Associated Press Published 10:21 AM EST Jan 14, 2019 Logan Township, N.J. – Police have surrounded a United Parcel Service facility in New Jersey in response to a reported active shooter. Television images show police cars surrounding the loading dock area of the building in Logan Township, about 20 miles south of Philadelphia. Armed officers can be seen crouching behind one of the vehicles. A person answering the phone at the township police department says it is an active shooter situation, but didn’t give further details. … [Read more...] about Reported active shooter at UPS facility in N.J.
The Associated Press Published 1:43 PM EST Dec 5, 2018 East Rutherford, N.J. — Los Angeles, the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area and Dallas were among the eight cities and venues chosen to be the home sites when the XFL launches its inaugural season in February 2020. Commissioner and chief executive Oliver Luck also said there will be franchises in Houston, St. Louis, Seattle, Tampa and Washington, D.C., when the league kicks off the weekend of Feb. 8-9. “After months of research and consideration, we’re thrilled to announce the cities and venues of the XFL’s eight inaugural teams,” said Luck. “We are committed to being ingrained in the local community and extremely fortunate that our teams will have world-class facilities to call home.” The football league founded by wrestling entrepreneur Vince McMahon will be absent in several of the largest television markets: Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Boston and Atlanta. It will have … [Read more...] about Los Angeles, Dallas, N.Y.-N.J. , D.C. headline XFL cities for 2020
Mike Catalini Associated Press Published 9:46 AM EDT Oct 24, 2018 Trenton, N.J. — Another child has died following a severe viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center for “medically fragile children,” bringing the death toll to seven, the facility said Wednesday. There have been 18 cases overall of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, about 30 miles northwest of New York, the state Health Department said. The 227-bed, for-profit facility cares for children and elderly residents. The agency had said Tuesday that six children had died this month. But the center said it learned Tuesday night that another child had died. The strain afflicting the children is usually associated with acute respiratory illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which on its website instructs health workers to report unusual clusters to state or local health departments. The Health Department hasn’t … [Read more...] about Child death toll hits 7 in viral outbreak in N.J.
Associated Press Published 7:33 AM EDT Oct 18, 2018 Trenton, N.J. – A New Jersey family court judge who told a woman she could “close your legs” to stop a sexual assault says he was trying to elicit more details from her. Judge John Russo on Wednesday appeared before a committee on judicial conduct that is reviewing four counts of judicial misconduct against Russo. The woman appeared before Russo in 2016 seeking a restraining order against a man who she claimed forced her to have sex. Russo told the panel he felt the woman was withholding information. Russo said he was trying to be a “fact-finder” and was not trying to “humiliate or embarrass” the woman. The hearing will resume at a later date. Russo has been on administrative leave since last year. … [Read more...] about N.J. judge explains ‘close your legs’ comment
Associated Press Updated 5:27 p.m. UTC Aug 21, 2018 Teterboro, N.J. – A plane that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport has been circling over Connecticut before what authorities say will be an attempt to make an emergency landing at an airport in Massachusetts. The Gulfstream IV jet was carrying 16 passengers when it left Teterboro Airport around 10:50 a.m. Tuesday. The pilot soon realized what had happened and began circling the airport for about 30 minutes before the jet was diverted. The jet was headed to London Luton Airport in Luton, England. The Federal Aviation Administration says it was diverted to Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport in Westfield, Massachusetts. Flight tracking service flightradar24.com showed the flight circling over Stamford and Bridgeport in southern Connecticut on the Long Island Sound shortly after 1 p.m. … [Read more...] about Plane blows 2 tires while taking off from N.J. airport