48 priests with ‘credible’ sex abuse allegations had local ties

Nearly 50 priests whose assignments brought them to Atlantic, Cape May or Cumberland county churches had sexual abuse allegations against them deemed credible, according to a list the Camden Diocese released this week.“To be certain, the darkest stain on the Catholic Church in the last century was the sexual abuse of minors by priests,” Bishop … Read more48 priests with ‘credible’ sex abuse allegations had local ties

Tip411 text leads to two arrests, loaded gun in A.C.

An anonymous text led to two arrests and the recovery of a gun and drugs, Atlantic City police said.Jorge Herrera, 18, of Atlantic City, had a loaded handgun and marijuana when police arrested him after witnessing a drug deal Wednesday, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.A text about drug sales to the city’s tip411 anonymous texting service … Read moreTip411 text leads to two arrests, loaded gun in A.C.

Detention hearing Tuesday for mom accused of killing toddler

The Bridgeton woman accused of killing her toddler son and then telling police he was abducted will have a hearing next week to decide if she will stay in jail.Nakira Griner, 24, told police a stranger assaulted her and abducted 23-month-old Daniel Griner Jr.But instead, investigators found the boy’s dismembered and burned remains in garbage … Read moreDetention hearing Tuesday for mom accused of killing toddler

Pedestrian identified in fatal Atlantic City crash

A Florida man has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck in Atlantic City on Sunday night.Marco Jesus Gutierrez, 31, was fatally struck by a Honda sedan just before 7 p.m. near the Shell Gas Station on Route 322, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.The driver, Juan Restrepo, 38, of Hyattsville, Maryland, immediately stopped, causing a chain … Read morePedestrian identified in fatal Atlantic City crash

Atlantic City mourns community leader lost to violence

Demond Tally knew the feeling of deep loss.He tried to explain it just weeks after his only son was fatally shot the day after Thanksgiving 2016.“I don’t know what this feeling is,” he said of losing 21-year-old Demond Cottman. “It’s an empty feeling to know that not only your only son, but your best friend … Read moreAtlantic City mourns community leader lost to violence