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Lack of help led veteran to fiery suicide attempt, wife says

Chaoe Perry had been begging for help.The U.S. Army veteran was seeing a therapist and a psychiatric doctor through the Veterans Administration for about 2½ years, according to his wife.But then his doctor left, he stopped taking his medication and his appointments got farther and farther apart, Jasmine Lynne DeLeon-Perry says.On Saturday, the 24-year-old Somers … Read more

Police seek missing Atlantic City teen

Atlantic City police are asking for help finding a teenage girl who is believed to have run away.I’zeerah Stuker, 14, left home Tuesday night and has not come back, police said.She is described as a Black female about 5-foot-5 weighing 150 pounds. She is believed to be in either Atlantic City or Pleasantville.I’zeerah was last … Read more

Five arrested on drug, gun charges in EHT raid

Five people were jailed after guns and drugs were found inside an Egg Harbor Township home.The recovery of a loaded Taurus handgun, a sawed-off shotgun and more than a half-ounce of crystal methamphetamine was the result of a three-week investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit along with Egg Harbor … Read more