Dozen Atlantic City police officers retire

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Atlantic City lost a dozen police officers to retirement Tuesday. All have served at least a quarter-century on the force, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Those retiring include the Police Department’s only current deputy chief, William Mazur. Also retiring are Capts. Frank Brennan and Robert DeGaetano, Sgts. Chris Barber, Dave Madamba and Ed Reigel, and Officers … Read moreDozen Atlantic City police officers retire

Purdue Pharma marketed itself into billions — and NJ into an opioid crisis, lawsuit claims

A pharmaceutical company’s push to boost profits help push the state into an opioid crisis, according to a five-count lawsuit filed by N.J. Attorney General Christopher Porrino. Purdue Pharma L.P. manipulated the public and the medical community to see pain as something that was undertreated and the opioids were the first-line solution for patients with … Read morePurdue Pharma marketed itself into billions — and NJ into an opioid crisis, lawsuit claims

Atlantic City man pleads guilty on eve of trial

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An Atlantic City man set to go on trial Tuesday in an armed home invasion pleaded guilty Monday. Jury selection was set for Tuesday morning, but instead Akram Daugherty admitted guilt in several cases at 5 p.m. Monday. Daugherty, 21, pleaded guilty to armed robbery, armed robbery with possession of a weapon, a drug charge … Read moreAtlantic City man pleads guilty on eve of trial