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Feeding more than 300 in need just the start for Pleasantville friends

James Pressley and Jason Smart-El set out to do something positive for the community. What the two Pleasantville friends got from feeding more than 300 homeless and hungry this weekend was just the beginning. A total of 325 people ate Saturday at Atlantic City’s Turning Point Day Center, a new building there to help the … Read more

Four teens arrested in car thefts — two with stolen guns

Four Egg Harbor Township teens burglarized several unlocked cars and even stole two, police said. Two of the teens also allegedly had a semiautomatic handgun and high-powered rifle reported stolen from Hamilton Township. Darnell Lewis, 18, along with two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old have been charged with possession of two stolen motor vehicles, Egg Harbor … Read more

Atlantic City native sworn-in as Stockton University alternate student trustee

An Atlantic City native was sworn Wednesday in as the alternate student trustee on Stockton University’s Board of Trustees.Deon Davis, 20, a 2015 Atlantic City High School graduate, is a junior major in communications.He was in the Boys and Girls Club’s Champions of Youth Program, and was Atlantic County Youth of the Year in 2015.“That’s … Read more

Drug and prostitution investigation leads to 15 arrests in Atlantic City

Atlantic City police arrested 15 people as part of an investigation into drugs and prostitution. They also seized heroin, cocaine and marijuana, including six pounds of pot from Morris Joyce. Joyce, 35, who has a drug arrest history dating back more than a decade, was also found with $5,000 from drug sales, Sgt. Kevin Fair … Read more

Man arrested in Atlantic City shooting

Atlantic City police have arrested a man in one of the two shootings that happened over the weekend. Steven Jacobs, 35, was arrested Monday in the shooting of 46-year-old Terry Harris. Harris was found shot in the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday. Three hours earlier, Orion Austin was found with … Read more