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Violent, non-violent crimes down from 2017 to 2018, Atlantic City Police say

ATLANTIC CITY — Violent crime in 2018 was down just shy of 30 percent from 2017 in the resort while police responded to more calls for service and dealt with the opening of two new casinos and a university campus, according to the Atlantic City Police end-of-year-report.


NJ Transit meets with frustrated Atlantic City Line riders

ATLANTIC CITY — Riders still do not have an exact date when service on the Atlantic City line will return following a meeting with NJ Transit executives on Thursday night. Executive Director Kevin Corbett and state Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti met inside the Atlantic City tr


EHT Man Gets 40 Years For Murdering Girlfriend With Hammer

A man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday for repeatedly striking his girlfriend with a hammer and killing her in Egg Harbor Township, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced.


5 Best Spots To Score Seafood In Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (HOODLINE) — Looking to sample the best seafood around town?. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top seafood outlets in Atlantic City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.


Atlantic City Council approves Procedure for collecting delinquent Water Bills

(Atlantic) The Atlantic City Council voted 6-1, to adopt a procedure for collecting delinquent water bills. Council members; Gerald Brink, Dana Halder, Linda Hartkoph, Ashley Hayes and Kathy Somers voted yes. Chris Jimerson voted no.

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EHT Police Blotter 2-8-19 to 2-14-19

Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law-enforcement agencies. All people named are presumed innocent unless proved guilty. Sorifur Z. Joy, 21, of Egg Harbor Township, was arrested Feb. 7 and charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia.


Atlantic City man allegedly slashed man with machete

An Atlantic City man is in jail after he allegedly slashed a man with a machete during an argument. Police were called to the 100 block of Tennessee Avenue just before 7:30 p.m. Monday for a fight, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.


Tanker truck crashes, major fuel spill shuts down New Jersey highway

Thousands of gallons of fuel were spilled on the New Jersey highway, prompting roads to close and stores to be evacuated, when tractor trailers crashed on Friday morning, according to township officials and media reports.


Stockton University's AC campus not economic 'magic bullet'

ATLANTIC CITY — Stockton University's arrival — or rather its return — will have a long-term positive impact on the local economy, but officials caution against overly-optimistic ideas that it will radically reshape the city's fortunes.


Queen Latifah to Build Affordable Housing in New Jersey, Report Says

Actress and hip hop artist Queen Latifah is headed back to her New Jersey roots, according to a published report. The artist plans to build a new affordable housing complex in Newark, but the project comes with a pricey cost.


Committee takes Atlantic City cleanup efforts to the streets

ATLANTIC CITY — Rather than sit back and wait for those in need to come to them, a group of vested community stakeholders is taking its efforts to the streets. The Cleaner, Safer & Healthier Committee, chaired by 3rd Ward Councilman Kaleem Shabazz, has started a social services outreach program focu


Video shows alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto sidewalk in New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Newly released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey, narrowly missing a man. The incident happened the night of Feb. 9 in Jersey City.


Suspect arrested in spree of more than 50 New Jersey burglaries

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey man was under arrest in connection with a burglary spree involving more than 50 homes since last year. Saveon Hayles, 29, formerly of Montclair, was arrested Monday in Jersey City.


[NATL-Chi}'Empire' Producers Remove Smollett's Character From Final 2 Episodes of Season

"Empire" star Jussie Smollett is being removed from the final two episodes of the season, producers announced Friday, one day after Smollett turned himself in to police over accusations he staged a hate crime attack on himself to boost his career.


‘I Believe In South Jersey’: Arena Football League Officially Coming To Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) – The Jersey Shore is about to become a destination for Arena Football fans. A new team is officially coming to Atlantic City. Presidents were nominated inside the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. The Beatles toured here, the Rolling Stones and now, it’s going to be home to an Ar


Free Concerts Coming to Atlantic City Every Night This Summer

Get your beach chairs ready for free concerts every night this summer at Kennedy Plaza on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, according to The Press of Atlantic City. The Casino Reinvestment Developmental Authority will spend one million dollars to make sure there will be a show seven nights a week on the


Is Atlantic City Getting a Giant Car Vending Machine?

A popular online used car dealer is now officially operating in South Jersey -- but does that mean we're getting one of those giant car vending machines?. Carvana is known for having thousands of pre-owned vehicles for purchase online with the ability for car buyers to receive their new vehicle as s


More single women buying homes in New Jersey, nationwide

Angela Cottrill, a hair stylist, likes having control over the place where she lives. Cottrill, who is single, wanted the investment of owning a condo, so she put in extras hours at her job and saved money to buy her own home after living with roommates in apartments and in a small house in Linwood.


New owners of Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City shake up management team

The new owners of Atlantic City’s Ocean Resort Casino have installed new top management as the property changes hands. Luxor Capital, a New York hedge fund, is in the process of taking over the resort from former owner Bruce Deifik.


New Jersey Senate approves bill that could keep Trump off state’s 2020 ballot

The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Senate approved a bill that would keep presidential candidates off the state’s 2020 ballot unless they release their tax returns. The bill — which was passed Thursday in a 23-11 vote largely along party lines — needs the approval of an Assembly committee and the fu