ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The Coast Guard came to the aid of a boater whose 19-foot boat ran aground on a sandbar in southern New Jersey this weekend. A helicopter crew started searching for the man around 5 p.m. yesterday after his son said he had departed from the Corson's Inlet State Park boat ramp in Cape May County but didn't reach his destination, which was two miles away. The man was able to signal the crew with a flashing light. He was not injured.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A Mega Millions ticket sold in New Jersey has matched all six numbers in the latest drawing and will split the estimated $190 million jackpot with the holder of another winning ticket bought in Virginia. New Jersey Lottery officials say the winning ticket was sold at the Kwik Farms store in Tinton Falls. The winning numbers were 11, 15, 35, 43 and 49. The Mega Ball number was 41.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers University is poised to graduate the largest class in school history. School officials say the class of 2013 includes an estimated 14,302 graduates from the university's New Brunswick-Piscataway, Newark and Camden campuses. But only a few thousand of them are expected to attend this afternoon's system-wide ceremony in Piscataway.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey mother charged with child endangerment last month after she and her two sons were found living in a storage locker has been freed from prison. The Times of Trenton reports 27-year-old Sheena Johnson was freed yesterday after community members joined forces to raise bail money, hoping to give her a chance to start her life anew. Johnson's sons, ages 5 and 10, remain in state custody.
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