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APNewsBreak: Trump Plaza online bets can continue

9-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators will let Betfair continue to take Internet bets after its brick-and-mortar casino partner, Trump Plaza, closes down later this month. David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming ...

Firm eyes possible Showboat purchase

9-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Florida company that develops restaurant and entertainment complexes says it's interested in the former Showboat casino in Atlantic City. Latitude 360, a Jacksonville company, says the newly closed casino is one of ...

TSA appoints new safety director for NJ, Delaware

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has appointed a new federal security director for airports in New Jersey and Delaware. Thomas Carter will have oversight of security at Newark Liberty, Atlantic City International, ...

Maine man gets jail in scallop scheme

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a Maine seafood company who admitted conspiring to conceal the harvesting of nearly 80,000 pounds of scallops off the coasts of New Jersey and Massachusetts has been sentenced to jail. Seafood wholesaler D.C. Air & ...

Christie continues Mexico trade mission

9-4-14
MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is continuing a trade mission to Mexico with more closed-door meetings and a visit to one of the country's most cherished Catholic sites. Christie began Thursday with a breakfast with the Mexican ...

Former A&P executive sentenced for ticket scam

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former senior vice president of a supermarket chain who sold more than $1.2 million worth of concert and sports tickets meant for the store for his own gain has been sentenced to three years in prison. U.S. District Judge ...

Turmoil at 2 Trump casinos as Plaza shutdown nears

9-4-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Turmoil is engulfing the two Trump casinos in Atlantic City. The soon-to-close Trump Plaza is considering keeping its Internet betting operation online after the physical casino closes, and the Taj Mahal is experiencing ...

FDA OKs Merck drug, 1st in new cancer drug class

9-4-14
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug in a new class of cancer medicines that work by stimulating the immune system, a Merck drug developed for treating deadly skin cancer. The Food and Drug Administration ...

Christie continues Mexico trade mission

9-4-14
MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is continuing a trade mission to Mexico with more closed-door meetings and a visit to one of the country's most cherished Catholic sites. Christie began Thursday with a breakfast with the Mexican ...

Deal averts sale of NJ shore town’s carousel

9-4-14
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — The Seaside Heights Carousel that survived Superstorm Sandy and a boardwalk fire will not be going up for sale. A deal has been reached to keep the merry-go-round in the New Jersey shore town. The Asbury Park Press ...