August 28, 2015
A 53-year-old Cumberland County man has been charged with murder for allegedly killing and dismembering his brother. David Rauner, of Vineland, is accused of killing Steven Rauner, 46, of Millville, in December 2011, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said Wednesday. The brother was considered a missing person until recently when investigators following new information found human remains buried at multiple locations in Vineland. David Rauner was charged with first-degree murder and related offenses, including weapons charges for the alleged use of a dagger and a rock.
August 22, 2015 |
Emily DiPrimio was about 4 years old when her dad, Ron, cast her in one of the scary movies he makes in his spare time. She played a little girl who gets to tell a guy he's dead. "Ever since then, she had the bug," her father said. On Friday evening, the Vineland 15-year-old will really get to strut her stuff. Carver , a 1980s-style slasher flick that Emily directed and cowrote with her father, will premiere as the opening feature of the second annual Reel East Film Festival.
July 5, 2015 |
Much goes into perfecting a solar farm. There are metal beams and motors and highly technical programming that shifts panels for optimal sun exposure - and the technology is constantly advancing. But the latest additions to some solar sites in New Jersey are a bit more primal. They have four legs, hooves, and a hankering for grass and clover. You may have heard of them: sheep. On at least three sites in the state, the animals have proven to be handy counterparts for the energy systems by acting as landscapers around the solar arrays - further reducing harmful emissions by eliminating the need for lawn mowers and weed whackers.
April 28, 2015 |
VINELAND - This has long been a place where people tend to talk a lot about how things used to be. So fond are some of the recollections at a local pizzeria about "old Vineland" one might think the wide main street, Landis Avenue, was paved with something other than macadam back when people traveled from Philadelphia and New York to shop here. Over a latte at a vendor's stall at the new farmers' market, they'll froth on about the miles and miles of neighborhoods of once well-kept homes with the big front yards filled with flowering fruit trees.
April 25, 2015 |
A naked man climbed on top of an out-of-service smoke tower in Vineland, N.J., where police negotiated for three hours Thursday morning to persuade him to come down. "Luckily we were able to talk him down without him getting hurt, or anyone else getting hurt," said Vineland Detective Lt. Matthew Finley. About 7:45 a.m., the man climbed the exterior ladder portion of the smokestack, about 200 feet high, setting off concern that he would jump or fall, Finley said. Emergency crews brought an inflatable cushion, while negotiators talked with the man..
April 10, 2015 |
An attorney for the Vineland, N.J., police officers who arrested a man who died in custody last week said Wednesday that he expected a toxicology report to show that Phillip White was on PCP and other drugs when he died. Stuart Alterman, hired by the police union to represent the officers, said he believed the drugs caused White's death, not the use of a police dog and other force in the March 31 arrest. "Phillip caused his own demise," Alterman said. "And it's unfortunate. And I think any reasonable person views this as a tragic circumstance.
April 9, 2015 |
The hacking group that calls itself Anonymous, following through on a video threat, revealed the names of two of the Vineland, N.J., officers involved in a fatal arrest last week, and officials confirmed the names Tuesday. Chief Timothy Codispoti posted recordings of the 911 call and police dispatches from the arrest of Phillip White on the department's Facebook page. A lawyer representing the three officers involved in the incident confirmed their names, as did the chief, who was cited by NJ.com.
April 4, 2015 |
The use of a police dog and other force against a Vineland, N.J., man who died in police custody Tuesday has stirred outrage from an activist and family members, while a lawyer representing the officers involved says their actions helped avoid a shooting. Phillip White, 32, was handcuffed and became unresponsive in an ambulance after Vineland police responded to a report of a disorderly person around 11 a.m. in the 100 block of Grape Street. Police reported that White was having "respiratory distress" when they called for medical assistance.
February 1, 2015 |
During its nonleague wrestling match on Friday, Kingsway picked up some quick falls en route to a 44-20 win at Vineland. In a battle of 126-pounders, Trent Tutko gained a win with a 17-second fall. Rory Bushby earned a 1-minute, 3-second fall at 160 pounds. Michael Morris claimed the fastest victory, pinning his opponent in 14 seconds. In a clash of heavyweights, Kingsway's Joe Massing edged Erik Gonzalez in a 3-2 decision at 195 pounds. At 152 pounds, Joshua Nagel defeated Vineland's Yusuf Yilmaz in a 9-7 decision.
January 9, 2015 |
With a winning streak hanging in the balance, Bridgeton senior guard Marquis Wilson converted two free throws with 19.9 seconds left to the seal the Bulldogs' 53-52 victory at Oakcrest in a Cape-Atlantic National game. Nazir Williams scored 10 of his 15 points for the visitors to clinch their fourth consecutive victory. Oakcrest's Vernon Burch did a little bit of everything. He scored 9 points, collected 4 rebounds and dished 7 assists. Cape-Atlantic American. Vineland notched its second win against Cumberland County rival Millville in 11 days, defeating the visting Thunderbolts, 53-41.