Atlantic City

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
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David Madden
October 26, 2019 - 6:00 am
Atlantic City’s nine casinos are taking in revenue at a pace that would bring them back to performance levels not seen in years. Read more here.
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Atlantic City Council President Marty Small
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David Madden
October 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Marty Small was unanimously selected by his City Council colleagues in Atlantic City to take over as Mayor until voters decide next year on a replacement to Frank Gilliam, who resigned after pleading guilty to theft charges in federal court earlier this month.
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In this Oct. 4, 2019 photo, Marty Small speaks at a swearing-in ceremony in Atlantic City, N.J. that installed him as acting mayor following the resignation of Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr.who admitted stealing $87,000 from a youth basketball team.
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AP News
October 15, 2019 - 10:09 am
Frank Gilliam Jr. became the fifth Atlantic City mayor to be busted on corruption charges since the 1970s. The city's history of graft and dirty-dealings at City Hall is so rich that HBO based the award-winning TV series "Boardwalk Empire" on it, focusing on turn-of-the-century politicians and...
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Atlantic City Council President Marty Small
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David Madden
October 04, 2019 - 8:01 am
After Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam resigned from office on Thursday, having pleaded guilty to a federal charge of wire fraud, it put in line City Council President Marty Small to succeed him. "The city is putting a chapter behind it. We're gonna move forward," said Small, who will be sworn in...
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Mayor Frank Gilliam
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David Madden
October 03, 2019 - 11:26 am
Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. has pleaded guilty to wire fraud after admitting to stealing $87,000 from a youth basketball league between 2013 and 2018. Read the latest here.
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The Wildwood board walk is receiving rains on the outer edge of Hurricane Dorian.
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Tim Jimenez
September 06, 2019 - 10:06 am
Wildwood and Cape May County officials say they’re keeping a close eye on flooding and the possibility that the strong wind knocks out power.
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Mike DeNardo
July 29, 2019 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Atlantic City say a 58-year-old man died Monday morning while trying to save his 11-year-old son who was struggling in the ocean. Around 9:30 a.m. — before lifeguards were on duty — police say the boy was struggling in the water at the New Jersey Avenue...
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Miss Pennsylvania 2017 Katie Schreckengast celebrates the round of victory during the 2018 Miss America Competition Show at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 10, 2017 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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David Madden
July 24, 2019 - 1:39 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For the second time in about 15 years, the Miss America Pageant is leaving Atlantic City, this time for a casino in Connecticut. And the competition will be held not after Labor Day but just before Christmas. What affect will it have on the resort town? Hard to...
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Miss America
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July 23, 2019 - 3:47 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There she is. Here she isn't. Miss America is leaving Atlantic City for the second time, trading one casino town for another. The Miss America Organization says this year's pageant will be held at the Mohegan Sun Connecticut in Uncasville, Connecticut. It will be...
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Lucy the Elephant
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David Madden
July 19, 2019 - 11:27 am
MARGATE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Just in time for her 138th birthday party on Saturday, word comes that Margate's favorite girl is going nowhere. Lucy the Elephant will remain in place for at least the next 20 years. There were worries that the 65-foot-high walk-through attraction might need a new...
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