Jasmine Walker, 25, of Waterfront South and her two daughters had their water shutoff in July by American Water, the for-profit company that leases Camden's water system. Hundreds more are at risk of a shutoff.
The Deptford police officer under investigation for fatally shooting a suspected shoplifter who allegedly tried to run him over to escape had been accused of roughing up two other women during previous encounters with one and reached a $20,000 settlement last year in a civil rights lawsuit against the veteran officer.
When a Deptford Police office shot an unarmed shoplifting suspect last month, the incident highlighted Deptford Township's lack of police in-car cameras and body-worn cameras. It's the only town in Gloucester County yet to adopt the technology.
Founded three years ago and staffed mainly by Camden high school students, RiverGuides takes Camden residents out of the concrete city and shows them the city from a new point of view: the Cooper River.