Hate crime trial of ex-Bordentown Township police chief begins. Can you ‘punish’ for using racist words?

Testimony began Friday in the hate crime trial of former Bordentown Township Police Chief Frank Nucera, Jr., charged with using excessive force against a black teen during an arrest in 2016.

Hate crime trial of ex-Bordentown Township police chief begins. Can you ‘punish’ for using racist words?

Testimony began Friday in the hate crime trial of former Bordentown Township Police Chief Frank Nucera, Jr., charged with using excessive force against a black teen during an arrest in 2016.

Opinion

The Woodbury Relays founder went the distance

Howie Staeger wanted the Woodbury Relays to be a first-class event that would raise the profile of track and field as a high school sport in South Jersey. He succeeded.
Opinion

The Woodbury Relays founder went the distance

Howie Staeger wanted the Woodbury Relays to be a first-class event that would raise the profile of track and field as a high school sport in South Jersey. He succeeded.

Searchers scour South Jersey park for missing 5-year-old girl

“We are open to any tips, any leads that may lead us to find Dulce,” Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said.

Searchers scour South Jersey park for missing 5-year-old girl

“We are open to any tips, any leads that may lead us to find Dulce,” Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said.
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Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo retiring Oct. 1; replacement named

Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo is retiring at the end of the month and will be replaced by Jill S. Mayer, who currently serves as a deputy director in the state Division of Criminal Justice, state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced Thursday.

Scheme by South Jersey mayor and utility manager to dump septic waste cost town thousands, state says

Septic waste deposits by Aqua Clean into a township manhole weren't treated or filtered, investigators say, skirting environmental laws and township fees.

Who shot Toby the dog? A South Jersey veteran mourns the loss of his therapy pet.

Police in Maple Shade are investigating who shot Toby the dog. “He was my little buddy,” said the veteran's granddaughter, Marissa Cook. “My Pop Pop is a wreck. He’s just trying to hold it together.”

‘Nothing has been ruled out’ in search for missing 5-year-old South Jersey girl

Police issued an Amber Alert indicating that Dulce Alavez was abducted from a Bridgeton playground by a man in a red van.

South Jersey wrestling referee gets two-year suspension for viral hair-cutting incident

Referee Alan Maloney has been barred from officiating at high school wrestling matches for two years. All officials and staff involved in high school athletics in New Jersey must now take bias training.

Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old South Jersey girl missing since Monday afternoon

Dulce Maria Alavez was last seen about 5 p.m. Monday at a park in Bridgeton.

South Jersey man charged with leaving girl in van at PATCO lot says he suffers from memory loss

A South Jersey man charged in the death of a toddler left in a vehicle in a PATCO parking lot told authorities he forgot the girl was inside strapped in her car seat.

The Wildwood boardwalk is crumbling. So why did Gov. Phil Murphy block the money meant to fix it?

Sections of the Wildwood boardwalk literally crumbled around politicians as they held a press conference Tuesday under the boardwalk to protest a veto of funding by N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy.

New Jersey wind farm may connect to ex-nuke plant equipment

A wind energy farm planned off the coast of Atlantic City could bring its power ashore at the site of a former nuclear power plant.

New Jersey makes a U-turn, lets Golden Nugget accept NBA bets — with one important exception

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law Friday allowing team owners to accept bets on games that don’t include their teams.

Jury acquits Camden County cop who was seen in video beating man

Despite his acquittal, Nicholas Romantino’s status as a police officer remains unclear. He’s was suspended without pay shortly after the incident, in which he and other officers encountered Edward Minguela while looking for a man with a gun. They said Minguela matched the gunman's description.

Wildwood decks collapsed ‘pancake’ style, fire chief says; most of injured released from hospitals

“The 2nd and 3rd floor front decks suffered a complete ‘pancake’ type collapse trapping multiple people,” said Wildwood Fire Chief Daniel Speigel.

Wildwood deck collapse injures more than 20; one victim flown by medevac

At least one victim was flown to a trauma center by air ambulance.

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