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Ravens’ Rice gets initial OK for court program

5-20-14
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received initial approval to enter a court program that could result in dismissal of a criminal charge against him in New Jersey. The decision announced Tuesday relates to an ...

Tennis coach sentenced for stalking teen student

5-17-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A tennis coach convicted of stalking a teenage student four nearly four years has been sentenced to 90 days in prison. Union County prosecutors say 36-year-old Joseph Gellene of West Long Branch also will have to serve 18 ...
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One Month to Go for Special Olympics USA Games

5-14-14
The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games begin June 14 at the Prudential Center in Newark. Barnabas Health held a kickoff ceremony today.

Court: Red Bulls must pay $2.8M in property taxes

5-12-14
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court says the state's Major League Soccer franchise must pay the town of Harrison nearly $3 million in property taxes. The New York Red Bulls have played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison since 2010. During ...

Former Minnesota QB Nelson arrested in Mankato

5-11-14
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has been jailed following an altercation in Mankato that sent a former Minnesota State player to the hospital in critical condition. A police statement says officers came ...
Mudderella participants going through one of the obstacles on the course. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Conners.

Mudderella Obstacle Course Arrives in NJ

5-7-14
Mudderella, the outdoor obstacle course targeted to women, is set to take place for the first time in New Jersey May 10.

Ex-New York Jets cheerleader sues, arguing low pay

5-6-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A former cheerleader with the New York Jets has sued the team, claiming she and others were underpaid in violation of New Jersey state wage laws. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in state Superior Court in Bergen County, where ...

Some NFL retirees fault concussion deal

5-5-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The proposed $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims is under attack again, this time from retirees who say they would get nothing for their residual health problems. Seven former players asked Monday to intervene in ...

New Jersey sports gambling suit tab: $2.8M, rising

5-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's bid to bring legalized sports gambling to the state has met with defeat in the courts, but there's been one big winner so far. That would be the law firm hired to help Gov. Chris Christie defend a lawsuit by the ...
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Seized Baseball Memorabilia Up for Auction

5-2-14
The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office is auctioning off about 750 pieces of baseball memorabilia seized in an undercover drug operation.