UPDATE: RUTGERS A.D. RESIGNS OVER BASKETBALL SCANDAL

Rutgers University held a press conference Friday afternoon, announcing the resignation of Athletic Director Tim Pernetti. Rutgers President Robert Barchi told the media that the resignation was in the best interests of the school. Pernetti failed to fire men’s head basketball coach Mike Rice, after viewing a video of the coach physically and verbally abusing his players. Barchi added that the…

ANTI-VIOLENCE WALKS PLANNED FOR ATLANTIC CITY

A neighborhood walk is planned for Friday in Atlantic City through the city’s troubled neighborhoods. Representatives from Stockton College will gather with law enforcement and community leaders will meet at the All Wars Memorial building at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The Stockton reps will collect data during the event, as officials attempt to attack the violence issue from…

EARLY MORNING CRASH AT A.C. OUTLET STORE

Just before 7 a.m. Thursday morning, a car crashed into an outlet store at Atlantic City’s The Walk. Police report that a 59 year-old driver experienced a medical emergency, sideswiped a police car and smashed into the doorway of the Reebok outlet. The passenger of the vehicle had to take control of the steering wheel while travelling east bound…

TRAFFIC EXPERIMENT IN OCEAN CITY

Ocean City Police are helping local residents deal with commercial traffic using side streets as short cuts. NBC-40 reports that police have set up detours to direct traffic to designated truck routes on West and Bay Avenues. Drivers have been avoiding the traffic light at 34th street and West Avenue by driving down Simpson or Haven Avenues. The temporary detours will…