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Hammonton man ordered held after third drug arrest while on release

A Hammonton man arrested while on pretrial release out of Camden will remain in jail, an Atlantic County judge ruled Thursday.Brian Nicholas, 42, was arrested Monday in Hammonton on drug charges while he already has 11 pending cases and four open warrants, according to information released at his detention hearing.It was the third time he … Read more Hammonton man ordered held after third drug arrest while on release

Camden County man shot and killed in Atlantic City

A Camden County man was fatally shot in Atlantic City early Sunday morning.The shooting happened before 1 a.m. in the area of Atlantic and Kentucky avenues.Anthony Crews, 34, of Chiselhurst was the victim, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. At least one Facebook user went on Live after police arrived on the scene. “He was … Read more Camden County man shot and killed in Atlantic City

How primary voting and counting works in 2020

Voting has taken on a whole new look this primary.On the day voters normally would have been going to the polls, election workers are instead “zipping and stripping.”That’s the term for going through the cleared ballots to get them ready to be scanned, Atlantic County Board of Elections Chair Lynn Caterson explained.“Everything is totally unprecedented,” … Read more How primary voting and counting works in 2020

Second bat tests positive for rabies in Atlantic County

Atlantic County had a second bat test positive for rabies within a week, health officials said.The bat was found June 30, in the 1400 block of 12th Avenue in Weymouth Township.Another bat found June 26 in Hamilton Township previously was reported as testing positive.The latest bat was confirmed positive Monday, according to health officials.The homeowner’s … Read more Second bat tests positive for rabies in Atlantic County

Absecon man is county’s latest COVID-19 victim

A 75-year-old Absecon man died from complications of COVID-19, Atlantic County health officials said Friday.The man had underlying health conditions, officials said.The county also had 24 more residents test positive, including a 5-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl.The newly confirmed cases included six Egg Harbor Township residents, four from Atlantic City, three from Egg Harbor City … Read more Absecon man is county’s latest COVID-19 victim