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5 hrs ago | via WKXW-FM Trenton
South Jersey prosecutors are pursuing death by auto charges against two drivers who were behind the wheel of cars that were involved in separate deadly crashes. In Gloucester County, a man was charged this week with causing the death of a 57-year-old woman and injuring her 62-year-old husband, who were struck while riding their bicycles last week. Comment?
Saturday Feb 18 | via The Jersey Journal
CAMDEN -- While a Camden County Police Department SUV did laps around the block, neighbors near 8th and Pine streets milled about early Saturday morning to talk about word of a shooting. A 26-year-old city man who lost his friend three years ago under similar circumstances was among those waiting to learn the victim's identity. Comment?
Monday Feb 6 | via The Jersey Journal
Michelle Walls, 25, of Camden, allegedly shot the unidentified victim of the domestic incident three times in the upper torso with a revolver, Voorhees police said Monday, adding that the weapon had been concealed in her handbag and she allegedly left it at the scene. According to previous reports, the gunfire came after a verbal argument and physical fight. Comment?
Sunday Feb 5 | via The Jersey Journal
Police identified the shooting suspect as Michelle Walls. She allegedly shot a 25-year-old man multiple times after an argument and a fight between the two, police said. Comment?
Saturday Feb 4 | via The Jersey Journal
A suspect in the case is still being sought, Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Voorhees Police Chief Louis Bordi said in a news release on the case issued Saturday. Officials say Voorhees police responded around 10:45 p.m. Friday to a 911 call that a 25-year-old man had been shot multiple times on the 100 block of Kirkbride Road. Comment?
Friday Feb 3 | via The Jersey Journal
EVESHAM TWP. -- A July residential burglary culminated with the arrest of a Camden City man who apparently left his fingerprints at the scene, Evesham police said Friday. Comment?
Thursday Feb 2 | via Westport News
In this Jan. 28, 2009, file photo, Harold "Hal" Miller sits in a van as he listens to a homeless man while preparing census forms for homeless people in Camden, N.J. Miller, who helped homeless addicts get drug treatment while working as a program coordinator at a shelter partly funded by rock star Jon Bon Jovi, admitted Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, to overseeing a drug ring that sold heroin and crack cocaine. Comment?
Thursday Feb 2 | via The Jersey Journal
Two men were shot on a downtown Salem street Tuesday night ,police said. One victim told police he was hit while walking in the area of the Salem Motor Lodge on East Broadway, at left, while the other was shot outside of Pat's Pizzeria, top right. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 1 | via The Jersey Journal
GLOUCESTER CITY -- City police say a Camden trio allegedly pistol-whipped a man walking his dog Tuesday evening in an apparent attempted robbery but were caught soon after. It was just before 10 p.m. when Gloucester City police responded to Brown and Monmouth streets for a report of an armed robbery. Comment?
Saturday Jan 28 | via The Jersey Journal
WOODBURY -- A Camden man has been indicted on kidnapping and assault charges in connection with a July 2016 incident at a Washington Township motel. Ricardo R. Berrios, 31, of North 22nd Street, allegedly held a woman against her will in a room at the Mayfair Motel on the Black Horse Pike, according to an arrest report. Comment?
Friday Jan 27 | via The Jersey Journal
CAMDEN -- A "significant" anti-narcotics raid Thursday morning resulted in two arrests and the alleged seizure of loaded weapons, heroin and cocaine, Camden County Police Department officials say. A search warrant execution, which was in collaboration with the state Attorney General's Office, HIDTA Narco-Gang Unit and the New Jersey State Police, was carried out at at 1106 Baring St., near Broadway and Chestnut streets. Comment?
Friday Jan 27 | via New Jersey Herald
Two Camden County police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old armed man during a domestic violence call in November 2015. County prosecutors announced Thursday that the unidentified officers' killing of Freddy Baez in Camden's Independence Village Apartment Complex was justified. Comment?
Thursday Jan 26 | via The Jersey Journal
CAMDEN -- Officers who fatally shot a domestic violence suspect in 2015 -- whose family would later sue -- were justified in using deadly force, a state Attorney General's Office review of the incident has found. Freddy Baez, 24, of Camden, was shot by Camden County Police Department officers who responded to a 911 call at the Independence Village Apartment Complex on the evening of Nov. 24, 2015. Comment?
Jan 24, 2017 | via The Times of Israel
Donald Trump and attorney David Friedman exit the Federal Building, following an appearance in US Bankruptcy Court on February 25, 2010, in Camden, New Jersey. The Palestinian leadership on Tuesday condemned the approval of 2,500 homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem as "land theft and colonialism," saying Israel's announced settlement expansion was encouraged by the administration of US President Donald Trump. Comment?
Jan 21, 2017 | via NJ.com
That's according to Massachusetts-based real estate website Neighborhood Scout, which released its FBI-backed findings earlier this month and put the roughly 77,000 residents of the nine-square-mile City Invincible in the No. 4 slot. Comment?
Jan 16, 2017 | via NJ.com
According to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, Jose A. Fernandez-Ventura, of Camden, died Sunday at Cooper Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained last Wednesday when a 911 caller reported a fight on Jan. 11 between Fernandez-Ventura and his wife. The 38-year-old city man was reportedly armed at the time of the shooting and shot at his wife who was holding an 8-month-old baby at the time. Comment?
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