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Robbers learn their fates in shootout that left cop partially paralyzed
Two men were sentenced Monday to 32-year prison terms in a shooting that left an Atlantic City police officer partially paralyzed. Martel D. Chisolm, 31, of Millville, and Demetris Cross, 30, of Bridgeton, must serve 85 percent of their sentences on their offenses, including attempted murder of then
NJ Names 6 Towns Up For New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
The Garden State is about to get a little greener. On Monday, New Jersey Department of Health officials announced their long-awaited choices for the six businesses that will be invited to open new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The dispensaries would be located in Phillipsburg, Paterso
2 men to be sentenced for involvement in Officer Josh Vadell's shooting
Two Cumberland County men found guilty of attempted murder in the September 2016 shooting of former Atlantic City Police Officer Josh Vadell are slated to be sentenced in Monday afternoon.
10 Kilograms Of Heroin Seized In South Jersey Drug Bust: Cops
LOGAN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Authorities recently made a significant dent in its battle against narcotics addiction in Gloucester County, where there were 130 overdose deaths in 2018, by taking 10 kilograms of heroin off the streets, the prosecutor's office announced.
Who saw the most rain this weekend, will we have wettest year on record?
A weekend's worth of rain brought over 3 inches of liquid to parts of South Jersey, putting some places on pace for the wettest year on record. Barnegat Light soaked in 3.24 inches of rain, the highest not only in South Jersey, but all of the Garden State, according to the United States Geological S
Camden-Wyoming man acquitted of murder pleads guilty to weapon charge
DOVER — A 30-year-old Camden-Wyoming man found not guilty of murder in August pleaded guilty to a weapon charge related to his apprehension during the investigation. On Monday morning in Superior Court, Raymond Ward accepted a possession of a firearm by person prohibited count, which brought a five-
DSP advising of phone spoofing scam
DOVER, Del. – Delaware State Police recently learned of two incidents of a phone scam involving a spoofed phone number. In both incidents, the victim received a call from a female claiming to be an agent from Dover, Delaware. The caller identified herself as Agent Lisa Smith, and provided a badge nu
4 Arrested, Loaded Gun Seized During Gloucester Traffic Stop: PD
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ - Four people were arrested while in possession of a loaded gun during the Gloucester Township Police Department's "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign last week, police said.
Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $153,223 Jackpot in Salem County
One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $153,223 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Saturday, Dec. 15th drawing. The winning numbers were: 10, 17, 35, 37 and 41 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is John Fenwick Travel Plaza, Mile 5.4 NJTP No
Better to report broken streetlight than curse the darkness | Opinion
I find myself with conflicting thoughts when it comes to certain technologies, especially the internet. In its earliest days, it was presented to us as a great equalizing force, something that would democratize information, give everyone their own voice, and connect people in wondrous ways. It has d
NJ Weather: Storm Expected To Disrupt Holiday Travel This Week
A strong storm is expected to disrupt holiday travel in New Jersey this week, forecasters say. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for a storm that forecasters say is supposed to resemble a nor'easter, packing strong winds and heavy rains that could cause flooding.
New Jersey is Now limiting the ability of law enforcement officers
Heather Darling, Heather is a layer from Morris County. Trenton NJ, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-3, the Statute recently amended to further limit the capacity of gun magazines is being interpreted to include that law enforcement officers are not permitted to possess “large-capacity magazines” capable of holding m
One dead, another seriously injured in Bridgeton crash
BRIDGETON – Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash on Sunday that claimed the life of the vehicle’s driver and seriously injured a passenger. Just after 9 p.m., officers responded to Park and Mayor Aitken drives where they found a vehicle heavily damaged after striking a tree.
Man with gun during school incident found guilty
BRIDGETON - A 68-year-old man was found guilty in Cumberland County Superior Court on Wednesday of having a pistol with him during an incident at a private school in Stow Creek Township.
Lakeside students 'cheer' Cullen
MILLVILLE - About 30 veterans joined the students from Lakeside Middle School for their annual Veterans Day luncheon and assembly to honor American veterans on Nov. 7. Dottie Cullen, 92, of Millville, who regularly attends the event, was unable to attend because she was rehabilitating her broken leg
Man in gas station shooting takes plea deal
BRIDGETON – A city man arrested for shooting another man as he approached his vehicle at a gas station pleaded guilty on Wednesday to unlawfully possessing a pistol in return for the prosecution dismissing five other charges.
NJ marijuana legalization: Cops still lack tools to police stoned driving
A prominent police chief is calling for help. Is anyone in Trenton listening?. John Zebrowksi is a police chief who’s trying to sound the alarm as New Jersey lurches closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.
'Secret Santa' pays Walmart shoppers' layaway, spreads holiday cheer in NJ town
For some lucky shoppers in New Jersey, the season just got a little bit merrier. Five-year-old Jason Rake of Washington, N.J., thought that Santa might have put him on the naughty list. Little did he know that a special "Secret Santa" was about to make his mom's life a lot easier -- by paying off th
OPRA advocates file lawsuit, audit Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office
Over the past few months, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has been under fire from two public records advocates who say the office’s form isn’t legal and they are wrongfully denying records.
4 juveniles charged in Salem County high school wrestling team hazing incident
PITTSGROVE TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- Four juveniles have been charged in connection to a hazing incident involving a South Jersey high school wrestling team. The Salem County Prosecutor's Office says four juveniles have been charged with aggravated assault, conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, crimin