Camden County

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New Jersey Child Welfare Worker Stabbed At Office

A monitor appointed to oversee New Jersey’s child-welfare system said Tuesday that the state government’s response to a stabbing of a caseworker could be critical to keep making progress in a system that was previously laden with problems.

11/18/2014

Camden County Sex Assaults

Boy, 13, Accused In String Of Sexual Assaults In Southern New Jersey

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested, after he allegedly made unwelcome sexual contact with five different women in southern New Jersey.

03/03/2014

Rep. Rob Andrews (D-N.J.) has announced he's retiring from Congress after 23 years in office. (credit: andrews.house.gov)

12-Term South Jersey Rep. Andrews Announces Resignation

The 56-year-old is leaving the Capitol on Feb. 18. He intends to join a law firm with offices in Washington. He says the job just opened and he “had to make a decision this weekend.”

02/04/2014

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N.J. Woman, Boyfriend Accused Of Chaining Boy To Radiator For 2 Days

A southern New Jersey mother and her boyfriend have been charged with chaining their 10-year-old son to a radiator pipe for two weeks.

09/10/2013

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NJ Dad Sues School Over Son’s Alleged Treatment On Track Team

Ervin Mears Jr. said in the suit filed this month that his son Mawusimensah was subjected to bullying and harassment while on the Sterling High School team.

05/28/2013

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County Police Force Prepares To Take Over In Camden

More than 30 members of the new Camden County Police Department Metro Division will be deployed on the streets of New Jersey’s most impoverished city.

04/08/2013

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Boy, 6, Stabbed To Death In Camden Home; Sister Hurt

A sleeping 6-year-old boy was stabbed to death inside a bedroom of his southern New Jersey home early Sunday in an unprovoked attack that also critically wounded his 12-year-old sister, who was also asleep in the room, police said.

09/02/2012

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NJ Man Dies Of Injuries Sustained During Fight Outside Of Jimmy Buffet Concert

Authorities say a southern New Jersey man who was seriously injured in a fight outside a Jimmy Buffett concert in Camden this week has died.

09/01/2012

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Teen Girl Charged With Arson, Attempted Murder In Alleged Plot To Kill Her Family

Neighbors are shaking their heads over a fire in a southern New Jersey town allegedly set by a 15-year-old girl who lived there.

08/19/2012

Patricia Krentcil, accused of taking her young daughter into a tanning booth, appears in court on May 2, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Terminate Probation For Nutley ‘Tanning Mom’ Patricia Krentcil

The New Jersey mom accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth is no longer on probation, according to court officials.

05/04/2012

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Inspectors: 14 Gas Stations Sell Inferior Grade Fuel In N.J.

The accusations come after inspectors with the Weights and Measures Office checked whether 325 stations were selling fuel with octane levels as advertised.

12/01/2011

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Morris County Tops Quality Of Life List In New Jersey Survey

The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.

08/02/2011

Money

Man Charged In 4 Southern NJ Bank Robberies

Camden County authorities say a man accused of robbing two banks Saturday morning has also been charged with two other bank robberies that occurred in recent weeks.

07/02/2011

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Camden Police Chiefs Quit Countywide Police Department Plan

The Camden County Police Chiefs Association said the county’s freeholder board was making decisions about the force without consulting with a committee in charge of planning the department.

06/17/2011

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Beer Pong Allegedly Leads To Fatal Stabbing Of N.J. Firefighter

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office says the fight broke out over a game of beer pong.

05/31/2011

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