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Woman is 1st confirmed omicron case in New Jersey, Georgia

Dec. 03, 2021 20:15 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman who recently traveled from South Africa is both New Jersey and Georgia's first confirmed case of the omicron variant of COVID-19, authorities said late Friday. The woman is a fully vaccinated Georgia resident who tested positive on Sunday,...

Signs show NJ statehouse shot, test mandate still in effect

Dec. 03, 2021 17:59 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey statehouse requirement for visitors to show proof of COVID-19 or a negative test is still in effect after Republican lawmakers defied it ahead of a voting session Thursday. That's according to signage posted around entryways to the...

Month after rout by Colts, Jets D gets 'do-over' vs. Eagles

Dec. 03, 2021 15:52 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' defense was at rock bottom a month ago. Indianapolis had just run through, around and past the Jets in front of a national TV audience, gouging New York for 260 yards rushing. It was a downright pitiful and, as the coaches...

Daniel Jones will not play against Dolphins, neck injury

Dec. 03, 2021 15:08 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones will not play against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday because of a neck injury, and he could be out longer. Coach Joe Judge ruled out Jones on Friday after being told by the team's medical personnel that...

Details emerge in plane crash that killed space traveler

Dec. 03, 2021 12:06 PM EST

HAMPTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators have released some details on the small plane crash that killed a one-time space traveler and another man last month. The Nov. 11 crash in a wooded area of northwestern New Jersey killed...

Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen top country fest in Atlantic City

Dec. 03, 2021 11:31 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will host a three-day country music concert festival next August, headlined by Luke Bryan and Morgan Wallen. The Tidalwave Music Festival will be held on the beach from Aug. 12-14, 2022. An additional...

Kaprizov scores twice, Wild roll to 5-2 win against Devils

Dec. 03, 2021 00:09 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov had two goals and an assist as the Minnesota Wild kept rolling with a 5-2 win against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Ryan Hartman had a goal and two assists, and Rem Pitlick and Dmitry Kulikov also scored for Minnesota,...

New Jersey GOP lawmakers defy vaccine mandate

Dec. 02, 2021 19:27 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Disorder and confusion erupted in the halls outside the New Jersey Assembly on Thursday as several Republican lawmakers defied a new requirement to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test and were blocked by state troopers— albeit briefly — from...

Jets, Wilson searching for right balance to QB's footwork

Dec. 02, 2021 19:16 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson's return from a four-game absence finished on the right foot. Cleaning up his footwork is the next step for the New York Jets rookie quarterback. And it's a not-so-simple task for a player who was known for...

Giants Kitchens felt play calling went smoothly in 1st game

Dec. 02, 2021 17:12 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Judge isn't making the Miami Dolphins guess about who will be calling the offensive plays for the New York Giants this weekend. Former Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens handled the role against the Eagles after Jason Garrett was...