UConn coach returns to NJ for game honoring 9/11 victims

Sports 12/07/18, 14:12

UConn basketball coach Dan Hurley was teaching high school history at St. Benedict's in Newark, New Jersey on Sept. 11, 2001, when he looked out the window and saw smoke rising from the World Trade Center across the Hudson River in New York.One of Hurley's friends would lose his brother, ...

FBI agents search home of Atlantic City’s first-term mayor

U.S. 12/03/18, 11:06

FBI agents are searching the home of Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. The FBI's Newark division confirms agents are searching Gilliam's house Monday. It wasn't immediately known what prompted the search. The Democrat is in his first year as mayor. The former two-term city councilman defeated Republican incumbent Don Guardian in ...

Newark mayor defends actions in city’s water crisis

U.S. 11/08/18, 17:37

The mayor of New Jersey's largest city is denouncing comparisons between high lead levels in his city's water and the crisis in Flint, Michigan.A lead pipe, left, is seen in a hole the kitchen ceiling in the home of Desmond Odom, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Newark, N.J. A water ...

Bookmaker opens sports lounge in Devils hockey arena

Hockey 10/25/18, 14:40

New Jersey's rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach into a professional hockey arena, even as it adds a seventh Atlantic City casino to the fold.Bookmaker William Hill US said it plans to open a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark's Prudential Center, where the NHL's New Jersey ...

United adds another nonstop flight from Omaha to New York area

New York 10/17/18, 05:39

United Airlines said Monday that it would expand service from Omaha to the New York area. The airline, which currently operates two nonstop flights to and from Newark Liberty International Airport, will begin flying three daily nonstop flights. Newark, New Jersey, is just outside New York City. The flights will operate year-round ...

Murphy defends assault claim handling, but orders review

U.S. 10/15/18, 16:53

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday defended his administration's handling of a state worker's sexual assault allegation against a man who went on to work for him.Murphy vowed to launch an investigation after Katie Brennan's allegations surfaced Sunday in the Wall Street Journal, he said at a press conference ...

Gritty roots: Delaware man defends googly-eyed brainchild

Hockey 10/07/18, 09:12

Moments before the Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new 7-foot orange mascot Gritty last month, the Delaware man who developed the hockey team's furry cheerleader turned to a team executive."I said, 'Let's be clear. If this all goes well, it's all because of me," Newark native David Raymond said to Flyers ...

Situation seeks probation in tax case; feds seek 14 months

Entertainment 10/04/18, 08:58

The Situation should trade in his muscle shirts for a prison jumpsuit or avoid serving time altogether, according to dueling pre-sentencing submissions in the "Jersey Shore" actor's federal tax case.Attorneys for the star, whose real name is Michael Sorrentino, argue he should receive probation after pleading guilty in January to ...

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