POWERBALL LOTTERY CONTINUES TO GROW

A Saturday drawing once again netted no winners in the Powerball lottery. The new jackpot is now $200 million for the multi-state lottery. The winning numbers on Saturday were 12, 20, 43, 51, 55 and a Powerball of 11. The cash value for the jackpot is $105.2 million. The next set of numbers will be…

NEWARK POLICE OFFICER SHOT AND KILLED

Newark Mayor Cory Booker says today is a day of mourning for his community.  A 45 year old off duty veteran police officer was shot and killed when he ordered a slice of pizza.  Police in Newark say William Johnson, a 16 year veteran of the police departemnt, lost his life Thursday night while he…

ROUTE 52 READIES FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Construction crews have advanced work on both sides of the Route 52 Causeway, reopening two critical portions of local roadways that will provide increased travel capacity between Somers Point and Ocean City for the summer season. The reopenings will benefit residents, business owners and visitors as work on the $400 million causeway replacement project continues…

MAN ARRESTED AFTER STEALING POLICE CAR

The Press of Atlantic City reports that a man allegedly stole a Margate City police cruiser and drove through five communities before being apprehended. 22 -year old Christopher Sparks of Blackwood, reportedly stole the police car while it was stopped investigating a motor vehicle accident shortly after 10pm on Wednesday night in Margate. Sparks was…

BLUE ANGELS CANCEL DEMONSTRATION

The Blue Angels flight squadron will not appear at the Millville Airshow this weekend. The world famous jets had to suspend their operations temporarily for a safety review. Apparently, the jets were caught flying below a specified altitude at a recent airshow. The pilots are undergoing additional training and practice. The Blue Angels were also…

WILDWOOD CREST POLICE RECEIVE ACCREDITATION

Wildwood Crest Police Department has received accreditation. The New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police appeared at the Wildwood Crest Borough Commission meeting to present the award. An on-site accreditation of the department took place in December. The assessors gave the department a favorable assessment and forwarded a report to the commission board recommending the…