Atlantic City New Jersey

Bob Schoelkopf, left,  director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, looks over a minke whale that washed up along with a common dolphin, in foreground, in Atlantic City, N.J., Thursday, May 1, 2014. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Vernon Ogrodnek)

Whale washes up in New Jersey, gets graffiti tag

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A dead Minke whale that washed ashore in New Jersey suffered some further indignity: someone tagged it with graffiti. The whale, which was roughly 12 to 15 feet long, was […]

05/02/2014

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri walks on the beach during the traditional dipping of the toes in the Atlantic Ocean the morning after being crowned Miss America, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. Davuluri represented New York.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Miss America takes dip in NJ surf

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — On her first day as the new Miss America, Nina Davuluri dipped her toes into the Atlantic City surf. But hours earlier, she had to dive headfirst into the complex […]

09/16/2013

Miss Kansas Theresa Vail displays her shoe during the Miss America Shoe Parade at the Atlantic City boardwalk, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Miss America to be crowned Sunday night

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — The finale of the Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City on Sunday night, with plenty of drama to augment the glamour. Will the next Miss America be the […]

09/15/2013

Miss America pageant

Miss America heads back to Atlantic City, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss America, Atlantic City’s prodigal pageant, is coming home, and the spectacle that became synonymous with the New Jersey seaside resort is being assured all is forgiven after a six-year fling in Las Vegas.

02/14/2013

Sandy throws roller coaster into the ocean (video)

In New Jersey, superstorm Sandy destroyed several blocks of Atlantic City’s world-famous boardwalk and wrecked several other boardwalks up and down the coast. A Seaside Heights roller coaster was left partially submerged in the ocean.

10/31/2012

Atlantic City mayor disputes NJ governor

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – Atlantic City’s mayor says he would love nothing better than to confront New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie “mano a mano.” Speaking on NBC’s “Today” show Tuesday, Mayor Lorenzo Langford disputed […]

10/30/2012

Superstorm Sandy slams into New Jersey coast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooding its tunnels, subway […]

10/29/2012

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