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November 6, 2017

US MARSHAL FIRES SHOTS AT SUV DURING PARKWAY CHASE

A United States Marshal fired his weapon at an SUV Sunday night after he followed the vehicle off the Garden State Parkway in Union Sunday night.  Authorities say the driver of the SUV left the scene and sped in the direction of the marshal, who fired multiple shots.  The vehicle was struck with bullets, but [...]

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November 6, 2017

SPORTS: LADY RED RAIDERS ADVANCE TO SJ SOCCER FINAL

It’s another South Jersey Group III championship game appearance for Ocean City’s girls soccer team.  Ocean City got goals from Paige Panico and Faith Slimmer to advance to beat Lacey Monday, 2-0.  Ocean City hosts Cherry Hill West Thursday...
November 6, 2017

NEW OVERLAY AREA CODE COMING TO 609 AREA CODE IN TWO MONTHS

Get ready, the new 640 area code is coming to our region in January.  Verizon officials confirm that the new 640 area code will be an overlay of the 609 area code because the 609 area code is just about out of numbers.  This will require you to dial the 609 area code to another [...]

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November 5, 2017

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP MAN CHARGED WITH KILLING HIS GIRLFRIEND

A 36 year old Egg Harbor Township man has been charged with murder after he allegedly beat his girlfriend to death with a hammer.  Police say Lashawn Smith is charged with murder in Friday’s killing of 28 year old Sarah Phillips.  Phillips was pr...