Pleasantville High teacher charged in sexual relationship with 18-year-old student

A Pleasantville High School teacher has been charged with official misconduct after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. Gaeckle, 30, of Galloway Township, was arrested Friday, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. She allegedly had sexual relations with an 18-year-old student on at least two occasions, and then directed the student to destroy … Read morePleasantville High teacher charged in sexual relationship with 18-year-old student

Cumberland man guilty in fatal 2016 stabbing of wife

A Cumberland County man was found guilty in the fatal stabbing of his estranged wife in front of their preteen son. Jeremiah E. Monell, 33, of Commercial Township, was convicted of murder and weapons offenses in the Dec. 18, 2016, killing of Tara O’Shea. O’Shea suffered almost 90 wounds in the attack inside her Laurel … Read moreCumberland man guilty in fatal 2016 stabbing of wife

Man allegedly flees A.C. car stop with loaded handgun

A Sicklerville man is in jail after he allegedly ran from an Atlantic City car stop and tried to ditch a loaded handgun. Keshaun Bunch was a passenger in the car that Officers Daniel Arra and Christian Ivanov pulled over near North Carolina and Pacific avenues at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. … Read moreMan allegedly flees A.C. car stop with loaded handgun

ShotSpotter close to helping Pleasantville with gun crimes

Pleasantville’s police should have some major help tracking shootings by the end of next month. ShotSpotter’s implementaion has gotten full support from the community and business owners, and should be fully functional by Feb. 27, according to a timeline presented to the public Thursday. But the new audio gunshot detection system goes beyond alerting police … Read moreShotSpotter close to helping Pleasantville with gun crimes

Ventnor’s 2004 ‘Baby Blue’ case ‘solvable,’ prosecutor says

They knew her only as Baby Blue. A newborn girl whose body washed up in Ventnor 15 years ago didn’t live long, but her death had a lasting affect on a Ventnor couple who raised money and awareness in her honor. Bill Ferrier found the body after opening a bag he found while walking on … Read moreVentnor’s 2004 ‘Baby Blue’ case ‘solvable,’ prosecutor says