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Prosecutors Will Not File Charges After Boy Put In Washing Machine At Camden Laundromat

Two weeks ago, 1-year-old Saimer David was being cared for by a baby sitter at a Laundromat when her friend put the child in a washer.

05/24/2012

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Video Shows Father Putting Toddler In Washing Machine At Camden Laundromat

The child was tossed around for about a minute until a quick-thinking laundromat worker cut the power, allowing the door to the machine to open.

05/23/2012

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Prosecutor: Driver Shot Before SUV Crashed Into Home In Camden

Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk said investigators were still working Sunday to determine a motive for the shooting.

04/08/2012

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Camden Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Wounded

The bodies of 32-year-old Louis Antonio Narvaez-Betancourt and 22-year-old Jose Ariel Paynes Garcia were found inside Narvaez-Betancourt’s home.

03/18/2012

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Gov Christie Honors SEAL’s Service But Won’t Apologize For Heated Exchange

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he doesn’t regret calling a former Navy SEAL an “idiot” during a heated exchange at a recent public event.

03/12/2012

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Fatal Camden Fire Under Investigation Saturday

Camden authorities say a man was killed and a woman was seriously burned when a vacant city row home caught fire, destroying both the residence and an adjacent home.

03/10/2012

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Proposed Rutgers – Rowan Merger Has Students And Faculty In An Uproar

Students and faculty at the Camden campus of Rutgers University feel betrayed by Governor Chris Christie. They say that his plan to merge the Camden campus with Rowan University result in lower academic standards.

02/19/2012

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8 New NJ Charter Schools To Open In September

Three of the new schools will be located in Camden and two are in Newark. The other three charters will be in Vineland, Trenton and Jersey City.

01/20/2012

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New Jersey Education Chief Talks Getting Tough On Failing Schools

As New Jersey’s acting education commissioner, Christopher Cerf is charged with carrying out Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to overhaul some aspects of the state’s public education system.

12/26/2011

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Lawmakers To Consider New Aid To NJ Cities

The Senate Budget Committee will consider legislation appropriating the money — plus $1.5 million for oversight — on Thursday.

12/08/2011

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NJ Attorney General Paula Dow To Talk Violence In Camden

The city of fewer than 80,000 has had 16 murders since Oct. 1, prompting one city council member to call for the National Guard to be sent in to help.

12/08/2011

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Violent Weekend Leaves 5 Wounded In Camden

Four of the victims were shot in separate incidents, while the fifth was injured in a car crash that apparently was caused by one of the shootings.

10/09/2011

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Camden, After Laying Off Nearly Half Of Police Force, To Rehire 14 Officers

New federal grants will add police officers to patrols across New Jersey, where several departments have had deep layoffs because of budget problems.

09/28/2011

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Camden Gives Financial Aid To Victims Of Summer Warehouse Fires

Three families whose homes were destroyed received $1,750 each, Five families who were burned out of their rental homes each got $750, while ten families whose homes received minor to moderate damage each got $300.

09/25/2011

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Camden Lawmakers Pass Curfew To Curb Late-Night Crime

Restaurants and stores near residential zones would have to close by 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and by midnight Friday and Saturday.

08/10/2011

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