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CDC continues to warn of salmonella outbreak from Honey Smacks

The Centers for Disease Control continues to warn people not to eat Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. A salmonella outbreak that has reached 100 cases in 33 states — including four in New Jersey — has been linked to the cereal. “Do not eat any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal, regardless of package size or best-by date,” the CDC warns. “Even if some of the cereal has been eaten and no one got sick, throw the rest
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State looking to possibly double number of medical marijuana dispensaries

More medical marijuana dispensaries are needed in the state, the governor announced Monday. The Murphy administration wants as many as six new applicants to operate dispensaries — two each in the state’s southern, central and northern regions. With 10,000 new patients since the beginning of the year, the expansion is necessary, Gov. Phil Murphy said. That would double the current number of Alternative Treatment Centers, or ATCs. “We look forward to the opening of six
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Ex-teacher gets five years in sex abuse of student

A former Port Republic teacher was sentenced to five years in prison Friday in the abuse of a former student. Brian McSee, 53, pleaded guilty in March to endangering the welfare of a child by sexual conduct. He will serve his time at the Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Avenel, a correctional facility that deals with sex offenders. A required pre-sentencing report by Avenel found McSee is a repetitive and compulsive offender. The abuse
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Man arrested after allegedly assaulting police and fleeing A.C. car stop

A Mays Landing man is in jail after he allegedly fought Atlantic City officers during a motor vehicle stop Wednesday, and then fled in his vehicle. Officers Christopher Dodson and Alberto Valles stopped the car in the 2000 block of Atlantic Avenue at about 1:20 p.m. for a motor vehicle and equipment violation, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Elijah McCoy, 20, refused to lower the heavily tinted windows fully to see how many people were in
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Man charged with illegal guns in Atlantic City’s Jeffries Towers

An Atlantic City man faces gun charges after a concerned resident reported him to police. Officer Albert Herbert was stopped by someone last week who told him a man living in Jeffries Towers on North Vermont Avenue had guns in his apartment, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Detectives went to Guy Richardson’s apartment Wednesday to talk to him and saw a handgun inside a holster hanging on a chair in the kitchen, according to the report.
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Investigation into stolen fireworks includes Atlantic City police

The theft of about $16,000 worth of fireworks from outside an Atlantic City business has led to an investigation involving city police — as the suspects. The Ducktown Tavern had a Pennsylvania fireworks company selling the now-legal wares from a tent on their lot about a week before Fourth of July, owner John Exadaktilos said. Then, after a great July 1 night for the Ducktown following the beach concert, Exadaktilos noticed the tent and storage
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Search continues for missing swimmer in Atlantic City

A search continues for a still-unconfirmed missing swimmer, Atlantic City police said. Police and firefighters were called to the 500 block of the beach just after 9 p.m. for the report of a possible missing swimmer, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Officers located a family who said they saw a man go into the ocean, but never saw him come back out. The U.S. Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police searched the ocean by boat
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Possible drowning victim found in Villas creek

Lower Township police are investigating the death of a man found in Cox Hall Creek. The death does not appear suspicious, police said. Police were called to the former Ponderlodge Golf Course in the Villas section at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday for a possible drowning. Three friends were swimming in the Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management Area lake when one left, police were told. One of the two remaining swimmers then got out of the water
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Atlantic City man on parole arrested on drug charges

An Atlantic City man on parole was arrested Friday on drug charges. A search of a home on Texas Court resulted in members of the Special Investigations Section finding 50 grams of cocaine, 50 bags of heroin, a small amount of marijuana and ammunition, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Ambrose Moore, 29, was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, two counts each of possession with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute
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A.C. Beach Patrol rescued three after hours on the Fourth

The Atlantic City Beach Patrol rescued three victims after dark on the Fourth of July. Lt. Michael Sykes was getting ready to leave the beach just after 9 p.m. when he decided to scan the area one last time and noticed someone in the water near the Tennessee Avenue jetty, Atlantic City Police Lt. Ed Leon said. Sykes called police communications before heading into the water with Lt. Vince Granese and Lifeguards Andrew Light and
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