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Man run over by his own car at Somers Point ShopRite

A man who was attempting to return a movie to a Red Box machine ended up in the hospital after being run over by his own car. At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Michael Kozimer, 58, of Somers Point, parked in the fire lane at the ShopRite in Somers Point to return a movie to the Red Box machine outside the store

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-21 18:13:00

Royal Farms coming to Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A new chain of convenience store and gas station - one more familiar to residents of Delaware and Maryland than this section of Wawa Country - is coming to the township. A site plan for Royal Farms was approved by the Planning Board for Fire and Tilton roads, on the site of the

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-21 14:10:00

Atlantic City police officer involved in crash, taken to hospital

An Atlantic City police officer was taken to the hospital after being involved in a crash on Route 40, the department confirmed. Sgt. Kevin Fair, public information officer of the department, said the officer was involved in the crash at 5 p.m. on Wednesday and was taken to the hospital with non-li

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-21 21:19:00

Atlantic City man charged in Sister Jean's burglary

ATLANTIC CITY - A city man was arrested last week in connection with a burglary at Sister Jean's Kitchen that left the nonprofit with an estimated 300 pounds of food missing. Wayne Branham, 54, of Atlantic City, was charged with burglary and theft on March 14 in the incident that happened overnight

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-20 22:00:00

Jitney driver robbed at knifepoint late Monday night

ATLANTIC CITY - A Jitney driver was robbed at knifepoint Monday night near the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Ventnor Avenue in the city, according to Atlantic City police. The incident occurred around midnight. The suspect was not caught and remains on the loose Tuesday, police said. The Jitn

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-20 17:46:00

Ocean City Housing Authority Seeking Approvals in $4.2 Million Project

Rick Ginnetti, a consultant for the Ocean City Housing Authority explains plans for a proposed affordable housing project. By Maddy Vitale In the next step toward building a $4.2 million affordable housing project, the Ocean City Housing Authority is seeking federal approval to demolish units at one

OCNJDAILY.COM - 2018-03-21 01:03:04

South Jersey gears up for Wednesday nor'easter

If you feel you have an active or inactive Print subscription with us, please click the "Click to verifty your account" button below. Buy Now 11:30 a.m.: Atlantic City Police tweeted Wednesday morning that the Black Horse Pike in West Atlantic City is closed due to flooding. -- We continue the thund

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-21 14:00:00

Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings. State police say they're among the agencies responding to a standoff inside Panera sandwich shop across the street from campus. A person inside th

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-20 16:13:02

Brunt of nor'easter Wednesday with snow, sleet and coastal flooding

If you feel you have an active or inactive Print subscription with us, please click the "Click to verifty your account" button below. Buy Now We continue the thunderous roar of March. Up to 9 inches of snow, rounds of coastal flooding and gusty winds are on the way Wednesday. Here is what we will se

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-20 21:00:00

Arrest made in fatal shooting of 21-year-old in Atlantic City

An arrest has been made after a 23-year-old Atlantic City man was shot and killed last week, authorities said. Howard Cassell (Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office) Howard Cassell, 30, of Atlantic City is charged with reckless manslaughter and multiple weapons offenses, the Atlantic County Prosecuto


Parking Prohibited On Ocean City Snow Route During Storm: Police

OCEAN CITY, NJ - Parking is prohibited along the designated snow emergency route in Ocean City, police reminded residents on Tuesday, ahead of the fourth nor'easter expected to hit the state in three weeks. "City Ordinance 7-3.9, prohibits vehicles from parking on any portion of the roadway when th

PATCH - 2018-03-20 18:18:25

Ocean City Mayor Gillian Gives Storm Update

Mayor Jay Gillian urges residents to use caution when driving in the latest March storm. It's the first day of spring, and another coastal storm continues to strengthen off the coast. I want everybody to be prepared. The National Weather Service has posted warnings for both tidal flooding and snow a

OCNJDAILY.COM - 2018-03-20 16:07:49

Atlantic City Democrats sign criminal complaint against Mayor Gilliam

ATLANTIC CITY - The city's Democratic Committee filed a criminal complaint in municipal court Monday against Mayor Frank Gilliam and his former campaign manager, Richard Winstead. The committee alleges Gilliam, a Democrat, and Winstead committed theft by unlawful taking when Gilliam deposited a $10,


One dead, two injured after shooting in West Philadelphia, police say

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (WTXF) - Three people are shot and one of those is dead in West Philadelphia late Sunday afternoon, according to Philadelphia police. The call came a little after 4:15 p.m. March 18. After police arrived to the scene at 52nd and Market Streets, they discovered one 42-year-old man a


2 injured in Route 47 crash

DENNIS TOWNSHIP - A two car crash on Route 47 sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries, state police said. At 7:27 p.m., troopers received a call about the crash near Tyler Road. Lt. Theodore Schafer said a Corvette and a grey Ford F150 pick up truck collided on the roadway. The Ocean


Couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Atlantic County

The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the death of two people in an apparent murder-suicide. A man and a woman were found inside their Linwood home on Thursday, the prosecutor's office said in a release, but provided no details about the incident. Authorities have not released t


Cumberland County seeks two most wanted individuals

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office would like your help in finding two of its most wanted fugitives. Lance McLemore, 37, is being sought on two Cumberland County Superior Court Family warrants for failure to appear. McLemore is described as a black male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 180 pounds, with br


Two-car accident sent three people to the hospital Friday in Galloway Township

Three people were taken to two area hospitals after a two-car collision Friday between a Galloway Township ambulance squad vehicle and a car on Chris Gaupp Drive in Galloway Township, police said. At about 8:18 p.m. Friday, a Galloway Township ambulance squad vehicle, operated by Raymond J. Adams, 4


Budding thief beat by Atlantic City cops and bit by K-9 awarded $300K

A man who accused three Atlantic City police officers of beating him unconscious and using excessive force during a 2013 arrest was awarded $300,500 by a civil jury this week. Steven Stadler, of Glen Gardner in Hunterdon County, had alleged in a lawsuit that after his arrest for a suspected burglary


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Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner: "James Kauffman had been housed in Hudson County Jail as a result of credible threats to his life. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office can confirm that we were notified by the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office that James Kauffman died in an apparent sui