Pleasantville man admits to promoting prostitution

A convicted sex offender has admitted to forcing women into prostitution through threats and drugs.Henry Lovest, 42, was arrested last year after investigators from the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit searched two rooms in Pleasantville’s Homestead Lodge.They also recovered a stolen handgun.Lovest pleaded guilty Tuesday to third-degree … Read morePleasantville man admits to promoting prostitution

A.C. boy’s 35-year-old killing still open investigation, Tyner says

Thirty-five years after his son was found fatally bludgeoned in Atlantic City, Gary Grant Sr. got some hope.Gary Jr. was just 7 when he left his mother’s home Jan. 12, 1984. He never returned home.Two days later, his body was found in an abandoned lot on North California Avenue, just two blocks from his home.“There … Read moreA.C. boy’s 35-year-old killing still open investigation, Tyner says

Three on trial in killing of man inside A.C. hotel room

DeVonte Molley spent the last weekend of his life with a man he thought was his friend. But instead, the state alleges, Maurice Burgess was setting Molley up to be robbed at gunpoint inside a room at the Baymont Inn & Suites. Molley, 23, was shot inside room 859 on Dec. 21, 2015, then crawled … Read moreThree on trial in killing of man inside A.C. hotel room

ACHS student hospitalized after issue while in pool

An Atlantic City High School student was rushed to the hospital Monday morning.The student “is believed to have suffered a medical emergency while in the pool,” Sgt. Kevin Fair told BreakingAC.He was treated by staff and taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus.Fair said he did not know the student’s condition.The principal could not … Read moreACHS student hospitalized after issue while in pool

Dumpster fire spreads to Hamilton Township home

A dumpster fire spread to a home in Hamilton Township early Saturday morning.Police were called to the trash fire on the 200 block of Greenbriar Court at 1:13 a.m.When patrol officers arrived, the fire had spread to the home, which was fully engulfed, police said.A 50-year-old man who was home at the time was able … Read moreDumpster fire spreads to Hamilton Township home