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(Dee Bailey, leading the annual "Black History in the Barbershop" event.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Camden Barbershop Becomes a One-Day Black History Museum and Celebration Point For Community Leaders

Dee Bailey, executive director of the business consulting firm Each One Teach, led the activities honoring three local community change makers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

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Camden County Police Chief’s New Deal Includes $66,800 Raise

County officials say Scott Thomson’s annual salary will rise by $66,800 under a new contract that calls for him to stay on the job until at least 2019. The raise boosts his yearly salary to $230,000.

03/21/2015

(Class valedictorian Joy Stevenson, at lectern, speaks to her graduation ceremony.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Cathedral Kitchen, in Camden, Releases a New Crop of Culinary Graduates

Cathedral Kitchen helps low-income people who are at risk due to a lack of marketable job skills.

12/19/2014

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Resurrected Camden County Cold Case Squad Nabs Murder Suspect in Florida

Tino Cruz, 32, is accused of murdering 55-year-old Georgianna Jedrzejewski in her Tulip Street home in December 2012.

07/11/2014

Gov. Chris Christie announced a pilot program that allows police in certain counties to carry and administer the drug Narcan. (credit: CBS3)

Camden Officers Carrying Life-Saving Drug That ‘Cancels’ Overdoses

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week expanded a pilot program to allow every state police officer to carry the nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that can literally save the life of someone overdosing on narcotics.

06/22/2014

(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

What used to be a garage next to Wheels of Soul headquarters in Camden. (credit: David Madden)

Authorities Working To Shut Down ‘Nuisance’ Motorcycle Club In Camden

Camden County authorities are working to shut down a motorcycle clubhouse in Camden that’s been a nuisance and an eyesore for some time.

04/02/2014

Camden County police chief Scott Thomson.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Super-Strong Heroin Causing Wave of Overdoses in Camden, Police Say

Camden County police chief Scott Thomson says there have been 15 overdose calls — none fatal — in the last 24 hours.

03/12/2014

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Police in Camden Trying To Unravel Bizarre Kidnap Attempt Caught on Video

Camden County police chief Scott Thomson says the incident took place about 9:30am Tuesday, at the Zoujati Salon, on North 6th Street.

01/23/2014

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Officials Say Camden’s New, County-Based Police Force Is Cutting Crime

The event was not to say “Mission accomplished,” but rather, “Progress made.”

08/06/2013

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Funeral For 6-Year-Old Boy Who Saved Sister’s Life In Camden

Family and friends gathered for the funeral of the six-year-old boy who was killed last weekend trying to stop an intruder from sexually assaulting his sister.

09/08/2012