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3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — A gunman attacked a gathering of young adults at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday, killing two people at a fire pit before firing more shots from the roof, the grandmother of one of the witnesses said.

No apparent survivors in Texas hot-air balloon crash


HBO's 'Game of Thrones' to end with Season 8

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — HBO has confirmed what “Game of Thrones” fans never wanted to hear: The fantasy-thriller phenomenon will be coming to an end after Season 8.

Virtual reality making leap from sci-fi tool to household toy

At one moment, Joe Popek was swimming with whales and avoiding the sharks who glided below him.

Saturday shore traffic updates

3:41 p.m.: Delays on Route 47 southbound between Route 347 and Petersburg Road in Dennis Township.

Ex-Ocean City man's crash death leads to manslaughter charge

TOMS RIVER — A Jackson Township man was arrested Friday on charges including aggravated manslaughter in a head-on collision that killed a former Ocean City man, authorities said.

Mays Landing man gets 13 years in attack on girlfriend

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has sentenced a man who attacked his girlfriend in a convenience store to 13 years in prison for attempted murder.

Clock ticking on pension amendment deadline for N.J. Democrats

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democrats have returned from the presidential convention facing a deadline to pass a proposed constitutional amendment requiring the state make quarterly pension payments.

Mistraced 911 call leads to Upper Deerfield shootout

UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP — A 911 call that apparently sent state troopers to the wrong house Friday night led to an exchange of gunfire that wounded a 76-year-old man, the state Attorney General’s Office said.

EHT woman stranded on Pinelands road for 3 days saved by Fort Dix soldiers

It was probably one of the best birthday presents you can ask for.

What it means to grow up hungry in South Jersey

Galloway Township is a large municipality on the northern border of Atlantic County.

The terror attack on New Jersey that America forgot

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two German spies crossed New York Harbor at midnight, making the journey in a rowboat loaded with dynamite. Their destination: Jersey City's Black Tom Island, at the time the largest ammunition depot in America.

First New Jersey Fringe Festival coming to Hammonton

HAMMONTON — You binge-watch TV shows, right? Why not do the same thing with theater?

Sub-$2 gas prices the norm in New Jersey, elsewhere

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two other states have joined New Jersey with the distinction of having average gas prices under $2.

How Local 54 casino strike compares with 2004 Atlantic City walkout

ATLANTIC CITY — Unite Here Local 54’s strike at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort is on track to become the longest work stoppage in the history of city’s gaming industry, surpassing the previous record of one month set 12 years ago.

Police search for EHT man missing in Tuckahoe River

UPPER TOWNSHIP — A man who never resurfaced after jumping into the Tuckahoe River here on Thursday plunged into what residents said are dangerous waters with faster than anticipated currents.

How much are homes selling for near you?

Transactions are from county property records. Settlement dates are listed; deed filings may be delayed. Location may reflect address of seller rather than property sold. If your property is incorrectly listed, call 609-272-7253.

Atlantic City begins dissolving water utility for $74 million loan

ATLANTIC CITY — Gov. Chris Christie sought to have the resort’s $74 million bridge loan backed by “every asset they have” as a way to protect the state’s taxpayers against the financially troubled city defaulting on its obligations.

Guy Fieri opens new barbecue spot in A.C.

Guy Fieri, the star of the Food Network’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives,’ gave away free food on the Boardwalk Friday to celebrate the grand opening of his new barbecue spot — Guy’s Bar-B-Que Joint — inside Bally’s Atlantic City’s Wild Wild West.

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