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  1. Driver accused of ODing, crashing car with kid aboard is 17-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    GLOUCESTER CITY -- The driver who allegedly overdosed and crashed a car on Interstate 76 with a child aboard is a 17-year-old girl, State Police said Monday. Goez said both the driver and passenger, a 19-year-old man from Delanco Township, were found unconscious in the car and had to be revived with Narcan.


  2. 2 reportedly overdosed, crashed on I-76 with child in car, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | The Jersey Journal

    BELLMAWR -- Police say two adults in a car with a child appear to have overdosed just before the car crashed Sunday night on a highway in Camden County, according to a report. The crash occurred on southbound Interstate 76 near the merge with Interstate 295 in Bellmawr around 10 p.m., said.


  3. 1 ejected after car rolls over in Camden CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | The Jersey Journal

    Gloucester Township police said in a release that the crash occurred in the 1400 block of Kearsley Road at 11:34 p.m. The vehicle took down a tree and ended up on its roof on the side of the road, police said. Two of the occupants were walking around when officers arrived, police said, but the third had "critical head, neck and spinal injuries" and had to be removed from the wrecked car by EMS personnel.


  4. Every N.J. gun death reported in 2015 on a single mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 |

    A new project, the Gun Violence Archive, tracked media reports on gun violence in 2015 to find detailed information on when, where and how the 252 gun-related deaths in New Jersey occurred. The data for 2015 shows how certain areas -- particularly low-income, disadvantaged neighborhoods -- can become hotbeds for gun violence.


  5. Rally against gun violence held in one of nation's most dangerous citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 |

    CAMDEN -- A midday rally against gun violence Tuesday in one of America's most dangerous cities drew a crowd of close to 200 who joined a procession through one of Camden's most dangerous neighborhoods . The march snaked along Mount Ephraim Avenue in the Liberty Park section of the city under a hot midday sun.


  6. Volunteers needed for Comcast Cares DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Jersey Journal

    A Vote For Equality, 128 Hooten Road in Mount Laurel. Volunteer Capacity: 35. Saturday, April 22, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Comcast Dares Day, volunteers will work at this registered historic site doing landscaping, planting and painting tasks.


  7. Twice, cops make arrests after owners spot stolen carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Jersey Journal

    EWING -- Police say that twice this week, owners of stolen cars spotted their vehicles in town, leading to the arrests of one adult and four juveniles. On Sunday, a woman reported that her 2009 Toyota Corolla was stolen overnight from her driveway on Downing Road, police said.


  8. Body washes up near aquarium in Camden, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | The Jersey Journal

    CAMDEN -- Authorities are continuing to investigate the discovery of a dead body found floating Sunday night near the banks of the Delaware River here. It was discovered just before 10 p.m. by two people walking near the Adventure Aquarium on the city's waterfront, 6ABC reports.


  9. New data shows how many kids missed too much school in every N.J. townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 |

    TRENTON -- Some of New Jersey's urban high schools had more than half of their students chronically absent last school year, according to new data released by the state. Students are considered chronically absent -- a statistic that's about to become especially important for schools -- if they miss at least 10 percent of the school year, about 18 school days for students who attend the same school all year.


  10. 1 dead, 1 critically hurt in Camden shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 |

    Camden County Police responded to the area of 6th Street around 11:35 p.m. after a shot spotter activation as well as reports of residents hearing gunshots, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and the Camden County Police Department. Officers arrived and located one victim, Walter Chatman, 49, of Camden, suffering from gunshot wounds near Viola Street.


  11. N.J. just made a huge deal to sell 2 two public television stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 |

    TRENTON -- New Jersey has sold off two regional public broadcasting television licenses for $332 million in a nationwide auction of broadcast television spectrum for wireless network providers. New Jersey cleaned up in the auction, with the country's top and fourth-highest-grossing non-commercial licenses sold.


  12. Working together has saved Camden's schools | OpinionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 |

    After an election, the conversation often focuses on the future of education in our country. Perhaps now more so than ever the debate remains stunted along the same tired and caustic ideological battle lines that have defined the national discourse for the past decade.


  13. Camden reportedly pays $20K to settle police excessive force suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The Jersey Journal

    CAMDEN -- The city will reportedly pay $20,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that an officer used excessive force in arresting a teenager at his family's bodega in 2012. The lawsuit filed against the city, the former City of Camden Police Department, and former officer Tya Miles was settled in federal court last summer.


  14. Camden County cops changing the culture | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | The Jersey Journal

    There are 1.5 million videos on YouTube depicting aberrant police behavior, with an alarming percentage showing the use of deadly force against unarmed men of color. Most cops react to them the same way we all do -- with revulsion -- yet little seems to change in the street: They may acknowledge an atrocity, or put a guy on trial, or mandate a new training course.


  15. Man severely burned in debris fire under Camden overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 |

    Camden County Spokesman Dan Keashen said the debris caught on fire around 6 a.m. under the Flanders Avenue overpass in the 1400 block of Admiral Wilson Boulevard. The man was the only one injured of the three people at the fire scene, Keashen said.


  16. Piranhas, parrots and more await at N.J. aquarium's incredible new Amazon experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 |

    CAMDEN -- In Adventure Aquarium 's newest exhibit, the sound of water cascading over two towering waterfalls, walls of fresh, flowering foliage, and a school of more than 120 red-bellied piranha swimming as one transports visitors from Camden straight to the Amazon rainforest. Piranha Falls: an Amazon Experience, opens to guests on Friday, and promises to thrill guests when -- at 15-minute intervals throughout the day -- an authentic rainforest rainstorm engulfs the exhibit in soothing showers, brilliant lightning, and rolling thunder.


  17. Police looking for suspect who shot 17-year-old 5 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | The Jersey Journal

    A 17-year-old Willingboro boy was shot five times Monday near the Orchard Park Apartments here, township police reported Thursday. The victim, who was not immediately identified, was hospitalized in stable condition at Cooper University Hospital in Camden.


  18. Va. murder suspect arrested in N.J. also shot a man here, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 |

    FLORENCE -- A 20-year-old man arrested here on Virginia murder charges last month shot a man in town earlier in March, Florence police said Wednesday. Markeith O'Shea Bryson Jr., of Roanoke, Va., was the gunman who wounded a man on March 1 at Foundry and West Second streets, police said.


  19. Feds, Camden County at odds over immigrant's release from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | The Jersey Journal

    CAMDEN -- Camden County appears to be at odds with federal immigration officials over the release of a man from county jail after immigration officials requested he be held. Immigration officials Tuesday announced the arrest of a Guatemalan man who had been released from Camden County jail after it had filed a detainer request.


  20. Era ends for key South Jersey officeholders | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | The Jersey Journal

    Monday afternoon was the deadline to file petitions to run in the June party primary elections for offices that will be filled in the November general election. Three big names that you won't see running to keep their current elected gigs are state Sens. Diane Allen and Jim Whelan, and Camden Mayor Dana Redd.


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