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Philly Ophthalmology Resident Tries Not To Cry In Emotional Return To 'Jeopardy!'
Philadelphia ophthalmology return to "Jeopardy!" on Friday, Dec. 1 was a meaningful one.
Bryce Hwang tried not to shed any tears as he paid a tribute to his grandfather, who died last week, during Final Jeopardy in the Wildcard Champions Tournament.
The question was: The Goshute, a western people, called this body of water Teittse Paa, meaning, "bad water."
Hwang, with $10,400 said: What is the Great Salt Lake?
Ken Jennings asked Hwang, who answered correctly, if he had recently lost his grandfather. Hwang said he did, last week, noting he was a "Jeopardy!" fan.
"That's a lovely tri…
Trenton Lead Inspectors Admit Inflating Overtime Pay: Feds
Two Trenton lead inspectors admitted that they received nearly $55,000 in illegal overtime pay from the city for hours they did not work, federal authorities said.
Michael Ingram, 71, of Trenton, and William Kreiss, 40, of Yardley, PA, pleaded guilty in Trenton federal court to conspiracy to embezzle, steal, and obtain by fraud from the city of Trenton, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Trenton’s Department of Health and Human Services was required to provide services to identify lead sources in homes in Trenton where children had tested positive for elevated levels of lead in their …
Drunken NJ Driver Admits Snapchatting At 156 MPH Before Fiery Wreck That Killed College Student
More than a year after a New York college student was killed in a fiery, drunk-driving crash in the region, the man responsible has formally confessed.
Vasu Laroiya, 24, of Iselin, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide in Albany County Court on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the death of Katie Fisher.
Laroiya admitted that he was Snapchatting while driving drunk at 156 miles per hour on I-87 in Colonie when he struck Fisher’s Honda Civic on the night of May 28, 2022.
Fisher, a 22-year-old junior at the University at Albany, then struck a guardrail on the eastern shoulder, causing her car t…
Pemberton Woman, BF Killed In Virginia Crash: 'Really Bad Dream'
A New Jersey couple was killed in a crash in Virginia last week, according to their obituaries and news reports.
Corey Wetmore, 28, of Brick Township, and Brittany Forsythe, 26, of Browns Mills, both died in the Halifax County crash on Wednesday, Nov. 15, Virginia State Police said.
Wetmore was heading south in a 2006 GMC Envoy on a Virginia street around 8:15 p.m., when the vehicle ran off the right shoulder, State Police said. Wetmore overcorrected, ran off the left side of the highway and struck several trees. The vehicle then overturned down an embankment, police said.
Neither were w…
Winner, Winner: $1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold At NJ Convenience Store
A winning Mega Millions ticket from the Tuesday, Nov. 21 drawing, winning the $1 million prize, was sold in New Jersey.
The ticket matched all five numbers drawn which were 17, 22, 25, 30, and 38. The Megaplier (4X) was 24.
The ticket was sold at Caba Grocery on 147 Brighton Ave., in Perth Amboy in Middlesex County. There were also two $10,000 tickets sold in Morris and Ocean counties.