Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk said 36-year-old Elaido Castro of Camden was sitting in a parked van in the 100 block of Vine Street when he was shot several times around 2 a.m.
According to State Police spokesman Steve Jones, the troopers were in plain clothes and an unmarked car when they spotted a man identified as Joshua A. Polanco holding a gun to another man’s head.
An analysis of crime data finds violent crime was up 13 percent from Jan. 1 through June 20 compared with the same period a year ago.
It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.
Forecasters say temperatures and humidity will combine to make it feel like it’s in the mid-90s.
Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson was to receive the award Friday from the Police Executive Research Forum, a law enforcement think-tank in Washington.
17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.
CAMDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey’s most crime-ridden city has been even worse since nearly half the police force was laid off in January. A Camden County Prosecutor’s Office report obtained by The Courier News […]
Campbell said it now expects sales to be essentially flat — between a 1 percent decline and 1 percent growth, and earnings per share to fall by 1 to 3 percent.
U.S. Sens. Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez announced that the cities’ fire departments have been awarded grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Mayor Dana Redd proposed a 23 percent property tax increase as a way to balance the budget and bring back some of the workers. The average tax bill would have risen by $160 per year.
Both Newark and Camden have laid off over 160 cops within the last three months.
The Campbell Soup Co. wants to knock down a former Sears department store building to make way for an office park, but a group of activists has been fighting for years to keep the building near the Campbell headquarters intact.
New Jersey’s Local Finance Board agreed Friday to lift the cap on Camden’s property-tax increases. That means the hike, which could raise $4.2 million, would take effect once the City Council approves the municipal budget.
The tax increase plan comes just after the city government slashed it work force, laying off 400 employees including nearly half the police officers.