Local News

August 23, 2017

MAN INDICTED FOR HAVING GUN DRIGS AT ATLANTIC CITY MOTEL

A suspect has been indicted on charged that he had 119 bags of heroin and a loaded handgun at an Atlantic City motel.  Police say Sean Figaro faces six charges after being busted at an Econolodge located on Pacific Avenue back in January. ##
August 23, 2017

MILLVILLE TO CRACK DOWN ON PROSTITUTION ACTIVITY

Millville Police announced that a crackdown on prostitution is coming in the near future.  Police say there will be proactive investigations of prostitution and the crackdown will last about a month to help eliminate a quality of life issue for residents of the community. ##
August 23, 2017

STAFF: WHELAN DIED OF HEART ATTACK SHORTLY BEFORE INTERVIEW

New Jersey State Senator Jim Whelan passed away at his Atlantic City home after suffering a heart attack.  Whelan was preparing to give an interview to Netflix when he experienced the heart attack.  Whelan had announced he would retire at the end of this year. ##
August 23, 2017

ATLANTIC COUNTY STATE SENATOR JIM WHELAN, 68

Atlantic County and Trenton are mourning the passing of long time State Senator Jim Whelan who died Tuesday at the age of 68.  Senator Whelan also served Atlantic City as its mayor from 1990 until 2001.  He underwent surgery in July to remove cancer cells from his kidney and experienced complications from blood thinners. ##