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Stories with place: Atlantic City
  • Boat show gets another chance in Atlantic City 
    Updated: Oct-10-15 10:52 am

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Boaters are getting a second shot to head to the 31st annual Atlantic City In-Water Boat Show a week after torrential rains drove most people indoors.

  • Atlantic City on hook for $65,000 in Miss America costs 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 10:23 am

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Atlantic City taxpayers have been left on the hook for about $65,000 in security costs from this year's Miss America pageant parade.

  • Borgata seeks to dismiss poker player's suit in card flap 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 7:17 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - An Atlantic City casino locked in a legal battle with poker pro Phil Ivey over an alleged card cheating scam is seeking to have the famous gambler's lawsuit dismissed.

  • Fire Chief: Fines against Revel owner set to start 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 5:12 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Atlantic City's acting fire chief says the owner of the former Revel Casino Hotel is set to receive its first fine for not having competent engineers oversee the property's alarms and emergency equipment.

  • Fox: Criminal investigation had no effect on resignation 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 12:19 pm

    EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - New Jersey's outgoing transportation chief said Tuesday that an investigation into whether United Airlines engaged in criminal activities while he lobbied on the company's behalf didn't affect his decision to resign.

  • 'Britney bill' for tax break on shows advances in New Jersey 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 5:18 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - A measure dubbed the "Britney bill" that would exempt stars who play at least four nights in Atlantic City from having to pay state income taxes on all shows in New Jersey that year is a step closer to becoming law.

  • Police seek suspect in stabbing at Atlantic City casino 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 3:51 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Authorities say they are searching for a suspect in the stabbing of a 32-year-old man at an Atlantic City casino.

  • Jersey shore's giant wooden elephant needs a trunk lift 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 11:52 am

    MARGATE, New Jersey - She's been hit by lightning - twice - had a giant tent pole slammed into her posterior, and been subjected to pokes and prods from the feet of climbing children.

  • Like residents, Coast Guard battens down hatches for winter 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 11:23 am

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - As soon as Labor Day comes and goes, a lot changes at the shore. The temperature drops. Beachgoers retreat inland. Boats come out of the bay. All in all, there is less and less activity in the area than just weeks earlier.

  • Official: Christie transportation commissioner to step down 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 10:20 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie's transportation commissioner will resign this month as federal investigators continue a wide-ranging probe into the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which he previously lobbied on behalf of United Airlines.

  • PokerStars will give New Jersey a jolt, but unclear how much 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 2:28 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker are expected to give a much-needed jolt to New Jersey's fledgling Internet gambling market, but observers say the market needs to expand to other jurisdictions in order to truly thrive.

  • Atlantic City police detectives cleared in fatal shooting 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 5:59 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Three Atlantic City police detectives won't face charges in the fatal shooting of an armed man last year.

  • Tangled web surrounds United's aborted Atlantic City routes 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 2:44 am

    NEW YORK - Desperate to draw visitors to Atlantic City, New Jersey officials gave United Airlines more than $100,000 in incentives to fly to the seaside resort for at least a year. Then, when United abruptly canceled the money-losing routes eight months later, the officials appointed by Gov. Chris Christie decided not to enforce a contract provision that required the airline to repay the money, The Associated Press has learned.

  • Tangled web surrounds United's aborted Atlantic City routes 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 2:36 am

    NEW YORK - United Airlines was given more than $100,000 in marketing incentives last year as part of a deal to start flights to Atlantic City International Airport. However, The Associated Press has learned that when the airline broke the agreement by abruptly canceling the money-losing routes early, officials appointed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie decided not to enforce a contract provision that required United to repay the money.

  • Pilgrims pack Philadelphia for papal Mass story has photos
    Updated: Sep-27-15 5:48 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims made their way to Philadelphia for a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the last day of his first-ever visit to the United States. Here are some of their stories:

  • Boy killed, 3 adults hurt in Atlantic City Expressway crash 
    Updated: Sep-27-15 12:46 pm

    HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - State police say a young boy was killed when two vehicles collided on the Atlantic City Expressway.

  • Atlantic City hosts the Miss'd America drag queen pageant 
    Updated: Sep-27-15 11:08 am

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Fifi Dubois sashayed down the runway of the Music Box stage at Borgata Resort Casino and Spa Saturday night, having just won Miss'd America, the drag queen pageant.

  • NJ Transit expands Philadelphia ticket sales 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 6:17 am

    NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey Transit has expanded the sale of special tickets for passengers traveling to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis during the weekend.

  • Feds to lease offshore windmill sites off New Jersey coast 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 2:36 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - The federal government plans to lease nearly 344,000 acres of the ocean floor off the coast of New Jersey to companies interested in building offshore windmills to generate electricity.

  • Investors sue Revel power plant claiming fraud on bonds 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 11:09 am

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - As if things couldn't get any more bogged down in the morass of litigation that's helping to keep Atlantic City's former Revel casino shut, yet another lawsuit has been filed.

  • Wynn Interactive withdraws NJ online license application 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 12:47 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Casino mogul Steve Wynn is passing on Atlantic City, again.

  • 3 Atlantic City casinos fined $14K for prohibited gamblers 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 11:51 am

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Three Atlantic City casinos have been fined more than $14,000 for allowing 117 underage or self-excluded gamblers to place bets.

  • Showboat deal impacted 2 presidents of Stockton University story has photos
    Updated: Sep-19-15 12:45 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Much more than real estate changed hands as Stockton University bought and sold a former Atlantic City casino it had hoped would be its long-sought satellite urban campus.

  • Casino authority approves Golden Nugget's $4.5M villa plan 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 3:50 am

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - New Jersey's Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approved a $4.5 million renovation plan to convert a vacant restaurant into two villas at Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino.

  • Ruling: New Jersey casino can regulate waitresses' weight 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 7:36 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - A casino can regulate the weight of its cocktail waitresses, but a court should decide if managers erred in how they enforced those standards, an appeals panel ruled Thursday.