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Video of fatal police chase only tells part of the story

Elvis Nunez didn’t know March 27, 2014, would be his last day of work. The Pleasantville officer wasn’t even scheduled for duty that day. He was at the station to go over a case when a call came in that a man who brandished a gun at a restaurant had fled police. Nunez hopped in the department’s only car with a working dashboard camera, and joined the chase as it headed down the Black Horse
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Suspect sought who crashed into Atlantic City police car with stolen car

Atlantic City police are trying to find a man who jumped from a stolen vehicle that then crashed into a police car. Officers Bryan Fleming and Kenneth Davis were patrolling the 4300 block of North Drive at 11:44 p.m. July 20, when they saw a silver Toyota Camry driving toward them, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The driver jumped out, but the car kept coming, crashing into the marked car, according to the report. The man
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Seven Class II officers become full-time Atlantic City police

Seven Class II Atlantic City officers are now full-time officers after a swearing-in ceremony Friday. The city had 72 Special Law Enforcement Officers out of 90 it is approved to hire. The officers work limited hours and are paid $15 an hour with no benefits. The move was allowed to happen because Atlantic City is no longer under Civil Service requirements as part of the state takeover. Prior to that, any Class IIs would still
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Pink proves ‘Perfect’ kickoff to Atlantic City BeachFest Concert Series

(Photo by Atlantic City Beach Concerts) Pink definitely got the party started Wednesday night as she kicked of the Atlantic City BeachFest Concert Series. The pop star brought her signature strong vocals, no-fuss attitude and — of course — an aerial encore to Atlantic City, where an estimated 40,000 fans began packing the beach late morning. It was a homecoming of sorts for the Doylestown, Pa., native. Her mom, Judith Kugel Moore, grew up in
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‘I’m going to kill my wife,’ man accused of murder allegedly told casino dealer

A Mullica man accused of murdering his wife threatened to do it just a month before she died, a casino dealer testified Wednesday. Sergio DeRosa is charged with murder. He insists he accidentally shot 57-year-old Lynn DeRosa in the head as he cleaned the barrel of her gun May 26, 2014. DeRosa says he didn’t realize the shell he picked up was a live round. But Borgata employee Elaine Murphy claims DeRosa told her he
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Bridgeton man sentenced to 12 years for trafficking heroin in Atlantic City area

A Bridgeton man who admitted to dealing as much as a half-kilogram of heroin a week in the Atlantic City area was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday. Anthony Martin, 34, pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and second-degree possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. Martin was arrested during a Dec. 11, 2015, traffic stop as part of an investigation by the Atlantic City Task Force. Inside
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Atlantic City’s junior police have fun while learning discipline

Jixelys Tapia says she’s always been shy. So this summer, the Atlantic City 10-year-old decided to go outside her comfort zone and join the Atlantic City Junior Police Academy. Just one week into the two-week program, she’s seen a difference. “I have friends and I’m not as shy as I was before,” she said Friday, as the first week came to an end. In its fourth year, the academy allows a mix of education, physical
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Atlantic City man arrested in stabbing

An Atlantic City man was arrested after a stabbing inside a convenience store Friday night. Michael Wynn, 45, was found stabbed at about 12:30 p.m., after a panic alarm was set off at the store in the 2500 block of Pacific Avenue. Officer Albert Herbert got a description of the suspect, and put it out to responding officers, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Officers Ivan Lopez, Rebecca Seabrook and Robert Thompson found Brandon Becker at a
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Atlantic City man held on federal child pornography charges

A convicted Megan’s Law offender from Atlantic City was in federal court Friday on child pornography charges. Keith Clark, 41, is accused of receiving and downloading more than 3,500 images of child pornography, including infants and toddlers being sexually abused, including acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick said. Clack has a prior conviction for sexual assault on a minor and endangering the welfare of a minor. According to his page Megan’s Law page, the aggravated sexual assault charge was from
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Ex-Pleasantville Housing Authority manager admits stealing money

A former Pleasantville Housing Authority manager admitted this week that she stole money intended for tenants in Atlantic City. Cheryl Bradshaw, 60, of Atlantic City, was arrested in April on charges of official misconduct and theft by failure to make required disposition of property received. She pleaded guilty Monday to keeping 13 U.S. Housing and Urban Development checks meant to offset utility costs for nine tenants of the Barlinvis Apartments in Atlantic City, Atlantic County
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