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AUTHORITIES SAY SUICIDE CAUSED DEATH OF MAN AT TROPICANA

The death of man Tuesday inside a room at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City has been ruled a suicide. Authorities say the man’s body was found inside a room located on the 37th floor by hotel staff. A woman inside the room was injured with burns and was taken to a local hospital for [...]

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REPORT: LIFEGUARD CANNED OVER AGE GETS $127K

A veteran Ocean City lifeguard who was dismissed at the age of 52 for failing a swim test by three seconds has been awarded a $127,000 settlement. NJ.com reports that Paul McCracken lost his job back in 2011 after the city toughened up its restrictions on the hiring of lifeguards. The city is evaluating its [...]

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MARGATE BEACH POND ISSUE HEADS BACK TO COURT TODAY

Margate’s beach ponding crisis heads back to federal court today. Judge Renee Bumb is expected to hear arguments from the United States Army Corps of Engineers on why the beach project should be allowed to continue. Another judge ruled a solution to the issue must be delivered to him by Friday afternoon. ##

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REPORT: VINELAND SCHOOLS CANCEL ARMED SECURITY GUARDS

The Vineland School District will no longer have armed security guards due to a budget funding shortfall. The Daily Journal reports that the schools will remain locked with double entry doors throughout the day. The nearby Bridgeton School District h...

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INVESTIGATION CONTINUES AT TROPICANA CASINO

The investigation continues into the discovery of a dead individual inside a room at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City late Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say it continues to be an active investigation. Hotel staff dialed 911 after the...

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