Egg Harbor City man, teen brutally beaten while trick-or-treating

An Egg Harbor City man and his teenage cousin were brutally beaten as they went trick-or-treating Wednesday night. Danny Peterson, 29, had his jaw broken in three places and needed 28 stitches to close up slices to his face, his mother, Florita Peterson, said from his hospital bedside. “All over a couple pieces of candy,” … Read moreEgg Harbor City man, teen brutally beaten while trick-or-treating

Atlantic County men convicted in triple homicide

Two Atlantic County men have been convicted of a triple murder in Essex County. Lavelle Davis, 37, of Galloway Township, and Jimmy Mays, 34, of Egg Harbor Township, were found guilty last week in the Jan. 29, 2017, killing of three people in Maplewood. The two men and an unknown co-conspirator went to the home … Read moreAtlantic County men convicted in triple homicide

BreakingAC debuts new series highlighting local YouTubers

Residents are finding their voice — and a following — on YouTube. Local channels offer a little bit of everything, from web series to make-up tutorials to weather and sports and everything in between. Whether it’s to highlight their musical talents or share their inner thoughts, they all show a passion for what they post. … Read moreBreakingAC debuts new series highlighting local YouTubers

Atlantic City man left country day after 2015 sex assault allegation

An Atlantic City man left the country a day after he was accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in 2015, according to information released at his detention hearing Thursday. Santos Torres, 76, was arrested Monday on charges including second-degree sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a minor. But the investigation dates to Sept. … Read moreAtlantic City man left country day after 2015 sex assault allegation

Man ordered held in brutal beating of Atlantic City woman

The man accused of brutally beating an Atlantic City woman to death will stay in jail pending trial. Mark Huff, 54, is charged with murder in the April 14 killing of Vernell Vance, who was found dead behind 21 S. Tennessee Ave. Video footage from the area shows a man repeatedly striking Vance in the … Read moreMan ordered held in brutal beating of Atlantic City woman