Gunman wounds man, young boy at high school football game

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a New Jersey high school football game, wounding two people and touching off “mayhem” as fans and players frantically ran for cover. ...

Another record month for sports betting in NJ: $487M in bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s sports betting industry set another monthly record in October for the amount bet as gamblers plunked down close to a half-billion dollars while baseball’s playo...

NJ will trap turkeys troubling Jersey Shore neighborhood

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore neighborhood. And it doesn’t involv...

Gambling firms see $7B to $8B sports betting market by 2025

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors and sports betting companies are predicting the industry will be a $7 billion to $8 billion business in the U.S. within five years. Panelists at the NYC Spo...

"Seinfeld" star Alexander, Southside Johnny in NJ fame hall

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — "Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander, rocker Southside Johnny Lyon and the authors of "Jaws" and "Game Of Thrones" are among those being inducted to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. ...

Survivors' tales part of the art in Superstorm Sandy exhibit

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — The stories of people who survived Superstorm Sandy, scrawled in their own handwriting, are an integral part of a new art exhibit remembering the deadly storm and the dev...

Firm revokes application to build pipeline, but will refile

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — An Oklahoma company has withdrawn permit applications with New Jersey regulators that it needs to build a hotly contested natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania through New Jer...

Shutdown of nuke plant has a surprising stinging consequence

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The shutdown of one of the nation's oldest nuclear power plants last year is having a surprising, stinging consequence for a New Jersey bay considered to be one of the n...

Competing for space on the increasingly crowded ocean

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Oceans cover nearly three-quarters of the Earth, and it's getting crowded out on the water. Energy, shipping, fishing and conservation groups all need s...

Atlantic City transfers power amid corruption - yet again

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For over a decade, things had been quiet in Atlantic City, the seaside gambling resort known as much for its colorful political corruption as for its slot machines and saltw...

New Jersey breaks its monthly sports betting record

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers wagered a record-breaking $445 million on sports in New Jersey in September, the largest monthly total in the state since legal sports betting began in June 2018. ...

Next Atlantic City mayor waits in wings after latest scandal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City will get a new mayor Friday in the wake of yet another scandal in the seaside gambling resort with a history of political corruption that inspired an award-win...

Bookmaker, Washington teams plan sports bets inside stadium

A well-known bookmaker and the owner of three Washington D.C. professional sports teams plan to open the nation’s first on-premises sports betting facility inside an arena. In a part...

Jumping the shark? Kiss will play for them in the ocean

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — This Kiss concert is happening Down Under, all right. The rock group will play a show next month in Australia for sharks and eight fans, who will listen th...

Astros fan putting millions on his team to win World Series

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Here’s one Houston Astros fan who’s putting his considerable money where his mouth is. Jim McIngvale, a 68-year-old mattress store owner from Houston who c...