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Atlantic City firefighters respond to smoke bomb at Hard Rock

Firefighters were called to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City for a smoke bomb.The incident led to the evacuation of the 18th floor, Fire Chief Scott Evans said.No injuries were reported.Firefighters assisted Hard Rock facilities workers in get the smoke cleared.Security was reviewing surveillance to see who put it off. This story is … Read more Atlantic City firefighters respond to smoke bomb at Hard Rock

Mother strangled, punched and bit her 11-year-old daughter, charges claim

An 11-year-old Mays Landing girl was allegedly bitten, punched and strangled by her mother and the woman’s wife in an attack that began inside a vehicle and continued on a Pleasantville street.The girl’s mother, Nicole Miller, also is accused of strangling the victim.When the girl said she couldn’t breathe, her mother said she didn’t care, … Read more Mother strangled, punched and bit her 11-year-old daughter, charges claim

Pleasantville standoff ends after seven hours

A standoff with a barricaded Pleasantville man ended without incident when SWAT officers went into the man’s apartment after he broke off talks and appeared to be injured.Police were called to the 1300 building of the Skyline Condominiums on North Franklin Boulevard at about 3:15 p.m. Thursday for a disorderly man, Capt. Matt Hartman said.When … Read more Pleasantville standoff ends after seven hours

Two injured in Galloway Township crash

Two drivers were injured after a 72-year-old woman went through a red light in Galloway Township, police said.Brandy Armpriester, 29, of Galloway, was heading through a green light on Chris Gaupp Drive just before 7 a.m. Thursday, when her vehicle was struck by Bonnie Schmidt, who was making a left turn from Jimmie Leeds Road … Read more Two injured in Galloway Township crash