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EAGLES FIRE DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR SEAN MCDERMOTT

The Philadelphia Eagles are searching for a new defensive coordinator.  Sean McDermott was fired by the Eagles on Saturday.  McDermott’s defense gave up 377 points this past season, good enough to make the playoffs but the worst point total since 1974.  McDermott served as defensive coordinator for two years, and …

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CAPTURED: ALLEGED COP KILLER CAUGHT IN CAMDEN

The New Jersey man who’s accused in the fatal shooting of a Lakewood police officer was captured Sunday morning in Camden.  Jahmell Crockam was apprehended in Camden Sunday shortly before 7am, ending a massive manhunt.  Crockam is the man authorities believe shot and killed Lakewood police officer Christopher Matlosz Friday …

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AVALON PLEDGES SUPPORT; ASKS OTHER TOWNS TO CONTRIBUTE

Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi and the Avalon Police Department have announced a $1,000 contribution to the reward fund designed to gather information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the individual who killed a Lakewood, New Jersey police officer on Friday, January 14th. Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz, 27, …

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REPORT: FIRE BREAKS OUT AT SOUTH JERSEY PRISON

A television report from Philadelphia this morning says a fire broke out inside the Bayside State Prison early Saturday morning.  According to a report by WPVI-TV, the fire started inside a maintenance building at the prison which is located in Leesburg, Cumberland County.  No injuries are reported, the cause is …

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HS HOOPS: LOCAL BOYS TEAMS FARE WELL FRIDAY

Most of the boys basketball teams from Cape May County scored big victories on Friday night.  The Middle Township Panthers improved to 7-1 on the season as they beat Buena on the road, 96-43. Garrett Kerr scored 28 points for Middle, including four three pointers.  Lower Cape May improved to …

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REPORT: NEW COUNCILMAN IN OCEAN CITY WON'T RUN AGAIN

A newly appointed councilman in Ocean City says as of now, he has no plans to seek re-election in November.  John Flood was appointed to the seat that was vacated by Susan Sheppard, who recently resigned from council to take a position on the Cape May County Board of Chosen …

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TIME TO JUMP IN THE OCEAN FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Temperatures in the 30s are in the forecast for today’s Wildwoods Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics.  The event will be held in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center on the city’s beachfront today.  The registration for the event begins at 10am, with plungers hitting the cold Atlantic Ocean at …

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AUTHORITIES LOOK FOR TEEN WHO KILLED NEW JERSEY COP

The search continues on Saturday for a teenager who shot and killed a New Jersey police officer Friday evening.  27 year old Lakewood police officer Christopher Matlosz was shot and killed in a residential neighborhood during a routine conversation with a pedestrian.  Matlosz was shot three times at close range …

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MEETS WEDNESDAY NIGHT

The Middle Township Committee will meet Wednesday evening with a fairly routine agenda in front of the three member committee.  The committee is expected to approve the expenditure of just over $200,000 from the capital improvement fund for the acquisition of police computer equipment and software, GPS units for public …

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