Admitted Atlantic City child rapist wants to withdraw guilty plea

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An Atlantic City man who admitted to sexually assaulting two minors now wants to withdraw his guilty plea.Santos Blanco, 43, was set to be sentenced Friday under the plea agreement, which called for 12 years in prison with a mandatory 85 percent before parole eligibility under the No Early Release Act.Instead, as defense attorney Mark … Read moreAdmitted Atlantic City child rapist wants to withdraw guilty plea

Southern State corrections officer smuggled drugs and tobacco to inmates, jury finds

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A former Southern State corrections officer has been convicted of helping smuggle drugs and tobacco into the facility.Steven Saunders, 51, of Camden, has been suspended since his arrest in November 2017. A jury found Saunders conspired with inmate Lakovian Shepherd and the inmate’s girlfriend, Tasha N. Swain, to smuggle drugs and tobacco to inmates in … Read moreSouthern State corrections officer smuggled drugs and tobacco to inmates, jury finds

Classroom at Stockton honors Atlantic City High teacher

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Room 313 at the old Atlantic City High School was the classroom where for years, Myra Greenberg passed on her knowledge of science to students.Now, that same room number of the Stockton University Academic Center — which stands in the place of the old high school — will bear the name of Mrs. Greenberg and … Read moreClassroom at Stockton honors Atlantic City High teacher

Plea talks ongoing in killing of Ventnor mom, grandmother

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A trial date is set for the Ventnor woman accused of killing her mother and grandmother a year ago.But Heather Barbera’s attorney told the judge Thursday that he is “hopeful and optimistic that we will be able to resolve this matter without a trial.”Barbera, 42, is accused of beating her 67-year-old mother, Michelle Gordon, and … Read morePlea talks ongoing in killing of Ventnor mom, grandmother