Galloway man admits to beating death of father

A Galloway Township man accused of using two baseball bats to brutally beat his father to death in 2015 has pleaded guilty.James Sopuch Jr. pleaded to aggravated manslaughter Wednesday, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said.Sopuch, 31, faces a sentence of 30 years and would have to serve at least 85 percent under the No Early … Read moreGalloway man admits to beating death of father

A.C. man just released from prison arrested on gun charge

An Atlantic City man recently released from prison was arrested Tuesday for allegedly pointing a handgun at an unknown person. Yahsin Cheeks, 25, was released in August after serving more than three years on charges that included his involvement in a 2014 shooting in which the then-20-year-old was wounded. Now, Cheeks is in the Atlantic … Read moreA.C. man just released from prison arrested on gun charge

Galloway man accused of giving taser to teen in fight

A Galloway Township man was arrested after he allegedly gave a teenage relative a taser to use against another teen, and filmed the fight. The incident began with two girls — ages 15 and 16 — fighting on Navajo Court just after 4 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Shamir James, 26, allegedly gave the 15-year-old a … Read moreGalloway man accused of giving taser to teen in fight

Driver strikes pole wire, overturns SUV in Hamilton

A teen driver struck a a utility pole wire Tuesday morning, causing her SUV to overturn in Hamilton Township.The 17-year-old from Mays Landing was traveling east on Fifth Street approaching Route 50 at 6:22 a.m., when her vehicle struck a guide wire attached to a utility pole, police said.The vehicle overturned, and the teen had … Read moreDriver strikes pole wire, overturns SUV in Hamilton