Local News

August 9, 2017

AUTHORITIES SAY SUICIDE CAUSED DEATH OF MAN AT TROPICANA

The death of man Tuesday inside a room at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City has been ruled a suicide. Authorities say the man’s body was found inside a room located on the 37th floor by hotel staff. A woman inside the room was injured with burns and was taken to a local hospital for [...]
August 9, 2017

COUSINS CONVICTED OF KILLING VINELAND MAN IN 2014

Two Atlantic County men have been convicted on charges that they killed Vincent Williams of Vineland three summers ago. Authorities say the two suspects are cousins; they are identified as 25 year old Hakeem Martin and 27 year old Dominique Washington...
August 9, 2017

PA MAN INDICTED FOR TRYING TO HAVE SEX WITH YOUNG GIRL

A 48 year old Pennsylvania man has been indicted on charges that he tried to meet a 14 year old girl in a library in Somers Point to pursue a sexual relationship with her. Dean Leon of Enola has been charged with luring and with endangering the welfar...
August 9, 2017

REPORT: LIFEGUARD CANNED OVER AGE GETS $127K

A veteran Ocean City lifeguard who was dismissed at the age of 52 for failing a swim test by three seconds has been awarded a $127,000 settlement. NJ.com reports that Paul McCracken lost his job back in 2011 after the city toughened up its restrictions on the hiring of lifeguards. The city is evaluating its [...]