SPORTS: COLE HAMELS GETS ONE YEAR DEAL WITH PHILS

The Philadelphia Phillies have avoided arbitration with pitcher Cole Hamels.  The Phils announced today that they avoided arbitration with Hamels by signing him to a one year, $15 million contract.  Hamels’ new contract reportedly includes plenty of incentives for various goals that he may reach during the 2012 season.  The Phils also avoided arbitration with…

TWO CHARGED WITH BURGLARY IN WILDWOOD

A break in and assault in Wildwood, and police have arrested two men with the crime.  Wildwood police have charged Dwayne Moody and Richard Degrandis with burglary and assault offenses.  The two men are allegedly connected to a break in and robbery that took place Saturday evening at a residence in the 400 block of…

REPORT: APARTMENT FIRE IN OCEAN CITY

The investigation continues in Ocean City into the cause of an apartment fire Monday night that displaced two adults and two children.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the fire broke out in a second floor apartment located at 638 Wesley Avenue Monday evening.  Everyone evacuated the apartment safely.  The fire was contained to…

VEHICLE OVERTURNS ON AC EXPRESSWAY

NJ State Police reported that a car overturned at about 10pm Monday night in the westbound lanes of the Atlantic City Expressway in Hamilton Township. Police reported that two people were in the vehicle when it overturned. One person was hospitalized for minor injuries and the other person was unharmed. The cause of the accident is under investigation.