Vineland man sentenced to 10 years in crash that killed Mainland teen

The man convicted in a fatal 2014 crash that killed a Linwood teen was sentenced to a total of 10 years in prison Nicholas Garreffi, of Vineland, was found guilty of vehicular homicide and three counts of assault by auto in the Aug. 30, 2014 crash that killed Aisling Cooke and injured three of her … Read more Vineland man sentenced to 10 years in crash that killed Mainland teen

‘I wouldn’t risk my life for nothing like that,’ Atlantic City man says of theft charges

Messiah Henry was just rebuilding his life, he told a judge Thursday. The 21-year-old Atlantic City man is now charged in a knifepoint robbery. He was one of two men arrested Friday for allegedly taking the victim’s wallet and cell phone. But Henry insisted to Superior Court Judge Donna Taylor that he wouldn’t risk everything … Read more ‘I wouldn’t risk my life for nothing like that,’ Atlantic City man says of theft charges

Atlantic City man sentenced to 10 years as distributor in drug-trafficking conspiracy

An Atlantic City was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Friday for his role in trafficking more than 100 kilograms of cocaine using residences in Pleasantville and Absecon. Kabaka Atiba, also known as Clarence Nixon, 47, previously pleaded guilty to distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. U.S. District Judge Jerome Simandle sentenced … Read more Atlantic City man sentenced to 10 years as distributor in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Judge will allow Atlantic City firefighter layoffs — but not before Feb. 1

An Atlantic County judge has lifted his restriction on firefighter layoffs to get the Atlantic City Fire Department down to 180. But the earliest that can happen is Feb. 1, Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez said, giving the department time to find another way. “We’re grateful for the extension,” Atlantic City Fire Union President John … Read more Judge will allow Atlantic City firefighter layoffs — but not before Feb. 1

Ex-Buena teacher sentenced for sexual relationship with student

A former Buena Regional High School teacher was sentenced to five years in prison Friday for a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. William Jacobs, 33, of Folsom, pleaded guilty in June to official misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child. He was charged in February, after an investigation by New Jersey State Police … Read more Ex-Buena teacher sentenced for sexual relationship with student