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FIRE DESTROYS POPULAR TAVERN IN BRIDGETON

A historical bar and restaurant in Bridgeton has been destroyed today by fire.  Fire crews were called to the Hillcrest Tavern on West Broad Street shortly  before 5am today.  The tavern’s roof caved in during the fire and so far there are no reports of a cause or of any …

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INDICTMENT FOR SUSPECT IN BRIDGETON DOUBLE MURDER

A North Jersey man has been indicted on double murder charges in Bridgeton.  21 year old Michael Loftlin has been charged in connection with the shootings and murders of two people back in June.  Loftlin allegedly killed the two individuals on Grape Street following a confrontation.  Loftlin is being held …

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BRIDGETON COPS INVESTIGATE SHOOTING

Bridgeton Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Thursday night.  City police announced that a man was shot near the intersection of Bank and Washington streets; the victim took the bullet in his right shoulder.  The victim told police he pulled his vehicle over to make a phone call …

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