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The latest on local crime and public safety.
County to Hold Overdose Vigil in Gloucester Township Sept. 13

County to Hold Overdose Vigil in Gloucester Township Sept. 13

Residents can submit a name to be remembered during the vigil.
South Jersey Borough Suing Philadelphia Over 2010 Fire Boat Accident

South Jersey Borough Suing Philadelphia Over 2010 Fire Boat Accident

Boats from Westville and Philadelphia were responding to a fire at the time of the accident, the Courier Post reports.
Authorities Investigating Shooting Murder in Camden

Authorities Investigating Shooting Murder in Camden

Nhat Tran, 22, was found shot in a Nissan Sentra Saturday night.

Winslow Man Charged in Murder of Woman Found by Roadside Friday Morning

Kevin Ambrose allegedly stabbed his girlfriend in front of her five-year-old daughter, according to the Courier Post.
School Safety and Security Conference Set for Aug. 13 in Gloucester County

School Safety and Security Conference Set for Aug. 13 in Gloucester County

The event is sponsored by the prosecutor’s offices of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties.
Camden Man Convicted of Killing 6-Year-Old Boy, Assaulting 12-Year-Old Girl

Camden Man Convicted of Killing 6-Year-Old Boy, Assaulting 12-Year-Old Girl

Osvaldo Rivera faces the possibility of life in prison.
Camden Man Apprehended in Florida, Charged in 2012 Murder

Camden Man Apprehended in Florida, Charged in 2012 Murder

Tino Cruz, 32, is being charged with murder in the 2012 stabbing death of 55-year-old Georgianna Jedrzejewski.
Accident Leaves Six People With Minor Injuries

Accident Leaves Six People With Minor Injuries

A three-car accident occurred on the White Horse Pike, leaving six people with minor injuries the Courier Post reports.
Woman Who Attacked Woman in Front of Toddler in South Jersey Surrenders

Woman Who Attacked Woman in Front of Toddler in South Jersey Surrenders

Latia Harris surrendered to local police Monday night, according to nj.com.
20 N.J. Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism; Camden On List

20 N.J. Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism; Camden On List

Independence Day also has become the deadliest holiday weekend for alcohol-related traffic crashes - even ahead of New Year's Day.
Fire Destroys Westmont's Crystal Lake Diner

Fire Destroys Westmont's Crystal Lake Diner

The South Jersey staple was destroyed Sunday night.
56 Towns In New Jersey With Homicides: Camden, Newark Top List

56 Towns In New Jersey With Homicides: Camden, Newark Top List

We looked at the towns with the highest totals of homicides in 2012 and 2013 combined, as provided by the State Police's Uniform Crime Report. Our list only looked at towns with multiple hom
Haddon Township Police Break up Drug Deal Next to Police Station

Haddon Township Police Break up Drug Deal Next to Police Station

The drug transaction was taking place in the parking lot next to the police department, the Courier Post reports.
NJ Fights Addiction: 45 Towns With Heroin And Opiate Abuse

NJ Fights Addiction: 45 Towns With Heroin And Opiate Abuse

The state has launched a statewide awareness campaign targeting the epidemic of heroin and opiate abuse in New Jersey. We revisit our report from earlier in the year that looks at the towns
Haddon Township Police to Participate in Click It or Ticket Kickoff Monday Night

Haddon Township Police to Participate in Click It or Ticket Kickoff Monday Night

Eleven states will participate in the kickoff between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. Monday night.
Woman Pleads Guilty to Gun Trafficking Between Camden and Philadelphia

Woman Pleads Guilty to Gun Trafficking Between Camden and Philadelphia

Rosselyn M. DeJesus admitted to dealing firearms without a license on Wednesday.
Emergency Responders Impressed With New Radio Communications System

Emergency Responders Impressed With New Radio Communications System

The Haddon Fire Department is among those impressed with the new system, which improves communication between first emergency responders throughout the county.
Haddonfield Native Turns to Streets to Support Heroin Addiction

Haddonfield Native Turns to Streets to Support Heroin Addiction

A 28-year-old Haddonfield woman describes her plummet into the world of prostitution and drug addiction.
Child Amnesty Week Offers Relief For Delinquent Parents

Child Amnesty Week Offers Relief For Delinquent Parents

Child Amnesty Week is April 28-May 3.
Wanted: Dario Morente Dubon

Wanted: Dario Morente Dubon

He is wanted for murder with a blunt object out of Union County.