Camden County NJ
A volunteer firefighter in Bellmawr, Camden County is facing charges after he was accused of committing crimes against his own department.
Two women were struck by a vehicle Saturday evening in Voorhees, New Jersey, according to authorities.
Camden County officials say a Cherry Hill man accused of sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman was arrested Friday.
On Thursday, those who have served are being served.
Some Rutgers-Camden students were displaced Saturday afternoon after a fire broke out in one of the dorms on campus, according to authorities.
Police are searching for a man who they say tried to abduct an 11-year-old boy in Camden County Friday.
This was far more than a bingo game under a tent. The idea here was to promote healthy living among the senior set.
The decision allows the county to bypass many civil service rules for a year to get the force up and running.
The towns are motivated by the two-percent cap on property tax increases imposed two years ago by the State of New Jersey.
“Where some of our towns were paying $72 a ton to empty their trash, Camden County’s communities will now be paying $59 a ton,” says county freeholder Jeffrey Nash.
The move toward the formation of a Camden County police department, with the City of Camden its sole participant, continues with word that the city’s mayor is working on a plan to lay off the city’s entire police force as soon as the end of the year.
Officials in Camden County, NJ say they are getting serious about a three-year-old ordinance banning smoking in public parks.
Giovanni Arena, 56, of Laurel Springs, is facing a 35-count federal indictment charging him with defrauding a would-be investor.
“The smoke was so dense that you couldn’t see your hand in front of your face,” says Mark Simonetti of the county’s Office of Emergency Management. “We blew out this 12,000-square-foot building in roughly two and a half minutes.”
The “show cause” hearing before Judge Daustino Fernandez-Vina pitted opponents of the regionalized police force against those in favor of it, including Camden mayor Dana Redd.