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3 jail guards in Georgia charged in beating of detainee

Nov. 22, 2022 17:51 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Three jail guards in Georgia were arrested Tuesday on battery charges in the September beating of a Black detainee at a county jail that was recorded by security cameras, authorities said. The arrests came after an attorney for the detainee released the video last...

Prosecutor: Mother gets life in death of 17-month-old son

Nov. 20, 2022 17:12 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman convicted of murder in the death of her 17-month-old son 4 1/2 years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole, authorities said. Judge Gwendolyn Blue also sentenced Heather Reynolds, 45, of Sicklervile last week...

Jurors: NJ police didn't violate rights of man who died

Oct. 30, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal court jury has decided that New Jersey police did not violate the civil rights of a man who died shortly after a physical altercation during his arrest 7 1/2 years ago. After a trial, jurors in federal court in Camden sided with the city Oct. 19 in a...

Official: Track was to be out of service before 2 killed

Oct. 22, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say two construction workers struck and killed by a train earlier this month on a bridge between New Jersey and Pennsylvania were on a track that was supposed to have been taken out of service for planned concrete work. The National...

Official: 2 workers struck, killed by train on bridge

Oct. 15, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Two construction workers were struck and killed by a train on a bridge between Pennsylvania and New Jersey, authorities said. The Delaware River Port Authority said the two were struck by a PATCO Speedline train at about 9:20 p.m. Friday on the Ben Franklin...