Atlantic County

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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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Preston Bell
Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office
Kristen Johanson
August 13, 2018 - 3:25 pm
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man has been charged with promoting prostitution of a minor in Atlantic County. Officials say 26-year-old Preston Bell was advertising the "sale" of a 16-year-old Indonesian girl on the website Backpage.com, which is known to be a hub of illegal...
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Vince Jones, director of emergency management in Atlantic County
Dave Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
June 01, 2018 - 12:54 pm
EGG HARBOR TWP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As we enter hurricane season, authorities are getting their ducks in a row, so to speak, should rough weather hit. Atlantic City Electric is joining in that effort. The utility company met with emergency managers in Atlantic County, along with police, the Red...
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