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Firm To Get $260M In Aid To Build Plant In Camden

New Jersey officials on Thursday approved tax incentives worth $260 million over 10 years for a company to bring 395 jobs — many of them in manufacturing — to Camden

07/10/2014

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Business Curfew Set To Take Effect In Camden

Camden’s controversial business curfew law — on the books for more than a year — will start being enforced in mid-September.

08/30/2012

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Camden Officers’ Jobs Threatened By New County-Run Police Force

With a little help from police throughout the state, cops in Camden are fighting to keep their jobs while city and county officials work toward implementing a county-wide department that would force more than half of Camden’s police out of a job.

08/11/2012

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Camden Mayor’s Decision To Dismantle City’s Police Force Stirs Up Controversy

Camden is known as one of the most dangerous cities in America. This year is on track to be one of the worst with the city recording 39 homicides so far, which surpasses the statistic from this time last year.

08/08/2012

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In The Wake Of Violence, NJ State Police Deployed To Assist In Camden

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced plans to send state troopers into Camden to help suppress a growing murder rate.

12/12/2011

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Mayor Redd Announces Safe, Fun-Filled Family Activities For The Halloween Weekend

Mayor Dana L. Redd of Camden announced on Friday a host of wonderful family-oriented activities that will take place on Halloween. The events are meant to make sure children in Camden are able to enjoy a fun and safe Halloween this year.

10/30/2011

(Camden Mayor Dana Redd.  Photo by David Madden)

Camden Mayor Dana Redd Urges Residents To Stay Home This Weekend

In preparation of Hurricane Irene, Mayor Dana Redd and emergency management crews on Thursday urged residents to stay home this weekend and refrain from making any unnecessary traveling arrangements in preparation of Hurricane Irene.

08/25/2011

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Anti-Truancy Program At Camden HS Pays Students For Not Skipping Class

It’s called ICE-T, which stands for “I Can End Truancy,” and it’s being funded by a state grant. If students attend most of the classes, they will receive $100 on September 30th.

08/25/2011

Camden police chief J. Scott Thomson, police director Lanuel Ferguson, and mayor Dana Redd at today's announcement.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

New Director Named For Camden, NJ’s Police Department

Camden police chief J. Scott Thomson has been doing double-duty for the past year, handling the police operations and making decisions on personnel and finance matters. Now, retired state police major Lanuel Ferguson will be the civilian director of police.

07/11/2011

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Camden, NJ Braces For Worse Times After Gov. Christie Slashes Urban Aid

Last week’s budget cuts from Trenton could leave financially distressed urban areas like Camden in serious trouble.

07/06/2011

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Camden Officials: Open Fire Hydrants Causing Water Shortage

The city of Camden is experiencing what officials are calling a “severe water shortage” caused, in large part, by people illegally opening fire hydrants to keep cool.

06/01/2011

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Groundbreaking Ceremony At Rutgers For New Camden Dorms

Construction is already underway at Fourth and Cooper in downtown Camden for the new, 12-story dorm building, the first university building south of Cooper.

04/04/2011

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Camden, NJ Rehires Some Laid-Off Cops And Firefighters

Dozens of police and firefighters are back on the streets of Camden, NJ, two and a half months after they — and many more of their colleagues — were laid off. But how long they’ll remain is an open question.

04/02/2011

(A Camden police car may soon be a thing of the past when the county takes over policing duties.  File photo from CBS3)

Camden Temporarily Brings Back Some Police, Firefighters

Camden Mayor Dana Redd said Thursday that she’ll rehire 50 of the police officers and 15 firefighters laid off earlier this year amid a budget crisis in the city, which has seen a spike in crime.

03/17/2011

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Camden Considering Big Property Tax Hike

Property taxes in Camden could go up by 23 percent if the state government approves a rate hike.

01/28/2011

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