Atlantic City shooting suspect arrested in stabbing

A suspect in an Atlantic City New Year’s Eve shooting was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a Good Samaritan on New Year’s Day.Robert Harrell, 31, was wanted in a shooting at the Econo Lodge on Pacific Avenue just after 9 p.m. Monday, that left a 48-year-old man in serious condition with multiple gunshot wounds, Sgt. … Read moreAtlantic City shooting suspect arrested in stabbing

Cumberland County attempted murder conviction overturned on appeal

An overturned Cumberland County attempted murder case could mean the defendant could be home for Christmas. Ricky Howard’s conviction was based on errors in the jury instruction, the circumstantial nature of the state’s case and “the hotly contested issue of his identity as the perpetrator,” according to an appellate decision in the case. Now he … Read moreCumberland County attempted murder conviction overturned on appeal

Egg Harbor Township man sentenced to 20 years in 2013 home invasion, attempted murder

An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday in a 2013 home invasion of a 92-year-old man who was stabbed in the attack. Charles Sweetman was found stabbed inside his home in the Tower East Mobile Home Park just before 9 a.m. Dec. 17, 2013. The suspect left in Sweetman’s … Read moreEgg Harbor Township man sentenced to 20 years in 2013 home invasion, attempted murder