Atlantic City man allegedly hid gun in first-grader’s backpack

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Galloway Township police are looking for an Atlantic City man after a first-grader unknowingly brought a gun to school inside a backpack last week.The 7-year-old did not know the loaded Taurus 9mm handgun was in the backpack and told Atlantic Community Charter School staff as soon as it was discovered, police said Tuesday.An investigation determined … Read moreAtlantic City man allegedly hid gun in first-grader’s backpack

Man jumped from casino hotel room, police say

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A man found dead near an Atlantic City casino appears to have jumped from his hotel room, Atlantic City police said Tuesday night.The man was a 25-year-old from Cherry Hill, Sgt. Kevin Fair said Wednesday morning. His family has been notified but his name was not released.Patrol officers were called to the Borgata Hotel, Casino … Read moreMan jumped from casino hotel room, police say

Residents join search for missing Atlantic City man

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The search continues for an Atlantic City man who has been missing for about a month.Robert Jones, 47, was reported missing June 8, after his family was alerted that he had not been around his home in Jeffries Towers.A Silver Alert was issued for Jones, who had medical ailments that can leave him confused and … Read moreResidents join search for missing Atlantic City man