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WOMAN ADMITS ROLE IN TRUMP TAJ MAHAL MURDER

A carjacking murder suspect has admitted her guilt.  Jessica Kisby, of Egg Harbor Township, plead guilty to murder and related charges to a carjacking the left a man dead at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office announced the plea. Kisby entered the guilty plea …

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CHRISTIE CONTINUES TO DEFEND SUPREME COURT NOMINEES

Give them a hearing. Those are the words of Gov. Chris Christie who has been pushing for his two Supreme Court nominees to get a Senate hearing to move forward the confirmation process. Several Democratic lawmakers have been critical of the two selections, Phillip Kwon and Bruce Harris. Christie said …

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NO PUBLIC FUNERAL FOR WHITNEY HOUSTON

Fans wishing to say goodbye to Whitney Houston in person are out of luck. Only private funeral services will be held for the famous singer. There were talks of a public funeral in Newark this week, but the final decision was to keep it private. Some fans were upset by …

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MAN FALLS AND KNOCKED OUT AT COAST GUARD PIER

It was a potential scary accident. A construction worker fell and was knocked out for a few minutes at the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May. The man was identified as Richard Kortonick of North Wildwood. A quick responding team was able to help get Kortonick to the AtlantiCare …

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VINELAND COULD SEE FLAT TAX INCREASE

A promise is being kept. Vineland Mayor Robert Romano has presented a zero increase budget to council. As Coastal Broadcasting previously reported, it was Romano’s goal to keep taxes flat this year. Romano said that financial conditions did not allow him to keep taxes flat in previous years but now …

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CHRISTIE SAYS VIOLENT CRIMINALS NEED TO STAY BEHIND BARS

Repeat offenders could have a tougher time skipping bail. Gov. Chris Christie officially proposed changing state law to give judges more power to deny bail to violent offenders and those who have a history of offenses. Christie said the state system should fall in line with what is being done …

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ARRAIGNMENT HELD FOR VINELAND MURDER

Murder is officially the charge facing a Vineland man. Ismael Pierce was arraigned on murder charges on Tuesday. He is accused in the death of 23-year-old Britton Loyden on Friday. Bail was been set at $500,000. Pierce only entered his name during the arraignment and did not say anything else.

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BILLS TO HELP VETERANS ADVANCE THROUGH SENATE

Helping out New Jersey’s veterans. That is the goal of a pair of bills sponsored by Senator Jim Whelan, which would make it easier for returning veterans to become public school teachers and would create a county ID for military vets in order to make it easier for them to …

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LOWER POLICE SET TO REMEMBER DOUGLASS

Its a chance to remember a fallen officer in the line of duty. Lower Township Police are reminding the public that they will commemorate the 18th anniversary of the death of David C. Douglass Sr. A brief flag raising ceremony will be held on Saturday at the Townbank Fire House …

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UPDATE: 18 YEAR-OLD DIES IN HAMMONTON CRASH

An 18 year-old Hammonton man died Monday morning as the result of injuries he sustained Sunday night when the pickup truck he was driving skidded off the road and hit a pole. David Gulig, Jr, a volunteer firefighter, died of his injuries at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Monday. Police are …

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