Atlantic County

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John McDevitt
July 11, 2019 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A boy is dead and a woman is hospitalized after being struck by a pickup truck Wednesday night while they were crossing White Horse Pike in Atlantic County. An unlicensed driver was arrested, but the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office is still asking for the public's...
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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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Ferdinand "Freddy" Augello
Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
December 05, 2018 - 4:21 pm
ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities down the shore have closed the book on the 2012 murder of a radio talk show host who was also active in veterans affairs. Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury handed down a term of life plus 30 years to 62-year-old Ferdinand "Freddy...
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Long Beach Island
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Dan Wing
November 30, 2018 - 1:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, Atlantic County, is asking people who live along the shore and bay area to keep an eye out for sea turtles that may have been frozen in the chilly waters. While they might look dead, or not be moving at all, there's a...
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Joan and Gary Deal with their son Jason.
New Jersey State Police
Kristen Johanson
November 01, 2018 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey investigators are renewing their push to find the person or persons responsible for brutally murdering a young family 40 years ago. The Deal family was found with their throats slashed inside their Atlantic County home in October 1978. Detectives hope that...
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Rain
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David Madden
October 26, 2018 - 3:26 pm
MAYS LANDING, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The region is preparing for a nor’easter Friday night into Saturday. Officials at the Jersey Shore are expecting to take a hit. Locals have been through the drill time and again over the years. So officials like Don Weger, Deputy Emergency Management Director in...
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Jersey shore
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Kim Glovas
September 10, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Weather models are showing that Category 4 Hurricane Florence will probably hit the Carolinas first, but South Jersey is preparing for her, even as residents clean up from last week's Tropical Storm Gordon. With the possibility of impact in the Philadelphia region,...
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A Sears store in the Chicago area
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Ian Bush
August 23, 2018 - 12:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Sears in Mays Landing in Atlantic County, New Jersey, is among the latest casualties as the retailer struggles to stay afloat. The Hamilton Mall location, along with 32 other Sears and 13 Kmart stores across the country, will close by November. The company has not...
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Seagull on post at New Jersey Shore
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Eric Walter
August 15, 2018 - 12:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are 17 Jersey Shore beaches under health advisories, and at risk of closing, because of high bacteria levels in the water. Officials with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday that water samples from beaches in Cape May, Ocean,...
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Kristen Johanson
August 13, 2018 - 4:23 pm
ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Atlantic County has banned single-use plastic bags and straws inside its parks. The ban officially went into effect Monday. Visitors who violate the new policy will be issued a warning through August of next year. After that, the county will ticket people to...
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