The arts give Atlantic City kids a positive focus this summer

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“I got it!” 12-year-old Yanelys Blanco exclaimed, as the skateboarder jumped the obstacle Wednesday.She then showed the photo she captured to 14-year-old Jocelynn Sanchez-Rodriguez.The two girls are Atlantic City Police Explorers. But this day they are among a group of fledgling photographers in a program sponsored by the Atlantic County Coalition for a Safe Community.At … Read moreThe arts give Atlantic City kids a positive focus this summer

Atlantic City PAL gets grant for after-school boxing program

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State and police leaders are hoping a new program will help knockout dangers for some Atlantic City kids.In the wake of recent gun violence involving the city’s youth, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and State Athletic Control Board Commissioner Larry Hazzard Sr. announced a $65,000 grant for an after-school boxing program.A group of 20 boys and … Read moreAtlantic City PAL gets grant for after-school boxing program

Detention hearing postponed for man accused of killing teen girl in Atlantic City

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UPDATE The detention hearing for a Pleasantville man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl was postponed Wednesday.Nahquil Lovest, 18, appeared briefly in court as attorney Alex Settle asked for a five-day postponement, allowed under bail reform.Lovest is charged with murder in the killing of Naimah Bell, who was found dead inside a home on South … Read moreDetention hearing postponed for man accused of killing teen girl in Atlantic City

Pennsylvania man arrested with loaded gun in Atlantic City

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A Pennsylvania man was arrested after police responding to a dispute on the Atlantic City Boardwalk allegedly saw him discard a loaded handgun.Tavon Robertson was allegedly seen pushing a woman in the 500 block of the Boardwalk at about 7:15 p.m. Monday, according to the report.Officers in the Surveillance Center were able to locate the … Read morePennsylvania man arrested with loaded gun in Atlantic City

Northfield man allegedly had pounds of pot growing in his home

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A Northfield man was allegedly growing marijuana in his home, police found after a domestic call Monday.Dennis Macgrogan, 48, had more than 10 pounds of pot in the home, Capt. Steve Steinecke said. Police were called to the home in the 100 block of Steelman Avenue for a domestic disturbance, and found the 5-foot-tall marijuana … Read moreNorthfield man allegedly had pounds of pot growing in his home