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Authorities: Teen in stolen car crashes into police vehicle

Nov. 29, 2021 12:41 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A teenage boy driving a stolen car in New Jersey’s largest city crashed into an unmarked police vehicle while trying to avoid officers, injuring a detective, authorities said. The crash in Newark occurred around 2:25 p.m. Sunday. ...

Authorities: Man driving stolen car hits home, sparking fire

Nov. 25, 2021 15:03 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man driving a stolen car crashed into a home in New Jersey's largest city early Thursday, leaving the driver critically injured and sparking a fire that damaged the home, authorities said. The single-vehicle crash in Newark occurred shortly before...

Charge: Off-duty cop hit man, carried body around in car

Nov. 24, 2021 16:19 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Newark police officer fatally struck a man walking on a highway shoulder then drove around with the man's body and visited his mother looking for advice, according to charges released Wednesday. Officer Louis Santiago faces multiple charges in the...

French citizen charged in scheme to sell weight loss drug

Nov. 24, 2021 13:25 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A French citizen is facing a charge in New Jersey that he made false statements to try and gain the rights to sell a weight loss drug. Alain Bouaziz was arrested Tuesday night at Newark Liberty International Airport as he prepared to leave the the...

Fire damages Newark restaurant

Nov. 24, 2021 11:41 AM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Fire officials in Delaware are investigating a fire that damaged a restaurant in Newark early Wednesday. The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating after the fire at Miller’s Ale House at Center Pointe Plaza, WDEL-FM reported. ...

Vaccines making Thanksgiving easier, but hot spots remain

Nov. 23, 2021 18:34 PM EST

The U.S. is facing its second Thanksgiving of the pandemic in better shape than the first time around, thanks to the vaccine, though some regions are seeing surges of COVID-19 cases that could get worse as families travel the country for gatherings that were impossible a year ago. ...

Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick named in sex abuse lawsuit

Nov. 23, 2021 17:43 PM EST

Defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is facing another sexual abuse lawsuit, from a man who claims McCarrick abused him in the 1980s in New Jersey. In the lawsuit filed in state court and announced Tuesday, Michael Reading alleged McCarrick engaged in sexual contact with...

4 adults, 1 child wounded in shooting at Friendsgiving party

Nov. 22, 2021 10:16 AM EST

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Authorities on Monday were searching for suspects after four adults and a child were wounded in a shooting at a Friendsgiving celebration in New Jersey. The group had gathered in the backyard of a home in Passaic when two gunmen opened fire early...

Saturday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 23:59 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Amherst Steele 46, Cle. Hts. Beaumont 27 Archbold 42, Hicksville 39 Ashville Teays Valley 59, Logan 25 Bellbrook 45, Beavercreek 32 Beloit W. Branch 61,...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 00:00 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Albany Alexander 43, Circleville 37 Apple Creek Waynedale 58, Ashland Crestview 33 Arcanum 58, Bishop Fenwick 36 Attica Seneca E. 57, Bascom Hopewell-Loudon 24 ...