Nurse accused of abusing autistic boy at Atlantic City hospital

An Atlantic County registered nurse accused of repeatedly assaulting a 10-year-old autistic boy has agreed to the temporary suspension of her license. Naomi Derrick is accused of stabbing the boy numerous times with a hypodermic needle and bending back his finger until it cracked to get him to follow her orders while at the inpatient … Read moreNurse accused of abusing autistic boy at Atlantic City hospital

Domestic dispute that blocked traffic was not first for Atlantic City couple

A domestic dispute that blocked off an Atlantic City street for more than an hour Thursday was not the first time the couple was accused of attacking each other, records show. Amirah Black, 19, is wanted on charges of aggravated assault and weapons offenses after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the hand during a … Read moreDomestic dispute that blocked traffic was not first for Atlantic City couple

Family sues to overturn suicide ruling on Mays Landing teen’s death

For The Daily Beast The family of a Mays Landing teen whose death last summer was ruled a suicide is suing the Medical Examiner’s Office and other state agencies, saying the investigation was flawed and there is no proof the girl intended to kill herself. Tiffany Valiante, 18, had a “horrific” fear of the dark, … Read moreFamily sues to overturn suicide ruling on Mays Landing teen’s death

41 charged, half-million in drugs seized in drug-trafficking ring

Forty-one people are charged and more than a half-million in drugs seized in a drug-trafficking ring that was allegedly led by two Atlantic County men. A sweep Thursday morning resulted in the arrest of 19 people, including alleged leaders Diaab Siddiq and Ameer Stephens. Twenty-two suspects are considered fugitives. As part of the investigation, police … Read more41 charged, half-million in drugs seized in drug-trafficking ring