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Atlantic City man killed in Pleasantville shooting

An Atlantic City man has been identified as Pleasantville’s first homicide victim of the year.Ruben Reyes, 28, of Atlantic City, was shot before 11 p.m. Tuesday night, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton said.Police responded to a shots fired call at Leeds Avenue and North Main Street at 10:42 p.m.Main Street was closed between Princeton … Read more Atlantic City man killed in Pleasantville shooting

Mattress fire causes evacuation of Pleasantville apartment building

A ¬†mattress fire caused the evacuation of a Pleasantville apartment building Tuesday night. There were no injuries. Pleasantville police and firefighters responded to 49 S. Main St. at 7:23 p.m., and found heavy smoke on the fifth floor. Pleasantvile Police Squad 2 coordinated the evacuation with fire personnel, including carrying disabled residents down stairwells, Police … Read more Mattress fire causes evacuation of Pleasantville apartment building

Atlantic City man arrested in October shooting that wounded teen

An 18-year-old man has been arrested for shooting at three juveniles in October, injuring one. Officers found a 17-year-old boy wounded at about 1:50 a.m. Oct. 12, after being called to the 1300 block of Caspian Avenue for reports of a man down. The city’s ShotSpotter audio gunshot-detection system also was activated. The victim was … Read more Atlantic City man arrested in October shooting that wounded teen

Atlantic City man allegedly sent sexual images to children in eight states

A convicted sex offender was indicted for allegedly sending sexual images to eight children ages 9-14 in eight states. Sherman Miller, 49, convinced one of the children to send images back, resulting in a first-degree charge of endangering the welfare of a child by causing the child to engage in pornography, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor … Read more Atlantic City man allegedly sent sexual images to children in eight states

Atlantic County mom fighting violence with information and action

Kellie Cors-Atherly knows there’s a lot of hate and anger sparking the growing violence in her native Atlantic City.But she has some weapons of her own: education, awareness and a lot of love.“We’ve got to get together to stop this nonsense,” she says. “If we don’t, who is going to?”She began Peace Amongst the Youth … Read more Atlantic County mom fighting violence with information and action