The City of Millville is paying $472,000 to end whistleblower lawsuits that were brought on by five current and former employees of the city. The Daily Journal reports that the complaints stemmed from working conditions inside the code enforcement and construction offices. The city will be responsible for $161,000; insurance covers the rest.
The Lower Township Police Department will welcome William Porch to its ranks during the Township Council meeting to be held on February 5th. Porch is 27 years old and a graduate of Lower Cape May Regional High School. Porch has completed his 22 weeks of training at the Cape May County Police Academy.
Spirit Airlines announced Thursday that it will offer air service from Atlantic City to New Orleans starting April 13th. Four non-stop flights per week will fly between the two destinations. Spirit has been operating out of the Atlantic City International Airport for the past 27 years.
James Kauffman is to be detained until his criminal trial. A Superior Court Judge ruled on Thursday that Kauffman is to be held in jail until he faces trial on charges that ran a drug ring out of his medical office, and arranged for the murder of his wife, April. Kauffman has been jailed for…
Governor Phil Murphy’s plans to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey may not go anywhere. New Jersey Advance Media reports that at least a half dozen state senators from Murphy’s democratic party–including Jeff Van Drew–will not support the measure. Democrats have 25 of the 40 seats in the New Jersey State Senate.
The number of flu cases in the Garden State is ramping up in January. NJ.com reports that new data suggests 1,116 cases of the flu were reported in New Jersey over the past week which is nearly double the amount of flu cases during the same week in 2017. The worst state for the flu…
Amazon’s second headquarters may come to our region, but exactly where is still undetermined. Amazon officials confirmed Thursday that the 20 finalists for locations are Newark, NJ, Philadelphia, and New York City. New Jersey has offered Amazon billions of dollars in tax breaks to bring their location to Newark. A decision comes later this year.
Dr. James Kauffman and his associates are expected to attend a detention hearing behind held this morning in Atlantic County Superior Court. The 68 year old disgraced former doctor is accused of running a drug ring out of his medical office, and with arranging the murder of his wife, April.
A 91 year old man was killed in Egg Harbor Township when he drove his vehicle into the path of another car. Louis Chanese drove his car Monday morning into the path of a car driven by 21 year old Eric Battisti of Egg Harbor Township; the crash remains under investigation.
Police in Bridgeton were justified in the fatal shooting of a crime suspect because the suspect pointed a loaded gun at officers before he was killed. An investigation showed 24 year old Darryl Fuqua was told be officers to stop and drop his loaded gun in an alley last year. Fuqua failed to follow commands…