More than a dozen fugitives and gang members from Atlantic City were rounded up as part of a crime sweep organized by the state last month. 75 people were arrested, including 26 gang members. More than 15 law enforcement agencies participated in the sweep.
130 additional New Jersey State Troopers will be patrolling highways throughout the weekend looking for impaired and aggressive drivers. Last year, five people died on highways in the Garden State during the holiday weekend, and four of them involved impaired driving. Drunk driving will be strictly enforced.
Traffic volume delays are already in place in South Jersey as thousands rush to the shore for the holiday weekend. Traffic speeds are reduced on the southbound Garden State Parkway and parts of Route 47 and 347, even before noontime Wednesday. Traffic volume is also heavy just outside Atlantic City.
Fireworks are aplenty this week as the Jersey Shore celebrates the Fourth of July holiday. Lower Township holds the biggest celebration tonight with a festival that begins at 5pm, with fireworks at night. Parking restrictions are in place for the event. Tomorrow, many local communities hold fireworks events, including Avalon, Stone Harbor, and Sea Isle…
Three Pleasantville men have admitted to participating in a shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway. The men ambushed another motorist during the summer of 2016 and gunfire was exchanged between two vehicles. An SUV involved in the battle was shot over 20 times.
The girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera has dropped assault charges lodged against him in Atlantic City. A judge agreed to the dismissal on Wednesday with the understanding that Herrera complete counseling within 60 days.
Governor Phil Murphy signed the new state budget on Sunday, and today he froze $235 million in funding for essential programs, including funding for four year colleges. Murphy says it’s now up to the legislature to find the money to pay for these programs. He wants to end the year with more than $1 billion…
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new bill that greatly expands the medical marijuana program in the Garden State. The new bill overhauls the program and will likely result in dozens of additional medical marijuana providers; currently, only six are in business.
Two men who own a Cape May ice cream parlor and support gay pride has been the subject of vandalism and homophobic comments. 6ABC reports that the the men who are married and operate Fine Fellows Creamery tried to celebrate pride month with more color and flags, and all of them were taken. People have…
New Jersey has made some big improvements to its traffic congestion website in advance of the July 4th holiday weekend. The website 511NJ.org has been enhanced to be viewable on mobile devices and has upgraded traffic cameras. The site provides real-time updates on traffic congestion issues related to volume, accidents, construction, and other matters.