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Atlantic City man ordered held in naked attack on baby

An Atlantic City man whose naked attack on a baby was captured on video was ordered held pending trial Thursday.Stephon Whitfield, 28, is accused of picking up the 9-month-old boy out of his stroller and then slamming him down during the incident Monday night in front of Carver Hall, where he lives.Assistant Prosecutor Sean Ruckenstein … Read more Atlantic City man ordered held in naked attack on baby

Egg Harbor Township man gets probation in Kauffman trial witness-tampering

A retired Pagan was sentenced to four years’ probation Thursday, after pleading guilty to witness-tampering in the Kauffman drug and murder case.John Kachbalian was also given a suspended 364-day jail sentence. Kachbalian was arrested Aug. 30, after several Facebook posts included references to the case involving a drug ring led by the late Dr. James … Read more Egg Harbor Township man gets probation in Kauffman trial witness-tampering

Attack in Atlantic County courtroom raises safety concerns

An Atlantic County public defender who was assaulted by her client during a hearing says she will be back to work Friday.“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as a public defender,” Mary Linehan told BreakingAC a day after she suffered a slight separation of her right shoulder in the attack.Robert Fountaine was charged … Read more Attack in Atlantic County courtroom raises safety concerns

Mentors guide the next generation in Atlantic City

Jodi Burroughs’ footsteps echo in the empty halls as she walks to her office at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Complex in Atlantic City. The usually bustling school, decorated with multicolored murals and photographs of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is quiet on a recent Thursday morning. It is spring … Read more Mentors guide the next generation in Atlantic City