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A.C. protest devolves as looters descend on stores

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – An otherwise peaceful Atlantic City George Floyd protest went sideways on Sunday when some protesters turned criminal, looting stores and forcing confrontations with local police. Bystanders and journalists shared the disturbing scenes on social media. – Read More

Republican Jesse Kurtz reelected to ward seat in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Republican Jesse Kurtz has been reelected in Atlantic City’s 6th Ward; the current percentages are Kurtz 75.85% to 21.15% for the vanquished Democrat challenger. Republicans also picked up Ward 5 with Sharon Zappia. Developing…

BUSTED: A.C. Democrat mayor pleads guilty to stealing from a youth basketball club

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Yet another Atlantic City politician will go down in history for corruption. Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam has plead guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a nonprofit youth basketball club. – Gilliam’s $87,215 Read More

Pelosi is coming to rally N.J. Democrats

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to visit New Jersey for the state Democrat Party’s late September conference in Atlantic City. NJ.com has the full story here. _

ROONEY: Miss America’s departure proves tax dollar giveaways can’t save A.C.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Miss America Pageant pocketed $12 million over three years courtesy of New Jersey taxpayers. Now the pageant which was born in Atlantic City is leaving (again), this time for Connecticut. Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney was Read More