmed Inc. (INSM) on Thursday reported a loss of $186.1 million in its fourth quarter. The Bridgewater, New Jersey-based company said it had a loss of $1.28 per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations....

Flyers beat NHL-worst Blackhawks 3-1 to improve to 5-1-1 in last 7

Feb. 21, 2024 23:04 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Travis Konecny, Travis Sanheim and Garent Hathaway scored, Samuel Ersson made 22 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Philadelphia is 5-1-1 in its last seven games. Chicago, last overall in the NHL, has lost 10 of 11....

Ovechkin and McMichael each score twice as the Capitals deal the Devils a 6-2 defeat

Feb. 20, 2024 23:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and Connor McMichael each scored twice, and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 6-2, boosting their slim playoff chances and dealing their division rivals a tough blow in their pursuit. Ovechkin's goals give him 838 in his NHL career....

U.S. casinos won $66.5B in 2023, their best year ever as gamblers showed no economic fear

Feb. 20, 2024 18:17 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — America's commercial casinos won $66.5 billion from gamblers in 2023, the industry's best year ever, according to figures released by its national trade association Tuesday. The American Gaming Association said that total was 10% higher than in 2022,...

New Jersey gov's wife, a US Senate candidate, opposes power plant that he could kill

Feb. 20, 2024 17:55 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's First Lady Tammy Murphy, who is running for U.S. Senate, said Tuesday she opposes construction of a gas-fired backup power plant in a minority neighborhood already heavily burdened with pollution. But she did not say whether she has discussed her...

Nico Hischier scores twice as Devils beat Flyers 6-3 before 70,328 at MetLife Stadium

Feb. 18, 2024 12:48 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes is mentioned so many times when the discussion turns to the New Jersey Devils that many forget about the other No. 1 overall pick on the team and their captain — Nico Hischier. Hischier had two goals and an assist, including the...

New Jersey district settles sex abuse lawsuit involving former teacher for $6 million

Feb. 16, 2024 18:05 PM EST

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey school district will pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit brought by two students who claim they were sexually assaulted for years by a former high school teacher. The male students had filed separate lawsuits weeks apart alleging...