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AP names Berland as weekend global news manager

10-2-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Evan Berland, a senior Associated Press editor and manager, has been appointed AP's global news manager for weekends. Berland will oversee AP weekend operations in all formats. He will be based at the news cooperative's Nerve Center ...

Feds: Trader made $1.5M by manipulating prices

10-2-14
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago prosecutors say a high-frequency trader in New Jersey has been indicted for allegedly manipulating commodities prices by using software that executes trades within milliseconds. The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago announced ...

2 bidders seek Miss. private prison contract

10-2-14
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections say two companies are bidding to manage the state's four privately operated prisons. One is the current operator, Utah-based Management and Training Corp. The second is ...

Adelson interested in northern New Jersey casino

10-2-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson says he's interested in building a casino in the northern New Jersey Meadowlands if the state allows the expansion of gambling beyond Atlantic City. Speaking Wednesday at a ...

Hudson River rail tunnels need more repairs

10-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak says flooding from Superstorm Sandy caused more damage than first thought to the two tunnels that carry trains under the Hudson River. Saltwater has caused cracks to concrete walls and corroded tracks and electrical ...

New Jersey lawmakers advance sports betting bill

10-2-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Legislation that would allow sports betting in casinos and racetracks has been advanced by a New Jersey Assembly panel. Proponents hope the measure will bolster administrative action that would do the same thing. The Assembly's ...

‘Real Housewives’ couple get prison for fraud

10-2-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) is headed to prison. She was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Newark to 15 months behind bars on conspiracy and bankruptcy charges. She cried as she apologized ...
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Revel Sold for $110 Million at Auction

10-1-14
Brookfield Asset Management purchased Revel for $110 million at auction and plans to reopen it as a casino.
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Fort Monmouth Auctions Off Items

10-1-14
People were able to bid on thousands of items at Fort Monmouth left behind after the government shut down the Army base three years ago.
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Compulsive Gambling Council Director Aims to Spread the Word About Gambling Addiction

10-1-14
The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey Executive Director Donald Weinbaum says the council's goal is to spread the word about gambling addiction so it can provide help to those who need it.