ACCIDENT CLAIMS OCEAN CITY WOMAN'S LIFE

An Ocean City woman died in an Upper Township crash. The accident took place on Saturday afternoon and Joan Ponton was pronounced dead at the scene. Ponton’s vehicle crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and hit a tractor-trailer. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle were not injured. The accident remains under investigation.

ACCIDENT CLAIMS OCEAN CITY WOMAN’S LIFE

An Ocean City woman died in an Upper Township crash. The accident took place on Saturday afternoon and Joan Ponton was pronounced dead at the scene. Ponton’s vehicle crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and hit a tractor-trailer. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle were not injured. The accident remains under investigation.

MAN INDICTED ON MURDER AND WEAPONS CHARGES

An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted an Atlantic City man yesterday afternoon on charges of murder, conspiracy, weapons offenses, and aggravated assault, in connection with three drive-by shootings in Atlantic City in June of 2008. The third shooting resulted in the deaths of two teenagers, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced today. It is alleged that on June 22,…

DEP SAYS LOW OXYGEN LEVELS CREATED DIE-OFF

The Department of Environmental Protection this afternoon received new water sampling results that strongly suggest low oxygen levels were behind the massive die-off of menhaden in Delaware Bay. Three of four samples taken today showed dissolved oxygen levels below 5 micrograms per liter. Any level below that is considered biologically stressed. The fourth sample was…