Bally’s Atlantic City will close the doors to its casino for 30 hours next week. A major technology upgrade is needed at the gaming hall, and the gambling will fall silent for just over a day to make the transition. The rest of the business operations will not be affected.
Atlantic City Police say a woman threatened to kill a retail store clerk with a knife on Tuesday. Police arrested 28 year old Octavia Watson on charges she threatened to kill the clerk at Ocean Body Oil on Atlantic Avenue. Watson was disarmed after being talked down by police.
Former Atlantic City mayor Frank Gilliam will spend 30 days in prison for stealing money from a youth sports program. Gilliam previously admitted to the offense. He will also have to serve three years’ probation and perform community service.
The day of reckoning has arrived for former Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. Gilliam will be sentenced today on charges that he stole money from a youth basketball organization. He pleaded guilty to the charge in October, 2019 and resigned as mayor the same day.
A 17 year old boy from Atlantic City was arrested Saturday after he returned to the scene of an armed robbery that he committed. Atlantic City Police say the boy used a gun to rob a 35 year old woman, and later that evening returned to the same exact area. Police moved in and quickly…
The Trump Plaza in Atlantic City will be imploded on the morning of February 17th. Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small says the date was pushed back due to a new concrete foundation that was only recently discovered. Work continues on the vacant casino to prep it for the big explosion.
Marty Small will be sworn in as Mayor of Atlantic City this afternoon. Small is expected to be sworn in virtually by Governor Murphy during an official ceremony to begin at 4:00pm.
The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival is moving outdoors to Bader Field this year. The festival is moving outdoors in June in a furtherance to guarantee the festival will still go on as planned. There were be three, four hour sessions that begin on Friday evening, June 4th.
Atlantic City Police arrested a 38 year old man from Bridgeton who forced a woman into prostitution at a city hotel. Police say Bryant Siderio was charged with weapons and drug offenses, and for promoting prostitution. 23 year old Jada Bell of Atlantic City was also hit with criminal charges. A 30 year old woman…
A 20 year tax break has been granted to the developers of a new water park that will be located next to the former Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority Tuesday granted the tax break that is needed to get the family entertainment complex off the ground.