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Washington crossing the Delaware: Reenactment is revived

Dec. 25, 2021 14:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds gathered on both sides of the Delaware River to watch an annual Christmas Day reenactment of George Washington’s 1776 crossing, a year after pandemic restrictions forced viewers to watch it online. Reenactors in three boats completed the...

2 teens charged in Trenton shooting that killed 2, injured 2

Dec. 13, 2021 13:04 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two teenagers were arrested on charges stemming from a shooting in September in New Jersey's capital that left two people dead and two wounded, authorities said. A 17-year-old male from Trenton and a 16-year-old male from Hamilton were each charged with murder,...

Casino workers mad that NJ speeds tax break, not smoking ban

Dec. 09, 2021 11:22 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City casino workers are furious that the New Jersey Legislature is moving quickly to pass a bill giving tax breaks to the gambling halls, but not acting on a measure that would permanently prohibit smoking in the casinos. Continuing a nearly yearlong...

Hate crime trial of former NJ police chief ends in mistrial

Dec. 01, 2021 18:53 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A retrial in the hate-crime case against a former New Jersey police chief ended without a verdict Wednesday. A federal judge declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict in the trial of Frank Nucera, the former police chief of...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 00:59 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= ALAH 51, Catlin (Salt Fork) 24 Beecher City/Cowden Herrick (BK ONLY) 38, Cumberland 31 Benton 47, Trenton Wesclin 24 Carlyle 58, Piasa Southwestern 21 Centralia 58,...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 23:58 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Akr. Hoban 78, Canfield S. Range 27 Amherst Steele 64, Elyria 25 Anna 35, W. Liberty-Salem 30 Antwerp 39, Holgate 24 Apple Creek Waynedale 47, Creston Norwayne 30 ...

Suspect in New Jersey double homicide arrested in Arizona

Nov. 18, 2021 13:23 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 33-year-old man sought in a double-homicide in New Jersey has been arrested in Arizona, authorities said Thursday. Members of a U.S. Marshals Service task force arrested Gabriel B. Vilorio-Jaquez on Wednesday at a Tucson apartment complex while he...

NJ Republicans pick up at least 4 Assembly seats, 1 Senate

Nov. 11, 2021 18:21 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republicans added to the GOP's positive election results across the country, picking up at least four seats in the Assembly and netting one new seat in the Senate, according to Associated Press race calls made Thursday in the Nov. 2 election. ...

Human trafficking suit spreads to Hindu temples in 5 states

Nov. 10, 2021 19:05 PM EST

A lawsuit in which workers accuse a Hindu organization of human trafficking by luring them from India to build a temple in New Jersey for as little as $1.20 a day has widened to four other states. In the initial lawsuit filed in May, workers at a Hindu temple in...

Durr grapples with new post as Sweeney cites 'red wave'

Nov. 10, 2021 16:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Republican state senator-elect who works as a furniture store truck driver and whose victory over New Jersey's powerful Senate president made national headlines acknowledged Wednesday how formidable the new role will be for him and...