Killer Who Aimed To 'Flood Streets' Of Trenton With Heroin Gets 17-Year Minimum In Fed Pen Killer Who Aimed To 'Flood Streets' Of Trenton With Heroin Gets 17-Year Minimum In Fed Pen
Killer Who Aimed To 'Flood Streets' Of Trenton With Heroin Gets 17-Year Minimum In Fed Pen 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Jerome “Righteous" Roberts will have to see his 70th birthday before he can taste freedom again. A convicted killer who aimed to "flood the streets" of Trenton with a "motherlode" of heroin, Roberts, 53, was sentenced this week to what will be a minimum of 17 years in federal prison for his role in a drug ring that once dominated the capital city. Federal jurors had convicted Roberts, of Delran, of drug conspiracy following a three-week trial in Trenton in October 2021. U.S. District Judge Georgette Castner, in turn, sentenced the Bloods gang leader to a 245-month prison sentence t…
14-Year-Old Bicyclist Critical After Being Struck By Car In South Jersey, State Police Say 14-Year-Old Bicyclist Critical After Being Struck By Car In South Jersey, State Police Say
14-Year-Old Bicyclist Critical After Being Struck By Car In South Jersey, State Police Say A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after being struck on his bicycle in South Jersey on Friday, June 14, authorities said. The boy was struck by a Dodge around 6:35 p.m. on Route 38 at milepost 19.1 in Southampton, according to New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron. The boy was rushed to an area hospital and no other injuries were reported. 
Serious Crash Closes Major Roadway In Camden County Serious Crash Closes Major Roadway In Camden County
Serious Crash Closes Major Roadway In Camden County A serious crash closed White Horse Pike Friday, June 14 in Clementon. The crash happened just before the East Gibbsboro Road intersection. Footage from the scene around 5:20 p.m. shows multiple emergency response vehicles. This is a developing story. Check back for more.
2 Drivers Critical, Flown From Head-On Crash In Vineland: Police 2 Drivers Critical, Flown From Head-On Crash In Vineland: Police
2 Drivers Critical After Vineland Head-On Crash A head-on-crash involving a pickup truck left two drivers in critical condition on Friday, June 14 in Vineland, authorities said. The drivers were airlifted from the crash scene, they said. At approximately 7:30 a.m., Vineland police responded South Lincoln Avenue by Mildred Lane about a two-vehicle crash. One driver, Dayshaun Brown, 19, of Minotola,  operating a 1998 Honda Civic was entrapped inside the vehicle after having struck a 2016 Ford F-150 pickup truck being operated by Robert Lee, 58, of Vineland.  The Vineland Fire Department extrica…
WINNER: Pick-6 Lottery Ticket Takes Home $3M In South Jersey WINNER: Pick-6 Lottery Ticket Takes Home $3M In South Jersey
Winner: Pick-6 Lottery Ticket Takes Home $3M In South Jersey There was a lucky Pick-6 lottery winner in Burlington County. The winning Pick-6 numbers for the Thursday, June 13, drawing were: 12, 14, 25, 29, 33 and 36.  The winning ticket was sold at Masonville News & Food Store, 241 Masonville Road in Mount Laurel.  The lucky retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
Long-Delayed Reopening Of Atlantic City Aquarium Pushed Back Again Long-Delayed Reopening Of Atlantic City Aquarium Pushed Back Again
Long-Delayed Reopening Of Atlantic City Aquarium Pushed Back Again After four years of delays, visitors will have to wait a few more months to return to the Atlantic City Aquarium. The North New Hampshire Avenue aquarium will reopen in September, the city said. Mayor Marty Small Sr. previously said in February that the facility would reopen on Monday, July 1. City spokesperson Andrew Kramer said city council passed resolutions on Wednesday, June 12 to award contracts for improvements to the city's exterior, including a new mural. "Based on the information we were given earlier in the year, it looked like July 1st was a reasonable reopening date…
Terrorists With ISIS Ties Arrested In Philadelphia, NYC: Report Terrorists With ISIS Ties Arrested In Philadelphia, NYC: Report
Terrorists With ISIS Ties Arrested In Philadelphia, NYC: Report Eight people believed to have ties to ISIS were taken into federal custody in Philadelphia and beyond, 6abc reports.  The outlet says the suspects, some of whom were also arrested in Los Angeles and New York City, crossed over the southern border last year.  The FBI and Department of Homeland Security provided a joint statement to Daily Voice:  “Over the last few days, ICE agents arrested several non-citizens pursuant to immigration authorities. The actions were carried out in close coordination with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Forces. The individuals arrested are detaine…
Cat Tests Positive For Rabies In Camden County Cat Tests Positive For Rabies In Camden County
Cat Tests Positive For Rabies In Camden County A stray cat has tested positive for rabies about two weeks after it was brought to an animal shelter in Camden County, authorities said. The veterinarian who treated the cat in Voorhees has been advised to seek medical attention, according to the Camden County Health Department. The New Jersey Department of Health notified the county on Monday, June 10 that the cat had tested positive, officials said. “Although rabies is a serious illness, it can be prevented by early treatment,” said Commissioner Virginia Betteridge, liaison to the Camden County Health Department. “If you have been b…
Families Seek Help After Devastating Condo Fire In Mercer County Families Seek Help After Devastating Condo Fire In Mercer County
Families Seek Help After Devastating Condo Fire In Mercer County A nephew is appealing for help for his relatives after a fire destroyed their condominium in East Windsor. The fire broke out at about 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 10 in the K building of the American Way Condos on Avon Drive, as previously reported by Daily Voice. "This tragedy caused my family to lose everything," Odalys Garcia of Hightstown wrote on a GoFundMe page. A total of 24 condominium units were destroyed by the fire displacing 47 residents, officials said. Another GoFundMe campaign was started by Maria Carattini of Cedar Grove for her nephew's family. A separate GoFundMe cam…
Jersey Shore Native Crowned Miss New Jersey 2024 Jersey Shore Native Crowned Miss New Jersey 2024
Jersey Shore Native Crowned Miss New Jersey 2024 A Cape May County woman was crowned Miss New Jersey in the fourth straight year the title has gone to a South Jersey native. Elizabeth Mendel of Cape May Court House won the competition at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on Saturday, June 8. She qualified for the final competition after she was named Miss South Jersey. The Middle Township High School graduate said she's "immensely grateful" to represent the Garden State. "My passion, drive, commitment, and dedication throughout my time as a local titleholder has given me the tools to become the young woman I am today and now your sta…
WINNER: Powerball Lottery Ticket Worth $221M Sold At NJ Food Mart WINNER: Powerball Lottery Ticket Worth $221M Sold At NJ Food Mart
Winner: Powerball Lottery Ticket Worth $221M Sold At NJ Food Mart A Powerball ticket worth $221 million was sold at a New Jersey food mart, state Lottery officials said. The winning numbers in the Monday, June 10 drawing were 3,10, 33, 58 and 59 and the Powerball was 9. The Powerplay was 2x. The winning ticket was sold at Preet Food Mart at 598 Chews Landing Road in Lindenwold. Preet Food Mart won a $30,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket, Lottery officials said.
NJ Man, Ohio Pal Created Sadistic Monkey Torture Videos, Feds Say NJ Man, Ohio Pal Created Sadistic Monkey Torture Videos, Feds Say
NJ Man, Ohio Pal Created Sadistic Monkey Torture Videos, Feds Say A New Jersey resident and an Ohio co-conspirator are facing charges for their involvement with the creation of sadistic monkey torture videos involving their genitalia, federal authorities said. Giancarlo Morelli, the Garden State resident, and Nicholas T. Dryden planned to create and distribute videos showing acts of sadistic violence against baby, adolescent and adult monkeys in March and April 2023, according to Assistant Attorney General Todd Kim of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. The two funneled money through Dryden, who then paid a minor in Indone…
NJ Amtrak Employee Lied To Feds Investigating Sleeper Car Sex Assault, DOJ Says NJ Amtrak Employee Lied To Feds Investigating Sleeper Car Sex Assault, DOJ Says
NJ Amtrak Employee Lied To Feds Investigating Sleeper Car Sex Assault, DOJ Says An Amtrak employee from New Jersey has been charged in a federal indictment for lying to federal investigators questioning him about a sexual assault he allegedly carried out on a passenger during a trip from Washington DC to Chicago, authorities said. Maurice Driver, 35, of Gloucester City, NJ, was charged with lying to a federal agent in a five-count indictment unsealed on Tuesday, June 4, U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves and Special Agent in Charge Mike Waters of the Amtrak Office of Inspector General Eastern Area Field Office announced. Driver had been working as a lead service atte…
Asian Masseuse, Attractive College Grad Among Paid Roles Sought For TV Show Filming In NJ Asian Masseuse, Attractive College Grad Among Paid Roles Sought For TV Show Filming In NJ
Asian Masseuse, Attractive College Grad Among Paid Roles Sought For TV Show Filming In NJ All TV shows have to start somewhere and you can be on the ground floor. A new comedy pilot filming in New Jersey and throughout the tristate area is now casting numerous roles for a shoot in the mid-summer. Roles include: Jeremy, age 18 to 30, an adrenaline junkie and friend of the protagonist. "He is intelligent but rarely shows it," according to a listing. Chelsea, age 18-35, is an attractive female in her 20s who is fresh out of college, according to a listing. Roles are also being cast for an Asian masseuse, ages 18 to 35, a Black nurse in her 30s, a strict boss smaller tha…
WINNERS: Mega Millions Lottery Players Take Home $10K WINNERS: Mega Millions Lottery Players Take Home $10K
Winners: Mega Millions Lottery Players Take Home $10K There were a pair of $10,000 Mega Millions lottery winners in the Tuesday, June 4 drawing. The winning numbers were 19, 37, 40, 63, and 69 and the Megaball was 17. The Megaplier was 3x. The winning tickets were sold at: Country Farms, 2911 Route 73 South, Maple Shade in Burlington County; and, Gas Co., 226 Route 31 South, Pennington in Mercer County.
Giant Joro Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Headed To NJ, Pest Control Company Previously Warned Giant Joro Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Headed To NJ, Pest Control Company Previously Warned
Giant Joro Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Headed To NJ, Pest Control Company Previously Warned Large yellow-and-gray spiders with 4-inch-long legs that can fly through the air are heading to the Northeast and could show up this summer, according to multiple reports. Sightings of the Trichonephila clavata species known as "Joro spiders" have already been reported in 10 Eastern states, CBS News says. A New Jersey pest control company in January had warned that this might happen. 4NJ Pest, based in Flanders, said the spiders act as "pest controllers" in their natural habitats, however, their introduction to not-native species could be detrimental to the balance of local ecosystems.…
WINNER! Ticket Sold Online In NJ Wins $10K WINNER! Ticket Sold Online In NJ Wins $10K
Winner! Ticket Sold Online In NJ Wins $10K Someone in New Jersey had a nice end to the month of May. A ticket sold online in the Garden State matched four numbers plus the gold Megaball in the Mega Millions drawing held on Friday, May 31, winning $10,000.  The ticket was sold online via the Jackpocket app, listed in Hewitt in Passaic County. The winning numbers were 4, 11, 23, 33, 49 and the gold Megaball was 23.
Community Rallies To Support Victims Of South Jersey House Fire Community Rallies To Support Victims Of South Jersey House Fire
Community Rallies To Support Victims Of South Jersey House Fire The community is rallying to support a couple who lost their home to a house fire in Burlington County. On Wednesday, May 29, Bill and Janet Kimenhour of Medford came home to see their home engulfed in flames, according to a GoFundMe campaign. The fire started in the garage and quickly spread. The fire, smoke, and water damage made the house uninhabitable. The ceilings in each of their rooms have collapsed.   They are now staying with family. The GoFundMe is aimed at raising money for necessities. A separate fund-raiser is being held at DeMasi Middle School where Janet…
Attorney General, Wildwood Police At Odds Over Memorial Day Weekend Preparedness Attorney General, Wildwood Police At Odds Over Memorial Day Weekend Preparedness
Attorney General, Wildwood Police At Odds Over Memorial Day Weekend Preparedness The New Jersey Attorney General and Wildwood Police Department appear to be at odds over emergency preparedness following a chaotic Memorial Day Weekend. In a statement released on Saturday, June 1, the Wildwood Police Department said NJ Attorney General Matthew Platkin blamed the police department for the series of incidents that unfolded Memorial Day Weekend, in which rowdy teens prompted the closing of area boardwalks, according to various media outlets including NBC10 and the Press of Atlantic City. Platkin alleged that Wildwood had insufficient police staffing on its "world-famous…
PSE&G Proposes Lowering Gas Bills PSE&G Proposes Lowering Gas Bills
PSE&G Proposes Lowering Gas Bills PSE&G customers could be getting some relief in their bills. PSEG filed proposals with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to lower gas bills for residential customers by 6.1% effective October. “This is an opportunity to lower our gas supply rate, providing our customers with a little bill relief and helping to maintain affordability,” said Dave Johnson, vice president Customer Care & Chief Customer Officer. “We’re pleased that we will continue to have one of the lowest gas rates in the state.” If approved, the Basic Gas Supply Service (BGSS) rate will be reduced by almost 7 …
Central Jersey Toddler Battling Brain Cancer Receives New Pool In Time For Summer Central Jersey Toddler Battling Brain Cancer Receives New Pool In Time For Summer
Central Jersey Toddler Battling Brain Cancer Receives New Pool In Time For Summer A young boy in Monmouth County battling brain cancer will have plenty of summer fun thanks to some generous donations. An above-ground saltwater pool was donated to three-year-old Mick Augustitus, the Ashley Lauren Foundation said in a Facebook post. The Hazlet toddler was diagnosed with four brain tumors and several tumors on his spine. At Home Recreation donated the pool, while Kiki Pools in South Amboy donated a heater and installed the pool. "Not only did Mick come home from stem-cell transplant last Friday [May 17], but his pool was done the same day he came home," the Ashle…
'Dinner On Me': Jersey Shore Mayor Apologizes To Jason, Kylie Kelce After Woman Berates Couple 'Dinner On Me': Jersey Shore Mayor Apologizes To Jason, Kylie Kelce After Woman Berates Couple
'Dinner On Me': Jersey Shore Mayor Apologizes To Jason, Kylie Kelce After Woman Berates Couple A Jersey Shore city's mayor apologized to former Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce and his wife Kylie after a video showed a woman yelling at the couple while going to dinner over Memorial Day weekend. The Philadelphia-based "Word to the Wise Podcast" shared a video of the argument on Instagram on Tuesday, May 28. While the eight-second video's caption said the dispute was in Sea Isle City, where the Kelces own a beach home, it reportedly happened outside Steve & Cookie's By the Bay restaurant in Margate. The podcast's post said the unidentified woman approached the Kelce…
WINNER: Fast Play Lottery Player Takes Home $60K WINNER: Fast Play Lottery Player Takes Home $60K
Winner: Fast Play Lottery Player Takes Home $60K One lucky player purchased a fast-play lottery ticket for the $2 Jersey Jackpot winning $60,296. The winning ticket was sold at Eddie’s Liquor Store, 700 Chestnut St., Camden in Camden County.
This NJ Health Department Is Paying Teens To Star In Drug, Vaping PSAs This NJ Health Department Is Paying Teens To Star In Drug, Vaping PSAs
This NJ Health Department Is Paying Teens To Star In Drug, Vaping PSAs The Ocean County Health Department is casting teenagers for drug and vaping public service announcements. The OCHD is casting a diverse group of teens ages 14 to 18 to act in "substance use" and vaping prevention PSAs, the casting call says. A total of 19 actors are needed for both speaking and background roles, with multiple PSAs to shoot. Casting directors say the shoot will take place during the week so must be able to take off one day of school. The roles pay between $200 and $600 for one day of work. Click here to apply.
Wildwood Boardwalk Reopens After 'Civil Unrest' Prompts State Of Emergency Wildwood Boardwalk Reopens After 'Civil Unrest' Prompts State Of Emergency
Wildwood Boardwalk Reopens After 'Civil Unrest' Prompts State Of Emergency A State of Emergency was declared in Wildwood early Monday, May 27, due to what police are calling "civil unrest." Police reported numerous incidents of "civil unrest threatening the public health, safety, and welfare of our residents and visitors alike," locking down the boardwalks between 1 and 2 a.m. Comments on social media indicate a beach meetup may have been planned and that throngs of teenagers had taken over the beach, however, police did not specify what prompted the State of Emergency. Through the enactment of a state of emergency during the early morning hours of May 2…
Movie Filming In NJ Casting Soldiers, Topless Woman Movie Filming In NJ Casting Soldiers, Topless Woman
Movie Filming In NJ Casting Soldiers, Topless Woman A feature film shooting in New Jersey throughout the summer is casting a variety of paid roles. "Retrograde Victory" is about  a young man who finds new importance in life after the psychological toll inflicted on himself while being inducted to the Vietnam war, the casting call reads. The director and producer is M.J. Walker of Superion Films.  Actors are needed to play a young solder age 7 to 12; a mourning woman 25 to 40; an M60 solder ages 18 to 25; a variety of other solders; and a topless woman. Roles pay between $100 and $150 for one hour of work. The casting call say…
Dolphin Panics, Dies During Rescue Attempt In Jersey Shore Creek Dolphin Panics, Dies During Rescue Attempt In Jersey Shore Creek
Dolphin Panics, Dies During Rescue Attempt In Jersey Shore Creek A dolphin died during rescue efforts after it was stuck in a Cape May County creek for more than a week, according to marine biologists. In a Facebook post, The Marine Mammal Stranding Center said the bottlenose dolphin died in Cape May Court House on Friday, May 24. The dolphin was first reported in Skeeter Island Creek on Thursday, May 16. MMSC said a team of a dozen people on three boats tried "less-invasive tactics" to guide the dolphin out of the shallow water without physically handling it. When the specialized herding equipment failed to save the dolphin, the crew trie…
2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New Jersey 2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New Jersey
2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New Jersey New Jersey was rattled by a small earthquake on Friday morning, May 24, the USGS reports. It happened at 3:50 a.m. in Tewksbury, approximately 6 kilometers southwest of Gladstone, the USGS says. The Ramapo Fault System, which runs through NY, PA, NJ, MD, and VA, has clearly been a hot spot.  Countless quakes and aftershocks have developed along the system since the 4.8-magnitude earthquake on April 5.
Hamilton 'Community Pillar' Game Shop Needs Help To Stay Afloat, Campaign Says Hamilton 'Community Pillar' Game Shop Needs Help To Stay Afloat, Campaign Says
Hamilton 'Community Pillar' Game Shop Needs Help To Stay Afloat, Campaign Says A game store in Hamilton is raising money to stay in business after 15 years. Its owner borrowed $250,000 after suffering a stroke and Family Fun Hobbies needs to raise money to pay off those loans, according to a GoFundMe campaign. "We aren't just a store though. We like to think of ourselves as a pillar of our community," Miranda Suarez, the store's general manager, wrote on the GoFundMe page. The store hosts daily events for different games: Dungeons & Dragons campaigns, Warhammer 40,000 battles, Magic: The Gathering tournaments, Disney's Lorcana League, family board game nights and…
South Jersey Teen Run Over By Tow Truck Fighting 'Like A Champ' In Hospital: Fundraiser South Jersey Teen Run Over By Tow Truck Fighting 'Like A Champ' In Hospital: Fundraiser
South Jersey Teen Run Over By Tow Truck Fighting 'Like A Champ' In Hospital: Fundraiser Friends and loved ones were rallying to support an Egg Harbor Township teen who was critically injured by a tow truck after falling off her bicycle. A GoFundMe page said 15-year-old Emily Davis was riding her bike with her brother and a family friend on Ocean Heights Avenue after visiting her mother at her salon on Wednesday, May 8. She was struck by a 2021 Ford tow truck after losing her balance and falling into its path. Davis was rushed to a hospital and airlifted to Cooper University Medical Center in Camden. "Some of her injuries include broken legs, fractured pelvis, collap…
Downed Lines Disrupt Amtrak, NJ Transit Service Between NJ, Penn Station Downed Lines Disrupt Amtrak, NJ Transit Service Between NJ, Penn Station
Downed Lines Disrupt Amtrak, NJ Transit Service Between NJ, Penn Station It's certainly not convenient. Amtrak and NJ Transit customers were livid over service disruptions between Penn Station and Newark due to downed power lines blocking the tracks on Wednesday evening, May 22. In a statement posted to X, Amtrak said service was stopped at 5:36 p.m. with no estimation of restoration. As of 10 p.m., widespread delays were being reported by Amtrak. Service along NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor was also suspended between Penn Station and Metropark in Edison, and along the North Jersey Coast Line between Penn Station, and Long Branch. The Raritan Valley Line was s…