Local News

June 29, 2017

TEENS VANDALIZE OCEAN CITY’S PLAYLAND’S CASTAWAY COVE

Ocean City Police are investigating vandalism at the Playland’s Castaway Cove amusement park on Monday and Wednesday. Police say the teens used objects including a fire extinguisher to conduct the vandalism. No word of any suspects being in custody. ##
June 29, 2017

THREE CHARGED WITH HOME INVASION ROBBERY IN PLEASANTVILLE

One adult and two juveniles have been charged in connection with a home invasion robbery on Doughty Road in Pleasantville. Authorities say 18 year old Wilfredo Torres and two juveniles were charged last weekend with armed robbery and other offenses in...
June 29, 2017

I DID IT! VIRGINIA MAN SAYS HE ROBBED FOUR BANKS, INCLUDING TWO LOCALLY

A 43 year old Virginia man admitted in court this week that he robbed four banks, including one in Ocean City, and another in Atlantic City. Bruce Wayne Higgins pleaded guilty before United States District Court Judge Renee Bumb to the crimes. Higgins could face up to 20 years behind bars when he is sentenced [...]
June 29, 2017

DEMOCRATS FAIL IN BUDGET VOTE, STATE SHUTDOWN POSSIBLE

Democrats in the New Jersey Assembly have failed on their first attempt to get a budget approved before Friday’s deadline. The budget needed 41 “yes” votes, and received only 24. 35 members of the Assembly didn’t even bother to vote on the democrats’ plan. ##