NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

Camden NJ

(Camden County PD photo)

Reward Now $5,000 For Man Being Sought For Shooting At Camden Police Officer

Local authorities and the US Marshals Service are offering a $5,000 reward for information regarding the whereabouts of 21-year-old Victor Bennett, of Camden. He has several distinctive facial tattoos.

07/03/2015

(File photo.  Credit: CBS)

Camden Cop Wounded in Arm After Being Shot At By Fleeing Suspects

Police say an officer was following a suspicious vehicle when two people jumped out and one fired at the patrol car.

07/02/2015

(Photo by Lynne Adkins)

500 More Camden Schoolkids Get Free Book-Shopping Sprees

The book giveaway is the brainchild of 14-year-old Alexa Grabelle of Voorhees, NJ, who for four years has collected more than 50,000 donated books and given them away to needy children.

06/24/2015

(An artist's rendering of the "Third Street gateway" for the Rutgers-Camden campus.  Image provided)

Rutgers-Camden Unveils Long-Range Expansion Plan

Dubbed “Rutgers 2030,” the plan aims to expand the school’s footprint within the city of Camden by one-third.

06/19/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Camden County PD Promotes Commanders, Including Highest Ranking Latina

At police headquarters on Federal Street, three new captains and ten new lieutenants took the oath of office.

06/01/2015

(Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard talks to a parent about the city's pre-kindergarten program.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Camden, NJ Pushing For 100-Percent Enrollment in City’s Free Pre-K Program

Schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard was going door-to-door, handing out pamphlets and getting the word out.

05/26/2015

(Camden mayor Dana Redd, back to camera, and schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard, in white shirt, work with schoolkids to plant flowers outside the Isabel Miller Community Center.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Camden Opens Another Center To Help Parents And Schoolkids Succeed

The program at Isabel Miller Community Center includes skill-building tips on health and wellness, career readiness, and family bonding.

05/20/2015

President Barack Obama visits Camden, New Jersey on Monday, May 18, 2015. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Pres. Obama Visits Camden, NJ To Highlight Policing Improvements

The focus of the president’s visit is the city’s two-year-long effort to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the community.

05/18/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Scores of Teachers Being Laid Off in Camden School District

Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says the evaluation and budget process had been going on since January, and all those who will lose their jobs at the end of this academic year were notified yesterday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

File photo of a Camden County police car.  (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden County Police Dept. Expressing Pride in Officers’ Restraint and Professionalism

One statistic: more than 3,800 calls for a “person with a gun,” and not one shot was fired by an officer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

(File photo. Credit: Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

Judge Nixes Temporary Generator Hookup For Former Revel Casino-Hotel Property

Glenn Straub, who is being fined $5,000 a day while the building’s emergency fire suppression system is without power, wanted to bring in diesel generators temporarily.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Corporate Leaders Hoping To Help Spur Bright Future For Camden, N.J.

Executives and businesspeople gathered today in a conference room at Campbell’s Soup Co. to talk about the steps necessary for revitalizing Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(Father Dennis Bajkowski washes the feet of an inmate who attended his Holy Thursday mass.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

In Camden’s Prison, a Pre-Easter Observance for Inmates

The Holy Thursday mass, behind the walls of the Camden County Correctional Facility, included foot-washing of inmates by a Catholic priest.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Students at Leap Academy, in Camden, help cut the ribbon on a new health-and-wellness center at the school.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

A Camden, NJ Charter School Gets Its Own, In-House Health Center For Students and Parents

The basement at the Leap Academy building, on Cooper Street, is now a full-service health clinic, run by the school of nursing of Rutgers-Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Visiting German students getting a briefing at Camden City Hall during their tour of government offices.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

German Students Visiting Camden County Taking Plane Crash News In Stride, Says Teacher

The students, who are being hosted by Collingswood High School and were in Camden today, will be flying back home on Tuesday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

more