Funeral service set for Mizpah firefighter killed in crash

Firefighters are setting up for a sad farewell to a beloved member of the Mizpah Volunteer Fire Company.Natalie Dempsey, 21, will be honored Sunday, with a service from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Absegami High School.“We are sending our girl off loud and proud,” her company said in a Facebook post, inviting all firefighters … Read moreFuneral service set for Mizpah firefighter killed in crash

Family mourns Egg Harbor City man fatally shot in Millville

Maurice Lewis had a plan. The Egg Harbor City man was going to work as hard as he could to get a house for him and his mother by 2021. The 19-year-old Millville Senior High School graduate had dreams of joining the Army and was studying to become a mechanic. But just after 11 p.m. … Read moreFamily mourns Egg Harbor City man fatally shot in Millville

Man fatally shot in Atlantic City

A man was killed Sunday night in Atlantic City, police confirmed. Deshawn Dawkins, 27, was shot in the first block of South Virginia Avenue at about 9:15 p.m., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating with the help of Atlantic City police. About a half-hour later, … Read moreMan fatally shot in Atlantic City

Convicted Atlantic City gang enforcer and accused murderer allegedly threatens lawyer in court

  The convicted enforcer for an allegedly dangerous Atlantic City drug gang got into more trouble Tuesday when a judge accused him of threatening his lawyer. Malik Derry, now 26, is already serving life in prison for his part in Dirty Blok, a drug-trafficking gang that once ruled Atlantic City’s Stanley Holmes Village and surround … Read moreConvicted Atlantic City gang enforcer and accused murderer allegedly threatens lawyer in court