Governor looking for ‘more prosperous relationship’ with Atlantic City

Atlantic City’s relationship with the state is changing. Mayor Frank Gilliam met with Gov. Phil Murphy met Wednesday, in what Gilliam said he believes was the first visit by a sitting governor inside City Hall. They talked about everything from the “heavy-handed” state takeover to legalized sports betting and recreational marijuana, Gilliam said. “It was … Read moreGovernor looking for ‘more prosperous relationship’ with Atlantic City

Pleasantville man ordered held in sex assault on girls ages 8 and 9

A Pleasantville man charged with sexually assaulting two children will be detained pending trial to keep children safe, a judge ruled Wednesday. Sherron Scott, 32, is charged with sexually assaulting two girls, ages 8 and 9, last year while he was dating their mother. Scott previously was charged with similar crimes, and pleaded down to … Read morePleasantville man ordered held in sex assault on girls ages 8 and 9

‘Flash freeze’ causes multi-vehicle crash on Delilah Road overpass

A flash-freeze on the Delilah Road overpass caused several cars to lose control Tuesday night in Absecon. A total of 14 vehicles were involved, police said. Delilah Road at Route 30 was closed while the scene was investigated and cleared. Three people suffered minor injuries and were taken to are hospitals. Atlantic County responded and … Read more‘Flash freeze’ causes multi-vehicle crash on Delilah Road overpass

Atlantic City man charged with running drug production facility

Atlantic City police arrested two men and recovered heroin and ammunition last week. The three-week investigation by Detective Garry Stowe led to a search of an apartment in the 500 block of South Carolina Avenue, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Tevin Spivey — the target of the investigation — was arrested after leaving the apartment, and found with … Read moreAtlantic City man charged with running drug production facility

Galloway man linked to at least 70 commercial burglaries, police say

A Galloway Township man is linked to at least 70 commercial burglaries throughout the state dating back to 2013, Haddon Township police said. Dennis Niceler, 56, allegedly used the internet to scope out the businesses, finding out layouts locations and, in some cases, even the alarm panels, police said. He was arrested last week at … Read moreGalloway man linked to at least 70 commercial burglaries, police say