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LIGHTNING HITS POLE, CAUSES CAR FIRE IN OCEAN CITY

A lightning strike on a utility pole in Ocean City was responsible for wires coming down on the roadway and setting a car on fire.  It happened Tuesday night during a thunderstorm at 27th Street and Asbury Avenue, according to WPVI-TV.  Another car was...

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CALIFORNIA WOMAN INDICTED ON MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGE

A 52 year old California woman has been formally indicted on charges that she committed theft and money laundering during the sale of a property transacted by Seaboard Title Company in Avalon.  Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland says Ling Zhou stole over $750,000 during the electronic transaction.  She could face over ten years in …

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REPORT: LOCAL VETERAN SUING COUNTY ZOO OVER ALLEGED HARASSMENT

A disabled veteran from North Cape May is suing the Cape May County and its sheriff’s department for alleged harassment at the Cape May County Zoo last August.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Jonathan Hinker alleges he was harassed and bullied by representatives from the zoo and sheriff’s department for bringing his service …

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OTERO GETS 17 YEARS FOR CHILD SEX ASSAULTS

A 27 year old man has received a prison term of 17 years for repeated sexual assaults against children.  Adan Ontero received the long prison sentence for sexually assaulting four children, all under the age of ten years old.  The assaults took place i...

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TWO CHARGED FOLLOWING EARLY MORNING ASSAULT IN LOWER TWP.

Two Middle Township residents have been charged with aggravated assault and other offenses following an early morning incident in Lower Township Monday.  Police have charged 26 year old Niki Kelley of Rio Grande and 25 year old Zachary Thompson of Green Creek.  Police allege both attacked a man at Shade Tree Village in Erma, resulting …

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UPDATE: BODY FOUND OF MISSING SWIMMER IN REHOBOTH BEACH

The United State Coast Guard on Monday called off the search for a missing swimmer in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware after the man’s body’ was found by police.  A helicopter from Atlantic City was dispatched to search for 43 year old Timothy Tone...

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COAST GUARD SEARCHING FOR MISSING SWIMMER FROM REHOBOTH BEACH, DEL

The United States Coast Guard is searching for a 43 year old man who is classified as a missing swimmer off the beaches of Rehoboth, Delaware.  The Coast Guard announced that a chopper from Atlantic City and a motor life boat are both searching for the man who entered the water wearing pants shortly before …

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