Tag archive for ‘New Jersey’
By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Disaster drill staged at JFK airport, with volunteer victims

NEW YORK (AP) - Hundreds of volunteers showed up at Kennedy International Airport to participate in emergency exercises that included simulated smoke, and fake blood and wounds. The three-hour disaster drill was More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Authorities: 3 people wounded in shooting at nightclub

VINELAND, N.J. (AP) - A shooting at a New Jersey nightclub has left three people wounded. But Vineland police are still trying to determine what sparked the shooting at Grant Plaza, which occurred around 1:25 a.m. More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Springsteen takes part in surprise show at film festival

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) - Bruce Springsteen took part in a two-hour jam session during a surprise appearance at a film festival in his home state of New Jersey. Longtime E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt and More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Motorists still seeing higher gas prices in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists continue to see higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.44. That's up 3 cents from More...

By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Gubernatorial candidates consider broader marijuana laws

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The Trump administration recently warned about the potential for marijuana to lead to other drug use, but candidates for New Jersey governor are considering embracing efforts to authorize recreational More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Group: ICE detains at least 10 in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents conducted a targeted enforcement action in a New Jersey city. A Latino community group says agents detained at least 10 people in New Brunswick More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Police: About a dozen sickened after ingesting synthetic pot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - About a dozen people in New Jersey have become ill after police say they apparently ingested the synthetic marijuana K2. Police in Newark responded Thursday night to a report of a sick person More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Christie defends killing tunnel project he says ‘stunk’

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending his decision to discontinue a project to build a new rail tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. Christie's 2010 decision has More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Experts warn beachgoers to stay away from seals along shore

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) - Officials in New Jersey are reminding beachgoers to stay away from seals after record numbers of the marine mammals have appeared on beaches. Bob Schoelkopf, founder and director of the Marine More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Shore shame: Condoms, dentures, among New Jersey beach trash

SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) - Condoms, hair extensions, a toilet seat, a pink lawn flamingo and two decorated Christmas trees were among the unusual items volunteers plucked from New Jersey beaches last year. The Clean More...