The United States Coast Guard rescued a fisherman who became ill on a boat about 60 miles away from Atlantic City early Thursday morning. Officials say the Delaware Bay commander center was notified about the ill fisherman on the boat “Illusion”. The man was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Police in Somers Point arrested a 27 year old man and charged him with being in possession of 250 bags of heroin, and some pot. Matthew Gonzales was arrested this week after police found him with the drugs and over $4,000 in cash. The arrest was made on Chapman Boulevard.
A pedestrian motor vehicle accident has resulted in the death of a 69 year old man from Dennis Township. William Price was struck by a vehicle Wednesday night at the intersection of Routes 9 and 550 by a car driven by 29 year old Steven Lockwood of Seaville. Lockwood has not been charged pending the…
A popular South Jersey diner that was hit by an overnight fire Thursday morning is now a total loss. The Country Town Diner located on the White Horse Pike in Berlin was destroyed by the fire Thursday. There was massive fire and water damage inside the diner; the cause has not been determined.
One of Chris Christie’s last acts as governor is an attempt to lure Amazon to New Jersey. Christie signed a bill on Thursday that would provide Amazon with up to $5 billion in tax breaks if they open their next corporate headquarters in Newark. If Amazon does come, it would be the largest tax incentive…
Former Atlantic County physician James Kauffman is being moved to the Hudson County Jail for his own protection. Kauffman appeared in court via video on Thursday and was officially charged with arranging for the killing of his wife, April, five years ago. Kauffman’s attorney continues to insist that his client is not guilty.
Wentzlvania will be heading across the pond in October. The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they will playing a game in London on October 21st or 28th against the Jacksonville Jaguars. This will be the Eagles’ first trip to play a regular season game in London.
Heads up! The World Long Drive Association will be holding an event in Atlantic City in early June. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority announced that the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bash will be held on June 4-5th in the city. The culmination of the event will be televised on that Tuesday night, on the Golf Channel.
A heroic rescue of a German Shepherd dog who was falling through some ice on the Mullica River in Atlantic County on Wednesday. The dog named Quincy was stuck in the ice and fell through into the cold water. Firefighters used a rope and other safety equipment to rescue the dog; he’s doing ok.
The armed standoff in Gloucester County has ended. Police there say an overnight standoff with a man armed with a gun ended peacefully this morning. The standoff resulted in schools being closed in Gloucester Township, and residents told to stay inside their homes.