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Officials: NJ officer caught child dropped from balcony

Sep. 19, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer safely caught a one-month-old baby dropped off a second-floor balcony over the weekend, authorities said. The Hudson County prosecutor's office said Officer Eduardo Matute was among those called to the Jersey City...

Rutgers 3-0 for first time since 2012, beats Delaware 45-13

Sep. 18, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Three games into the season, Rutgers found its big-play offense. Noah Vedral threw for two touchdowns and Isaih Pacheco ran for two more as the Scarlet Knights defeated Delaware 45-13 Saturday for its first 3-0 start since 2012. ...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Audubon 35, Haddon Heights 25 Bergen Catholic 28, Delbarton 19 Bergenfield 33, Paramus 23 Bristol, Pa. 21, Pennington 15 Cherry Hill East 28, Princeton 21 ...

Gas prices tick up in NJ, increase around nation at large

Sep. 18, 2021 11:09 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices ticked up again in New Jersey and also increased around the nation as a whole as Gulf Coast refineries remain shuttered following recent storms. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 41, Tri-County 14 Abingdon 38, Aledo (Mercer County) 14 Alton 6, Belleville West 3 Amboy 60, Biggsville West Central 14 Amboy-LaMoille 60, Biggsville West Central 14 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:55 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= All Saints 32, Donahue Academy 6 Archbishop Carroll 36, Marathon 7 Armwood 46, Strawberry Crest 0 Astronaut 21, Space Coast 7 Auburndale 20, Heritage 0 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Allentown 42, Lawrence 38 Barnegat 26, Jackson Liberty 0 Becton 27, Wood-Ridge 7 Bernards 42, Governor Livingston 7 Bishop Eustace Prep 18, Gloucester Catholic 16 ...

Judge who said men are 'in control' suspended for 1 month

Sep. 17, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge who suggested to a domestic violence suspect that men are “in control” has been suspended without pay two years after he made the comments. The state Supreme Court announced Friday it adopted the recommendation of a panel on...

Jets throw support to N.J. high school hit hard by Ida

Sep. 17, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Armental pulled up to Dwight Morrow High School's campus the morning after Hurricane Ida flooded the Northeast and was stunned at the massive damage. The school in Englewood, New Jersey, and the surrounding neighborhoods were hit hard by...

Sign of times: Jets defense out to eliminate explosive plays

Sep. 17, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jeff Ulbrich walked into his office on his first day as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator and found a handmade sign on display waiting for him. It simply read in bold letters written in black marker: “ELIMINATE EXPLOSIVES!!” ...