A 24 year old inmate at the Cape May County Jail is now suing the jail after he remained shackled during emergency surgery, despite his doctor’s objections. NJ.com reports that Benjamin J. Davis filed the civil rights federal lawsuit Friday in court in Camden. He pleaded for medical attention but didn’t receive it for 12…
There’s a high risk of rip currents along local beaches today due to former Hurricane Irma and from active Hurricane Jose. The National Weather Service predicts seas will build throughout the day today that will enhance the risk of rip currents along the beaches.
The third annual conference for Unmanned Aerial Systems will be held in Cape May next month. County officials announced that the conference will be held at the Cape May Convention Center from October 16-18th. The conference focuses on drones and drone technology.
The number of summertime traffic fatalities dipped slightly this summer, compared to last year. There were 183 traffic deaths in the Garden State this summer, down by five from the summer of 2016. Locally, there were five traffic fatalities in Cape May County this summer.
Wildwood Crest is making final preparations for its annual Seafarer’s celebration that’s coming on September 23rd. This year’s festival will include live music from local banks including Stellar Mojo, the Star Band, and the Legacy Band. Weather permitting, fireworks will be held on the beach at 9pm.
The Wildwood High School football team provided a special tribute to the victims and heroes of the attack on America 16 years ago. The football players donned their jerseys Monday and climbed 110 stories in a special tribute; for more, see the social media stream at www.CoastSportsToday.com.
James Kauffman will be arraigned in a few weeks on charges that he produced a handgun as authorities raided his medical office in Atlantic County. Kauffman has been held in jail since he was taken into custody back in June.
232 dogs and cats who were rescued in Florida before Hurricane Irma have already arrived in the Garden State to be adopted. The pets were airlifted to the Garden State which helps free up room at various shelters in Florida. All of the animals were already in shelters before the storm arrived.
Authorities have identified the two Cumberland County corrections department employees who were found in the basement of a Bridgeton home in an apparent murder-suicide. Authorities say the bodies of 43 year old Joseph P. Williams and 45 year old Stephanie Myers were found in the home late Saturday night by a friend who checked on…
A fifth wheel camper overturned during a four vehicle accident in Lower Township Friday afternoon that involved an ambulance from the Lower Township Rescue Squad. Lower Township Police say the crash occurred at the intersection of Seashore and Breakwater roads shortly before 6pm Friday. Two of the four drivers suffered minor pain following the accident…