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MAN WALKS INTO RITE AID, SHOT IN THE ANKLE

A 28 year old man walked into a Rite Aid store in Bridgeton Thursday night with a gunshot wound to his ankle.  City police say the man was shot twice on Thursday evening, and may not have been the shooter’s intended target.  The man was treated for non-life threatening injuries …

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BRIDGETON MAN INDICTED FOR KILLING HIS COUSIN

A 40 year old Bridgeton man has been indicted on charges that he killed his cousin last summer.  Terrance Height has been indicted on murder and weapons charges in connection with the slaying of 24 year old Wayne Height last July 4th.  Height is being held in the Cumberland County …

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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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