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Atlantic City officials are trying to reinvent the town after two casinos closed and more are threatening to do so. (Credit: CBS 2)

Atlantic City Seeks To Reinvent Itself As Some Casinos Close

Hundreds of casino workers in Atlantic City staged a protest Wednesday over the closure of the Showboat Casino – the latest in a string of economic troubles to hit the historic resort town.

07/09/2014

People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Communities Across Tri-State Ready For Fourth Of July Celebrations

Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.

07/03/2014

FILE - The Showboat hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey on May 24, 2007. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Caesars Says It Will Close Showboat Atlantic City Hotel

Caesars Entertainment said Friday morning the company will shutter the poorest-performing of its four Atlantic City casinos.

06/27/2014

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On WFAN: N.J. Lawmaker Says Sports Betting To Move Ahead Regardless Of Outcome

New Jersey State Sen. Ray Lesniak says he’ll be placing a bet — legally — on the NFL, one way or another: “I’m not saying ‘One day.’ I’m saying September.”

06/19/2014

Atlantic City casinos (file/credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Some New Jersey Gamblers Would Use New York Casinos, But Most Prefer Atlantic City

About 12 percent of New Jersey gamblers would take their business to one or more of the four new casinos being built in New York, according to a new poll.

06/16/2014

New Jersey Nets owner Lewis Katz holds the Eastern Conference Championship Trophy in May 2003. (Credit: Getty Images)

Former Nets, Devils Owner Lewis Katz Killed In Mass., Plane Crash

A small private plane traveling from Massachusetts to Atlantic City crashed and caught fire Saturday night, killing all seven people aboard, authorities said.

06/01/2014

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2 Killed When Car, Bus Collide In Pleasantville, New Jersey

Two people were killed and several more were injured Monday afternoon when an NJ TRANSIT bus and a car were involved in a crash near Atlantic City.

05/26/2014

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice played at New Rochelle High School and Rutgers University. (credit: Getty Images)

Ray Rice Offers Emotional Apology, Says He ‘Failed Miserably’

Ray Rice acknowledged Friday that he “failed miserably” and apologized for the actions that led to his arrest on assault charges.

05/24/2014

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice played at New Rochelle High School and Rutgers University. (credit: Getty Images)

Cops: Ray Rice Knocked Out Fiancee In Atlantic City Casino Fight

Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens’ star running back, knocked out his fiancee during an argument at an Atlantic City casino, police allege in a complaint.

02/20/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Video Reportedly Shows Ray Rice Dragging Fiancee Out Of Elevator

TMZ says it has surveillance video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his fiancee before they were both arrested due to an incident at an Atlantic City casino.

02/19/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ray Rice Arrested After Argument With Fiancee At Atlantic City Casino

Atlantic City police said that the Ravens star and Janay Palmer were both arrested on simple assault charges and were released on a summons after an incident at the Revel Casino early Saturday morning.

02/17/2014

Police are searching for these three suspects in connection with a robbery at a Cartier store on Fifth Avenue. (Credit: NYPD

Alleged Multi-State Jewelry Theft Ring Busted By NYPD, FBI

The NYPD and the FBI have busted up a ring of robbers who are accused of breaking into ritzy jewelry stores, and stealing more than $1 million worth of watches, all up and down the East Coast.

02/12/2014

Casino (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Say Possible Casinos In Jersey City, Camden, Newark On The Table

New Jersey’s senate president says if gambling is ever expanded beyond Atlantic City, the Meadowlands is no sure bet.

02/07/2014

Online gambling (file/credit: BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Online Gambling Revenues Come In Below Expectations

Atlantic City casinos brought in nearly $8.5 million in the first five weeks of online gambling. That figure is off track towards meeting the state’s projected $1.2 billion mark at the end of June and slightly below the expectations of Union Gaming Research.

01/15/2014

Atlantic City casinos (file/credit: Getty Images)

Christie: 2014 A ‘Pivotal’ Year For Struggling Atlantic City Casinos

It’s now Year 4 of Gov. Chris Christie’s five-year marketing plan to revive Atlantic City’s sagging casino district — and it’s not getting off to a good start.

01/01/2014

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