A Bridgeton teen who escaped a juvenile facility last year was found guilty of reckless manslaughter in a deadly drug deal. Michael Huggins, now 19, testified at his trial that he shot shot Devante Lee in self-defense on Oct. 7, 2016. It seems that may have impacted the jury’s decision, as they found him not … Read moreBridgeton teen convicted of reckless manslaughter
The fatal shooting of 61-year-old Sunil Edla shook the Ventnor neighborhood where he lived with his family for about three years. Even more shocking was the arrest of a 16-year-old from Egg Harbor City in the killing that seemed to be over the grandfather of three’s SUV. The question many now have is whether the … Read moreWill teen charged in Ventnor man’s killing be tried as an adult?
A detention hearing for an Atlantic City woman accused of killing her boyfriend has been postponed. Khaleeia Bass, 34, is accused of fatally stabbing Kenneth Fenwick Jr. inside a home in the 500 block of Clayton Way in Absecon. Bass was due in court Wednesday, but was not brought over from the Atlantic County Justice Facility … Read moreMedical condition postpones detention hearing in killing
An Egg Harbor City man already serving a life term for murder was sentenced to 116 additional years on drug and gun charges last week. Rafael Olmo, 35, would have to serve at least 47½ of those years before being eligible for parole because he faced extended terms due to his criminal history. The jury … Read moreEHC man already serving life for murder gets 116 years on drug, gun charges
New Jersey State Police are asking for after evidence was resubmitted in a grisly 40-year-old murder case. The brutal killing of the Deal family inside their Folsom home sent shock waves through the community. Gary Deal, 26, was found Oct. 30, 1978, lying near the front door of his Mays Landing Road home. His wife, … Read moreState Police asking for new help in 40-year-old murder case