Firefighters pick through the rubble of a burned out home as they look for clues to a fire that authorities say killed six people in Newark, N.J., Sunday, June 15, 2014. The Essex County prosecutor's office says the fast-moving fire that roared through a single-family home in New Jersey's largest city, broke out at around 4 a.m. Sunday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Boy on Father’s Day visit, 5 others, die in fire

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A teenager on a Father’s Day visit to Newark to honor his deceased dad died, along with his mother and four others, when a fast-moving fire ripped through a three-story home […]


Stripper: Booker messages blown out of proportion

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A dancer at an Oregon vegan strip club says her online interactions with U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker are innocent, and says she didn’t communicate with the Newark, N.J., mayor outside […]


A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles.  (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

Measles cases put Texas megachurch under scrutiny

NEWARK, Texas (AP) – The teachings of televangelist Kenneth Copeland and his family focusing on the virtues of trusting God to keep healthy are under scrutiny after a cluster of measles cases linked to his […]


Beverly Hall, former Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent (AP Photo)

Ex-Atlanta schools leader fighting for legacy

ATLANTA (AP) — When Beverly Hall first arrived in Atlanta as superintendent of the city’s public school system, she cautioned she wouldn’t be riding in on a white horse and that it would take time to fix the problems of low student performance.


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Man gets over 3 years in iPad data breach case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man convicted of illegally gaining access to AT&T’s servers and stealing more than 100,000 email addresses of iPad users has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.


NY, NJ motorists face long lines for gasoline (video)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Motorists in the New York City area and across New Jersey are facing a second day of enormous gas lines at those stations that still have both electricity and supplies. In […]


Singapore Airlines to end world's longest flights

  NEW YORK (AP) – The world’s longest commercial flight – Singapore to Newark, N.J. – is being cancelled. Singapore Airlines announced Wednesday that it will end its nonstop flight between Singapore and Newark, a […]


44 TSA workers at Newark face firing or suspension

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – A union at New Jersey’s Newark Airport is disputing accusations that dozens of baggage screeners failed to properly screen luggage and should be fired or suspended. The Transportation Security Administration announced […]


Archbishop urges defense of teachings on marriage

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – The archbishop of Newark is urging more than 1 million Roman Catholics in northern New Jersey – especially Catholic politicians – to defend marriage against those he says would “deconstruct or […]


NJ woman denies causing penis injection death

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – A New Jersey woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to causing the death of a man who prosecutors say she gave a fatal dose of silicone during a penile enhancement procedure. Kasia […]



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