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$50,000! Three North Jersey Lotto Players Win Big
It was a lucrative Wednesday, Sept. 27 for three Power Ball players in North Jersey.
Three players, one in Bergen County and two in Newark, matched four of the five white balls and the Power Ball winning the $50,000 second-tier prize. The tickets were sold at Northvale Gas in Northvale, Breeze Laundromat in Newark and Guardys in Newark.
The winning numbers were: 01, 07, 46, 47, and 63. The Red Power Ball number was 07.
NJ Trespasser Who Climbed Buckingham Palace Wall Charged, Held In UK: Report
A New Jersey man was being held in the United Kingdom after climbing into the Royal Mews, located inside of Buckingham Palace, according to authorities and The Telegraph via MSN.
Metropolitan police said only that a man identified as 25-year-old Awad Mustafa entered the Royal Mews, which holds royal carriages and a historic working stable, after scaling a wall nearby around 1:25 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16.
According to The Telegraph, Mustafa, a Garden State resident, was on a 10-day trip when he was spotted filming inside of the Royal Mews, and then found hiding behind a carriage by police.
Powerball Tickets Good For $50K Sold In Bergen, Passaic Counties
A pair of Powerball tickets each winning $50,000 were sold in Bergen and Passaic counties.
The winning numbers from the Saturday, Sept. 23 drawing were: 01, 12, 20, 33, and 66. The Red Power Ball number was 21. The Power Play was 2X.
The tickets were sold at the following locations:
Bergen County: 7-Eleven #36488, 584 Kinderkamack Rd., River Edge
Passaic County: Estevez Food, 341 East 19th St., Paterson.
A third ticket good for $100,000 was sold in Camden County.
The Powerball jackpot rolls to $785 million for the next drawing to be held Monday, Sept. 25, at 10:59 p.m.
'Rolling Stone' Co-Founder Jann Wenner Booted From North Jersey Literary Festival
The fallout continues for Jann Wenner, the founder of Rolling Stone magazine, following controversial comments he made in a New York Times interview.
Wenner has been removed from the Montclair Literary Festival, where he was scheduled to discuss his new book "The Masters: Conversations with Dylan, Lennon, Jagger, Townshend, Garcia, Bono and Springsteen," on Thursday, Sept. 28 at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, the festival confirmed.
In promoting his book, Wenner, when asked by the Times why his book only featured white musicians, said women and Black musicians were not as articul…
South Jersey Hair Salon Owner Crowned International Mrs. USA: 'Bold, Ambitious, Beautiful'
A Trenton High School graduate and owner of a hair salon in Bordentown has been crowned International Mrs. USA.
Chimere Nicole Haskins, 39, of Willingboro, won the title — competing as Mrs. New Jersey USA — earlier this month during a competition in Orlando, Florida.
The mother of two daughters, ages 11 and 9, has been married for 17 years. Her hair-styling and extensions business is called CN Salon and has operated since 2014.
Her husband drives around with her on all her community service work including her non-profit, #GirlYes, a movement that encourages women to be "bold, ambitious and…
Flight From Newark To Rome Drops 28K Feet In 8 Minutes
A United Airlines flight headed to Rome diverted back to Newark after a scary pressurization issue.
United Airlines Flight 510 dropped more than 28,000 feet in less than 10 minutes, approximately 90 minutes after departing Newark Liberty International Airport around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.
The Boeing 777 hit its highest altitude of 37,000 feet at 10:07 p.m., but plummeted to 8,000 feet by 10:15 p.m., records show. The aircraft diverted back to Newark at an altitude of 8,800 feet at 10::40 p.m., records show.
The FAA said the plane sa…