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Camden's Latest Murder Suspect Surrenders

May 20, 2022

CAMDEN, NJ – A 36-year-old city man who surrendered to authorities on Friday is facing murder charges in connection with a shooting death on Thursday morning, according to county Prosecutor Grace MacAulay and Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez.

Marquis Fletcher, 36, phoned the Camden office of the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force early Friday, agreeing to surrender. He is now in ...

Two Die in Camden Shootings

CAMDEN, NJ — Tuesday night turned deadly with two men killed by gunfire in city street shootings, each as they sat in parked cars less than two miles apart.

Authorities did not say if they believe these similar, execution-style shootings are potentially related.

At 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, police found gunshot victim Mark Virgile, 36, bleeding and unconscious behind the wheel of his car in ...

Camden Cop’s Funeral Services Set

CAMDEN, NJ — Funeral services have been announced for a 22-year-old Camden County police officer who died in a tragic off-duty motorcycle accident last week in Cherry Hill.

Also, the county police Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 218 has posted a GoFundMe page to benefit the family of fallen Officer Daniel Brandon Adler. So far, it has accrued more than $18,500 in donations from ...

Two Men Charged in Camden Murder

CAMDEN, NJ — Police have charged two city men with first-degree murder in connection with Saturday’s slaying of 18-year-old Yahmir Catoe, in what authorities believe was a botched robbery.

Charged with first-degree murder are Mihkael Greene, 19, and his alleged accomplice, Nysar Streater, 21, both city residents. The pair also face two felony weapons charges, said Prosecutor Grace ...

Governor Murphy Visits Hackensack, Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program at HFD

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted by new ...

Camden Woman Arrested in Mother’s Day Arson

CAMDEN, NJ — Police have arrested a 20-year-old woman in connection with a suspicious three-alarm Mother’s Day fire at an East Camden apartment complex that left 22 tenants homeless.

County Metro police have charged Nakyah Barnes-Nelson with second-degree aggravated arson, two counts of causing danger to people and property; and making false statements to implicate others in a ...

Camden Man Killed, Another Wounded

CAMDEN, NJ — An 18-year-old city man is dead, another remains hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a deadly Saturday morning incident on Lakeshore Drive, county Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez said.

Police officers, responding to reports of gunfire, found badly wounded Yahmir Catoe at 10:20 a.m. Saturday near Reverend Evers Park off Lakeshore Drive.

Camden Cop Dies in Off-Duty Crash

CAMDEN, NJ — The off-duty death of a 22-year-old Camden County police officer in a motorcycle accident has stunned and saddened his fellow officers, his police chief and many community leaders.

Officer Daniel B. Adler died after his motorcycle apparently collided with a car at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 on Haddonfield-Berlin Road, near McIntosh Road, in Cherry Hill. The accident remains ...

In Camden: DRPA Has New Top Cop

CAMDEN, NJ – Captain Edward W. Cobbs Jr., is now the new chief of the Camden-based Delaware River Port Authority’s police department.

A 28-year law enforcement veteran, Cobbs took his oath-of-office during a ceremony at the Port Authority’s headquarters in Camden on Friday. He replaces Chief John L. Stief, who retired last year from that $148,000 post.

Cobbs said he is ...

Camden Man Accused of Manslaughter

CAMDEN, NJ – A city man will be arraigned today in Superior Court on a manslaughter charge for allegedly throwing a fatal punch that caused the death of another man during a March 11 parking dispute.

U.S. Marshals tracked and arrested 35-year-old Troy Leary during a traffic stop on Monday night, according to county Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay.

Leary, now charged with one count ...

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Obituaries

Mar 6, 1934 - Jan 8, 2022
Mary Jane (Curry) Bunge of Aberdeen, NJ passed away on January 8, 2022, at the age of 87.  ...
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The Jaffe Briefing - May 20, 2022

TRENTON – It makes no sense that the state has stockpiled billions, yet still wants small business owners to replenish the state’s unemployment fund, which took a huge hit during the pandemic. This mandate has business groups howling, as these higher taxes are unnecessary and could easily be funded elsewhere. Thankfully, there’s now a bill filtering through the Assembly that ...