Helicopters from the United States Coast Guard base in Atlantic City joined the search Thursday to look for survivors or victims of a small plane crash in Ocean City, Maryland. Authorities say a Cessna 172 did not return to an airport as expected and an oil sheen was spotted in the water late Thursday morning.…
Country star Sam Hunt will be performing live on Atlantic City’s beach this summer. City officials announced that the concert will be held on Sunday, July 1st. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday morning.
An Atlantic City man has been arrested and charged after police found 3,300 bags of heroin in his possession. Police busted 29 year old Khalif Toombs and charged him with dealing heroin in the city. He is being held in the Atlantic County Jail.
A 56 year old Somers Point man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing a man at The Walk in Atlantic City back in 2016. Luis Maisonet was sentenced to the life term on Friday. Maisonet shot and killed 26 year old Christopher Romero of Absecon.
A famous landmark pub will re-open in Atlantic City this week with new owners in place. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Chelsea Pub is reopening under new ownership. The Pub closed without notice last June. Some renovations have been done inside the building.
The Press of Atlantic City reports 16 layoffs impact its own newspaper, and Catamaran Media, the publisher of the local Gazette newspapers. Declining advertising revenues and reduced circulation were reported as the reasons for the layoffs. BH Media is the parent company of the Press and other publications.
Atlantic City Police charged a 50 year old local man with burglarizing three different businesses. Police say James Mason was captured with the help of a video camera. Among the businesses burglarized by Mason was the Rainforest Cafe on the city’s boardwalk.
A fire inside a hotel room at the Tropicana Casino this week was caused by the occupant establishing a makeshift methamphetamine lab. Police in Atlantic City charged 49 year old Michael Pillar with having the lab inside the room of the casino hotel. Pillar had to be taken to the hospital as a result of…
A blizzard caused gaming numbers to drop in Atlantic City in January by ten percent. New win figures were released this week and they show the casinos taking in over $184 million in January, which is down by about $20 million from January, 2017. Officials still believe this will be a good year for the…
A 27 year old Atlantic City man has admitted to sexually assaulting four children two years ago. Adan Otero assaulted the four kids, all under the age of ten, for a period of several months. Otero faces up to 17 years in prison.