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Fiancé charged in killing of Atlantic County native in Maryland

Dina Taylor thought she had her fairytale ending.The Atlantic County woman moved to Maryland with her family and was preparing to marry Dionte Sims.“Only in my dreams did I ever think that I’d be getting married in a beautiful mansion to the most kind, gentle, dedicated, & loving man that I would ever meet,” she … Read more

DNA leads to arrest in 1996 sex assault of Brigantine girl

An Egg Harbor City man is in jail 25 years after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl while she slept.Brian Lee Avis, 59, is charged with aggravated sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, endangering the welfare of a child and burglary.Avis allegedly broke into the girl’s Brigantine home July 19, 1996, and sexually assaulted her.The … Read more