Family mourns Atlantic City man killed in Philly shooting

Antonio Williams “a big ball of light that lit up any room when you walked in,” his family said Friday night. But early Thursday morning, that light went out. The Atlantic City man was killed in a shooting in Philadelphia at 2:11 a.m. Two other residents were wounded. Shadi Cottman, 27, was shot five times … Read moreFamily mourns Atlantic City man killed in Philly shooting

Atlantic City man wanted after not showing up for sentencing in shoot-out

An Atlantic City who admitted to firing a gun during a 2016 shoot-out inside an Atlantic City casino hotel is now on the run, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. Taquay Dunston, now 21, was set to be sentenced April 13 on charges including aggravated assault and weapons charges. He faced a sentence of 11 … Read moreAtlantic City man wanted after not showing up for sentencing in shoot-out

Atlantic City man dead, two others wounded in Philadelphia shooting

An Atlantic City man was killed and two others wounded in a Philadelphia shooting overnight, BreakingAC has learned. The shooting happened in the 2200 block of South 58th Street on the highway at 2:11 a.m., a spokesman for the Philadelphia Police Department said. One of the men, 35, was shot multiple times and pronounced dead … Read moreAtlantic City man dead, two others wounded in Philadelphia shooting

Atlantic City man charged in assault and robbery of 74-year-old woman

An Atlantic City man is charged in two violent robberies, including one in which he allegedly beat a 74-year-old woman. Jose R. Rivera, 50, was arrested Tuesday, after an investigation by Detective Sterling Wheaten. Rivera allegedly went into the Maytag Laundromat on South Florida Avenue armed with a screwdriver at about 7:20 a.m. Monday. He … Read moreAtlantic City man charged in assault and robbery of 74-year-old woman

Atlantic City’s incoming casino expands employee pool to Drug Court

Newly named ‘Recovery Court’ gets help from Local 54, Hard Rock Atlantic and Cape May County Drug Court is getting a new name and offering new opportunities. Now known as Recovery Court, the program is partnering with the city’s casino union to train participants for work in the casino industry. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino … Read moreAtlantic City’s incoming casino expands employee pool to Drug Court