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Wednesday 07/13/2016
Pleasantville community policing meeting sees progress

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Friday 07/08/2016
Manahawkin man charged in murder, assault of 2-year-old

A Manahawkin man is being held on $1.5 million bail after he was charged in the sexual assault and death of a 2-year-old Gloucester City girl.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Pleasantville police protect kids on summer vacation after recent criminal activity

PLEASANTVILLE — With school out for summer, the city is stepping up police patrols to be proactive, officials said.

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Monday 06/20/2016
A.C. mother seeks justice after losing second son to gunfire

ATLANTIC CITY — Bridgett Hunt knows there are people who saw her youngest child gunned down last year.

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Mays Landing meeting seeks solutions to opiate deaths

“My son was a heroin addict,” Tammy Schmincke told the small gathering. “He didn’t want to die. He had a disease.”

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Tuesday 06/14/2016
Police identify teen killed in Pleasantville crash

PLEASANTVILLE- Police have identified an Atlantic City teenager killed Saturday in an early morning crash of a stolen car.

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Monday 05/16/2016
April Kauffman's daughter seeks answers 4 years after murder

April Kauffman’s death garnered national attention.

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Saturday 05/14/2016
Pleasantville police investigate fourth gunfire incident this week

PLEASANTVILLE — Police are investigating four separate gunfire incidents this week.

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Saturday 04/30/2016
Slain Stockton student buried in graduation cap and gown

ATLANTIC CITY — Nikita Cross was supposed to graduate from Stockton University on May 15, but instead she was buried Friday in her cap and gown.

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Friday 04/29/2016
Funeral of slain Stockton student this morning

ATLANTIC CITY- Slain Stockton University student Nikita Cross will be laid to rest this morning. 

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Tuesday 04/19/2016
Pleasantville police seek federal funding for gunshot detection system

PLEASANTVILLE — In a push to curb gunfire and violence, city police are seeking federal funds for a ShotSpotter gunshot-audio detection system.

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Thursday 04/14/2016
Pleasantville police seek gunman who shot grandmother holding baby

PLEASANTVILLE — A vehicle has been recovered that police say may have been involved in a shooting Wednesday morning in which a woman was struck by a bullet while holding her grandson.

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Friday 03/18/2016
Mays Landing school bus driver sentenced on child porn charges

An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced to state prison for distributing child pornography.

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Monday 03/14/2016
South Jersey's cold cases linger for loved ones, law enforcement alike

Shameeka Harvey will never forget her mother’s piercing scream.

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Saturday 03/12/2016
Hunt intensifies for Ocean City man missing 7 years

OCEAN CITY – The new red polo shirts that John Weisbecker asked his mother to buy him the day before he started working his seasonal job are still in their packages. In the seven years since, they’ve never been worn.

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Thursday 03/03/2016
Manahawkin man charged with child pornography possession

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP — A Manahawkin man was arrested Thursday morning after authorities allegedly found child pornography on his computer.

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Friday 02/26/2016
Pleasantville man charged in stabbing

PLEASANTVILLE- An arrest has been made in the stabbing of a city man earlier this month.

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Thursday 02/25/2016
Northfield man arrested in Pleasantville robbery

PLEASANTVILLE- Police arrested a Northfield man who allegedly assaulted and robbed a woman on a NJ Transit bus on Tuesday.

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Wednesday 02/24/2016
Man's throat slashed in Little Egg Harbor

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — A man was slashed in the throat Wednesday afternoon outside a drugstore in the township, police said.

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Pleasantville police ask young people to speak out about violence

PLEASANTVILLE — Police here are calling on residents age 30 and younger to participate in ongoing conversations about violence in the city.

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Wednesday 10/21/2015
Suspect in Atlantic City Facebook video allegedly attacked officer in jail

ATLANTIC CITY -- A city man arrested after a video posted on Facebook showed a woman being knocked unconscious now faces additional charges after an altercation in the county jail.

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Thursday 08/20/2015
Tattooed man sought in Frankie’s Pizza theft, cops say

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Police say a man with a teardrop tattoo under his right eye and multiple tattoos on his body is wanted for a theft a Frankie’s Pizza last week, and they’re hoping the public can help identify him.

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Sunday 07/12/2015
Sicklerville man found dead in A.C. alley

ATLANTIC CITY — A 23-year-old Sicklerville man was found dead in an alleyway off South Tennessee Avenue Sunday morning.

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Autopsy: Gunshot killed Pleasantville man

PLEASANTVILLE — The death of a 23-year-old city resident on Atlantic Avenue has been ruled a homicide by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Thursday 06/25/2015
Bridgeton Police investigating two shootings

Bridgeton Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday morning. The shooting, which took place at 3:20 am in the 200 block of Cohansey St, was pertaining to dispatch receiving calls about multiple shots being fired in the area.

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