JOE PATERNO PASSES AWAY

Family members confirm the death of former Penn State Head Coach Joe Paterno. The 85-year-old coach had been battling health issues, which he succumb to on Sunday morning. Paterno died from lung cancer just months after being dismissed as head coach of the football team at Penn State. Allegations of sexual abuse from a former…

POWERBALL LOTTERY UP TO $120 MILLION

A higher priced Powerball ticket isn’t keeping lottery players away. No one held the winning numbers for the drawing on Saturday night and a rollover has taken place. The new grand prize comes in at $120 million. The next drawing will happen on Wednesday. The Powerball Lottery recently changed its ticket price from $1 to…

HOMICIDE SUSPECT TURNS HIMSELF INTO POLICE

A Pleasantville homicide has a suspect. 20-year-old Jeremiah Jackson, of Pleasantville, was wanted in connection with a Dec. 9 shooting which left 51-year-old Ellis Spell Sr., of Pleasantville, dead. Jackson turned himself into authorities on Friday. Jackson has been taken into custody and will be lodged at the Atlantic County JusticeFacility on $500,000 cash bail.…

LOCAL COAST GUARDSMEN GETS MAJOR HONOR

It’s the highest honor for a local Coast Guardsman stationed in Cape May.  Petty Officer 1st Class John Steward of Jacksonville Florida was selection from guardsmen across the nation as the Independent Duty Health Services Technician of the Year.  Steward will be presented the award in a special ceremony.  Steward assists with the operations aboard…