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Outside Probe Ordered In Shooting of Armed Man By Pleasantville, NJ Cops

An investigation by the county prosecutor of any police-involved shooting is routine, but calling in an outside expert is not.

05/01/2013

(Mobile homes in Brigantine, NJ were toppled like dominoes after Hurricane Sandy.  USCG photo)

Atlantic County, NJ Sets Up Supplemental Food Help For Hurricane Sandy Victims

The federal program known as “D-SNAP” will provide a one-time subsidy for food for those forced to spend money on unexpected expenses related to the flooding.

11/26/2012

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Ground Vibration Leaves Some South Jersey Residents Shaken Up

South Jersey residents felt some shaking going on Saturday but there’s no indication it was seismic in nature.

10/20/2012

Lightning Blamed For Wildfire Burning In South Jersey Pine Barrens

State officials say smoke from the area may be affecting traffic on the Black Horse Pike and the Atlantic City Expressway, which border the area.

07/12/2012

Former Atlantic City Official Sentenced For Drug Dealing

A judge in Atlantic County has sentenced the former Public Works Director in Atlantic City to a 40-year jail term for drug dealing.

07/06/2012

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N.J. Attorney General Aims To Protect Storm Victims

New Jersey’s attorney general is urging residents who have suffered storm damage to report those businesses or contractors who try to take advantage of them, and he’s vowing to investigate and prosecute such cases.

07/04/2012

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Thousands Still Without Power In South Jersey After Violent Storms

Utility crews were working feverishly to restore electrical service to thousands of customers in Southern New Jersey who were still without power late Sunday night, one day after severe thunderstorms ripped through the region, causing widespread damage and power outages.

07/01/2012

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Cleanup Continues In Atlantic County After Violent Storms

There were downed trees, both big and small, everywhere in Atlantic County, New Jersey on Sunday after the violent storms over the weekend.

07/01/2012

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NJ High Court Affirms That Libel via Internet Is Just as Libelous

The ruling came in the case of an Atlantic County, NJ man who’s been fighting sexual abuse charges by his nephew for more than a decade.

05/16/2012

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Flamboyant Attorney Jimmy Binns Plans Lawsuit Against NJ Town After His Arrest

Margate police arrested Binns, 72, on criminal mischief charges after he had a contractor disconnect a neighbor’s air conditioning compressors.

02/27/2012

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High Bail Set For Suspect In South Jersey Murder Of Mother And Son

Patrick Latko, 32, had little to say during his first appearance before Judge Bernard DeLury, who set bail at $2 million.

12/01/2011

Diana Patterson, 64, and Ryan Patterson, 29, found dead in their home (credit: Neighbor)

Arrest Made In Hammonton, NJ Double Murder

Nearly a month after a mother and son were found murdered in their Hammonton, New Jersey home, word comes from prosecutors that they have made an arrest in the case.

11/30/2011

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Part 3: New Building Codes and Standards

KYW’s John McDevitt reports that many New Jersey coastal communities have stronger building standards in place today because of earlier hurricanes — notably Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

07/01/2011

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Part 4: Evacuate!

Local, state, and federal agencies have been meeting regularly to coordinate efforts on a emergency plan should a hurricane hit the Jersey shore this summer. KYW’s John McDevitt reports.

07/01/2011