Atlantic City

In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during a news conference with Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin in South Amboy.
Julio Cortez/AP Photo, file
June 11, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation's first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to summon help quickly in an emergency. The...
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In this April 5, 2019 file photo, Gretchen Carlson attends Variety's Power of Women: New York presented by Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street Miss America-Carlson in New York.
Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File
June 05, 2019 - 11:44 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gretchen Carlson, a former Miss America who helped eliminate the pageant's swimsuit competition, is stepping down as board chairwoman of the Miss America Organization. She was part of an all-female leadership team that took over the...
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Rough seas
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David Madden
May 30, 2019 - 10:44 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A pair of around-the-world cruisers had to be rescued in rough seas off the coast of Atlantic City on Wednesday night. A 55-foot sailboat called the Bertie capsized some 65 miles off shore in rough seas. "The two people that were on the sailboat had been...
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Borgata casino in Atlantic City
Wayne Parry/AP
May 22, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated Press it will open a sports bar and sports betting facility named Moneyline Bar & Book on June 29. The name is a reference...
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After eight months NJ Transit Atlantic City Line trains are running again. This is the first train out of 30th Street on Monday morning.
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Tim Jimenez
May 13, 2019 - 6:50 am
UPDATED: 10 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit officials promise better, more efficient service now that the Atlantic City Line is back in operation first time in eight months. They hope riders come back and the line attracts new passengers. Monday was the first weekday the...
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The former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
Wayne Parry/AP
May 10, 2019 - 7:51 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's beaches, casinos, forests and cities attracted tourists who spent nearly $45 billion in 2018. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said tourism spending in New Jersey has increased for nine years in a row. Speaking at a tourism conference Thursday in Trenton, Murphy...
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There is a sudden change of venue for an information hub housed inside a visual staple on the Atlantic City Expressway.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There is a sudden change of venue for an information hub housed inside a visual staple on the Atlantic City Expressway. For years, Joseph Polillo says he ran a postcard stand at the Atlantic City Visitor Welcome Center. "I tried to preserve the history of...
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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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