Stories by David Porter

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Judge temporarily bans legalized sports wagering in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. - A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.
By David Porter

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Sports gambling suit tab reaches $2.8 million

NEWARK, N.J. - In New Jersey's bid to legalize sports gambling after defeat in court, one big winner has emerged, at taxpayer expense - the firm hired to help defend the four major leagues, NCAA.
By David Porter

Monday, Feb. 3, 2014

NFL, transit agency review rail logjam

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The head of New Jersey's transit agency on Monday defended the response to delays for thousands of fans leaving the Super Bowl by train.
By David Porter

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014

Unseasonably warm temperatures a pleasant surprise

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - After nearly four years of speculation and consternation about a Super Bowl played outdoors in the Northeast, unseasonably warm temperatures settled over MetLife Stadium on ...
By David Porter

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Court nixes appeal to legalize sports betting

A federal appeals court dealt another blow to New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports gambling Tuesday, upholding a ruling that the state's betting law conflicts with federal law and shouldn't be ...
By David Porter

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

New Jersey to hold F-1 race in 2013

New Jersey will hold its first Formula One Grand Prix race in 2013 on a course that winds along the Hudson River waterfront and offers striking views of the Manhattan skyline.
By David Porter
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Sentinel named in 14th civil rights lawsuit

A 14th civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the private probation company Sen­tinel Offender Services, this time in the U.S. District Court’s Brunswick Division.
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