Somers Point Man

A Somers Point man has been charged with possessing unregistered machine guns and other items, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said Wednesday. And the Press of Atlantic City reports Michael John James, 30, also faces additional firearms charges. He appeared in federal court Wednesday and was ordered detained by U.S. Magistrate Judge Ann Marie Donio.James … Read more

Mayor And School Superintendent Court

Atlantic city’s mayor and schools superintendent, accused of abusing their teenage daughter, waived their first court appearance Wednesday.Mayor Marty Small Sr., 50, and Superintendent La’Quetta Small, 47, are now scheduled to appear in Atlantic County Superior Court on June 17 for a pre-indictment conference. Mayor Small’s attorney confirms the waiver. Mayor Small, 50 was charged … Read more

Smalls Waive First Court Appearance In Alleged Daughter Abuse Case

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr. and his wife, schools Superintendent La’Quetta Small waived their first court appearance Wednesday. The Press of Atlantic City reports the Smalls are accused of abusing their teenage daughter and are now scheduled to appear in Atlantic County Superior Court on June 17 for a pre-indictment conference. Mayor Small, 50, … Read more

Somers Point Man Faces Weapons Counts

Weapons counts face a Somers Point man accused of possessing unregistered machine guns and other items. 30 year old Michael John James was in the Atlantic County jail prior to a Wednesday court appearance. Police arrested James on Feb. 27 at his home in the 100 block of Colwick Drive following an investigation by the … Read more

Women’s March

A Women’s March in Atlantic City honoring the late Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver that was postponed in March due to bad weather will take place Saturday, rain or shine, organizers said.This year’s march was dedicated to Oliver for her contributions to the state, advocacy for women’s rights and championing of social justice, organizers said. … Read more

Road Diet Project

A judge on Tuesday granted the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority a preliminary injunction, temporarily stopping Phase 2 of the Atlantic Avenue “road diet” that would reduce the number of vehicle travel lanes from four to two in most areas.Atlantic County Superior Court Assignment Judge Michael Blee also gave the CRDA 45 days to review the … Read more

Absecon Stolen Cars

Absecon police said Tuesday they arrested a man twice within several hours for stealing cars.At 6:57 p.m. Sunday, Officer John Bell found an unoccupied minivan in the first block of Tennessee Avenue, police said in a news release. The minivan had been reported stolen earlier in the day. Based on footage from the police Surveillance … Read more