Atlantic County Newswire

Atlantic County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Atlantic County, NJ.

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  1. North Jersey casino debate heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... fallout of those three to five casinos [closing] will be, potentially, 23,000 job losses." Foreclosures in Atlantic County, he added, "will double; unemployment will double. "What to me is an outrage is that this is one of the most important ...

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  2. Atlantic City Rescue Plan Passed New Jersey LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... with nary a peep. There was some debate in the Senate. "There's not been an easy road to get here," said Atlantic County Democrat Jim Whelan, a former Atlantic City mayor. "But they are bills that will, in fact, help tremendously in stabilizing the ...

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  3. Wanted teen considered armed and dangerous after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MyFoxPhilly

    ... ting. If you have any information on him, you're asked to call Egg Harbor Township police at 609-926-4051 or Atlantic County Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234.

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  4. Meadowlands Racetrack operator says AC casino advocates are 'nuts' to oppose North Jersey casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... pass. "The fallout of those three to five casinos will be, potentially, 23,000 job losses. Foreclosures [in Atlantic County] will double, unemployment will double." Gural dismissed the casino executive's description of a report that projects dire ...

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  5. Route 50 Tuckahoe River Bridge Detour Announced for Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cape May County Herald

    ... structure over the Tuckahoe River connecting Upper Township in Cape May County with Corbin City in Atlantic County. The project will reconstruct and widen the highway in the vicinity of the bridge, and provide safety and operational improvements at ...

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  6. Girl, 6, 'better' after getting trapped in parents' adjustable bedabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Philly.com

    A 6-year-old South Jersey girl who was critically injured after getting trapped last week in an adjustable bed is improving. "She is getting better," the girl's father, of Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County, said Tuesday when he answered the family phone.

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  7. Plan to save Atlantic City gets first OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Philly.com

    ... in its financial plan, as well as obligations such as remitting property taxes to the school district and Atlantic County. If the Department of Community Affairs were to reject the city's proposal, the state would be able to take over the city ...

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  8. New AC plan on the move in NJ Legislature56 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Philly.com

    ... its autonomy and be required to meet obligations such as remitting property taxes to the school district and Atlantic County. If the commissioner were to reject the city's proposal, the state would be able to take over the city government and use ...

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  9. Camden man killed in city's 21st homicide of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Philly.com

    ... Ralph M. Pereira, 45, pleaded guilty Friday to official misconduct and sexual assault, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. He was arrested in 2014 and charged with using his job as a police officer "to obtain a benefit for himself, ...

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  10. NJ police officer pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teen girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    An Atlantic County police officer has pleaded guilty to using his job on the police department to sexually assault a 16-year-old girl, authorities said. Police Officer Ralph M. Pereira, 45, of Brigantine was arrested on May 19, 2014 and charged with official misconduct, two counts of sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sexual contact, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

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  11. South Jersey Officer Admits Using His Job To Sexually Assault TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | CBS Local

    ... (AP) - A southern New Jersey police officer has admitted using his job to sexually assault a teenage girl. Atlantic County prosecutors announced Sunday that 45-year-old Ralph Pereira pleaded guilty Friday to official misconduct and sexual assault ...

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  12. Shore officer gets 5 years for sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Philly.com

    ... Ralph M. Pereira, 45, pleaded guilty Friday to official misconduct and sexual assault, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. He was arrested in 2014 and charged with using his job as a police officer "to obtain a benefit for himself, ...

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  13. Police officer admits using his job to sexually assault teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | New Jersey Herald

    Atlantic County prosecutors announced Sunday that 45-year-old Ralph Pereira pleaded guilty Friday to official misconduct and sexual assault charges. He faces a five-year prison term when he's sentenced July 1 and will have to register as a sex offender.

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  14. Cop pleads guilty to sexually assaulting girl, 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | The Jersey Journal

    HAMILTON TWP. - A former Brigantine police officer is behind bars after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.

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  15. Letter to VA Urges Investigation of South Jersey Community Based Outpatient ClinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Cape May County Herald

    May 20, U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez and Rep. Frank LoBiondo sent a letter urging the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct an inquiry into the management decisions of the Wilmington VA Medical Center prior to the suicide of a veteran, Charles R. Ingram, under its care at the Atlantic County Community Based Outpatient Clinic . Earlier this month, following Mr. Ingram's death and allegations of neglect and misconduct by the Wilmington VA Medical Center, Sens. Booker and Menendez and Rep. LoBiondo called for suspending the Wilmington VA's oversight of South Jersey CBOCs.

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  16. B.L. England Plant's Air Pollution Limits Bring Pros, Cons to May 17 HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Cape May County Herald

    On May 17 at the Upper Township Municipal Building, the state Department of Environmental Protection held a hearing regarding its proposal to modify permitting of the B.L. England generating station air pollution limits. The hearing on the plant's "Air Pollution Control Operating Permit" would allow conversion of the coal-fired plant to one producing methane gas.

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  17. Bayonne Times Edition front and back page news: Friday, May 20, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Jersey Journal

    ... killing two men in a car in Jersey City, cutting off their hands and heads, and burying their remains in Atlantic County in 2013. An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the ...

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  18. Burglars Target Community Outreach Buildings in Atlantic CountyRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... camera. (Published 49 minutes ago) Two different community outreach buildings were burglarized this week in Atlantic County and police are trying to figure out if the crimes are connected. On May 16, Egg Harbor Township Officers responded to an ...

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  19. Lives Changed for 20 by Drug Court, Graduation Held in Historic CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Cape May County Herald

    ... participants do not comply with the program. Cape May County's Drug Court program, which also encompasses Atlantic County, started in 2002 and has grown to help hundreds of potential and actual felons and other drug defendants break the cycle of ...

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  20. Quinnipiac Poll: Donald Trump, Chris Christie names are mud in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Examiner.com

    ... the highest foreclosure rate of any metropolitan U.S. area, with 1 out of 113 homes now in foreclosure in Atlantic County alone. In another Quinnipiac poll released on Wednesday , New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's name is also "mud." New Jersey ...

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