Atlantic City’s mayor wants to demolish the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Mayor Marty Small said in a speech Thursday to a business group that knocking down the vacant casino once owned by President Donald Trump is one of his main goals for 2020. Katie Johnston reports.
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Atlantic City Mayor: Tear Down 'Eyesore' Of Ex-Trump CasinoAtlantic City’s mayor wants to demolish the former Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Mayor Marty Small said in a speech Thursday to a business group that knocking down the vacant casino once owned by President Donald Trump is one of his main goals for 2020. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Passes Laws To Preserve Obamacare Amid Court FightBarring health insurance that excludes coverage for pre-existing conditions and letting children stay on their parents’ plans until 26 would be preserved under a slate of new laws New Jersey enacted this week, even if the Affordable Care Act is struck down in court. Katie Johnston reports.
Former Philadelphia Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Using Confiscated Porsche For Stepdaughter’s PromA former Philadelphia police officer pleaded guilty to using a Porsche he confiscated during a narcotics investigation for his stepdaughter’s prom. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Groom Accused Of Sexual Assault At Wedding Reception Gets ProbationA Burlington County man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage waitress at his wedding reception has been sentenced to probation. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Lottery Now Allowing Customers To Purchase Powerball, Mega Millions Tickets OnlineThe Pennsylvania Lottery is now making it easier for customers to purchase Powerball and Mega Millions tickets. Katie Johnston reports.
Human Remains Found Inside Car Submerged In Salem River, New Jersey State Police SayNew Jersey State Police say human remains were found in a car submerged in the Salem River. Katie Johnston reports.
Hard Rock CEO: Atlantic City ‘Is Going In The Wrong Direction’The CEO of Hard Rock International says Atlantic City “is going in the wrong direction” and is in worse shape than when the global entertainment company bought its casino there nearly three years ago. Katie Johnston reports.
Health Department: 3 South Jersey Counties Have Highest Number Of Hepatitis A Outbreak Cases In StateA new report shows a Hepatitis A outbreak affecting parts of South Jersey. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Expands Terrorism Law In Response To Kosher Market AttackNew Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Wednesday expanding the definition of terrorism under state law in response to last month's fatal attack on a kosher market in Jersey City, Hudson County. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Man Charged With Shooting Man During Training ExerciseA Lehigh County man was charged in a shooting during a training exercise that left another man paralyzed from the neck down, police said. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia International Airport To Test New Screening Process Involving Facial ScanPhiladelphia International Airport will soon begin testing biometric screening on some international flights. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Drops In Orkin's Top Bed Bug Cities ListPhiladelphia has fallen on Orkin’s list of top cities for bed bugs. Last year, the city was no. 10 on the list, but now Philly is no. 12. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Arrested For Trying To Enter Coast Guard Base With Illegal Assault Weapon, Body Armor, Cape May Officials SayCape May authorities say a North Carolina man was arrested for trying to enter a Coast Guard training center with an illegal assault weapon, body armor and many rounds of ammunition. Katie Johnston reports.
Former Newark Police Officer Admits Taking Bribes To Protect Brothel OwnersA former Newark police officer has admitted he solicited and accepted thousands of dollars in bribes from brothel owners in exchange for protecting them from law enforcement. Katie Johnston reports.
Bill Cosby's Latest Appeal Blames #MeToo For Sexual Assault ConvictionComedian Bill Cosby filed an appeal Thursday of a court decision last month that upheld his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Respond To Active Shooter In Frankford Section Of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia police are responding to an active shooter situation in the Frankford section of the city. Police are asking people to stay away from the area of the 4600 block of Hawthorne Street. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia Zoo Welcomes Sloth Bear CubThe Philadelphia Zoo has welcomed a new addition to its family — a sloth bear cub. The cub was born to 7-year-old Kayla and 6-year-old Bhalu on Dec. 11. Katie Johnston reports.
Dover Police: 15-Year-Old Boy Dies After Calling 911 To Report He Was Shot Multiple TimesA 15-year-old in Delaware who called 911 to report he had been shot multiple times has died from his injuries, Dover police confirm. Kainami Grant, of Milford, was shot in an alleyway before 10 p.m. on Monday night, according to a Dover police statement. Katie Johnston reports.
Police: Woman Angry About Long Lines At New Jersey DMV Assaults Staffers, Kicks Officers Arresting HerA woman angry about long lines at a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office in Hudson County smashed computer equipment, assaulted two staffers and kicked police officers as they tried to arrest her, authorities said. Katie Johnston reports.
Sick Girl's Minnie Mouse Doll Found At Home After Search Goes ViralA little girl's stuffed doll is back where it belongs after the search for the missing Minnie Mouse went viral, but the girl's mother says she's being harassed online now since it was found at home. The doll had been by 13-year-old Bryanna Ramirez's side for 40 brain surgeries at Children's Hospital. Katie Johnston reports.
Delaware Records First Flu Deaths Of 2019-2020 SeasonHealth officials in Delaware have recorded the first two flu deaths of the 2019-2020 season. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Woman Who Owns Cleaning Service Accused Of Stealing Sports Memorabilia, JewelryWinslow Township police say a South Jersey woman who owns a cleaning service was arrested for stealing sports memorabilia and jewelry. Katie Johnston reports.
Tractor-Trailer Breaks In Half On I-95 In Northern LibertiesA tractor-trailer broke in half on I-95 in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia on Tuesday morning. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Charged With Holding Philadelphia Woman Inside Delaware Hotel Room At KnifepointA man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly held a Philadelphia woman inside a Delaware hotel room at knifepoint. Katie Johnston reports.