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BILL TO HELP HOMELESS VETS INTRODUCED

Assemblyman Sgt. Bob Andrzejczak has introduced legislation to help homeless veterans in Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties. The bill would require the Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs to award grants to Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland counties to provide veterans with improved access to homeless shelters. Under the bill, Atlantic, Cape May and…

WITNESSES CLAIM VINELAND MAN WHO DIED IN POLICE CUSTODY WAS BEATEN

The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office and New Jersey State Police are investigating the “in-custody, non-shooting” death of an 32-year-old Vineland man Tuesday morning after his arrest on the 100 block of Grape Street. Several witnesses at the scene claim that the man, identified as Phillip White, was severely beaten by two Vineland police officers. The…