COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker has netted the first endorsement from a sitting lawmaker in the crucial early-voting state of South Carolina.
Fire leaves 3 Newark homes damaged, fire captain injured
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a fast-moving fire damaged three buildings in New Jersey's largest city, leaving a fire captain injured and displacing more than 20 residents.
Man killed when gunfire erupts inside Newark restaurant
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A shooting inside a restaurant in New Jersey's largest city has left a man dead.
But it's not clear what sparked the shooting, which authorities say occurred around 10...
Sex offender faces new sexual assault, luring charges
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say a convicted sex offender lured a teenage girl to a boarding house and sexually assaulted her over a five-month period.
Newark City Council votes to increase their salaries
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Newark City Council has agreed to increase their salaries by more than $30,000.
Councilors agreed Tuesday to pay raises that will increase salaries to $95,000, up...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The crew of a Learjet that crashed into office buildings near a New Jersey airport two years ago committed multiple mistakes during the 25-minute flight from Philadelphia,...
HOUSTON (AP) — A United Airlines crew declared an emergency when an engine on a Boeing 737-900 carrying 180 people shut down as the aircraft descended into Houston, federal authorities said...
2020 Democrats aim to make inroads in rural America
DENMARK, S.C. (AP) — Deanna Miller Berry doesn't often see presidential candidates. So when New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker recently came to Bamberg County, South Carolina, she was primed to unload...
Plane makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Smoke reported on board an Air Transat flight forced an emergency landing Saturday at a New Jersey airport, where the 189 passengers were evacuated by emergency...
PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland have apprehended a man on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list who's accused in the 2014 strangulation of a New Jersey woman.
IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — Police say a girl walking her dog heard screams coming from a car trunk and helped rescue a man who had been carjacked and robbed the night before.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who worked at a small grocery store his daughter owned in New Jersey's largest city is headed to prison for his role in a food stamps for cash scheme that cheated the...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A resentencing has been pushed back for a onetime aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A handyman convicted of murdering his former employer in New Jersey with a hammer, wrench and screwdriver has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Taxiing plane strikes wing of 2nd plane; no injuries
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a plane taxiing at Newark Liberty Airport struck the wing of another plane, but no one was injured.
The airport said in a message on Twitter that the...
Seton Hall looks to sweep Georgetown
Seton Hall (16-11, 7-8) vs. Georgetown (17-11, 7-8)
Capital One Arena, Washington; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seton Hall goes for the season sweep over Georgetown after...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey attorney general says a man spent over a year dumping large amounts of trash underneath highway bridges.
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Thursday...
Man, 3 children injured when dog attacks them in parking lot
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a dog attacked and bit three children and a man in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant in New Jersey's largest city.
Rail service resumes into, out of New York Penn Station
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rail service has resumed into and out of the nation's busiest train station after an earlier wire problem.
Amtrak says the problem with overhead wires between New York's...
Bus driver given overdose antidote will remain in jail
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has ordered that a woman who crashed a school bus carrying special-needs students and then was administered an overdose antidote should be kept in jail pending...
Man who killed 2 ex-girlfriends and a man gets 190-year term
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man convicted of murdering two ex-girlfriends and the new boyfriend of one of them has been sentenced to 190 years in prison.
Officer suspended as officials probe fatal pursuit shooting
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Newark police officer who fatally shot a man and wounded another during a vehicle pursuit last month has been suspended while authorities investigate whether the shooting was...
Lipscomb looks to sweep NJIT
NJIT (20-9, 8-6) vs. Lipscomb (21-6, 12-2)
Allen Arena, Nashville, Tennessee; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Lipscomb goes for the season sweep over NJIT after winning the previous...
Man, 72, died in fire at senior living apartment complex
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey have released the name of a man who died in a fire at a senior living apartment complex in Newark.
Man accused of dragging officer with stolen car arrested
WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts have arrested a man they say dragged a police officer with a stolen car.
Police say 37-year-old Theodore William Newton of Newark,...
Expanded exhibit showcases images of border walls, fences
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A photo exhibit showcasing different barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico is reaching an expanded audience.
1 killed in fire at Newark senior living apartment complex
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say one person died in a fire at a senior living apartment complex in Newark.
The Essex County prosecutor's office says the blaze at St. Mary's...
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Company: Bus driver given overdose antidote had diabetes
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A school bus company official says a New Jersey driver who was given an opioid antidote after hitting a tree may have been experiencing diabetes complications.
Ex-postal worker admits taking bribes to steal credit cards
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former postal worker has admitted she accepted cash to steal envelopes containing credit cards.
Kyanne Costley pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting bribes. The...
St. John’s seeks revenge on Seton Hall
Seton Hall (16-10, 7-7) vs. St. John's (19-8, 7-7)
Madison Square Garden, New York; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seton Hall goes for the season sweep over St. John's after winning...
NJIT looks to sweep Jacksonville
NJIT (19-9, 7-6) vs. Jacksonville (12-16, 5-8)
Swisher Gym, Jacksonville, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: NJIT goes for the season sweep over Jacksonville after winning the...
School bus driver revived with opioid antidote after crash
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey's largest city say they used an opioid-overdose antidote to revive a school bus driver after the bus carrying a dozen special-needs children hit a...