EHC man arrested for performing lewd acts in front of children

  An Egg Harbor City man was allegedly caught on video performing lewd acts in front of two children he was babysitting. Alexsander Morales, 49, was babysitting a 1-year-old and 5-month-old Jan. 15 in Mays Landing, the parents told police. Morales is related to the family. When they returned home, they checked their in-home video … Read moreEHC man arrested for performing lewd acts in front of children

Ventnor man once charged in father’s beating dies of drug overdose

A Ventnor man once charged in the brutal beating of his father died of a drug overdose this week after violating drug court. Thomas Nelson, 32, was arrested Feb. 7, 2016, after his father was found beaten in the Ventnor home they shared. He was charged with aggravated assault and criminal mischief. But when 60-year-old Michael … Read moreVentnor man once charged in father’s beating dies of drug overdose

Atlantic County Superintendent of Elections employee under criminal investigation

An employee with the Atlantic County Office of the Superintendent of Elections is being investigated for criminal activity. Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said search warrants were executed for the unnamed suspect's work and personal vehicles, their person and two work stations at the Atlantic County offices where they work. The investigation is ongoing, he … Read moreAtlantic County Superintendent of Elections employee under criminal investigation

Gov. Murphy orders review of state’s medical marijuana program

Obstacles for patients seeking medical marijuana could get cleared under New Jersey’s new governor. Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order directing the state Department of Health and the Board of Medical Examiners to review the existing medical marijuana program. His goal is to eliminate barriers to access for patients who suffer from illnesses that could … Read moreGov. Murphy orders review of state’s medical marijuana program