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Oprah and friends dined in Cape May over weekend

Oprah Winfrey, longtime partner Stedman Graham, and BFF-forever Gayle King dined at Cape May's famed Ebbitt Room inside The Virginia Hotel around 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16. According to a Philadelphia Inquirer story dated March 18, the three enjoyed dishes such as oysters — no word on if they were o


NJ mom accidentally kills baby while passed-out drunk

DELRAN — A Burlington County woman has been sentenced to four years in state prison for the accidental killing of her newborn son in 2015. A relative showed up at Melissa Johnson's house in February 2015 and found the woman asleep on the couch with her three-month-old son partially wedged underneath

NJ1015.COM - 2019-03-21 22:03:22

Cape May, Cumberland Counties Teen Arts Festival Opens in Millville April 5

COURT HOUSE - The Cape May County Department of Tourism, Public Information and Culture & Heritage is partnering with County of Cumberland and the Levoy Theatre for this year’s Teen Arts Festival.

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2019-03-20 13:20:00

He was deported 3 times, but he kept coming back to N.J. Now, he’s headed to jail, ICE says.

Immigration officials are unsure exactly when Carlos Juarez-Sanchez, a native of Honduras, first illegally crossed the border into the U.S. But, they know he was deported in 2008. And again in 2013. And again in 2014.

NJ.COM - 2019-03-21 17:09:25

Prosecutors say NJ cops pulled over drivers — to rob them!

PATERSON — A city police officer accused of stealing money during illegal traffic stops and shakedowns and then falsifying reports has been indicted on charges he conspired to violate individuals' civil rights.

NJ1015.COM - 2019-03-22 01:44:43

Old Avalon home is on the move to Cape May

Vintage Victorian houses typically aren’t on the move, but that’s exactly what happened this week. The house, which dates to 1896, had been one of the oldest homes in Avalon.


‘It’s Monday Or Never’: Gov. Murphy Says Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In New Jersey Short On Votes

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Days ahead of a planned vote in the Legislature that would make New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday that the measure is short of the votes needed to pass. The Democrat spoke Thursday during a news conference alongside

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2019-03-21 22:02:43

Cape May-Lewes Ferry joins Green WATERS Program

The Passenger Vessel Association has recognized the Cape May-Lewes Ferry as the newest member of its Green WATERS Program for the Delaware Bay ferry operation’s dedication and commitment toward a cleaner, greener marine environment.

CAPE GAZETTE - 2019-03-20 16:01:02

This is what’s in N.J.’s landmark marijuana bill

— Adult-use marijuana legalization is likely to be voted on by the entire state Legislature as soon as early next week. But since the bill was finalized Monday night, many lawmakers are concerned they haven’t been given enough time to thoroughly digest and assess its major points. What’s more, this

WHYY - 2019-03-21 15:26:29

Morning Briefing: Missing man found dead; Dogs removed from home; 76ers get big win over Celtics

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. After a couple of nice days, we are going to feel like ducks today. It's going to rain all day and there are flood watches all over. Expect the high to hit about 50 degrees.

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2019-03-21 09:45:00

Monster Fentanyl, Heroin Mill Linked to 227 Overdoses, 84 Deaths Busted in New Jersey

Three men have been arrested in the takedown of a major fentanyl and heroin mill in New Jersey that has been linked to more than 200 overdoses, including 84 deaths, officials announced Thursday.

NBC NEW YORK - 2019-03-21 15:30:53

Feds: Bust at Philly Port nets $38M in cocaine, in largest seizure in two decades

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents said Thursday that they had seized 1,185 pounds of cocaine from a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia this week, a haul that authorities estimated was worth $38 million and called the largest cocaine bust at the port in 21 years.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2019-03-21 16:42:23

Wildwood Man Faces Drug Charges

COURT HOUSE - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto announced the March 19 arrest of William C. McNeal, 56, of Wildwood, for the distribution of heroin and cocaine.

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2019-03-20 20:26:00

Home invasion suspects sought in Franklin Township, New Jersey

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (WPVI) -- Police in Gloucester County are looking for two gunmen caught on camera terrorizing a Franklin Township homeowner last week. Footage from inside the home on the 3500 block of Bluebell Road shows the masked men pushing the victim into his living room at gunpoint last

6ABC.COM - 2019-03-21 21:31:51

Video shows suspect in fatal Germantown bar shooting; suspect still at large

GERMANTOWN (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of the suspect being sought for the fatal shooting of a bar employee in the Germantown section of the city.

6ABC.COM - 2019-03-21 17:30:30

Crest to Speed Beach Repair

WILDWOOD CREST ─ “I think the public will agree with me," Mayor Don Cabrera said March 12, referring to an "aggressive" stance taken by Wildwood Crest Borough Commissioners.

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2019-03-21 15:15:00

Corrections Officers Seek More Staff; Sheriff Cites ‘Perfect Storm’

CREST HAVEN – About 25 Cape May County Corrections Officers, members of Fraternal Order of Police, Cape May County Lodge 7, who staff the County Correctional Facility, attended the March 12 freeholders' meeting to show support for additional personnel.

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2019-03-21 13:00:00

Federal Agents Seize $38 Million Worth Of Cocaine At Port Of Philadelphia, Authorities Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – Federal agents seized 1,185 pounds of cocaine worth $38 million from a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia on Tuesday. U.S. Customs & Border Protection officials say it was their largest cocaine seizure in 21 years.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2019-03-21 22:30:31

As weather warms, Cape Code Blue gets good reviews

Early spring may still bring some surprises, but most expect the Code Blue nights and the first year of a new program for the homeless are over for the winter in Cape May County.

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2019-03-21 18:30:00

LCMR Baseball Boosters Pancake Breakfast

The Lower Cape May Baseball Boosters will be having a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 30th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Erma Fire Hall. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Lower Cape May Regional High School and Teitelman Middle School Baseball teams. Stop down and enjoy fresh pa.

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2019-03-21 20:49:51