I am based at the Jersey shore and write about Atlantic City, beach culture, local politics, power grabs and, reluctantly, Miss America. I also sometimes go to Philly for stories. And once, Minneapolis.

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Atlantic City, already under state control with a mayor under FBI scrutiny, faces new push to change its form of government

A former state Senator and a union head want to change Atlantic City's form of government, which is already under the control of the state with a mayor under FBI investigation.

Umbrella wars erupt in Ocean City as Frenchy’s french fry company lays claim to beach near Music Pier

A Boardwalk French Fry company's claim to the Music Pier beach has sparked outrage in Ocean City. And what about Bert's?

Odubel Herrera’s leave extended through July 1 after Phillies outfielder waives Atlantic City court appearance

The Phillies outfielder was scheduled to appear on a complaint of assaulting his 20-year-old girlfriend inside an Atlantic City casino.

Embattled West Wildwood Mayor, who lives with the town’s police chief, gets unexpected support — from his estranged wife

The mayor, who lives with the town's police chief, said he would appeal the $24,900 in violations and dismissed calls for his resignation. His estranged wife showed up to defend him.

Trump-branded Assemblyman Joe Howarth loses to party regulars in Burlington County primary

In one of the few contested primaries, a Trump-branded incumbent faced off against two Republicans embraced by the powerful county GOP machine.

Reporte policial del caso Odúbel Herrera: ‘marcas de la mano’ en el cuello de su novia

El informe policial, obtenido por El Inquirer, dice que Herrera cometió un asalto al "intentar causar lesiones corporales" a su novia, al "agredir a la víctima durante una disputa física de violencia doméstica".

Authorities investigating ‘suspicious death’ at Harrah’s in Atlantic City

Authorities investigating “suspicious death” at Harrah’s in Atlantic City

Phillies’ Odubel Herrera police report: ‘Hand print markings’ to his girlfriend’s neck

The police record, obtained by The Inquirer, says Herrera committed assault by “attempting to cause bodily injury” to his girlfriend by “assaulting the victim during a domestic violence physical dispute.”

Miss America gets TV deal to broadcast live on NBC

Miss America will broadcast live on NBC, officials announced, but from where and when is still unknown.

Historic but now ‘deplorable’ low-income Atlantic City housing to get a facelift

Three historic Atlantic City buildings that have become rundown affordable housing will be totally rehabbed under a purchase agreement by WinnDevelopment, officials announced. They will remain affordable housing.