South Jersey man arrested in Newark on Trenton charges

The charges stem from an incident in downtown Trenton earlier in the month, officials said. TRENTON — A 20-year-old man wanted in Trenton was arrested in Newark by the NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force Friday, the Mercer County Sheriff’s office said. Grimsley Daquan Grimsley, of Pine Hill, Camden County, had multiple warrants for his arrest from Trenton police on charges of unlawful possession of weapon, possession of a high-capacity magazine, aggravated assault on police, resisting arrest and possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance. The office’s statement said the warrants stem from an incident earlier in the month that occurred downtown. Grimsley was arrested inside a hotel room… Read More

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STOCKS SLIP: Here’s what you need to know

All three major US stock indexes fell in trading on Monday as a number of geopolitical events grabbed the headlines. The biggest loser was the tech-heavy Nasdaq, which fell nearly 1%. The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 also declined, but by a smaller percentage. We’ve got all the headlines, but first, the scoreboard: Dow: 22,294.53, -55.06, (-0.25%) S&P 500: 2,496.68, -5.59, (-0.22%) Nasdaq: 6,371.59, -55.33, (-0.86%) General Electric sold its Industrial Solutions business for $2.6 billion. The unit was sold in a deal with ABB, a power-grids maker, and the transaction includes an agreement for long-term use of GE’s brand and a strategic partnership. Allergan announced a $2… Read More

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Crime is down in Trenton. Perception of it might not be

The number of people shot in the city is down over last year, but does it feel safer? TRENTON — The crime numbers are pointing down in Trenton, but the headlines sometimes tell another story. Last week, days after the city was rocked by three homicides over three weekend days, Police Director Ernest Parrey Jr. sat in a police conference room with members of the New Jersey State Police. They looked at State Police numbers that portray violent crime – specifically fatal and nonfatal shootings – as lower in 2017 year-to-date versus the same period in 2016. The drops are anywhere from 10 to 20 percent. For the time period… Read More

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The Detroit Lions lost in heartbreaking fashion when the game-winning touchdown was overturned and a rule ran out the clock

The Detroit Lions lost an absolute heartbreaker to the Atlanta Falcons at home on Sunday. After trailing the entire game, the Lions spent all three of their timeouts as the defense forced a three-and-out late in the fourth quarter to give Matthew Stafford and company the chance to drive the field for the winning touchdown. Starting from their own 11-yard line, the Lions marched down the field and made it to the red zone with just 34 seconds remaining in the game. Stafford missed receiver Eric Ebron on first and second down, but Marvin Jones earned a pass interference in the end zone to give the Lions first-and-goal from the… Read More

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