Atlantic City

Body camera video shows Timothy Deal approaching officer with a knife.
Atlantic City Police Department
Mark Abrams
April 23, 2019 - 1:25 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Atlantic County prosecutor's office has ruled that an Atlantic City police officer was justified in using deadly force after a man stabbed the officer with a knife during an unprovoked attack. The prosecutor's office says the incident happened June 22, 2018...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
April 17, 2019 - 2:52 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The Atlantic City rail service is returning about two weeks sooner than expected because of accelerated work on upgrading the track network. Gov. Phil Murphy delivered the news to those attending the NJ TransAct conference in Atlantic City. "Regular rail service will...
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June 28, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. N.J
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David Madden
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Profits were down in 2018 for casinos down the shore, according to the latest report from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. But one analyst looks at the numbers and believes the news is far from all negative. There were concerns when Hard Rock and...
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Sept 9, 2018; Atlantic City, NJ, USA; Miss America 2019 Nia Imani Franklin is mobbed from after she was crowned at Boardwalk Hall.
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Mike Dougherty
April 10, 2019 - 9:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Organizers of the Miss America pageant say it will not be held at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this year. Boardwalk Hall has hosted more than 75 Miss America pageants, but organizers are scrambling to find a new home for it. READ: Ospreys of Atlantic City now have...
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Atlantic City Ospey
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Mike Dougherty
March 30, 2019 - 9:05 am
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Ospreys have been nesting atop billboards along the Atlantic City Expressway, but that's about to change as three new perches have been built right on the bay. KYW's Mike Dougherty spoke with Steve Dougherty from the South Jersey Transportation Authority about...
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sports betting in Atlantic City
Wayne Parry/AP
March 13, 2019 - 4:27 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nearly $2 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey in the nine months since such betting became legal last year. New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $320 million on sporting events in February, led by action on the day of the Feb. 3 Super Bowl and...
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Chris Ferry's two sons, who live in Florida, wanted to do something special for their dad's 62nd birthday, which is on March 16.
Courtesy of Chris Ferry
Andrew Kramer
March 10, 2019 - 3:45 pm
LINWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — It was early one morning when Chris Ferry of Linwood got a text message from a phone number he didn't recognize, wishing him a happy birthday. He replied with "who is this?" Here's how he said the conversation went after that: "Nick." "Nick who?" "You don't know me...
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Anthony Bourdain
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Rachel Kurland
February 25, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Anthony Bourdain spent his career traveling the world and tasting unique cuisines, from the traditions of Vietnam to the suburbs of Massachusetts. But to his home state, he'll always be remembered as a Jersey boy. Two weeks after his death in June 2018, New Jersey...
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Wayne Parry/AP
February 22, 2019 - 9:53 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League is king when it comes to legal sports bets, but other professional gridiron leagues are looking to embrace and profit from it, too. Casino sportsbooks are already taking action on the Alliance of American Football, a new spring league. And the...
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Gov. Phil Murphy signed reform legislation for NJ Transit on Dec. 20, 2018 at the Summit Train Station in Summit, N.J.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
Dan Majka
February 21, 2019 - 1:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Atlantic City Rail Line riders Thursday night will get the first of two chances to voice concerns to New Jersey Transit about the future of the service. Riders have been left frustrated since the line was shut down last September. NJT already has delayed its reopening...
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