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  • Atlantic City man convicted of murder

    Atlantic City man convicted of murder

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:28:32 GMT
    A conviction today for an Atlantic City man charged with the murder of a Pleasantville man in 2012.
    A conviction today for an Atlantic City man charged with the murder of a Pleasantville man in 2012.
  • Driver is safe after bus caught on fire

    Driver is safe after bus caught on fire

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:24:48 GMT
    Scary moments in Galloway Township, when a tour bus catches fire on a busy roadway.
    Scary moments in Galloway Township, when a tour bus catches fire on a busy roadway.
  • Sen. Booker announces Sandy aid for Cumberland County

    Sen. Booker announces Sandy aid for Cumberland County

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:06:40 GMT
    "They’re going to call Cumberland the comeback community in New Jersey," said Senator Corey Booker, (D) New Jersey.
    "They’re going to call Cumberland the comeback community in New Jersey," said Senator Corey Booker, (D) New Jersey.
  • 4 New Jersey men arrested on child porn charges

    4 New Jersey men arrested on child porn charges

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:36:38 GMT
    Four men have been arrested on child pornography charges following a long-running investigation by authorities in southern New Jersey.
    Four men have been arrested on child pornography charges following a long-running investigation by authorities in southern New Jersey.
  • Coast Guard cutter holds firefighting drills in AC

    Coast Guard cutter holds firefighting drills in AC

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:49:32 GMT
    Members of the United States Coast Guard took part in a series of drills today in Atlantic City.
    Members of the United States Coast Guard took part in a series of drills today in Atlantic City.
  • Seminar on Sheriff sales educates public on potential opportunities

    Seminar on Sheriff sales educates public on potential opportunities

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:34:02 GMT
    The Atlantic County Sheriff's office held a seminar on Sheriff sales today. Representatives answered questions this morning regarding buying properties that are up for
    The Atlantic County Sheriff's office held a seminar on Sheriff sales today. Representatives answered questions this morning regarding buying properties that are up for
  • Coalition for a Safe Community meets to discuss getting young people into law enforcement

    Coalition for a Safe Community meets to discuss getting young people into law enforcement

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:22:39 GMT
    The Coalition for a Safe Community met today in Atlantic City to discuss how to get young people interested in careers in law enforcement.
    The Coalition for a Safe Community met today in Atlantic City to discuss how to get young people interested in careers in law enforcement.
  • Blind protesters rally against alleged discrimination

    Blind protesters rally against alleged discrimination

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:22:17 GMT
    Chanting and waving signs, dozens of protesters from the National federation of the Blind gathered along the Black Horse Pike Thursday morning, coming to the aid of one of their own.
    Chanting and waving signs, dozens of protesters from the National federation of the Blind gathered along the Black Horse Pike Thursday morning, coming to the aid of one of their own.
  • New retail and restaurant space to be built along AC Boardwalk

    New retail and restaurant space to be built along AC Boardwalk

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:57:37 GMT
    Shovels sunk into the dirt Thursday afternoon for the groundbreaking of a brand new multi-million dollar Atlantic City Boardwalk retail space.
    Shovels sunk into the dirt Thursday afternoon for the groundbreaking of a brand new multi-million dollar Atlantic City Boardwalk retail space.
  • Battery operated Jitney tram starts two week trial

    Battery operated Jitney tram starts two week trial

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:24:00 GMT
    The new, controversial jitney tram made its debut on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Thursday. 
    The new, controversial jitney tram made its debut on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Thursday. 
  • Crews respond to fire at Tropicana

    Crews respond to fire at Tropicana

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:59:14 GMT
    No one was injured in a fire on the 57th floor of the Tropicana Casino and Resort. Firefighters tracked the fire to a bathroom just after 10:00am Thursday.
    No one was injured in a fire on the 57th floor of the Tropicana Casino and Resort. Firefighters tracked the fire to a bathroom just after 10:00am Thursday.
  • Wildwood PD arrest 3 after month-long heroin investigation

    Wildwood PD arrest 3 after month-long heroin investigation

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:55:34 GMT
    Police in Wildwood have made another three arrests in the ongoing war against heroin in Cape May County.
    Police in Wildwood have made another three arrests in the ongoing war against heroin in Cape May County.
  • NJ mom charged with trying to kill her 3 children

    NJ mom charged with trying to kill her 3 children

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:35:21 GMT
    A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River.
    A southern New Jersey woman is in custody on charges she tried to kill her three children by driving her car into the Delaware River.
  • Ex-honors student's terror sentencing scheduled

    Ex-honors student's terror sentencing scheduled

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:09:49 GMT
    A Maryland teen convicted with two women in a Jihadist terror plot is set to be sentenced in Philadelphia.
    A Maryland teen convicted with two women in a Jihadist terror plot is set to be sentenced in Philadelphia.
  • Two indicted in connection with February bomb threats

    Two indicted in connection with February bomb threats

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:55:05 GMT
    A man and woman from Vineland were indicted for bomb threats made in February of this year that caused the evacuation of two Hamilton Township schools and the Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
    A man and woman from Vineland were indicted for bomb threats made in February of this year that caused the evacuation of two Hamilton Township schools and the Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today.
  • County sheriff warns about phone call scam

    County sheriff warns about phone call scam

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-04-17 04:54:10 GMT
    Atlantic County Sheriff Frank X. Balles is advising the public today to be aware of scam phone calls being made throughout the county.
    Atlantic County Sheriff Frank X. Balles is advising the public today to be aware of scam phone calls being made throughout the county.
  • Trial run to begin for Jitney tram car on AC Boardwalk

    Trial run to begin for Jitney tram car on AC Boardwalk

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-16 23:06:37 GMT
    A battle is brewing in Atlantic City between the Jitney Association and the hundreds of operators of the iconic rolling chairs that run up and down the boards.
    A battle is brewing in Atlantic City between the Jitney Association and the hundreds of operators of the iconic rolling chairs that run up and down the boards.
  • ACPD to hold "Coffee with a Cop" event

    ACPD to hold "Coffee with a Cop" event

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:30:36 GMT
    Atlantic City Police officers spent the morning going door to door in one neighborhood hoping to get the word out about the first "Coffee with a Cop" event. 
    Atlantic City Police officers spent the morning going door to door in one neighborhood hoping to get the word out about the first "Coffee with a Cop" event. 
  • Ice storm leaves blueberry crops unscathed

    Ice storm leaves blueberry crops unscathed

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:15:34 GMT
    Tuesday night’s wintry weather put a scare into many local farmers, but Wednesday morning, Sam Mento was relieved to find that the night hadn’t been cold enough to hurt his blueberry crop.
    Tuesday night’s wintry weather put a scare into many local farmers, but Wednesday morning, Sam Mento was relieved to find that the night hadn’t been cold enough to hurt his blueberry crop.
  • Poll: NJ residents are not satisfied with Sandy recovery efforts

    Poll: NJ residents are not satisfied with Sandy recovery efforts

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:06:53 GMT
    A new poll finds New Jerseyans are souring on how the state is handling Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.
    A new poll finds New Jerseyans are souring on how the state is handling Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.
  • Historic country club sold to local company

    Historic country club sold to local company

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:03:42 GMT
    The Atlantic City Country Club has been sold to a local company. 
    The Atlantic City Country Club has been sold to a local company. 
  • Wawa convenience stores mark 50th anniversary

    Wawa convenience stores mark 50th anniversary

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-04-16 17:43:09 GMT
    Wawa convenience stores are celebrating the company's 50th anniversary, but customers will be getting the gifts.
    Wawa convenience stores are celebrating the company's 50th anniversary, but customers will be getting the gifts.
  • Crews battle house fire in EHT

    Crews battle house fire in EHT

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-04-16 15:25:49 GMT
    A late night fire had emergency crews battling both the blaze and theelements in Egg Harbor Township.
    A late night fire had emergency crews battling both the blaze and theelements in Egg Harbor Township.
  • Employees at local deli threatened with samurai sword

    Employees at local deli threatened with samurai sword

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:41:45 GMT
    It's about the last thing you'd expect to see at your local sandwich shop, a man who walks in with a samurai sword.But as several employees at a Cape May County eatery tell us, this scenario was no joke, and they feared for their lives. "I thought we were going to get killed. He said he was going to slice all of us up," said Lee DeBiase, an employee at American Deli on Bayshore Road in Lower Township. It all happened around 6p.m. Monday evening, when 43-year-old Ryan Crump walked into the de...
    It's about the last thing you'd expect to see at your local sandwich shop, a man who walks in with a samurai sword.But as several employees at a Cape May County eatery tell us, this scenario was no joke, and they feared for their lives. "I thought we were going to get killed. He said he was going to slice all of us up," said Lee DeBiase, an employee at American Deli on Bayshore Road in Lower Township. It all happened around 6p.m. Monday evening, when 43-year-old Ryan Crump walked into the de...
  • Wildwood settles dispute over city event costs

    Wildwood settles dispute over city event costs

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:25:28 GMT

    It’s an agreement, and more importantly, an end to a dispute that will keep three of Wildwood's biggest summer events on the beach in 2014.

    It’s an agreement, and more importantly, an end to a dispute that will keep three of Wildwood's biggest summer events on the beach in 2014.

  • C.R.D.A. approves Tropicana improvement plan

    C.R.D.A. approves Tropicana improvement plan

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:25:25 GMT
    Tuesday afternoon, Tropicana President and C.E.O. Tony Rodio made his pitch to some of Atlantic City’s biggest decision makers.
    Tuesday afternoon, Tropicana President and C.E.O. Tony Rodio made his pitch to some of Atlantic City’s biggest decision makers.
  • Pounds of pills collected in first month of drug collection box

    Pounds of pills collected in first month of drug collection box

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:05:26 GMT
    Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles says the results of the new permanent drug collection box in the Atlantic County Superior Courthouse in Mays Landing have been overwhelmingly successful.
    Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles says the results of the new permanent drug collection box in the Atlantic County Superior Courthouse in Mays Landing have been overwhelmingly successful.
  • Local accountants busy on tax day

    Local accountants busy on tax day

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:55:03 GMT
    With midnight being the deadline to file your 2013 tax return, local accounting firms were busy with customers throughout the day.
    With midnight being the deadline to file your 2013 tax return, local accounting firms were busy with customers throughout the day.
  • Total lunar eclipse obscured by cloud cover in South Jersey

    Total lunar eclipse obscured by cloud cover in South Jersey

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:42:45 GMT
    We here in South Jersey were not able to see the "blood moon" overnight due to cloud cover, but other parts of the world got to take a look at the total lunar eclipse.
    We here in South Jersey were not able to see the "blood moon" overnight due to cloud cover, but other parts of the world got to take a look at the total lunar eclipse.
  • Latest information on "Bridgegate" scandal

    Latest information on "Bridgegate" scandal

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:49:24 GMT
    New Jersey taxpayers are paying five law firms to represent state employees as lawmakers and prosecutors continue to investigate lane closures near the George Washington Bridge. 
    New Jersey taxpayers are paying five law firms to represent state employees as lawmakers and prosecutors continue to investigate lane closures near the George Washington Bridge. 
  • Domestic violence incident temporarily shuts down bridge

    Domestic violence incident temporarily shuts down bridge

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:15:29 GMT
    Authorities say a domestic violence incident that allegedly involved a handgun in the unit block of West 9th Street around 8 o'clock this morning, resulted in a county-wide response. The Route Route 52 causeway in Somers Point heading into the city was shut down by police until the situation was resolved.
    Authorities say a domestic violence incident that allegedly involved a handgun in the unit block of West 9th Street around 8 o'clock this morning, resulted in a county-wide response. The Route Route 52 causeway in Somers Point heading into the city was shut down by police until the situation was resolved.
  • NJ taxpayers paying bridge investigation lawyers

    NJ taxpayers paying bridge investigation lawyers

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:42:04 GMT
    New Jersey taxpayers are paying five law firms to represent state employees as lawmakers and prosecutors investigate lane closures near the George Washington Bridge. 
    New Jersey taxpayers are paying five law firms to represent state employees as lawmakers and prosecutors investigate lane closures near the George Washington Bridge. 
  • Agreement reached to keep beach events in Wildwood

    Agreement reached to keep beach events in Wildwood

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:23:43 GMT
    The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) and the City of Wildwood announced today that an agreement has been reached by the two entities to keep two Beach Blast soccer tournaments and the Beach Jam camping event set to take place on the Wildwood Beach as scheduled.
    The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) and the City of Wildwood announced today that an agreement has been reached by the two entities to keep two Beach Blast soccer tournaments and the Beach Jam camping event set to take place on the Wildwood Beach as scheduled.
  • Second victim dies following Vineland retalliation shootings

    Second victim dies following Vineland retalliation shootings

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:05:21 GMT
    Authorities say another person has died following a series of violent events in the city late Sunday and into Monday. Police say 39 year-old Arthur Rease of Vineland succumbed to his injures early Tuesday morning, after being shot in the back with a semi-automatic rifle at his Park Avenue residence.  He is the second to die following two double-shootings that police believe may've been retaliatory following a home invasion.
    Authorities say another person has died following a series of violent events in the city late Sunday and into Monday. Police say 39 year-old Arthur Rease of Vineland succumbed to his injures early Tuesday morning, after being shot in the back with a semi-automatic rifle at his Park Avenue residence.  He is the second to die following two double-shootings that police believe may've been retaliatory following a home invasion.
  • AC Casino pays out in poker tourney with fake chips

    AC Casino pays out in poker tourney with fake chips

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:04:19 GMT
    A New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
    A New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
  • Suspect Sandy charity begins distributing dollars

    Suspect Sandy charity begins distributing dollars

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:55:42 GMT
    A Hurricane Sandy charity that was suspected of fraud has started distributing money nearly a year after a settlement with New Jersey prosecutors. 
    A Hurricane Sandy charity that was suspected of fraud has started distributing money nearly a year after a settlement with New Jersey prosecutors. 
  • Bayview Volunteer Fire Company training

    Bayview Volunteer Fire Company training

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:22:31 GMT
    One local fire company took time to prepare for scenarios that they hope will never happen. The Bayview Volunteer Fire Company held their monthly training at Imagination Station Park in Galloway Township. "A simple fire could turn into an inferno just in a minute. Boom it could happen. These guys have to be prepared," said Chief Chuck Mackintosh of the Bayview Volunteer Fire Company. Training to save lives. "When we have to replicate this in a real situation, we not only have to preserve ...
    One local fire company took time to prepare for scenarios that they hope will never happen. The Bayview Volunteer Fire Company held their monthly training at Imagination Station Park in Galloway Township. "A simple fire could turn into an inferno just in a minute. Boom it could happen. These guys have to be prepared," said Chief Chuck Mackintosh of the Bayview Volunteer Fire Company. Training to save lives. "When we have to replicate this in a real situation, we not only have to preserve ...
  • Congressional candidate calls on LoBiondo reform taxes

    Congressional candidate calls on LoBiondo reform taxes

    Apr 14, 2014 03:57 PM2014-04-17 23:02:17 GMT
    Just one day ahead of tax day, a congressional primary candidate is calling on Representative Frank LoBiondo to ask millionaires and corporations to pay more in taxes in order invest in education and jobs.
    Just one day ahead of tax day, a congressional primary candidate is calling on Representative Frank LoBiondo to ask millionaires and corporations to pay more in taxes in order invest in education and jobs.
  • Congressman LoBiondo makes stop in Pleasantville to push for unemployment benefits

    Congressman LoBiondo makes stop in Pleasantville to push for unemployment benefits

    Apr 14, 2014 01:25 PM2014-04-16 17:05:42 GMT
    Congressman Frank LoBiondo stopped by the Atlantic County One Stop Career Center in Pleasantville this afternoon to discuss the important of extending unemployment benefits.
    Congressman Frank LoBiondo stopped by the Atlantic County One Stop Career Center in Pleasantville this afternoon to discuss the important of extending unemployment benefits.
  • 'Makerspace' exposes technology to teens

    'Makerspace' exposes technology to teens

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:24:41 GMT
    The children – and adults – in attendance Monday were all smiles as they saw for the first time the Atlantic City Free Public Library’s new Makerspace.
    The children – and adults – in attendance Monday were all smiles as they saw for the first time the Atlantic City Free Public Library’s new Makerspace.
  • Student inventors face off at FAA Tech Center

    Student inventors face off at FAA Tech Center

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:33:26 GMT
    The FAA Technical enter was host to the "Student Innovation Through Education" science competition today. Participating students have already won their school competitions and are now competing for a regional title. Students of all ages showed off their projects, either an innovation for an existing product or an entirely new invention. As education specialist Mary Moyer tells us, these projects help foster a spirit of creativity in the students."The skills of creativity are ones that are goi...
    The FAA Technical enter was host to the "Student Innovation Through Education" science competition today. Participating students have already won their school competitions and are now competing for a regional title. Students of all ages showed off their projects, either an innovation for an existing product or an entirely new invention. As education specialist Mary Moyer tells us, these projects help foster a spirit of creativity in the students."The skills of creativity are ones that are goi...
  • Man sentenced for role in producing child porn

    Man sentenced for role in producing child porn

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:39:41 GMT
    A southern New Jersey man who admitted his role in producing images of child sexual abuse has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. 
    A southern New Jersey man who admitted his role in producing images of child sexual abuse has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. 
  • NJ shore pizza owners plead not guilty in tax case

    NJ shore pizza owners plead not guilty in tax case

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:00:58 GMT
    The owners of a chain of landmark New Jersey shore pizza places have pleaded not guilty to charges they face in a federal tax case. 
    The owners of a chain of landmark New Jersey shore pizza places have pleaded not guilty to charges they face in a federal tax case. 
  • AC gang member admits to heroin trafficking

    AC gang member admits to heroin trafficking

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:52:27 GMT
    An Atlantic City, N.J., man admitted today to engaging in a conspiracy to distribute heroin with the “Dirty Block” criminal street gang that allegedly used threats, intimidation and violence to maintain control of the illegal drug trade in Atlantic City.
    An Atlantic City, N.J., man admitted today to engaging in a conspiracy to distribute heroin with the “Dirty Block” criminal street gang that allegedly used threats, intimidation and violence to maintain control of the illegal drug trade in Atlantic City.
  • Port Authority board member Sartor resigns

    Port Authority board member Sartor resigns

    Monday, April 14 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-14 19:49:58 GMT
    Another New Jersey board member on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has resigned. 
    Another New Jersey board member on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has resigned. 
  • NJ casino revenue down in February

    NJ casino revenue down in February

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:45:22 GMT
    New Jersey casino regulators are scheduled to report how much money Atlantic City's casinos brought in during March.
    New Jersey casino regulators are scheduled to report how much money Atlantic City's casinos brought in during March.
  • Judge: Man must stand trial on murder charges

    Judge: Man must stand trial on murder charges

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:14:45 GMT
    A man accused of fatally stabbing his nephew during a domestic dispute at a southern New Jersey apartment complex two years ago will have to stand trial on murder charges. 
    A man accused of fatally stabbing his nephew during a domestic dispute at a southern New Jersey apartment complex two years ago will have to stand trial on murder charges. 
  • ACUA ranks 4th in the 100 Best Fleets in North America Program

    ACUA ranks 4th in the 100 Best Fleets in North America Program

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:57:14 GMT
    For the fourth straight year, the Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA) is ranked as one of the 100 Best Fleets in the 2014 “100 Best Fleets in North America Program.”
    For the fourth straight year, the Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA) is ranked as one of the 100 Best Fleets in the 2014 “100 Best Fleets in North America Program.”
  • 1 killed, 4 injured in Estell Manor crash

    1 killed, 4 injured in Estell Manor crash

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:04:41 GMT
    Authorities say one person was killed and four others were injured in a two-car crash in Estell Manor Sunday night.
    Authorities say one person was killed and four others were injured in a two-car crash in Estell Manor Sunday night.
  • Goshen church closes after nearly 100 years of service

    Goshen church closes after nearly 100 years of service

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-04-14 13:06:27 GMT
    On this Sunday, a sad day for the congregation of one South Jersey church.Goshen United Methodist church closed it's doors after nearly 100 years of worship services. The pastor, Gerri Ridings, says the cost to maintain the church increased while membership slowly decreased over the years causing the church to close. "The important lesson for people who are going to be watching this. Support your local church, show up there and don't stay home and then wonder why'd this happen?" said P...
    On this Sunday, a sad day for the congregation of one South Jersey church.Goshen United Methodist church closed it's doors after nearly 100 years of worship services. The pastor, Gerri Ridings, says the cost to maintain the church increased while membership slowly decreased over the years causing the church to close. "The important lesson for people who are going to be watching this. Support your local church, show up there and don't stay home and then wonder why'd this happen?" said P...
  • Christie urges Assembly to re-adopt salary cap

    Christie urges Assembly to re-adopt salary cap

    Monday, April 14 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-04-14 12:51:40 GMT
    Gov. Chris Christie is being joined by New Jersey mayors as he urges the Assembly to re-adopt caps on raises for police and firefighters that arbitrators can award. 
    Gov. Chris Christie is being joined by New Jersey mayors as he urges the Assembly to re-adopt caps on raises for police and firefighters that arbitrators can award. 
  • Millville house fire displaces family

    Millville house fire displaces family

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:52:12 GMT
    "Everything was destroyed. Everything," said Millville resident Theresa Norton. "My aunt came screaming outside because she saw flames. We then walked down here and there was a big fire," said Millville resident Savannah Norton. Around 2:30p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Millville Fire Department responded to a structure fire on East Pine Street. "I was hoping that it didn't blow up or anything. I was hoping that no one got hurt in there," said Norton. Officials then called three other local fire ...
    "Everything was destroyed. Everything," said Millville resident Theresa Norton. "My aunt came screaming outside because she saw flames. We then walked down here and there was a big fire," said Millville resident Savannah Norton. Around 2:30p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Millville Fire Department responded to a structure fire on East Pine Street. "I was hoping that it didn't blow up or anything. I was hoping that no one got hurt in there," said Norton. Officials then called three other local fire ...
  • Military PACT for animals

    Military PACT for animals

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-04-14 03:06:50 GMT
    When military personnel are being deployed or sent off to training, they have a laundry list of things to get in order before leaving. That includes what to do with their family pet.
    When military personnel are being deployed or sent off to training, they have a laundry list of things to get in order before leaving. That includes what to do with their family pet.
  • NJ man who survived Boston bombing starts run back

    NJ man who survived Boston bombing starts run back

    Sunday, April 13 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-13 20:10:20 GMT
    Terrorists' bombs prevented Larry Grogin from finishing last year's Boston Marathon, so he's heading back for this year's race - on foot. 
    Terrorists' bombs prevented Larry Grogin from finishing last year's Boston Marathon, so he's heading back for this year's race - on foot. 
  • Sandy stormproofing ideas coming from residents

    Sandy stormproofing ideas coming from residents

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:28:58 GMT
    Jersey shore communities hit hard by Hurricane Sandy are turning to their residents for ideas on how to guard against the next big storm. 
    Jersey shore communities hit hard by Hurricane Sandy are turning to their residents for ideas on how to guard against the next big storm. 
  • Getting your garden ready for summer

    Getting your garden ready for summer

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:26:33 GMT
    "It's National Garden Month. The weather has finally gotten warm. It's time to get out and start getting your lawn all cleaned up," said Shawn Jones, assistant manager at McNaughton’s Garden Center in Somers Point.
    "It's National Garden Month. The weather has finally gotten warm. It's time to get out and start getting your lawn all cleaned up," said Shawn Jones, assistant manager at McNaughton’s Garden Center in Somers Point.
  • Marine Mammal Stranding Center celebrates 'Seal Day'

    Marine Mammal Stranding Center celebrates 'Seal Day'

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:10:14 GMT
    The Marine Mammal Stranding Center celebrated Seal Day by giving guided tours of the rescue and rehabilitation facility along with educational demonstrations.
    The Marine Mammal Stranding Center celebrated Seal Day by giving guided tours of the rescue and rehabilitation facility along with educational demonstrations.
  • Helicopter drops over 7,000 candy filled eggs

    Helicopter drops over 7,000 candy filled eggs

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:03:18 GMT
    Over 7,000 candy filled plastic eggs were dropped from a helicopter today. In Somers Point many came out to get in on the Easter egg hunt.
    Over 7,000 candy filled plastic eggs were dropped from a helicopter today. In Somers Point many came out to get in on the Easter egg hunt.
  • Planting seeds to help the Quail repopulation efforts

    Planting seeds to help the Quail repopulation efforts

    Saturday, April 12 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-04-13 00:13:09 GMT
    In Commercial Township, a large effort to help the environment and preserve a declining animal population was made.
    In Commercial Township, a large effort to help the environment and preserve a declining animal population was made.
  • Christie gets extension in lane closures lawsuit

    Christie gets extension in lane closures lawsuit

    Saturday, April 12 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-04-12 19:23:11 GMT
    A judge has given New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other defendants more time to file a response to two lawsuits related to lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.
    A judge has given New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other defendants more time to file a response to two lawsuits related to lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.
  • Borgata: Famous gambler won $9.6M by cheating

    Borgata: Famous gambler won $9.6M by cheating

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-04-12 17:46:05 GMT
    An Atlantic City casino is suing a famous gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme.
    An Atlantic City casino is suing a famous gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme.
  • 'Candid Camera' host brings laughs to Ocean City

    'Candid Camera' host brings laughs to Ocean City

    Saturday, April 12 2014 2:53 AM EDT2014-04-12 06:53:17 GMT
    It’s arguably television’s first reality show.Created in 1947, Candid Camera has been making audiences laugh for almost 66 years.
    It’s arguably television’s first reality show.Created in 1947, Candid Camera has been making audiences laugh for almost 66 years.
  • Study reveals airline companies with the most complaints

    Study reveals airline companies with the most complaints

    Saturday, April 12 2014 2:47 AM EDT2014-04-12 06:47:55 GMT
    The New Jersey Public Interest Research Group analyzed five years of air passenger complaints with Spirit generating the most.
    The New Jersey Public Interest Research Group analyzed five years of air passenger complaints with Spirit generating the most.
  • Man accused of fatal Port Norris shooting arraigned Friday

    Man accused of fatal Port Norris shooting arraigned Friday

    Friday, April 11 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-04-12 00:23:45 GMT
    The man accused in a fatal shooting last month in Port Norris was arraigned Friday. 
    The man accused in a fatal shooting last month in Port Norris was arraigned Friday. 
  • Investigation underway into early morning Sea Isle City stabbing

    Investigation underway into early morning Sea Isle City stabbing

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:37:21 GMT
    In Cape May County, an investigation is underway into an early morning stabbing at a Sea Isle City condominium complex. 
    In Cape May County, an investigation is underway into an early morning stabbing at a Sea Isle City condominium complex. 
  • Fire burns through roof of warehouse

    Fire burns through roof of warehouse

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:19:49 GMT

    Emergency crews responded to a glass distribution facility in Mays Landing this morning, after fire was seen coming through the roof.

    Emergency crews responded to a glass distribution facility in Mays Landing this morning, after fire was seen coming through the roof.

  • Basset Hound Olympics held in Ocean City

    Basset Hound Olympics held in Ocean City

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:18:40 GMT
    The Olympics have come to Ocean City ... but it's not what you think. 
    The Olympics have come to Ocean City ... but it's not what you think. 
  • Boardwalk attractions prepare to open this weekend

    Boardwalk attractions prepare to open this weekend

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:56:13 GMT

    Boardwalk businesses like Playland's Castaway Cove were the scene of last minute preparations as the amusement park prepares to open this weekend.

    Boardwalk businesses like Playland's Castaway Cove were the scene of last minute preparations as the amusement park prepares to open this weekend."
  • Cape May County students create Earth Day mosaics

    Cape May County students create Earth Day mosaics

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:48:19 GMT
    Earth Day may still be a few weeks away, but students at one Cape May County school are getting a head start. 
     
    Earth Day may still be a few weeks away, but students at one Cape May County school are getting a head start. 
     
  • NJ Bar Association calls for judge protection

    NJ Bar Association calls for judge protection

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:37:21 GMT
    The New Jersey Bar Association is calling for a change to the state constitution that would make it harder for the governor to oust judges. 
    The New Jersey Bar Association is calling for a change to the state constitution that would make it harder for the governor to oust judges. 
  • Volunteers help clean up Route 30 in Atlantic City

    Volunteers help clean up Route 30 in Atlantic City

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:34:16 GMT
    In Atlantic City, a group of volunteers gathered in an effort to help clean up one of Atlantic County's main thoroughfares. 
    In Atlantic City, a group of volunteers gathered in an effort to help clean up one of Atlantic County's main thoroughfares. 
  • Missing Person: Phillips Brooks, 81, WM, 5'7", blue eyes, gray hair

    Missing Person: Phillips Brooks, 81, WM, 5'7", blue eyes, gray hair

    Friday, April 11 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-04-11 20:43:28 GMT
    East Windsor Township Police Department seeks your help in locating a missing "at risk" person: Phillips Brooks, 81, white male, 5'7", 150 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair on sides (bald). 
    East Windsor Township Police Department seeks your help in locating a missing "at risk" person: Phillips Brooks, 81, white male, 5'7", 150 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair on sides (bald). 
  • New Jersey police officer charged in dog attack

    New Jersey police officer charged in dog attack

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:37:55 GMT
    A New Jersey police officer has been charged with official misconduct and aggravated assault after he allegedly let his police dog bite a woman during an arrest. 
    A New Jersey police officer has been charged with official misconduct and aggravated assault after he allegedly let his police dog bite a woman during an arrest. 
  • AC to host free Blake Shelton beach concert

    AC to host free Blake Shelton beach concert

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-11 15:14:21 GMT
    Blake Shelton will perform at a free beach concert in Atlantic City this summer. Atlantic City will host the event with the International country music star and judge on NBC's The Voice, on July 31st.
    Blake Shelton will perform at a free beach concert in Atlantic City this summer. Atlantic City will host the event with the International country music star and judge on NBC's The Voice, on July 31st.
  • Quail advocates helping species repopulate

    Quail advocates helping species repopulate

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-04-11 02:21:48 GMT
    As a young man, Joe Matter hunted the bobwhite quail.

    Now, he’s helping to repopulate this threatened species.
    As a young man, Joe Matter hunted the bobwhite quail.

    Now, he’s helping to repopulate this threatened species.
  • Local sixth grader builds "better, healthier pizza" for contest

    Local sixth grader builds "better, healthier pizza" for contest

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:46:37 GMT
    Building a better pizza, believe it or not, can be done and it has by a local sixth grader.
    Building a better pizza, believe it or not, can be done and it has by a local sixth grader.
  • Afternoon brush fire burns field in Maurice River Twp

    Afternoon brush fire burns field in Maurice River Twp

    Thursday, April 10 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-10 23:39:17 GMT
    A fire near a wooded area in Maurice River Township had emergency crews from throughout the area spring to action.
    A fire near a wooded area in Maurice River Township had emergency crews from throughout the area spring to action.
  • Mayor Guardian's administration reviews first 100 days in office

    Mayor Guardian's administration reviews first 100 days in office

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:21:41 GMT
    It was a look inside the activities of Mayor Don Guardian's administration as department heads outlined progress made in the first 100 days of Mayor Guardian’s time in office.
    It was a look inside the activities of Mayor Don Guardian's administration as department heads outlined progress made in the first 100 days of Mayor Guardian’s time in office.
  • NJ police administer heroin antidote

    NJ police administer heroin antidote

    Thursday, April 10 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-10 20:00:29 GMT
    Police in seaside heights are the first in new jersey under a pilot program to save a life using an antidote to heroin. 
    Police in seaside heights are the first in new jersey under a pilot program to save a life using an antidote to heroin. 
  • Brush fire burning in central New Jersey

    Brush fire burning in central New Jersey

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:06:02 GMT
    A brush fire billowing thick black smoke has burned 35 to 40 acres in a marshy part of central New Jersey. 
    A brush fire billowing thick black smoke has burned 35 to 40 acres in a marshy part of central New Jersey. 
  • New Jersey fines unregistered health clubs in South Jersey

    New Jersey fines unregistered health clubs in South Jersey

    Thursday, April 10 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-04-10 17:32:41 GMT
    New Jersey officials have fined 53 gyms for failure to register or selling long-term contracts without maintaining required security bonds.
    New Jersey officials have fined 53 gyms for failure to register or selling long-term contracts without maintaining required security bonds.
  • Survey: Positive views of Atlantic City up in '13

    Survey: Positive views of Atlantic City up in '13

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:22:43 GMT
    The second year of the "Do AC" promotional campaign helped increase positive perceptions of Atlantic City among residents of nearby states.
    The second year of the "Do AC" promotional campaign helped increase positive perceptions of Atlantic City among residents of nearby states.
  • Christie to speak at Rowan graduation

    Christie to speak at Rowan graduation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:54:40 GMT
    Gov. Chris Christie will deliver the keynote address to Rowan University graduates next month. 
    Gov. Chris Christie will deliver the keynote address to Rowan University graduates next month. 
  • Pet bobcat may be allowed back at New Jersey home

    Pet bobcat may be allowed back at New Jersey home

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:49:51 GMT
    Authorities say a woman in southern New Jersey may get her pet bobcat back if she builds a pen to contain it. 
    Authorities say a woman in southern New Jersey may get her pet bobcat back if she builds a pen to contain it. 
  • Turnpike Authority explains proposed Parkway improvements

    Turnpike Authority explains proposed Parkway improvements

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:39:14 GMT
    The Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway are two of New Jersey’s most well-traveled roads, but all that traffic can lead to backed-up, congested roadways.
    The Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway are two of New Jersey’s most well-traveled roads, but all that traffic can lead to backed-up, congested roadways.
  • Coast Guard cutters to transfer homeports

    Coast Guard cutters to transfer homeports

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:24:05 GMT
    "All in all I think its going to be a good move."That is the reaction of Commander Terry Johns of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous, a cutter that will soon be transferring homeports from Cape May to Little Creek, Virginia.
    "All in all I think its going to be a good move."That is the reaction of Commander Terry Johns of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous, a cutter that will soon be transferring homeports from Cape May to Little Creek, Virginia.
  • Atlantic City Long Term Recovery Group receives gift

    Atlantic City Long Term Recovery Group receives gift

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:21:21 GMT
    The Atlantic City Long Term Recovery Group received a generous gift that will help veterans and their families.
     
    The Atlantic City Long Term Recovery Group received a generous gift that will help veterans and their families.
     
  • Salem power plant shut down Wednesday

    Salem power plant shut down Wednesday

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-04-09 23:10:40 GMT
        Workers have manually shut down the "Salem 1" nuclear power plant after they saw low steam generator water levels.
        Workers have manually shut down the "Salem 1" nuclear power plant after they saw low steam generator water levels.
  • Coast Guard members stand up against sexual assault

    Coast Guard members stand up against sexual assault

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:56:38 GMT
    In Cape May Wednesday, Coast Guard members are dressing up to stand up against sexual assault. 
    In Cape May Wednesday, Coast Guard members are dressing up to stand up against sexual assault. 
  • Volunteer Fire Dept. trying to spark interest

    Volunteer Fire Dept. trying to spark interest

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:41:49 GMT
    With a shortage of volunteer firefighters in Wildwood, the fire department is hoping to spark some interest by appealing to the city's youth.
    With a shortage of volunteer firefighters in Wildwood, the fire department is hoping to spark some interest by appealing to the city's youth.
  • Pedestrian beach path draws mixed reviews

    Pedestrian beach path draws mixed reviews

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-04-09 22:08:52 GMT
    In Lower Township, officials want to re-engineer some of the streets that border the Delaware Bay Beach, by building a paved path next to the road.
    In Lower Township, officials want to re-engineer some of the streets that border the Delaware Bay Beach, by building a paved path next to the road.
  • NJ report says towns paid execs excessively

    NJ report says towns paid execs excessively

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:22:25 GMT
    A new report has found that nearly a dozen local governments awarded overtime or comp time to their executives in violation of state law. 
    A new report has found that nearly a dozen local governments awarded overtime or comp time to their executives in violation of state law. 
  • Christie willing to consider medical pot changes

    Christie willing to consider medical pot changes

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:09:12 GMT
    Gov. Chris Christie says he's willing to consider new measures to make sure the right form of medical marijuana is made available to children who could benefit from it. 
    Gov. Chris Christie says he's willing to consider new measures to make sure the right form of medical marijuana is made available to children who could benefit from it. 
  • Millville man wanted in Port Norris slaying is captured

    Millville man wanted in Port Norris slaying is captured

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:22:53 GMT
    On Wednesday the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit, and the United States Marshal’s Task Force captured Errick Young, 20, of Millville, NJ.
    On Wednesday the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit, and the United States Marshal’s Task Force captured Errick Young, 20, of Millville, NJ.
  • 2 heroin deaths probed in South Jersey

    2 heroin deaths probed in South Jersey

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:08:28 GMT
    Autopsy results have led officials to suspect two men in southern New Jersey died after overdosing on heroin. 
    Autopsy results have led officials to suspect two men in southern New Jersey died after overdosing on heroin. 
  • 2 teens charged with carjack attempt at NJ mall

    2 teens charged with carjack attempt at NJ mall

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:28:05 GMT
    Two 16-year-olds are charged with an attempted carjacking at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus. 
    Two 16-year-olds are charged with an attempted carjacking at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus. 
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