August 11, 2016 |
Authorities are investigating a double shooting that left one young woman dead and another wounded in Camden. The Camden County Prosecutor's Office said 21-year-old Braniya James and 18-year-old Essynce Blakney were shot on the 800 block of South Sixth Street about 8:45 p.m. Monday. James was pronounced dead at Cooper University Hospital at 8:49 p.m., prosecutors said. Blakney remains hospitalized in stable condition. Prosecutors said Tuesday the circumstances of the shooting remained under investigation.
August 9, 2016 |
Law enforcement authorities have identified the man who was fatally shot in Camden on Sunday afternoon. The Camden County Prosecutor's Office said the killing happened on 1500 block of 9th Street shortly after 2:30 p.m. Prosecutors on Monday identified the slain man as 40-year-old Jose A. Cabrera, who lived on Jackson Street in the city. He was pronounced dead at Cooper University Hospital at 3:10 p.m. No arrests have been made and no other details about the deadly shooting were available.
August 7, 2016 |
A railing collapsed Friday night during the Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, injuring 42 people, authorities said. The concert was stopped after the accident happened shortly after 10 p.m. People were pressing against the railing that separates the lawn from inside seating when it collapsed. So this just happened at the snoop and wiz concert nj pic.twitter.com/YP2uFQJiy8 — christina kinne (@cak2014) August 6, 2016 Katie Colbridge, 23, a recent Temple University graduate who attended the show, said about 50 people fell about 10 feet to a concrete pathway below.
August 3, 2016 |
A 17-year-old Camden girl charged in the killing of a 13-year-old boy has been indicted, officials said Monday. A grand jury indicted Casche Alford on a charge of first-degree murder, as well as weapons offenses, in the killing of Nathanial Plummer Jr. of Camden. Plummer was the city's first killing of 2016, and the youngest homicide victim in several years. Alford is accused of shooting Plummer around 11:15 p.m. on Jan. 7 in East Camden. Officers responding to a ShotSpotter activation near Beacon and Line Streets found Plummer on the sidewalk.
July 20, 2016 |
Besides spending his career as a pediatric neurologist, James E. Wark often gave evenings to the Russian writers Anton Chekhov and Alexander Pushkin. Though their works are well known in English, his interest was in translating some of them from the Russian himself, said his wife, Soryl Angel. Though he had visited Siberia on a brief medical assignment years ago, she said, Dr. Wark tutored himself in Russian vocabulary and grammar through evening classes at Main Line School Night.
July 16, 2016 |
American Water is moving to the Camden waterfront, the company announced Thursday, becoming the latest New Jersey corporation lured to the city by generous state tax subsidies. Aided by the promise of $164 million in incentives, the Voorhees-based American Water Works Co. will build a new corporate headquarters between the Benjamin Franklin Bridge and the Adventure Aquarium, becoming the first piece of a massive complex planned by Liberty Property Trust, the Philadelphia-based developer that intends to build offices, shops, and homes there.
July 13, 2016
A grand jury has indicted a Pennsauken man on murder and weapons charges in the shooting of a Camden man in November, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said Monday. Bronk Miller, 25, opened fire on Andre Matthews, 44, just after 3:10 a.m. Nov. 8 in the 1400 block of Pershing Street, authorities said. Bail of $1.5 million was set for Miller, who already was being held in New Jersey State Prison on unrelated drug charges. Police found Matthews on the sidewalk. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he died, authorities said.
July 10, 2016 |
A 22-year-old Camden man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal shooting in the city last month, Camden authorities said Friday. Tashad Henry was charged with murder in the death of 48-year-old Walter Davis, also of Camden, the County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement. Authorities said a second suspect is still being sought. About 11:15 p.m. June 29, county police found Davis, suffering from gunshot wounds, on the 300 block of Sycamore Street. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after.
July 5, 2016 |
A 15-year-old boy was shot dead in Camden on Saturday and police said they have charged another teen, age 15, in the crime. Officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound on the 1200 block of Mechanic Street around 5:28 p.m., according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. The victim, whom prosecutors did not identify, was taken to Cooper University Hospital and pronounced dead at 5:48 p.m. Prosecutors said they subsequently arrested the other 15-year-old boy and charged him with aggravated manslaughter.
July 2, 2016 |
Authorities are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in South Camden late Wednesday. The Camden County Prosecutor's Office said 48-year-old Walter Davis was found on the ground on the 300 block of Sycamore Street just after 11:15 p.m., suffering from gunshot wounds. Davis, of Camden, was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:28 p.m. No arrests have been made and no description of any suspects was available. Anyone with information can call Camden County Prosecutor's Office Detective Michael Rhoads at 856-225-8561 or Camden County Police Detective Mark Lee at 856-757-7420.