July gaming numbers are up a whopping 7.8 percent over the same month last year. New gaming figures released show the casinos in Atlantic City taking in $323.3 million in July. Gaming revenues are up an incredible 18.4 percent over last year.
A 16 year old boy has been charged with murder and other offenses, charged in connection with a shooting in Atlantic City back in June. Prosecutors say the boy is the second to be charged in connection with the killing. Another 15 year old suspect has already been charged.
An Atlantic City man has been charged with stabbing another man as he tried to break up a fight on Friday. Police say Christopher Parker was arrested on North Florida Avenue after the crime. A 53 year old man suffered severe injuries.
School uniforms are a thing of the past at Atlantic City High School. The school district announced this week on its website that a dress code will supplant the uniforms. The dress code has been place for nearly two decades.
Atlantic City Police are now strictly enforcing a curfew law in response to shootings that claimed the lives of three people. The curfew law requires that no juveniles be on the streets past 10pm without adult supervision. Officers will only make exceptions for those who are coming home from a paid job.
Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam ordered firemen to fill a temporary pool at the Chelsea Beach Bar. Now, the local MUA wants to be paid. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the pool was filled two weeks ago from an unmetered hydrant. Gilliam has provided no comment to the report.
A 25 year old man was stabbed during a large fight at the Claridge Casino in Atlantic City Sunday morning. The fight involved multiple individuals and the investigation into the cause of the fight continues. The stabbing victim’s injuries are not life=threatening.
A 59 year old man from Reading, PA is dead after he drowned in the surf in Atlantic City Monday morning. The man went into the ocean to save his 11 year old son, who made it to shore, but the boy’s father died. The man was helped to shore and CPR failed to save…
A change of command ceremony was held Thursday morning at the United States Coast Guard Air Station, Atlantic City. Sean O’Brien has assumed the command of the Station from Eric Gleason. O’Brien served one year as Executive Officer of Air Station Atlantic City.
A 15 year old girl was shot to death in Atlantic City Thursday morning. City police say the girl was shot and killed near the Ocean Resort Casino shortly after 4am today. An autopsy is being conducted on the girl’s body; the suspect is at large.