‘Stop the Heroin’ rally gets attention of judge, those in need

Kenneth Martinez came to Atlantic County Superior Court for a hearing on a shoplifting charge. He ended up with a group focused on helping him find recovery. Martinez, 28,  has been using heroin for five years. He wants to stop, he says. But the drug’s pull is too strong. He’s been waiting five months to … Read more‘Stop the Heroin’ rally gets attention of judge, those in need

Detectives investigating weekend shooting that killed teen

An Atlantic City teen died after he was shot in the city early Sunday morning. Police received several 911 calls before 1 a.m. Sunday, alerting them to a shooting that wounded a male. The 17-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to the head, and was rushed to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus. He … Read moreDetectives investigating weekend shooting that killed teen

Atlantic City teen found with loaded gun, police say

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] An Atlantic City teen was arrested Saturday after he was found with a handgun, police said. Police were called to the 1600 block of Atlantic Avenue at about 4:45 p.m. for the report of an armed robbery, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. While Officers Jonathan Walsh and George Mancuso were looking for the … Read moreAtlantic City teen found with loaded gun, police say