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13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Camden County police to offer update on missing person Valerie Frick

The Camden County Police Department will hold a press conference this afternoon in front of the police station to update the missing persons case of Valerie Frick . Frick, 61, who runs the Camden Children's Garden with her husband, Mike Devlin, was last seen when the two left Frick's mother's house in Camden on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Camden, NJ, Woodbury, NJ

21 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

Lindenwold man without clothes on had loaded AK-47, drugs during...

A Lindenwold man was caught at the Howard Johnson Express Inn, in Blenheim near Blackwood, after police received a report of a man inside the room with a handgun. GLOUCESTER TWP.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lindenwold, NJ, Blackwood, NJ

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Time to recognize those hooked on drugs are victims, not criminals: Editorial

Some 150 candles glowed as darkness fell on Timber Creek Park in Gloucester Township, each in honor of a life. Police officers in uniform, elected officials and civilians came together as one this weekend to remember those lost to the evils of drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Freehold, NJ, Camden, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Opinion

Patch.com

Camden Man Indicted in 2013 Murder of Afghan War Vet From Blackwood

A 32-year-old man has been indicted in the murder of an Afghan war veteran from Blackwood, Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo announced Monday evening. Darrell Crone was indicted on counts of murder, attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and certain persons not to possess a weapon in the shooting death of Timothy Loper.

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Related Topix: Blackwood, NJ, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Jersey Journal

Camden police have saved nearly 40 overdose victims using Narcan

CAMDEN - Camden County Police Department Officers Edwin Cortez and Benjamin Patti have saved the lives of three more drug overdose victims over the last week using Narcan, authorities reported. On Sunday, Sept.

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Patch.com

Best Selling Author to Hold Signing at Voorhees Library

Best-selling author Pam Jenoff will sign and discuss her work at a meet-the-author event hosted by the Voorhees Branch of the Camden County Library System, Saturday, Sept. 27, 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Jenoff has written and published seven novels including the award-winning "The Commandant's Girl" and her most recent "The Winter Guest."

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Patch.com

New Restaurant Coming to Cooper River Park

The owner of a pair of restaurants in Haddon Township and Philadelphia is bringing a new restaurant to the building formerly occupied by the Lobster Trap in Cooper River Park, the Camden County Freeholder Board announced Monday morning. Kevin Meeker, current owner of Haddon Township's Keg and Kitchen and previous owner of the acclaimed Philadelphia Fish Company, heads the KTMK Group, which is bringing the new restaurant to the 6,572-square-foot facility known as the Hadley House.

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Related Topix: Voorhees, NJ

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Jersey Journal

7 critical cases the N.J. Supreme Court will decide this year

The New Jersey Supreme Court hears a case in Trenton last year. TRENTON - Medicaid benefits for immigrants.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Jersey Journal

At Camden County candlelight vigil, drug overdose victims remembered

GLOUCESTER TWP. - On the cusp of dusk, more than 150 tiny candlelights - each helping to remember a fatal drug overdose victim - came to life at Timber Creek Park and spread a vital message.

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Related Topix: Collingswood, NJ, Blackwood, NJ, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Pine Hill, NJ

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

Crime in Camden Drops for the Summer of 2014

There were six murders in Camden between June 1 and Aug. 31. There were 16 last summer and 21 in the summer of 2012, according to the report.

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NJ.com

Camden police warn of bill-pay scam targeting businesses, residents

Police in Camden are warning local business owners and residents to be wary of a phone scam in which victims are contacted and urged to pay a fine or bill by way of loading a Green Dot MoneyPak card with funds. According to police, since Tuesday, Sept.

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Philly.com

W. David Wood, teacher of disabled in South Jersey

W. David Wood, 83, of Gloucester City, a former teacher and administrator at schools for disabled children in South Jersey, died of a brain tumor Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Wissahickon Hospice in Bala Cynwyd.

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Related Topix: Gloucester City, NJ, Antioch College, Rowan University

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Camden County tax preparer charged with filing false tax returns in Philadelphia

A Sicklerville man was charged Thursday with aiding in the preparing and filing of false tax returns while working as a tax preparer in Philadelphia, according to the United States Attorney's Office in Pennsylvania. Atticus Rice, 51, was employed as a tax return preparer at Quick Taxes and Payroll Services on Pulaski Avenue in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Tax, Sicklerville, NJ

NJ.com

Amid Rice scandal, N.J. Assembly panel tackles bills to protect domestic violence victims

The Assembly Women and Children Committee today approved five bills intended to protect victims of domestic violence. Though the bills were written long before video surfaced of Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee, the incident added gravity to the hearing TRENTON - As footage of football player Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious sparks outrage around the country, a New Jersey Assembly panel today approved a package of bills intended to protect domestic violence victims.

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Patch.com

9/11 Run Raises Over $8,500, Draws About 340 Participants

Camden County was home to one of 50 locations nationally that played host to the Travis Manion Foundation's seventh annual 5K Race on Sunday, according to camdencounty.com. The run took place Sunday morning at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken.

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Related Topix: Pennsauken, NJ

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Camden County to hold overdose remembrance vigil in Gloucester Township

A candlelight vigil in remembrance of those who lost their lives to drug overdoses will be held Saturday by the county freeholder board and the newly-created Addiction Awareness Task Force. "Far too many families in Camden County have lost loved ones to heroin and other drugs that are fueling our region's current addiction crisis," said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. "We must all address the rising use of heroin and other drugs that are ripping apart our families and killing our residents."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Freehold, NJ, Collingswood, NJ

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Gloucester County Times

Camden County plans mosquito spraying in Pennsauken, Haddonfield

The Camden County Mosquito Commission will conduct spraying in two towns this evening. Spraying is scheduled on an as needed basis based upon the results of their surveillance efforts.

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Related Topix: Haddonfield, NJ, Pennsauken, NJ, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, West Nile Virus, Health

Patch.com

Camden Man to Make Initial Appearance in Interstate Gun Trafficking Case

A man with residences in both Camden and South Carolina who was among five Camden County men and a woman from South Carolina who have been charged with federal firearms violations will make his first appearance in federal court on Monday, according to the U.S. Attorney General's Office. Marcus Rutling, 32, of Camden and Saluda, South Carolina, was among those charged with conspiracy to traffic in a firearm without a license following the investigation led by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives .

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Related Topix: Camden, NJ, US News, ATF

Sun Sep 07, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Man sentenced again in fatal restaurant shooting

Robert Daniels of Camden received a 15-year sentence Friday. But since he will get credit for five years he's already served, Daniels could be freed in about eight years.

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NJ.com

Camden housing development attracting new neighbors

CAMDEN - Standing on the sidewalk near his brand new townhouse, in a brand new housing development, with bright red brick on one side of the street and an immaculately green park on the other, James Warren said he loves living in Camden. He moved in barely a month ago, arriving from his former home in Burlington City on Aug. 1. A 49-year-old grandfather of six, Warren said he was lured by the prospect of a shorter commute - it would take him 45 minutes to get to his office at 8th and Market in Philadelphia, if he felt like walking - and a new, $8.8 million housing development in Cooper Plaza.

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Related Topix: Camden, NJ, Newark, NJ, Broadway, NJ

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