MAN ADMITS GUILT IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE

A Camden County man, who pleaded guilty in June for second degree attempted sexual assault, second-degree attempted luring and third-degree attempted endangering the welfare of a child, was sentenced to 12 years in state prison yesterday, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated. According to the terms of the plea agreement, William Ritchie, 53, of Gloucester…

MENENDEZ ISSUES STATEMENT ON TROOPS LEAVING IRAQ

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s announcement of troop withdrawal from Iraq by the end of the year. “Today’s announcement by President Obama, bringing home American troops from Iraq, is historic. As someone who voted against the war while in the House of Representatives, I believe this was the right…

GAS PRICES CREEPING UP AGAIN

Another slight increase took place at the pumps this week. AAA Mid-Atlantic says that gas prices rose four cents on average in Cape May County. The latest price survey said prices came in at $3.34 per gallon. Analysts saw that we might not see the typical price declines of the fall and winter and prices…