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Camden NJ

(The Camden Sophisticated Sisters with Queen Latifah on her national talk showing, airing on CBS-3.  Photo provided)

Camden, NJ Group Gets Big Boost on National TV Show

What the Camden Sohisticated Sisters drill team didn’t know: there was a $10,000 donation provided by Queen Latifah. The segment airs today at 3pm on CBS-3.

09/17/2014

A Camden County police car.  (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden County Police Work To Tackle Rise In Missing Persons Cases

The number of juvenile missing persons cases is on the rise in Camden, jumping more than 20-percent in the past year.

08/21/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Fire Truck, NJ Transit Bus Involved In Camden Car Accident

A car crashed into a fire truck then a New Jersey Transit Bus in Camden Saturday night.

08/16/2014

(Photo provided by Camden County sheriff)

Accused East Camden Drug Dealer Recaptured After Missing His Trial

Alexander Pagan was awakened from a sound sleep by Camden County sheriff’s deputies and promptly placed in handcuffs.

08/15/2014

(Participants in the Symphony in C summer camp rehearse for their final recital on Saturday.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

South Jersey Summer Music Camp Readies For Final Concert of Season

Sixty students who play string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments spent two intense weeks studying with professional musicians from Camden’s “Symphony in C.”

08/14/2014

(File photo)

Ex-NJ Police Officer Admits Selling Painkillers

Federal prosecutors say a former police officer who worked at a southern New Jersey college has admitted selling prescription painkillers to an undercover federal agent.

08/09/2014

Eugene DePasquale, a member of the DRPA board.  Photo provided)

DRPA Member Expresses Concern Over Unpublicized Meeting

DRPA board member Eugene DePasquale, the Pennsylvania auditor general, attended the two-hour session by phone. He thinks the lack of public notice was a mistake.

08/08/2014

(A display shows pictures of previous flooding at Von Nieda Park, in Camden.)

New Storm Drainage Being Built For Cramer Hill Neighborhood of Camden, NJ

An inch of rain puts Von Nieda Park, in Cramer Hill, underwater for days. Nearby streets and homes are also inundated.

07/23/2014

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Big Homeless Enclave In Camden, NJ Is Evacuated, Then Leveled

Camden County spokesman Dan Keashen says 45 homeless people have been moved to shelters and to addiction treatment.

07/14/2014

(File photo. Credit: Thinkstock)

NJ Man Gets 28-Year Prison Term In String Of Rapes

A Camden man has received a lengthy state prison term for a string of rapes in southern New Jersey.

07/12/2014

Blake Bills

More Prison Time For Man In PA/NJ Police Chase

A man who stole a police car a during a two-state chase will have to serve more time in prison.

07/04/2014

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

Gov. Christie Visits Camden Schools, Touting Education Reform

Standing in the Camden High School gym, surrounded by banners that showcased the school’s athletic achievements, the governor announced the state’s formal partnership with the Center for Family Services’ “Promise Neighborhoods” program.

06/09/2014

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

DRPA May Bring Back EZ Pass Commuter Discounts

DRPA board vice chair Jeffrey Nash suggests the agency can now afford to restore the discounts after tightening its belt elsewhere.

06/05/2014

(Gov. Chris Christie speaks outside Camden City Hall as a new class of police academy graduates prepares to join the county-run force.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Gov. Christie Visits Camden To Celebrate Remade Police Department

The governor noted it’s been 13 months since the city and county took a bold step to, in his words, “repair and expand a broken system of law enforcement in a city that deserves better.”

06/03/2014

(Photo by David Madden)

To Delight of North Camden Neighbors, Pyne Poynt Park Gets An Overhaul

Over the years, this 15-acre park declined into a haven for drug dealing. Not anymore.

05/29/2014

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