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Two charged in Hamilton Township burglary

Two men were arrested in a burglary earlier this month. A burglary alarm brought officers to the home on Galleria Drive at about 4 p.m. July 19, police said. They found the front door had been forced open and there was damage to the rear, sliding door. An investigation aided by police in Egg Harbor and Galloway townships led to the arrests of two men. Joseph Stansberry, 31, of Galloway Township, and Matthew Klose, 27,
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Man arrested in Atlantic City shooting

Atlantic City police have arrested a man in one of the two shootings that happened over the weekend. Stephen Jacobs, 35, was arrested Monday in the shooting of 46-year-old Terry Harris. Harris was found shot in the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday. Three hours earlier, Orion Austin was found with a gunshot wound to the leg in the 700 block of Arctic Avenue. No arrest has been made in that
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Two wounded in separate Atlantic City shootings overnight

Police are investigating two separate shootings that each wounded men hours apart in Atlantic City overnight Saturday. The first shooting happened just before 10:30 p.m. in the area of Arctic and New Jersey avenues, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. ShotSpotter, the city’s audio gunshot-detection system, registered eight rounds. People gathered at a cookout nearby rushed children inside a home, a witness tells BreakingAC. Orion Austin, 22, of the city, was found with a gunshot wound to
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Reward for information on who shot at Atlantic City first-responders

Atlantic City first-responders were getting ready to put the wounded man on a gurney when gunshots rang out again. This time, toward them. “Three or four shots rang out,” acting Atlantic City Fire Capt. Jamil Wilkins told BreakingAC. “It felt and sounded like they came right over our heads.” Police are now offering a $5,000 reward for helping find the suspect who shot at firefighters and EMTs as they tended to a gunshot victim July
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Atlantic City boxer pleads guilty in 2014 killing

An Atlantic City boxer pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated manslaughter and drug charges in a 2014 killing. Omar Curry, 27, admitted to killing Nelson Viera Jan. 17, 2014, and operating and maintaining controlled dangerous substance production facility. Texas and Arctic avenues. The city’s ShotSpotter audio-gunshot detection system alerted police to the area. He was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, where he was pronounced dead. Curry was arrested more than seven months later,
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House, vehicles damaged in Pleasantville shooting

Pleasantville police are investigating after a home and several cars were damaged by gunfire overnight. Shots were heard in the 600 block of Adams Avenue just before 1:30 a.m., Capt. Matt Hartman said. Officers arrived to find damage to a residence and multiple vehicles on the property also had been struck. The department’s Violent Crimes Unit is investigating. An initial check of area hospitals found no one wounded in the incident. Anyone with information is
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412 charged in national health care fraud of more than $1.3 billion

Largest health care fraud enforcement action in history of Justice Department More than 400 people nationwide have been charged in a health care fraud involving about $1.3 billion in false billings. About a quarter of the defendants, including doctors, were charged for prescribing and distributing opioids and other dangerous narcotics, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said. Thirty state Medicaid Fraud Control Units participated in the arrests,
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Georgia man arrested with gun in Pleasantville

A Georgia man was arrested in a high-risk car stop in Pleasantville on Tuesday. Police received a report that people in a vehicle possibly had a handgun in the area of First Street and Adams Avenue, Capt. Matt Hartman said. Patrolman Juan Morillo spotted the vehicle several blocks away, and called for backup for a high-risk stop on Martin Luther King Boulevard, just west of Route 9. The three people inside were removed and a
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Man killed in Atlantic City

A man was fatally shot in Atlantic City on Tuesday night. Firefighters who responded to the scene were also shot at while trying to aid the victim, Fire Chief Scott Evans said. “They were putting pressure bandages on the victim when they heard and felt gunfire over their heads,” he said. “Two of the firemen took cover behind the car.” Police were called to the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue after 9 p.m., for a
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Two men wanted in separate Atlantic City attacks arrested within half-hour

Atlantic City police arrested a man wanted in an assault and robbery about a half-hour after capturing a suspect in a separate assault Saturday. It started with a domestic-related car theft late Saturday afternoon. Jeremy Gordy was in a woman’s car with her as the passenger when the two got into an argument at about 4:20 p.m. Saturday, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Gordy allegedly began striking the unnamed victim in the head with a handgun,
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