Seton Hall hires Ka-Deidre Simmons assistant hoops coach
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Former Seton Hall standout Ka-Deidre Simmons has been hired as an assistant women's basketball coach.
Coach Anthony Bozzella announced the hiring on Wednesday,...
Man sentenced for assaulting, kidnapping former girlfriend
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who assaulted his former girlfriend with a knife and then kidnapped her has been sentenced to nine years in state prison.
Hughes scores 2 in preseason debut for Devils
Jack Hughes scored twice in his NHL preseason debut, including the winner 40 seconds into overtime to lift a New Jersey Devils split squad to a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night in...
2 men gunned down in Newark; woman critically wounded
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say two men were killed and a woman was critically wounded in a shooting in Newark over the weekend.
Lead pipes that tainted Newark’s water are found across US
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A drinking water crisis in New Jersey's biggest city is bringing new attention to an old problem: Millions of homes across the U.S. get their water through pipes made of toxic...
2 teens escape from detention facility, lead police on chase
CEDAR GROVE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say two boys escaped from a youth detention center and eventually led police on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle that crashed into a utility pole.
Paterson officer pleads guilty to civil rights abuses
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer has pleaded guilty to use of excessive force and filing a false police report.
Paterson officer Eudy Ramos, who entered the plea Monday in...
Volunteers canvass Newark in service line replacement push
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Volunteers have been going door-to-door this weekend in Newark, New Jersey, to help sign up thousands of residents to have their corroding lead service lines...
Judge: Newark doesn’t have to expand water distribution
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that New Jersey's largest city won't have to expand its bottled water program to include pregnant women or families with young children who aren't...
Man charged for fatal crash while driving wrong way
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who police say crashed into a car and killed an off-duty corrections officer as he sped away from police going the wrong way down a one way street has been...
Big NJ water agency failed in scandal when Booker was mayor
Months after Cory Booker took office as mayor of Newark, New Jersey, he cleared the way for his former campaign treasurer and law partner Elnardo Webster to wield influence at the nonprofit that...
Suspended officer pleads not guilty in wife’s slaying
JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) — A suspended New Jersey police lieutenant has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder in the slaying of his estranged wife and the wounding of her boyfriend last...
Frontier Airlines to offer discount service from Newark
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Frontier Airlines will begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport this fall, and offering introductory fares as low as $15 on some flights.
Authorities break up alleged “drugs on wheels” operation
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say they've broken up a massive drug operation centered around a social club in New Jersey's largest city.
Philadelphia woman charged in $100M investment fraud scheme
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An investment fund manager from Philadelphia is facing charges in New Jersey stemming from an alleged $100 million securities fraud scheme.
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Missy Elliott honored at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prize
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Missy Elliott, the rapper-singer-songwriter-producer-dancer whose music videos have moved the needle over the last two decades, was honored at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards,...
Newark to speed replacing of pipes blamed for lead in water
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's biggest city on Monday announced a plan to borrow $120 million to dramatically cut the time it will take to replace pipes causing elevated lead levels in drinking...
Winners of the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Winners of the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, presented Monday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey:
— Video of the year: Taylor Swift, "You Need to Calm...
The Latest: MTV VMAs, in Jersey for the 1st time, flaunt it
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the MTV Video Music Awards, being held Monday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey (all times local):
Man found with mummified remains called dangerous to society
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors called a New Jersey man "dangerous to society" after pieces of a human body were found in his closet, including a head, part of an arm, and a torso dressed in a...
Jonas Brothers tape MTV VMAs segment in home state
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — More than 8,000 people turned out in Asbury Park to watch the Jonas Brothers tape a performance that will be shown on MTV's Video Music Awards on Monday.
State probing fatal crash during NJ police pursuit
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State authorities in New Jersey say they are investigating a fatal crash that occurred when a vehicle being pursued by police struck another car, killing the driver and lone...
Lead testing in Newark water to extend a few more weeks
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Testing to see if city-issued filters are removing enough lead from Newark's water will last a few more weeks.
The state Department of Environmental Protection said...
Newark man faces child sex charges; mummified remains found
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police responding to a call about child sexual abuse said they found mummified remains and an altar to an unknown deity in the home of a man who is now facing multiple...
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New Jersey governor: No state of emergency over Newark water
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor said Wednesday he isn't declaring a state of emergency over lead levels in Newark's water.
NJ.com reports Democrat Phil Murphy also said additional...
Newark’s Penn Station to get more than $18M renovation
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's Penn Station is getting more than $18 million in renovations.
The money is coming from the federal government and will be used to repair Platform D, which serves...
TSA says traveler forgot snake at Newark security checkpoint
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A young girl discovered something slithery at a New Jersey airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake.
Transportation Security Administration officials at Newark...
Newark awaits ruling on bottled water distribution plan
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Testing to determine whether high lead levels in a few homes in New Jersey's largest city indicate a more widespread problem could take another month, the mayor said as Newark...
Water distribution continues as lead problem assessed
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's large-scale bottled water distribution is continuing as officials try to understand the failure of two filters intended to eliminate lead from water.
Newark, Delaware, upgrading from parking meters
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Newark, Delaware, is getting rid of parking meters and upgrading to more modern ways of collecting money for parking.
The News Journal of Wilmington reports that the city...
Nursing assistant charged in death of 85-year-old patient
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A nursing assistant has been charged with manslaughter in the death of an 85-year-old woman who was in her care.
The Essex County prosecutor's office says 46-year-old...
Chris Christie forms institute to talk politics
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who once told a heckler to "sit down and shut up," is forming a think tank to discuss ways to bring civility back to...
Newark fights push for more bottled water amid lead troubles
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city faced off in court Thursday against an environmental group seeking to force officials to expand the distribution of bottled water to more residents...
Campaign: Nevada demographics, family tie a boon for Booker
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cory Booker's family ties to Las Vegas and the similar demographics between his home state of New Jersey and Nevada will help him compete in the western state's presidential...
Man pleads not guilty to killing au pair, her boss
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has pleaded not guilty to charges of killing the au pair he was dating and her boss who owned a New York City comedy club.
NJ officials: We’re working with EPA to test lead in water
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities said Wednesday they're working with federal officials to determine how widespread lead in Newark's drinking water might be, as the city handed out...
Bottled water sent to Newark found to be past ‘best by’ date
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An initial shipment of bottled water for Newark residents affected by potentially high lead levels has been found to be past its "best by" date — but state officials say no one...
Gooden DWI court date pushed back as talks continue
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A court date for former Major League Baseball pitcher Dwight Gooden has been postponed.
The former Cy Young award winner was scheduled in Newark's municipal court Tuesday...
Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Shawn Mendes, Bad Bunny to perform at VMAs
NEW YORK (AP) — Lil Nas X, Lizzo and Shawn Mendes are set to perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
MTV announced Tuesday that Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin and Rosalia will also...
Newark handing out bottled water as lead levels test high
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Residents began picking up bottled water on Monday, days after elevated lead levels were found in homes where city-issued filters had been distributed months ago as part of an...
TSA: Newark Airport sets screening record, more than 80K
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration officials say it has been a record-breaking summer at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport.
EPA: Newark should provide bottled water due to lead
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The governor of New jersey and the mayor of Newark have vowed to provide bottled water to city residents with lead service lines after tests indicate filters may not be...
The Latest: NJ governor, Newark mayor vow to provide water
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Newark elevated lead levels (all times local):
The governor of New jersey and the mayor of Newark have vowed to provide bottled water to...
Newark shooting leaves 18-year-old dead, 2 wounded
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A street shooting in New Jersey's largest city has left an 18-year-old dead and two other people wounded, including another teenager.
IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — A gunman who killed a civilian in a town outside Newark shot and wounded three police officers who responded to the scene.