Atlantic City Police are investigating the shooting of a man early Saturday morning on North Massachusetts Avenue in the city. Police say the victim of the shooting was a 24 year old man, who remains unidentified. The gunman remains at large.
4-H fair week has arrived in Cape May County. The Fair begins Thursday and will run through Saturday. It’s the 50th anniversary of the foundation that runs the fair that includes livestock, a children’s farm, RC car racing, and of course, food.
Ocean City will experience a pre-dawn scheduled power outage on Wednesday. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the outage is needed by Atlantic City Electric for a power load transfer. The event will be completed by 4:30am.
Cape May Police are searching for a woman who stole a pair of earrings from the Sea Star Boutique located on the Washington Street Mall. The theft occurred on June 12th; police have a composite photo of the woman on its social media page.
An Atlantic City police officer who won $40,000 in a whistleblower lawsuit should be entitled to sue for punitive damages, says an appellate court. Frank Timek won the judgement after he reported misconduct by another officer. Timek was assigned to another unit in the department after filing the complaint.
Sports betting is now big business in Atlantic City. New figures released just before the weekend put New Jersey’s sports betting figures at over $3 billion during the first year in business. New Jersey has officially passed Nevada in sports betting bets.
Another big win for the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol Friday evening. The Crest took five of the six events at the Beschen Callahan Memorial Lifeguard Races in North Wildwood. The event honors two men who were killed in the Vietnam War.
Medical marijuana is coming to Vineland. The Daily Journal reports that the city’s Planning Board met this week and gave all final approvals to Columbia Care to begin operations of growing and selling marijuana in the city. A former plumbing building will be renovated for the new pot center.
The United States Coast Guard is advising mariners that it will be placing seasonal buoys in the intracoastal waterway between Cape May and Toms River starting next week. Boaters are being asked to operate at a slow speed while the diving operations occur, starting in Toms River and moving south.
32 year old David J. Martinez of Galloway Township has been arrested after authorities found him in possession of over three pounds of pot last weekend. Martinez was hauled off to the Atlantic County Jail charged with drug possession and distribution offenses. Authorities found the dope in Martinez’ home on Eighth Avenue.