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The Associated Press

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Recent articles by David:

Study says disputed Hoboken site is best for ferry depot

A state study released this week concluded a spot on the Hudson River waterfront that is the subject of a heated court battle is the best alternative for a ferry refueling and maintenance depot. → Read More

Newark fights push for more bottled water amid lead troubles

New Jersey's largest city faced off in court Thursday against an environmental group seeking to force officials to expand the distribution of bottled water to more residents facing potentially high lead levels. The arguments in federal court came days after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency → Read More

Judge detains former Olympian charged in shooting at farm

A judge declined Wednesday to release a former Olympic equestrian charged with shooting and wounding a woman at his training center last week. Michael Barisone is charged with two counts of attempted murder in the shooting last week at his farm in western New Jersey where he trains horses and riders. → Read More

Newark handing out bottled water as lead levels test high

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Residents began picking up bottled water on Monday, days after elevated lead levels were found in homes where city-issued filters had been distributed months ago as part of an... → Read More

Hoboken rekindles waterfront land fight with ferry company

The battle over the future of a coveted slice of Hudson River waterfront is being rekindled, presaging what could be a long and costly legal fight. The currently unused three-acre parcel with a... → Read More

Black rag dolls meant to be abused are pulled from stores

Black rag dolls that came with instructions to "find a wall" and slam the toy against it have been pulled from three stores after customers and a lawmaker said they were offensive. → Read More

Black rag dolls meant to be abused are pulled from stores

NEWARK, N. J. (AP) — Black rag dolls that came with instructions to "find a wall" and slam the toy against it have been pulled from three stores after customers and a lawmaker said they were offensive. The "Feel Better Doll" featured instructions to "whack" the doll "whenever things don't go well and you want to hit the wall and yell. " The president of One Dollar Zone said roughly 1,000 dolls… → Read More

Long-stalled $1.6 billion rail project showing signs of life

A glimmer of hope has appeared in the seemingly intractable dispute over who will pay for improvements to the century-old rail infrastructure connecting New Jersey to New York and points north and south. → Read More

Court acts against N.J. judges for remarks in sexual assault cases

New Jersey’s Supreme Court recommended that state Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr. be removed from the bench. Russo asked a woman during a 2016 hearing if she could have closed her legs to prevent a sexual assault, and joked about the exchange later with court personnel. → Read More

Court acts against N.J. judges for remarks in sexual assault cases

New Jersey’s Supreme Court recommended that state Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr. be removed from the bench. Russo asked a woman during a 2016 hearing if she could have closed her legs to prevent a sexual assault, and joked about the exchange later with court personnel. → Read More

Court acts against N.J. judges for remarks in sexual assault cases

New Jersey’s Supreme Court recommended that state Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr. be removed from the bench. Russo asked a woman during a 2016 hearing if she could have closed her legs to prevent a sexual assault, and joked about the exchange later with court personnel. → Read More

Court acts against N.J. judges for remarks in sexual assault cases

New Jersey’s Supreme Court recommended that state Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr. be removed from the bench. Russo asked a woman during a 2016 hearing if she could have closed her legs to prevent a sexual assault, and joked about the exchange later with court personnel. → Read More

Court acts against N.J. judges for remarks in sexual assault cases

New Jersey’s Supreme Court recommended that state Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr. be removed from the bench. Russo asked a woman during a 2016 hearing if she could have closed her legs to prevent a sexual assault, and joked about the exchange later with court personnel. → Read More

Court acts against N.J. judges for remarks in sexual assault cases

New Jersey’s Supreme Court recommended that state Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr. be removed from the bench. Russo asked a woman during a 2016 hearing if she could have closed her legs to prevent a sexual assault, and joked about the exchange later with court personnel. → Read More

Suspect screaming ‘You die!’ kills up to 23 at anime studio

A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan, and set it on fire early Thursday, authorities said, killing 13 people and leaving more than 10 others presumed dead. → Read More

‘They need to go back to their country': Store clerk caught on video confronting family

A trip to a convenience store in Illinois turned into an argument about citizenship status, and it was caught on camera. → Read More

Trump slams congresswomen; crowd roars, ‘Send her back!’

Trump's jabs were aimed at the self-described "squad" of four freshmen Democrats who have garnered attention since their arrival in January for their outspoken liberal views and distaste for Trump: Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts → Read More

Sheriff offers man a cheeseburger to end a standoff

An Oklahoma man's desire to get a cheeseburger led to a standoff and his arrest. → Read More

Changes coming to PATH trains to tackle overcrowding

PATH trains connecting northern New Jersey with New York City are going to be longer and more frequent in coming years, part of a plan to address overcrowding that figures to become more acute as thousands of residential units and parking spaces spring up around train stations. → Read More

David Ortiz shooting suspect charged with drug possession

NEWARK, N. J. (AP) — The man in custody in the Dominican Republic on suspicion of shooting former baseball star David Ortiz was indicted Thursday on drugs and weapons charges unrelated to the shooting. Rolfi Ferreira-Cruz was indicted in New Jersey on cocaine and heroin possession charges, a charge of conspiracy to distribute drugs and firearms possession, the U. S. Attorney's Office in Newark… → Read More