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17-year-old Girl Struck and Killed by Camden County Police Vehicle Wednesday Night

February 14, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ— A 17-year-old girl was struck and killed by a Camden County police vehicle in East Camden Wednesday night, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.

In a statement posted on the City of Camden's Facebook page, Mayor Frank Moran expressed his condolences to the family of the victim, identified as 17-year-old Nerreada Robles.

"I am deeply saddened by ...

Camden to Pay $340K to Mother of Mentally Ill Man Killed by Police in 2011

CAMDEN, NJ—The City of Camden will pay over $300,000 to the mother of a mentally ill man who was shot and killed by police in 2011.

In a special meeting on Jan. 15, the Camden City Council approved a settlement agreement between the city and Estella Pratt, the mother of Jeffrey Thomas, for a total of $340,000.

Thomas was shot and killed on Rose Street in the city’s Whitman Park ...

VIDEO: Downtown Camden Fire Quickly Extinguished by City Fire Department

CAMDEN, NJ— Camden firefighters were able to quickly squash an all-hands fire that broke out in downtown Camden on a windy Thursday night.

Around 6:45 p.m., the rear of a residential building at 333 Arch St. became engulfed in flames, according to bystanders at the scene. By 7:05 p.m., the flames were out, and by 7:20 p.m., the fire was extinguished, said Deputy Chief of the Camden Fire ...

Camden Man Killed in Whitman Park Wednesday Afternoon

CAMDEN, NJ— A Camden man was gunned down in broad daylight yesterday in Whitman Park, marking it the first homicide of 2019.

According to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office, Mutota Amon, 39, of Camden, was found by Camden police suffering from multiple gunshot wounds at the intersection of Morton and Norris streets at 2:48 p.m. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital, ...

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