Atlantic City leader Barbara Hudgins has died

Barbara Hudgins had been looking forward to the Atlantic City Women’s March.Afterall, the former Atlantic City councilwoman, civic leader and teacher was a strong female leader, said Atlantic County Freeholder Ashley Bennett.But as the group was readying to announce its plans for the Jan. 19 event on Wednesday, they learned Hudgins had passed away. She … Read moreAtlantic City leader Barbara Hudgins has died

Ventnor man gets 30 years in fatal knife attack on ex-girlfriend

Bessy Blanco’s “approach on life was always a very positive and peaceful one,” her daughter said Thursday. “She handled everything with love and care.” It was a horrific contrast to the violent way the woman died Feb. 18, 2017, at the hands of her former boyfriend. Jose Lopez, 53, attacked Blanco with a machete inside … Read moreVentnor man gets 30 years in fatal knife attack on ex-girlfriend

Atlantic City man pleads guilty in deadly motel shootout

An Atlantic City man pleaded guilty Thursday to a deadly 2015 motel shootout.Diante Owens, 22, of Pleasantville, and Gerald Alvarez, 22, of Mays Landing, were found dead inside a room at the Red Roof Inn in Absecon just before 5 a.m. March 1, 2015.Donnell Nicholas, 25, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter Thursday. He was the … Read moreAtlantic City man pleads guilty in deadly motel shootout

Suit against Tyner claims gender disparity, harassment

Damon Tyner has created a culture of sexism and fear since taking over as Atlantic County’s prosecutor, a lawsuit filed by three women who have worked for him claims.“Apparently eager to wield the power given to him by New Jersey’s political power brokers (Tyner) engaged in additional conduct that raises serious questions about his ability … Read moreSuit against Tyner claims gender disparity, harassment