Ruela’s jackpot was the first seven-figure online prize in New Jersey, and the third-largest prize won by a gambler in the state this year, including Internet and land-based casinos.
The new cases of Enterovirus 68 involve patients from Burlington County, which has two cases, and Camden and Morris counties. Three confirmed cases were previously announced in Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties.
Officials say a 2.1-magnitude earthquake briefly shook North Jersey on Sunday.
Thirty-nine-year-old Khalil Survey of Lake Hiawatha was also ordered Wednesday to pay $300,000 in restitution to the victims.
Hurricane Sandy caused massive flooding along the state’s shoreline and knocked out power to more than two million homes and businesses before morphing into a still-dangerous hybrid storm just before it made landfall. The storm cut off Atlantic City and other barrier island communities and stranded many residents who stayed put rather than evacuating, infuriating the governor.
A New Jersey man faces an extradition hearing in the state on charges for killing his father and stepmother in western Pennsylvania.