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Klimala helps Red Bulls earn wild 3-3 draw with Fire

May. 19, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The Chicago Fire's Xherdan Shaqiri and the New York Red Bulls' Patryk Klimala put the finishing touches on a wild 3-3 draw on Wednesday. Shaqiri's third goal of the season came in the 89th minute to give Chicago (2-5-6) a 1-0 lead, but Klimala answered during...

Manslaughter conviction, 22-year sentence tossed over search

May. 18, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man sentenced to 22 years in prison for the beating death of another man could walk free after an appeals court ruled Wednesday that police unlawfully searched his possessions. Yves Marcellus pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the 2016...

Giants sign 4 defensive players, release 4 others

May. 18, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants added four defensive players to their roster, including three who have previously worked with members of the coaching staff. The Giants announced the signings of end Jalyn Holmes, safety Henry Black and cornerbacks Maurice Canady and...

Teen dies, sister rescued in New Jersey beach sand collapse

May. 17, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — An 18-year-old male died while playing with his sister at a New Jersey beach when a large hole they were digging in the sand collapsed, police said. His sister was also trapped but was rescued and treated at the scene, the Toms River Police Department said...

NJ trooper won't face charges in Black motorist's 2020 death

May. 17, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

A state grand jury has declined to file criminal charges against a white New Jersey state trooper who fatally shot a Black motorist during a traffic stop on the Garden State Parkway two years ago, the state attorney general's office said Tuesday. Maurice Gordon's death occurred two...

Once public housing, Newark site to get $125M film studio

May. 17, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The former site of one of Newark’s oldest public housing complexes is getting a $125 million makeover, becoming a TV and film production studio. Anchored by global entertainment provider Lionsgate, the 12-acre facility replaces the Seth Boyden homes in the...

New Jersey casinos pass pre-pandemic revenue levels in April

May. 16, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s casinos, horse tracks that offer sports betting and the online partners of both types of gambling outlets won $422 million from gamblers in April, up 20% from a year earlier, figures released Monday show. And the casinos’ core business,...

Minjee Lee hangs on, wins LPGA Founders Cup over Thompson

May. 15, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The way LPGA scoring leader Minjee Lee has been playing, winning was only a matter of time. The title came in the Cognizant Founders Cup on Sunday after a final round in which the Australian wasn't playing her best. Lee made her only three...

Final round of LPGA Founders Cup delayed an hour by fog

May. 15, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the final round of the Cognizant Founders Cup was delayed by an hour because of fog. Playing off both the front and back nines, the first groups at the $3 million event at the Upper Montclair Country Club teed off at 8:22 a.m. Minjee...

Minjee Lee takes 1-shot lead into last round of Founders Cup

May. 14, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Minjee Lee seemed to be more worried about finishing her third round on a dreary, rainy day than keeping the lead at the Cognizant Founders Cup. The 25-year-old LPGA Tour scoring leader did both Saturday moving within a round of posting her first win of the...