Barbara Boyer is an award-winning journalist covering breaking news, law enforcement, and general assignments for the Inquirer since 1997.

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A 15-year-old South Jersey girl died from a deadly dose of heroin. Now, her dealer will spend 8 years in prison.

A Burlington County drug dealer was sentenced to eight years in prison for selling heroin to a teen who fatally overdosed the day after Christmas.

Camden officials offer $3,000 reward for information about fatal assault of Gloucester City man

There's a $3,000 reward for anyone who can identify the person who fatally beat a Gloucester City man.

One dead, another injured in Camden shooting

One man died and another was seriously injured when gunfire erupted in Camden.

Philly man guilty in deadly home invasion that killed South Jersey father of three

The jury found John Blocker of Philadelphia guilty of killing Juan Cuevas Sr. in his Washington Township home.

Camden Diocese and church officials sued by Philadelphia man, alleging he was sexually abused

The lawsuit alleges that the now-deceased priest, the Rev. Brendan Sullivan, fondled and groped the boy while both were naked. The assaults took place from 1996 until 2001, the suit said.

Cherry Hill Food Pantry looking for a kind landlord to provide a new home

The Cherry Hill Food Pantry is looking for a landlord willing to donate space for the organization, which provides food for those in need.

Want a beer, wine, or some cheese? This local business will teach you how to make your own.

DIY wine making, beer brewing, and beekeeping are among the classes this local business offers.

Why dome lights are dark at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium

Lights out? Adventure Aquarium's dome no longer illuminates Camden's skyline and there is no plan to fix the lights.

The finale: Haddonfield’s talent mom takes her last bow after putting on school show for 18 years

“It feels like it’s time,” Caroll Stoner said. She will miss it, but is glad to pass the directing on to another mom who has been at her side in recent years.

Legendary Mummer Robert Shannon Jr. dies at 71

Robert Shannon, 71, award-winning captain of Mummers' Quaker City String Band was known as the "ambassador."