A Ventnor woman will appear in court again in early May to face charges that she killed her mother and grandmother over money. 42 year old Heather Barbera was in court on Thursday for a brief appearance. Her attorneys asked for more time to go over evidence related to the trial.
50 year old Paul Kline of Ocean City will be spending the next 19 years of his life in prison for strangling his girlfriend in Ocean City two years ago. Kline was in court Thursday and received the sentence for killing 54 year old Denise Tarves Webber.
A body was found at a Wawa convenience store located in Pennsauken Township. Police say the body was discovered at the store located on Route 38 in the community. Police have not released the person’s identity, or the cause of death.
$768 million, one winning Powerball ticket, and it was sold in Wisconsin. Lottery officials confirmed just one ticket matched all six Powerball numbers in last night’s huge jackpot. One ticket worth $1 million was sold in New Jersey; eight other tickets will collect $50,000 for New Jersey winners.
Next week, Avalon will have a new tax assessor. Brenda Camp was appointed to the position by Avalon Borough Council during its meeting Wednesday afternoon. Camp replaces Jeff Hesley, who worked for 26 years as the tax assessor and zoning official for the community; Hesley retires Friday.
Over $100,000 won by underage gamblers at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City have been seized by state officials. The Borgata’s online gaming partner has also been fined $81,000 for allowing underage gamblers to play. The action was taken by the State Division of Gaming Enforcement, according to the Press of Atlantic City.
Get your Powerball tickets today. The lottery drawing will be held tonight, and it will be the fourth largest in United States history with a jackpot estimated at $750 million. No one has won Powerball since December 26, 2018.
There has been another fatal accident on Route 55. State Police confirm one person was killed during an accident on the highway last night. A vehicle went off the southbound lanes in Deptford Township, overturned, and struck a tree. Police continue to investigate.
Governor Phil Murphy is now holding off on his aggressive plan to expand medical marijuana in New Jersey. NJ Advance Media reports that the expansion is on hold as lawmakers try to get enough support for a recreational marijuana law. That measure stalled this week in Trenton, and may be revisited in May.
Nascar has shuffled its race weekends for 2020 and that means big changes for gear heads to head to the Monster Mile in Delaware. Dover race weekends will be held during the first weekend in May, and during the third weekend in August, starting next year. Dover has hosted race weekends going back to 1971.