Atlantic City

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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David Madden
December 27, 2018 - 6:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After this fall’s troubles within the Miss America Organization, some changes have been approved for operations in several states, including New Jersey and Pennsylvania. But there are still some critical questions left to be answered within the embattled organization...
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A cab driver waits outside the Trump Plaza on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, N.J.
Tom Gralish/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS
December 26, 2018 - 9:50 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Once considered one of Atlantic City’s premier locations, the Trump Plaza continues to sit vacant in the center of the town and is now seen by many as an eyesore in need of demolition. The Plaza closed more than four years ago, and it’s the one place...
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NJ Transit
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David Madden
December 14, 2018 - 8:36 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Atlantic City rail line has been shut down for more than three months, as New Jersey Transit installs the hardware for Positive Train Control as mandated by the federal government. It should be back in January. But how has the shutdown affected things at the...
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A scrolling video board with basketball scores
Wayne Parry/AP
December 13, 2018 - 7:22 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion dollar mark after less than six months of operation. Figures released Wednesday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show New Jersey's casino and racetrack-based sports books took in over $330...
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Mayor Frank Gilliam
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Mark Abrams
December 03, 2018 - 9:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The FBI has served a search warrant at the home of Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam. FBI agents operating out of the Newark office accompanied by Atlantic City police arrived at the mayor's home about 8 a.m. Monday. A spokeswoman for the FBI would not confirm what...
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Mayor Frank Gilliam
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David Madden
November 28, 2018 - 12:56 pm
CAPE MAY COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — No criminal charges will be filed in light of this month’s fight outside an Atlantic City nightclub involving several people, including elected city officials. The Nov. 11 dustup outside the Haven nightclub at the Golden Nugget went to the Cape May County...
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Mayor Frank Gilliam
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David Madden
November 27, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Remember the dust-up earlier this month outside the Golden Nugget Casino, involving two Atlantic City politicians and several others? It seems Democratic Party officials are doing a little political gambling of their own. Leaders held an emergency meeting and...
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James Candy Company
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David Madden
November 17, 2018 - 4:15 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The company behind a tasty Jersey shore candy favorite has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Camden federal court. But that doesn't mean it’s going away — actually, far from it. You might not recognize the James Candy Company, but Fralinger’s Salt...
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Ocean resort
Ashley Wolf
Steve Tawa
November 05, 2018 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Atlantic City's credit rating has been upgraded from default territory to slightly less junky, but it still has a way to go to reach stability. Moody's Investor Service says the improved rating reflects the recent health of the casino industry, and ongoing efforts by...
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This March 31, 2017 file photo shows a competitive video game tournament under way at Caesars casino in Atlantic City,N.J.
AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File
October 19, 2018 - 11:22 am
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's new Call of Duty is this: To become the East Coast center of competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. The activity is rapidly growing in popularity across the country and around the world, and the New...
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