Local News

June 1, 2017

REPORT: FATAL POLICE SHOOTING WAS JUSTIFIED IN VINELAND

The fatal shooting of Richard Bard Jr. in Vineland last year by city police was completely justified.  That’s the finding of a new report issued by the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday.  The report says Bard fired at police first, with the bullet just missing the head of an officer. ##
June 1, 2017

SHAKEUP IN NJ DEM PARTY OVER ASSEMBLY SPEAKER POWER PLAY

A shakeup in the Democratic Party landscape in New Jersey now that Democratic Assemblyman Campaign Committee chair Michael Muller has resigned.  Muller resigned the key position as a result of a party split over the position of Assembly Speaker, currently held by Vincent Prieto. ##
June 1, 2017

CAPE GOP ENDORSING DOWNE TWP. MAYOR FOR ASSEMBLY

Cape May County republicans are supporting Downe Township Mayor Robert Campbell as a candidate for State Assembly.  The Cape GOP’s social media page is encouraging republican voters to support Campbell who’s name appears in column six.  The GOP dumped support for Brian McDowell soon after the legislative ticket was announced. ##
June 1, 2017

POWERBALL JACKPOT KEEPS CLIMBING IN GARDEN STATE

The Powerball jackpot keeps climbing.  There were no winners in the Wednesday night Powerball drawing which puts the estimated top prize for Saturday night’s drawing at $337 million.  It will be among the top 25 jackpots ever offered in a United States lottery. ##