An alleged murder in the small community of Corbin City. State Police say 60 year old Kenneth Lea was beaten to death Sunday night, allegedly by the boyfriend of his daughter. Charged in connection with the murder is Lawrence Reid.
56 year old William McNeal of Wildwood has been arrested and charged on multiple counts of heroin and cocaine possession. County authorities announced that a search warrant was executed at his home on Maple Avenue and the drugs were found. McNeal was allegedly dealing drugs in the city; he’s holed up in the County Jail.
30 year old Nicholas Abbati has been convicted on charges that he killed Jahlil Hunter and attempted to kill another woman. Police say the murder took place back in 2015 in Pleasantville. Hunter died less than two weeks after he was attacked. Abbati will be sentenced for his crime on May 10th.
Do you have your Powerball ticket? The drawing goes off tonight and will be one of the largest jackpots in Powerball history at $550 million. There have been no winners in the lottery drawing for several weeks, and it’s the 11th largest lottery jackpot in national history.
50 year old Paul Kline of Ocean City pleaded guilty last month to killing his 54 year old girlfriend back in July, 2017. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Kline will be sentenced on a charge of aggravated manslaughter on March 27th. Kline admitted to taking the life of Denise Tarves Webber via strangulation.
Governor Phil Murphy says there is still a ways to go before marijuana will be legal in New Jersey. Lawmakers have a vote scheduled for Monday, but right now, there are not enough “yes” votes to get the measure approved. Murphy says they are working the phones hard to get enough “yes” votes to legalize…
Millville’s Mike Trout may get a section of Route 55 named after him. A bill is moving through Trenton that would name part of the highway the “Mike Trout Interchange”. Trout on Tuesday signed a $430 million extension with the Los Angeles Angels.
A 52 year old man was medevaced off a cruise ship about 100 miles off the coast of Atlantic City on Tuesday. The Coast Guard says the man was unconscious on the pool deck of the cruise ship. The man was eventually taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.
A public works employee from Ventnor has been charged with sharing 1,000 images of child pornography on Instagram. 25 year old Mark McGurk Jr. was arrested last week at his home. Images were unloaded, allegedly by McGurk, on December 1st.
Phil Martelli’s nearly quarter century career in charge of the St. Joseph’s University men’s basketball program has come to an end. The university announced today that Martelli has been relieved of his duties as coach. Martelli’s squad made three appearances in the NCAA tournament over the past 11 years.