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Atlantic County mom fighting violence with information and action

Kellie Cors-Atherly knows there’s a lot of hate and anger sparking the growing violence in her native Atlantic City. But she has some weapons of her own: education, awareness and a lot of love. “We’ve got to get together to stop this nonsense,” she says. “If we don’t, who is going to?” She began Peace Amongst the Youth as part of that. On Wednesday, she will host a free Victims of Crime Compensation seminar at
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Teen cashier turns table on would-be robber

Efaj Ahmed had little time to think when a man came into his family’s Atlantic City store with a gun, demanding money. The 17-year-old was working at A.C. Convenience Store on the 4000 block of Ventnor Avenue when a man came in with a mask on, Ahmed told BreakingAC. “He puts this plastic bag on the counter with a gun in it,” he said. “He tells me to put the money in the bag.” Ahmed
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A look at the Instagrammers who captured Tropicana shooting aftermath

Erik Fischetti was on a cigarette break outside Atlantic City’s Tropicana early Sunday morning when a man came up to him, lifted up his shirt and said, “They shot me.” “Instinctually, I took my phone out and started recording,” he said. The two subsequent videos he posted to Instagram garnered attention, along with lots of opinions. Some thanked Fischetti for getting police to the scene that seemed to be ignored by others nearby. But some
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