New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will get his coronavirus vaccine Friday in Atlantic City. Murphy announced that he and his wife are both getting the shots at the vaccination center located at the Atlantic City Convention Center. That center is operated by AtlantiCare.
Atlantic City Police have charged a boardwalk merchant after he told police he was robbed; police learned the story was fabricated. Police announced that 26 year old Malik Awais was charged with providing a false report to authorities after he claimed that thugs came into his fashion store and caused thousands of dollars in damage. …
Atlantic City Police announced this afternoon that they recovered a handgun in connection with the arrest of a 31 year old male suspect. Police say Tevin Spivey of Atlantic City was arrested after police conducted a search warrant on his property relating to drugs and weapons. The arrest occurred on South Carolina Avenue.
A family that owns professional sports teams in Detroit is buying half of the Ocean Casino in Atlantic City. The Associated Press reports that the Ilitch family is purchasing a large portion of the casino. The family owns the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers sports franchises.
Atlantic City Police have charged a 47 year old man with shooting another man, and then during a struggle over the weapon, the shooter was shot as well. Police have charged Edmund Williams of Atlantic City with aggravated assault and other offenses. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon on North Carolina Avenue.
Last year, Atlantic City officials allowed huge yellow letters spelling “Black Lives Matter” to be painted on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Turns out, bad idea. The city this week approved $36,000 to remove the paint, saying that drivers are really confused about the appropriate travel lanes. The paint violated various state regulations.
The Atlantic City Convention Center has administered over 100,000 Covid-19 vaccines since it opened. Governor Murphy announced Monday that over 3.5 million vaccines have been handed out to New Jersey residents.
Sports betting continues to carry gaming halls in Atlantic City. February gaming numbers have been released and they show the casinos taking in 80 percent more in sports betting revenue than they did one year ago. Traditional gaming revenue was up by less than one percent.
A man is dead after he jumped from a high floor from the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. Police say the man jumped to his death shortly before 4pm on Tuesday. An employee of the casino say he saw the man jump.
A 29 year old man was shot to death, and another man wounded, during a shooting incident in Atlantic City. Police say Tashawn Manual was shot four times before succumbing to his injuries. The shooting took place Monday around 4pm on South Florida Avenue.