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NJ boy injured in sledding accident

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A day of fun in the snow ended in a trip to the hospital for an 11-year-old in northern New Jersey. The boy was sledding down a steep slope that ended at a fenced-in retaining wall in Mount Olive Township on ...

Snow Hits New Jersey, Making Travel More Difficult

A snowstorm delayed travel and closed schools around the Garden State.

8 arrested in NJ immigrant detention protest

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Eight people have been arrested after attempting to block access to an immigration detention facility in northern New Jersey. The eight were among a group of about 60 protesters who formed a human chain outside a detention ...

300 Black Bears Expected to be ‘Harvested’ This Week

Director of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Division of Gaming and Wildlife David Chanda says that approximately 300 black bears are expected to be killed by the end of the state's bear hunt.

Over 700 same-sex couples wed in NJ in 7 weeks

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — More than 700 same-sex couples have gotten married or renewed their vows in New Jersey the first 47 days the state allowed gay nuptials. The state Health Department that as of Dec. 6, town registrars had informed the state of ...

Woman dies in Bloomfield fire

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a house fire in Bloomfield has claimed the life of a woman in a wheelchair. Police found 65-year-old Esther Utkewicz in her wheelchair at the front door of her burning home on Haines Street Tuesday. She was ...

California student wins $100k science scholarship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A California high school student has won a $100,000 scholarship for research that could be used to develop drugs to combat the flu. The Siemens Foundation announced the winners of its annual high school science competition during ...

2K get meningitis B vaccinations at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has vaccinated nearly 2,000 of its students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United ...

Princeton searches for Salinger leaker

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials at Princeton University are trying to find out who is responsible for leaking an unpublished manuscript by J.D. Salinger from the university's library. University Spokesman Martin Mbugua (boo-'GWAH) tells The Times ...

Pa. Catholic school teacher fired for gay wedding

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A gay teacher at a suburban Philadelphia Catholic high school has been fired after he applied for a New Jersey marriage license. Michael Griffin was fired from Holy Ghost Preparatory School on Friday after administrators said ...