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CASINOS TO LIKELY PAY BACK ILLEGAL WINNINGS

Money won from illegal gamblers will likely be heading up to the state. The Star-Ledger reports that just over $12,000 will be paid to the state from Caesars, the Borgata, the Taj Mahal and Resorts. The money was won from under-age gamblers or those who signed a list that forbids …

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LOWER POLICE INVESTIGATING ROBBERY

Two strong armed robberies took place in Lower Township. An investigation is on-going into incidents that took place at 300 block of State Highway Route 9 on Wednesday morning and at the Greenwood Avenue apartments on Tuesday morning. The investigation into both incidents is ongoing at this time and anyone …

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SHOOTING IN FAIRFIELD CLAIMS ONE LIFE

A man was killed when he was shot to death in Fairfield. The News of Cumberland County reports that David Sapp, of Bridgeton, was rushed to an area hospital but was pronounced dead. Police say the shooter is still at-large. One suspect has been arrested, but has not been charged …

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POLL: CONFIDENCE IN NEW JERSEY IS WANING

A new poll says that the state is at its lowest confidence point in the past 30 years. Monmouth University did the poll were two-thirds of the state believe New Jersey is a good place to live, but that number isn’t as high as it used to be. The polling …

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FRIDAY SET AS NEW DATE FOR PRIVATIZATION VOTE

Toll collectors on the state’s two biggest roadway will find out their fate this week. A rescheduled vote will now take place on Friday, which could privatize toll collection on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. Two extra days will provide time for a recommendation to be made …

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ADDITIONAL CHARGES FILED IN PEDESTRIAN DEATH

A 47-year old man was charged with vehicular homicide in the death of a 13 year old girl. According to The Press of Atlantic City, Timothy Hettinger was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, after striking and killing Emily LaFerriere Sunday night, as she was walking on Radio Road …

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SOMERS POINT MAN CHARGED IN FATAL ACCIDENT

A Somers Point man was charged in a January accident that left his passenger dead and a bystander seriously injured. Antonio Vargas was charged with aggravated manslaughter a, aggravated assault, driving on a suspended license, which is a third-degree crime. Vargas was alleged to be driving while intoxicated. The vehicle …

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CHARGES FILED IN FATAL DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENT

A man has been charged in a three-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a nine-year-old. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office announced that William Liepe was charged with aggravated assaultafter it was determined that Liepe was operating his motor vehicle while intoxicated. The accident took place on April 10 and …

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REV. AL SHARPTON MAKES APPEARANCE IN VINELAND

The Reverand Al Sharpton showed up in Vineland Tuesday to protest the closure of the Vineland Developmental Center.  Sharpton told the crowd gathered that it’s time to “fight the fight” and try to keep the center open.  A big rally was held in Vineland, organized by the American Federation of …

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CARL LEWIS CAN’T RUN FOR SENATE IN NEW JERSEY

This is one race that former Olympic star Carl Lewis can’t leave the starting block.  Lewis was informed on Tuesday that he cannot seek a state senate seat in South Jersey because he has not lived here long enough.  Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno ruled on Tuesday that Lewis fails to …

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