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  • Boardwalk Hall hosts a fan pre party for Aerosmith

    Boardwalk Hall hosts a fan pre party for Aerosmith

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:23:41 GMT
    The Aerosmith concert rocked the Boardwalk Hall, but before the concert fans of the mega rock band tailgated, on the boardwalk and some even had a chance to show off their best Steven Tyler impressions. The free party at the Kennedy Plaza in front of Boardwalk Hall attracted hundreds of fans throughout the afternoon. Organizers say it was a fun way to tailgate down at the beach. Promoters say the free tailgate parties will continue because of the positive fan react...
    The Aerosmith concert rocked the Boardwalk Hall, but before the concert fans of the mega rock band tailgated, on the boardwalk and some even had a chance to show off their best Steven Tyler impressions. The free party at the Kennedy Plaza in front of Boardwalk Hall attracted hundreds of fans throughout the afternoon. Organizers say it was a fun way to tailgate down at the beach. Promoters say the free tailgate parties will continue because of the positive fan react...
  • Children get free haircuts to prepare for school

    Children get free haircuts to prepare for school

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:17:19 GMT
    As South Jersey schools are set to reopen this week, numerous local businesses came together to prep kids in a different way for the new year. While some organizations are providing free backpacks and school supplies the Masjid Baitul Nasr of Pleasantville wanted to do something different to prepare students for the start of a new school year. Classic's barbershop, Millennium Cuts and Beauty Salon and Can You Dig It Barbershop provided over 300 students in Pleasantville and Atlantic City...
    As South Jersey schools are set to reopen this week, numerous local businesses came together to prep kids in a different way for the new year. While some organizations are providing free backpacks and school supplies the Masjid Baitul Nasr of Pleasantville wanted to do something different to prepare students for the start of a new school year. Classic's barbershop, Millennium Cuts and Beauty Salon and Can You Dig It Barbershop provided over 300 students in Pleasantville and Atlantic City...
  • Mainland Regional High School student clings to life after a devastating car crash

    Mainland Regional High School student clings to life after a devastating car crash

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:11:34 GMT
    Saturday tragedy struck the Mainland Regional High School community when five students were involved in a devastating crash leaving a freshman clinging to life.
    Saturday tragedy struck the Mainland Regional High School community when five students were involved in a devastating crash leaving a freshman clinging to life.
  • Bridgeton Police asking for public's help with recent homicide case

    Bridgeton Police asking for public's help with recent homicide case

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:10:02 GMT
    Bridgeton police are investigating a homicide, and are asking for the public's help. Just after 9 Saturday night, an officer was flagged down along North Pearl Street. The officer was led into an apartment where he found a male victim who had suffered multiple stab wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and currently police have no...
    Bridgeton police are investigating a homicide, and are asking for the public's help. Just after 9 Saturday night, an officer was flagged down along North Pearl Street. The officer was led into an apartment where he found a male victim who had suffered multiple stab wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and currently police have no...
  • Casino revenue timeline; then and now

    Casino revenue timeline; then and now

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:01:39 GMT
    An interesting timeline at Atlantic City, how gambling revenue has changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978. Back in '78 what was then Resorts International Casino opened its doors and employed 3,300 people. The casino brought in $134 million dollars in revenue that year. Then in '84 Trump Plaza opened. The existing casinos at that time employed 35,968 workers and brought in a yearly revenue of $1.9 billion dollars. Then in '87 the Showboat opened its doors. The casino...
    An interesting timeline at Atlantic City, how gambling revenue has changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978. Back in '78 what was then Resorts International Casino opened its doors and employed 3,300 people. The casino brought in $134 million dollars in revenue that year. Then in '84 Trump Plaza opened. The existing casinos at that time employed 35,968 workers and brought in a yearly revenue of $1.9 billion dollars. Then in '87 the Showboat opened its doors. The casino...
  • Revel Hotel and Casino on its final days

    Revel Hotel and Casino on its final days

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:54:07 GMT
    Revel is counting the days as that gaming hall prepares to close on Tuesday. It was business as usual, with all outlets inside revel open, and many taking advantage of the nice day at HQ Beach Club in these final days. The popular day club says goodbye tomorrow with one last blowout party, hosting popular entertainment "Steve Aoki" for the finally performance. The hotel is scheduled to close at 11 Monday morning, followed by gaming at 6 on Tuesday morning.
    Revel is counting the days as that gaming hall prepares to close on Tuesday. It was business as usual, with all outlets inside revel open, and many taking advantage of the nice day at HQ Beach Club in these final days. The popular day club says goodbye tomorrow with one last blowout party, hosting popular entertainment "Steve Aoki" for the finally performance. The hotel is scheduled to close at 11 Monday morning, followed by gaming at 6 on Tuesday morning.
  • Showboat closes, former employees remember better times

    Showboat closes, former employees remember better times

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:22:49 GMT
    Customers, employees, and tourists disembarked the Showboat parking lot Sunday afternoon for the final time. Caesars Entertainment shuttered the 27-year-old hotel and casino, leaving more than 1500 employees searching for new work.Some like bartender Elizabeth Merriman clutched personal memories. "These are all the waitresses, bartenders, supervisors," said Merriman, holding on to a picture collage.From parking attendants standing guard at roped off garage entrances, to closed signs plastere...
    Customers, employees, and tourists disembarked the Showboat parking lot Sunday afternoon for the final time. Caesars Entertainment shuttered the 27-year-old hotel and casino, leaving more than 1500 employees searching for new work.Some like bartender Elizabeth Merriman clutched personal memories. "These are all the waitresses, bartenders, supervisors," said Merriman, holding on to a picture collage.From parking attendants standing guard at roped off garage entrances, to closed signs plastere...
  • Social Media Reacts to Showboat Closing

    Social Media Reacts to Showboat Closing

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:46:47 GMT
    The casino doors closed promptly at 4:00 p.m Sunday August 31, 2014. The tone on social media was somber as casino goers reflected on 27 years in AC. We received hundreds of Showboat memories throughout the day, and we thought we'd share some with you. #ShowboatMemories
    The casino doors closed promptly at 4:00 p.m Sunday August 31, 2014. The tone on social media was somber as casino goers reflected on 27 years in AC. We received hundreds of Showboat memories throughout the day, and we thought we'd share some with you. #ShowboatMemories
  • 5 teens from Mainland injured in Rt. 40 crash

    5 teens from Mainland injured in Rt. 40 crash

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-08-31 15:42:51 GMT
    A 3-car crash sends multiple people to the hospital Saturday morning in Atlantic County.
    A 3-car crash sends multiple people to the hospital Saturday morning in Atlantic County.
  • Showboat closing after 27 years in Atlantic City

    Showboat closing after 27 years in Atlantic City

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-31 15:09:40 GMT
    The show is ending for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk. 
    The show is ending for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk. 
  • Police: DWI suspect caught after car chase, crash

    Police: DWI suspect caught after car chase, crash

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-08-31 15:08:10 GMT
    An accused drunken driver who allegedly fled from a traffic stop was captured when he crashed into a sign for an apartment complex in southern New Jersey. 
    An accused drunken driver who allegedly fled from a traffic stop was captured when he crashed into a sign for an apartment complex in southern New Jersey. 
  • Philadelphia man dies in 2-car crash in Tuckahoe

    Philadelphia man dies in 2-car crash in Tuckahoe

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-08-31 15:02:24 GMT
    Just before 1:00 P.M. Saturday, State Troopers responded to a motor vehicle accident along state highway 49 in Upper Township.
    Just before 1:00 P.M. Saturday, State Troopers responded to a motor vehicle accident along state highway 49 in Upper Township.
  • Ocean City Red Raiders Football: CAL Confidential

    Ocean City Red Raiders Football: CAL Confidential

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-08-31 13:13:56 GMT
    AIRDATE: August, 20 2014
    NBC40 Sports talks schedules, expectation, game plans, and more with area high school coaches and players going into the football season for the Cape Atlantic League.
  • Tourists say farewell to Showboat after 27 years of service

    Tourists say farewell to Showboat after 27 years of service

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:06:41 GMT
    For many residents and tourists in Atlantic City, this weekend was an opportunity to say farewell to their favorite casino. Showboat Casino will close its doors Sunday, leaving many without jobs and patrons sad that the 27 year old casino will be nothing more than a vacant building. People along the Atlantic City boardwalk said they cannot believe Caesars Entertainment is closing the Showboat. Meanwhile, Revel Casino and Hotel will close its doors on September 2nd, and Trump Plaza will ...
    For many residents and tourists in Atlantic City, this weekend was an opportunity to say farewell to their favorite casino. Showboat Casino will close its doors Sunday, leaving many without jobs and patrons sad that the 27 year old casino will be nothing more than a vacant building. People along the Atlantic City boardwalk said they cannot believe Caesars Entertainment is closing the Showboat. Meanwhile, Revel Casino and Hotel will close its doors on September 2nd, and Trump Plaza will ...
  • Look before you lock: hot car demonstration

    Look before you lock: hot car demonstration

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:39:46 GMT
    As the summer comes to an end, Middle Township officials are encouraging many to look before you lock.
    As the summer comes to an end, Middle Township officials are encouraging many to look before you lock.
  • 50th Anniversary of the Beatles

    50th Anniversary of the Beatles

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:30:03 GMT
    In Atlantic City, it was an afternoon to take a trip into the past. It's the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles! And on the Arkansas Avenue beach in Atlantic City, folks celebrated the anniversary by listening and singing along to famous Beatles songs. Today the Dan Burke Band and the Smithereens hit the stage singing Fab Four favorites. People we spoke with say there's nothing better than sitting on the beach, enjoying the nice weather and listening to their favorite music. Tomorrow the ce...
    In Atlantic City, it was an afternoon to take a trip into the past. It's the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles! And on the Arkansas Avenue beach in Atlantic City, folks celebrated the anniversary by listening and singing along to famous Beatles songs. Today the Dan Burke Band and the Smithereens hit the stage singing Fab Four favorites. People we spoke with say there's nothing better than sitting on the beach, enjoying the nice weather and listening to their favorite music. Tomorrow the ce...
  • Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

    Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:59:21 GMT
    A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. 
    A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. 
  • What happens when a casino closes down

    What happens when a casino closes down

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:55:16 GMT
    When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. 
    When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. 
  • Authorities: Dog turns on stove, sparks house fire

    Authorities: Dog turns on stove, sparks house fire

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:52:26 GMT
    Authorities say a dog accidentally started a house fire in southern New Jersey. 
    Authorities say a dog accidentally started a house fire in southern New Jersey. 
  • NJ beaches most dangerous prone in US?

    NJ beaches most dangerous prone in US?

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:57 AM EDT2014-08-30 07:57:19 GMT
    From blizzards to Superstorms to derechos, just about anyone living in South Jersey over the last five years can recount tales of survival and terror.
    From blizzards to Superstorms to derechos, just about anyone living in South Jersey over the last five years can recount tales of survival and terror.
  • Labor Day Weekend at the Jersey Shore

    Labor Day Weekend at the Jersey Shore

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:52:02 GMT
    It's Labor Day Weekend here on the Wildwood boardwalk. "We are having a great time. It's really not that packed and the weather has been beautiful. We have been enjoying the beach and the boardwalk and hitting rides. It's great," said Nicole McCormack, a resident in Audubon. And as thousands are expected to flock to the Jersey Shore this Labor Day Weekend, business owners here along the boardwalk say they cannot wait for the crowds to start piling in. "We're super excited for Labor Day ...
    It's Labor Day Weekend here on the Wildwood boardwalk. "We are having a great time. It's really not that packed and the weather has been beautiful. We have been enjoying the beach and the boardwalk and hitting rides. It's great," said Nicole McCormack, a resident in Audubon. And as thousands are expected to flock to the Jersey Shore this Labor Day Weekend, business owners here along the boardwalk say they cannot wait for the crowds to start piling in. "We're super excited for Labor Day ...
  • Guardian answers questions about Atlantic City's future

    Guardian answers questions about Atlantic City's future

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:36:11 GMT
    The Summer may be drawing to a close, but Mayor Don Guardian's busy season is just getting started as he works to find a buyer for Atlantic City's vacant casino properties.
    The Summer may be drawing to a close, but Mayor Don Guardian's busy season is just getting started as he works to find a buyer for Atlantic City's vacant casino properties.
  • "King and Queen of Plop" crowned in Ocean City

    "King and Queen of Plop" crowned in Ocean City

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:32:43 GMT
    Dozens of residents celebrated the end of their summer season by literally "falling" in Ocean City.
    Dozens of residents celebrated the end of their summer season by literally "falling" in Ocean City.
  • Freshmen and transfer students move in at Stockton

    Freshmen and transfer students move in at Stockton

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:31:19 GMT
    And just ahead of Labor Day weekend, hundreds of students are busy heading back to school.
    And just ahead of Labor Day weekend, hundreds of students are busy heading back to school.
  • Somers Point unveils new welcome signs

    Somers Point unveils new welcome signs

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:26:30 GMT
    Some new signed are now greeting drivers heading into one local community.
    Some new signed are now greeting drivers heading into one local community.
  • Tribute band plays in honor of Beatles performance 50 years ago

    Tribute band plays in honor of Beatles performance 50 years ago

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:23:35 GMT
    It was an encore of sorts, 50 years in the making. 
    It was an encore of sorts, 50 years in the making. 
  • Businesses ready for Labor Day rush

    Businesses ready for Labor Day rush

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:09:32 GMT
    "We hope to see a ton of people here this weekend."And for businesses like Shriver's on the Ocean City boardwalk, the Labor Day rush has already begun.
    "We hope to see a ton of people here this weekend."And for businesses like Shriver's on the Ocean City boardwalk, the Labor Day rush has already begun.
  • Police: 8 juveniles, 1 adult vandalized local sports complex

    Police: 8 juveniles, 1 adult vandalized local sports complex

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:05:58 GMT
    Police have identified nine suspects they believe vandalized a local sports complex, which resulted in thousands of dollars in damages. 
    Police have identified nine suspects they believe vandalized a local sports complex, which resulted in thousands of dollars in damages. 
  • Estell Manor woman sentenced to 9 years for fatal crash

    Estell Manor woman sentenced to 9 years for fatal crash

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:57:25 GMT
    An Estell Manor woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison for her involvement in a 2008 fatal car crash. 
    An Estell Manor woman has been sentenced to nine years in prison for her involvement in a 2008 fatal car crash. 
  • Fire crews battle blaze in Wildwood

    Fire crews battle blaze in Wildwood

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:25:21 GMT
    A fire at a two-story building in Wildwood left many without power Friday morning. 
    A fire at a two-story building in Wildwood left many without power Friday morning. 
  • 470 of Showboat workers get new jobs with company

    470 of Showboat workers get new jobs with company

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:45:16 GMT
    More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company.
    More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company.
  • Middle Twp. PD arrest 2 for alledged car burglaries

    Middle Twp. PD arrest 2 for alledged car burglaries

    Friday, August 29 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-08-29 18:43:19 GMT
    Two people were arrested this week in connection to a series of car burglaries in Middle Township.
    Two people were arrested this week in connection to a series of car burglaries in Middle Township.
  • Strathmere officials report alarming increase in bike accidents

    Strathmere officials report alarming increase in bike accidents

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:37:08 GMT
    "They are not following the rules of the road and they don't understand the rules of the road," said Steve Nickelsberg, Safety Officer with the Strathmere Fire Company. And officials in Strathmere say this summer, because of that, the number of bicycle accidents has reached a record high. "We've had more than a dozen accidents including one fatality. Not one accident that we've been to has been the fault of a car. Everyone has been the fault of the biker not following the rules," said Nic...
    "They are not following the rules of the road and they don't understand the rules of the road," said Steve Nickelsberg, Safety Officer with the Strathmere Fire Company. And officials in Strathmere say this summer, because of that, the number of bicycle accidents has reached a record high. "We've had more than a dozen accidents including one fatality. Not one accident that we've been to has been the fault of a car. Everyone has been the fault of the biker not following the rules," said Nic...
  • Firm: Money from closed casinos should stay in AC

    Firm: Money from closed casinos should stay in AC

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:46:20 GMT
    A Wall Street firm predicts much of the money that had been going to three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in Atlantic City after they're gone. 
    A Wall Street firm predicts much of the money that had been going to three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in Atlantic City after they're gone. 
  • Revel closing, but property fight goes on

    Revel closing, but property fight goes on

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:59:01 GMT
    A casino piano tuner in Atlantic City is fighting the state's attempt to seize his late parents' house as part of a redevelopment project connected to the closing Revel Hotel Casino. 
    A casino piano tuner in Atlantic City is fighting the state's attempt to seize his late parents' house as part of a redevelopment project connected to the closing Revel Hotel Casino. 
  • Closing casinos make for bittersweet Labor Day weekend

    Closing casinos make for bittersweet Labor Day weekend

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:37:45 GMT
    For longtime Showboat guests, the holiday weekend will be a chance to say goodbye to their favorite hotel in Atlantic City.
    For longtime Showboat guests, the holiday weekend will be a chance to say goodbye to their favorite hotel in Atlantic City.
  • The Wildwoods previews fall events for the tourist destination

    The Wildwoods previews fall events for the tourist destination

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:19:45 GMT
    As Labor Day weekend approaches, officials from the Wildwoods are previewing what's ahead in the shore communities this fall.
    As Labor Day weekend approaches, officials from the Wildwoods are previewing what's ahead in the shore communities this fall.
  • Business round table aims to cut down on red tape

    Business round table aims to cut down on red tape

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:00:28 GMT
    After literally cutting through red tape, Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, members of the governor's Red Tape Commission and over 35 business leaders went to work.
    After literally cutting through red tape, Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, members of the governor's Red Tape Commission and over 35 business leaders went to work.
  • 2 men sentenced for 2010 murder of an EHC woman

    2 men sentenced for 2010 murder of an EHC woman

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:41:01 GMT
    Two Atlantic County men were sentenced today for their roles in the 2010 murder of an Egg Harbor City mother of two, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
    Two Atlantic County men were sentenced today for their roles in the 2010 murder of an Egg Harbor City mother of two, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
  • Stuff the Bus donation drive continues in EHT

    Stuff the Bus donation drive continues in EHT

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:56:18 GMT
    With the news school year right around the corner, NBC40 is asking for your help in giving back to local kids in need.
    With the news school year right around the corner, NBC40 is asking for your help in giving back to local kids in need.
  • Wildwood man arrested for sexual assault, 5 others on drug charges

    Wildwood man arrested for sexual assault, 5 others on drug charges

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:33:36 GMT
    A police investigation where a Wildwood man was arrested for sexually assaulting a minor also led to the arrests of five other suspects on drug charges. 
    A police investigation where a Wildwood man was arrested for sexually assaulting a minor also led to the arrests of five other suspects on drug charges. 
  • Man arrested for shooting paintball gun at cars, people

    Man arrested for shooting paintball gun at cars, people

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:53:20 GMT
    Photo: Lawrence Mathis | Cape May County Sheriff's OfficePhoto: Lawrence Mathis | Cape May County Sheriff's Office
    A Wildwood Crest man was arrested after allegedly shooting a paintball gun at cars and people, and then pointing the weapon at police. 
    A Wildwood Crest man was arrested after allegedly shooting a paintball gun at cars and people, and then pointing the weapon at police. 
  • Coast Guard rescues choking victim off Cape May

    Coast Guard rescues choking victim off Cape May

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:26:29 GMT
    The Coast Guard saved a woman's after she was choking aboard a yacht near Cape May Harbor.
    The Coast Guard saved a woman's after she was choking aboard a yacht near Cape May Harbor.
  • Pleasantville PD warn about phone scam

    Pleasantville PD warn about phone scam

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:23:46 GMT
    The Pleasantville Police Department is warning residents about fraudulent calls being made in which the caller requests credit card information. 
    The Pleasantville Police Department is warning residents about fraudulent calls being made in which the caller requests credit card information. 
  • NJ lawmakers seek phone records in bridge probe

    NJ lawmakers seek phone records in bridge probe

    Thursday, August 28 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-08-28 17:10:51 GMT
    New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures have subpoenaed ATT for phone records of a top aide to Gov. Chris Christie. 
    New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures have subpoenaed ATT for phone records of a top aide to Gov. Chris Christie. 
  • Mass jobless filing for laid-off casino workers

    Mass jobless filing for laid-off casino workers

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:18:19 GMT
    One of the region's largest mass-filings for unemployment and other benefits will begin next week for newly laid-off Atlantic City casino workers in an outreach effort so large it had to book part of the city's convention center. 
    One of the region's largest mass-filings for unemployment and other benefits will begin next week for newly laid-off Atlantic City casino workers in an outreach effort so large it had to book part of the city's convention center. 
  • Six Flags Great Adventure plans new roller coaster

    Six Flags Great Adventure plans new roller coaster

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:00:40 GMT
    New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure plans to build a new roller coaster for 2015.
    New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure plans to build a new roller coaster for 2015.
  • Atlantic City's newest community garden and playground unveiled

    Atlantic City's newest community garden and playground unveiled

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:32:14 GMT
    While a number of casinos are closing up shop this week, one casino opened up an opportunity for the community to grow.
    While a number of casinos are closing up shop this week, one casino opened up an opportunity for the community to grow.
  • Police: Man carjacked 2 different drivers at Golden Nugget

    Police: Man carjacked 2 different drivers at Golden Nugget

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:48:25 GMT
    A Newark man is behind bars after carjacking two different drivers at gunpoint inside an Atlantic City casino parking garage. 
    A Newark man is behind bars after carjacking two different drivers at gunpoint inside an Atlantic City casino parking garage. 
  • 18th annual Airfest held at Cape May County airport

    18th annual Airfest held at Cape May County airport

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:32:51 GMT
    A local aviation museum is playing host to some very impressive aircraft this week.
    A local aviation museum is playing host to some very impressive aircraft this week.
  • Lucy the Elephant takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Lucy the Elephant takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:04:38 GMT
        One of South Jersey's most famous residents is taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to the next level.
        One of South Jersey's most famous residents is taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to the next level.
  • Wildlife Refuge illustrates importance, origin of barrier islands and dunes

    Wildlife Refuge illustrates importance, origin of barrier islands and dunes

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:59:19 GMT
    We on the Jersey Shore may sometimes take the Barrier Islands for granted, but they take time to form, and then only if you have a stable sea level and a shallow, sloping ocean floor.
    We on the Jersey Shore may sometimes take the Barrier Islands for granted, but they take time to form, and then only if you have a stable sea level and a shallow, sloping ocean floor.
  • Congressman LoBiondo announces federal funds for local first responders

    Congressman LoBiondo announces federal funds for local first responders

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:50:02 GMT
    Three South Jersey communities are set to receive federal funds that will help police and first responders.
    Three South Jersey communities are set to receive federal funds that will help police and first responders.
  • OCBP adjusts to rip currents and less guards

    OCBP adjusts to rip currents and less guards

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-27 22:10:19 GMT
    "There's some good sized waves today, so we're keeping the people in close."
    "There's some good sized waves today, so we're keeping the people in close."
  • Hamilton Twp. sinkhole causes traffic problems

    Hamilton Twp. sinkhole causes traffic problems

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:22:41 GMT
    A small sinkhole is causing some big traffic problems in Hamilton Township. 
    A small sinkhole is causing some big traffic problems in Hamilton Township. 
  • Strong night for Mara Justine on 'AGT'

    Strong night for Mara Justine on 'AGT'

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:14:19 GMT
    Mara Justine sings “Breakaway” Kelly Clarkson Cover in semi-final round on America's Got Talent 2014.
    Mara Justine sings “Breakaway” Kelly Clarkson Cover in semi-final round on America's Got Talent 2014.
  • Man kills wife, wounds self at New Jersey hospital

    Man kills wife, wounds self at New Jersey hospital

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:07:28 GMT
    Authorities say a man fatally shot his wife and wounded himself at a hospital in southern New Jersey. 
    Authorities say a man fatally shot his wife and wounded himself at a hospital in southern New Jersey. 
  • Owner says Showboat will definitely close Sunday

    Owner says Showboat will definitely close Sunday

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:57:44 GMT
    Its owner says Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel will definitely shut down on Sunday.
    Its owner says Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel will definitely shut down on Sunday.
  • Atlantic City gives away 2,500 backpacks

    Atlantic City gives away 2,500 backpacks

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:16:04 GMT
    Schools across south jersey are set to reopen next week. In Atlantic City Tuesday, thousands of children received a helping hand from the city and police department that may save a lot of parents a trip for school supplies.
    Schools across south jersey are set to reopen next week. In Atlantic City Tuesday, thousands of children received a helping hand from the city and police department that may save a lot of parents a trip for school supplies.
  • Wildwood officials have high hopes for bike path development

    Wildwood officials have high hopes for bike path development

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:54:43 GMT
    "In Wildwood, bicycles tend to be a big problem here because of the traffic. We don't have a dedicated bicycle path," said Pete Byron, Commissioner for the city of Wildwood. And that's why Byron believes the city of Wildwood needs a bike path. "Some of our streets are very narrow. Somebody could open up a door and get ran into by a bicyclist. It is a concern," said Byron. Bicyclists are not allowed to ride on the boardwalk after noon, and bike riders we spoke with say this path could make...
    "In Wildwood, bicycles tend to be a big problem here because of the traffic. We don't have a dedicated bicycle path," said Pete Byron, Commissioner for the city of Wildwood. And that's why Byron believes the city of Wildwood needs a bike path. "Some of our streets are very narrow. Somebody could open up a door and get ran into by a bicyclist. It is a concern," said Byron. Bicyclists are not allowed to ride on the boardwalk after noon, and bike riders we spoke with say this path could make...
  • Atlantic City Electric introduces STEM Club activities for kids

    Atlantic City Electric introduces STEM Club activities for kids

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:30:01 GMT
    Atlantic City Electric is teaming with a local youth group to introduce "STEM" Club...
    Atlantic City Electric is teaming with a local youth group to introduce "STEM" Club...
  • New Maryland casino opens in Baltimore

    New Maryland casino opens in Baltimore

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:21:25 GMT
    The new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore opened Tuesday night.
    The new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore opened Tuesday night.
  • Police prepare for possible rise in crime that comes with unemployment

    Police prepare for possible rise in crime that comes with unemployment

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:13:51 GMT
    "With the layoffs the city is going to have, we'll have to expect that increase in crime.
    "With the layoffs the city is going to have, we'll have to expect that increase in crime.
  • Legal pot could bring new business to Atlantic City

    Legal pot could bring new business to Atlantic City

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:04:37 GMT
    Oaksterdam University's Executive Chancellor Dale Sky Jones describes the rejuvenation experienced in Oakland...
    Oaksterdam University's Executive Chancellor Dale Sky Jones describes the rejuvenation experienced in Oakland...
  • Final report on New Jersey derailment released

    Final report on New Jersey derailment released

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:40:22 GMT
    A train, reported to be carrying vinyl chloride, derailed in Paulsboro, N.J., Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, after the railway bridge crossing Mantua Creek collapsed.A train, reported to be carrying vinyl chloride, derailed in Paulsboro, N.J., Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, after the railway bridge crossing Mantua Creek collapsed.
    The National Transportation Safety Board has released its final report on systemic flaws leading up to a 2012 train derailment that leaked a dangerous gas in southern New Jersey.
    The National Transportation Safety Board has released its final report on systemic flaws leading up to a 2012 train derailment that leaked a dangerous gas in southern New Jersey.
  • NJ crackdown spurs illegal dumping charges

    NJ crackdown spurs illegal dumping charges

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:35:04 GMT
    State officials say a boat, contractor debris and a box spring and mattress were among the items that were illegally dumped in New Jersey state parks and lands.
    State officials say a boat, contractor debris and a box spring and mattress were among the items that were illegally dumped in New Jersey state parks and lands.
  • Caesars shows Showboat to 'interested party' Tues

    Caesars shows Showboat to 'interested party' Tues

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:23:55 GMT
    Caesars Entertainment is showing the soon-to-close Showboat Casino Hotel to "an interested party," but won't say who it is.
    Caesars Entertainment is showing the soon-to-close Showboat Casino Hotel to "an interested party," but won't say who it is.
  • Anti-drug operation nabs 4 in Cape May County

    Anti-drug operation nabs 4 in Cape May County

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:14:15 GMT
    Four suspects are behind bars following an anti-drug operation in Cape May County last week.
    Four suspects are behind bars following an anti-drug operation in Cape May County last week.
  • Absecon police investigate home invasion, assault

    Absecon police investigate home invasion, assault

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:06:32 GMT
    Absecon police are calling it a "highly unusual" crime for their community. Two people were assaulted during a late night home invasion, and now the suspects are on the run.It's shocking, but at the same time I recognize the area is changing," said David Alston, who lives in the Oyster Bay apartment complex where police say the home invasion took place."When I come home I try to look around the tree line, the shadows because you never know," added Alston.Absecon Police say in the middle of th...
    Absecon police are calling it a "highly unusual" crime for their community. Two people were assaulted during a late night home invasion, and now the suspects are on the run.It's shocking, but at the same time I recognize the area is changing," said David Alston, who lives in the Oyster Bay apartment complex where police say the home invasion took place."When I come home I try to look around the tree line, the shadows because you never know," added Alston.Absecon Police say in the middle of th...
  • 21-year veteran of Longport Police force dies in tragic accident

    21-year veteran of Longport Police force dies in tragic accident

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:56:37 GMT
    The Longport Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own Monday evening, after a tragic motorcycle accident took the life of Sergeant Charles (Tom) Adams.
    The Longport Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own Monday evening, after a tragic motorcycle accident took the life of Sergeant Charles (Tom) Adams.
  • Fairfield Twp. body identified; death ruled homicide

    Fairfield Twp. body identified; death ruled homicide

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:01:17 GMT
    Authorities say the woman whose body was discovered Sunday afternoon was a victim of a homicide. 
    Authorities say the woman whose body was discovered Sunday afternoon was a victim of a homicide. 
  • Second arrest made in fatal drive-by shooting

    Second arrest made in fatal drive-by shooting

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:31:13 GMT
    Authorities in Bridgeton announced the second arrest connected to the August 11th shooting death of 20-year-old Quantasia Bessix.  
    Authorities in Bridgeton announced the second arrest connected to the August 11th shooting death of 20-year-old Quantasia Bessix.  
  • More job training planned as 3 casinos close

    More job training planned as 3 casinos close

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-08-26 14:41:46 GMT
    Atlantic City is planning additional job training as three casinos prepare to shut down over the next few weeks, putting thousands of workers on the street.
    Atlantic City is planning additional job training as three casinos prepare to shut down over the next few weeks, putting thousands of workers on the street.
  • High Rip Current risk along the Jersey Shore

    High Rip Current risk along the Jersey Shore

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:12:50 GMT
    With the summer season winding down, many are making their way to the Jersey Shore this week for Labor Day, but beachgoers at the Jersey Shore are being warned about potentially dangerous rip currents.
    With the summer season winding down, many are making their way to the Jersey Shore this week for Labor Day, but beachgoers at the Jersey Shore are being warned about potentially dangerous rip currents.
  • Galloway Twp. residents still want tax questions answered

    Galloway Twp. residents still want tax questions answered

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:05:39 GMT
    Dozens of people showed up to the Galloway Township school board meeting, looking for answers on why their taxes went up nearly 30 percent.A much calmer scene inside the Galloway Township Middle School greeted school board members and about one hundred residents. Many folks here tonight came from the Four Seasons Retirement Community. "Having an increase like that we don't get any more pay increase on the social security, and it's just that things are tight," said Ken Herman."The reassessment...
    Dozens of people showed up to the Galloway Township school board meeting, looking for answers on why their taxes went up nearly 30 percent.A much calmer scene inside the Galloway Township Middle School greeted school board members and about one hundred residents. Many folks here tonight came from the Four Seasons Retirement Community. "Having an increase like that we don't get any more pay increase on the social security, and it's just that things are tight," said Ken Herman."The reassessment...
  • Police arrest two for stealing cash from NY woman

    Police arrest two for stealing cash from NY woman

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:12:31 GMT
    Two people have been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing more than $1500 from a New York woman.
    Two people have been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing more than $1500 from a New York woman.
  • Company will reimburse Revel after nearly $22K falls off truck

    Company will reimburse Revel after nearly $22K falls off truck

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:37:38 GMT
    An internal investigation into the money transfer of $22,000 from Revel properties reveled that the company responsible did not break any laws. 
    An internal investigation into the money transfer of $22,000 from Revel properties reveled that the company responsible did not break any laws. 
  • School board meeting to address Galloway Twp. tax increases

    School board meeting to address Galloway Twp. tax increases

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:26:16 GMT
    Last Tuesday's Galloway Council MeetingLast Tuesday's Galloway Council Meeting
    There will be a special presentation, Monday night in Galloway Township, to address property tax increases.
    There will be a special presentation, Monday night in Galloway Township, to address property tax increases.
  • Helicopter crashes in Cape May County

    Helicopter crashes in Cape May County

    Monday, August 25 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-25 22:20:28 GMT
    They say it only lasted 30 seconds, but they remember it well: the sound of a helicopter crashing right in their back yards.
    They say it only lasted 30 seconds, but they remember it well: the sound of a helicopter crashing right in their back yards.
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