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Margate native becomes Superior Court judge

A longtime Atlantic County criminal defense attorney was sworn in as the area’s newest judge Monday. In a ceremony attended only by family and friends, Joseph Levin became Superior Court Judge Joseph Levin.“I’m honored and humbled,” Levin said shortly before taking the oath. “I look forward to being the best judge I can be.”The Margate … Read more Margate native becomes Superior Court judge

Fired Atlantic County prosecutor claims illegal practices, retaliation by Tyner

A former assistant Atlantic County prosecutor says he was harassed, transferred and, ultimately, fired after reporting alleged illegal practices by the office’s leadership. Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner is using his position “in part to provide favors to politically appealing people, groups and/or organizations as a way in which Tyner is paving his future career … Read more Fired Atlantic County prosecutor claims illegal practices, retaliation by Tyner

Man charged in 1996 Atlantic City killing jailed on new weapons offenses

An Atlantic City man recently charged in a decades old killing is in jail. But not for murder. Lamarc Rex, 37, was arrested early Dec. 14, after an Atlantic City police officer pulled him over on what he believed was still an active murder warrant in the May 27, 1996,killing of Antojuan Huffin. A loaded … Read more Man charged in 1996 Atlantic City killing jailed on new weapons offenses