Camden crime

Camden City Hall
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Mike Dougherty
January 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Education is on the rise in Camden's schools. Graduation rates have finally climbed after teetering below 50 percent for many years. "We are up to 69 percent from 49 percent a few years ago," said Katrina McCombs , state-appointed acting superintendent of the Camden...
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Construction continues on the Camden waterfront.
Jim Walsh
Mike Dougherty
January 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For some, the growing economy and burgeoning businesses have been a long time coming for the city of Camden. The city has reduced crime and improved graduation rates over the past five years. Business is improving the course for the city — one that was once considered...
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Camden, New Jersey
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Mike Dougherty
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden was once considered one of the most dangerous places in the country. While it's still far from a finished product, crime is down and graduation rates are up over the past five years. Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson said overall crime in the city is at...
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