Vineland man convicted in three 2014 bank robberies

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A Vineland man was convicted Friday in three armed robberies of banks in 2014.Stephan Byrd, 44, robbed three banks of more than $22,000 in a 6½-week span, according to the charges.A jury deliberated six hours before finding him guilty off all three along with two counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a bank … Read moreVineland man convicted in three 2014 bank robberies

Mays Landing woman now missing two weeks

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Search-and-rescue teams will be out in force this weekend as the search for a Mays Landing woman who suffers from dementia continues.Kathleen Elkow, 85, has now been missing for two full weeks.She was last seen 4 p.m. March 28 at her home on Weymouth Road between Mizpah Road and the Black Horse Pike.Resources including aviation … Read moreMays Landing woman now missing two weeks

Linwood man resigns as Ventnor firefighter then pleads guilty in prescription fraud

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A Ventnor firefighter from Linwood is the latest to plead guilty in a multimillion dollar prescription fraud ring that included police officers, teachers and firefighters using their health benefits for big payouts.Ed Sutor Jr., 36, was hired by the Ventnor City Fire Department in August of 2013, Fire Chief Mike Cahill told BreakingAC.He resigned Friday, … Read moreLinwood man resigns as Ventnor firefighter then pleads guilty in prescription fraud

Three Atlantic City firefighters hurt fighting blaze

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Two Atlantic City firefighters and a fire captain were injured battling a fire Thursday. Firefighters arrived at 21 N. Florida Ave. to find heavy fire on the first floor, Fire Chief Scott Evans said. Flames were coming out the doors and windows, extending to the second floor. “This was an extremely difficult fire to fight,” … Read moreThree Atlantic City firefighters hurt fighting blaze