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AC POLICE NAB TWO ON DRUG CHARGES

Two men were arrested on drug possession in Atlantic City. Police there say they took Jonathan Devonish and Isiah Pettis, both of Atlantic City, into custody. Police recovered 140 bags of heroin, along with cocaine and marijuana packaged for sale from the pipe. Detectives received information regarding the distribution of …

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LEGISLATION ADVANCING TO HALT EASING RULES ON HANDGUNS

Democrats in Trenton are advancing legislation that would prevent new regulations by the Christie administration to make it easier for people to carry handguns in the state. Legislation has moved forward this week and Senate President Steve Sweeney said that Christie was trying to go around the state legislator with …

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BILL TO CREATE DIVERSION PROGRAM FOR VETERAN’S ADVANCES

Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew to create a “Statewide Veterans Diversion Program” aimed at helping veterans and active military who have committed nonviolent offenses by diverting them away from the criminal justice system and into treatment received final approval in the Senate today. It now goes to the …

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CLOSINGS AND DELAYS FOR TUESDAY MARCH 14

98.7 The Coast will keep you posted on Winter Weather, just check back to this page when the weather comes to town! Winter Weather Alerts are brought to you by the following: Sturdy Savings Bank, visit them online at sturdyonline.com Quality Electric Service, give them a call at (609) 861-1409 …

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CHRISTIE DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR TUESDAY

All state offices will be closed on Tuesday. Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency and ordered all non-essential employees to stay home. Around a foot of snow is possibly in North and Central Jersey. Locally flooding and high winds are bigger concern. The National Weather Service says the …

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