An innovative request by the Atlantic City Council on Wednesday. Council approved a resolution to ask the Atlantic City Expressway to double its tolls, with the increased revenue coming directly to the city. City leaders say this could result in an extra $15 million coming to the city’s coffers, if approved.
Could minor league baseball be making a comeback to Atlantic City? The Press of Atlantic City reports that City Council will vote tonight on a resolution that would authorize the former owner of the Atlantic City Surf to be empowered to bring a baseball team back to the resort. Council President Marty Small Sr. says…
Sports betting could be in Atlantic City as early as this summer. Lawmakers in Trenton say they will push hard to legalize sports betting in the Garden State during their June sessions, and before the summer break. Governor Murphy is supportive of the plan.
Atlantic County officials say a man who beat a murder charge in a recent trial was shot to death in Atlantic City Monday night. Authorities confirmed the victim of the shooting was 25 year old Alexander Campbell who was shot to death on Michigan Avenue. The suspect in this fatal shooting remains at large.
One person was killed during a shooting incident in Atlantic City Monday evening. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office confirms that a man was shot and killed on North Michigan Avenue shortly before 6pm. So far, the victim’s name has not been released.
A 38 year old Atlantic City man was killed after he crashed his motorcycle into a parked car Sunday night. City police say Juan Cruz-Ortiz of Atlantic City was thrown from the bike after he struck the car on Massachusetts Avenue. Both the bike and car caught fire.
A 32 year old New York man has been indicted for committing a heinous sexual assault of a housekeeper at Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City this year. Jamel Carlton has been indicted on numerous charges, from aggravated assault to burglary. The indictment was handed up by an Atlantic County grand jury.
To no one’s surprise, the Casino Control Commission has awarded the new Hard Rock Casino a license to operate in Atlantic City. The hearing for the casino license lasted three hours and was unanimously approved by the Commission, which is chaired by former Cape May County Sheriff James Plousis.
The Hard Rock Casino will open its existence in Atlantic City with a bang. The casino announced that both Carrie Underwood and Pit Bull will perform during the opening weekend, on separate dates. Kid Rock, Blake Shelton, and Toby Keith will all perform later this year.
It’s casino licensing day for the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City. The Casino Control Commission meets today to consider a new license for the Hard Rock, which will occupy the former Trump Taj Mahal. The casino is expected to open in late June.