Sarah Ann Dowling, an avid Democratic political campaigner, died of a stroke. She lived in Moorestown.
An 83-year-old pedestrian was killed in South Philly in an area that neighborhood activists say is dangerous to pedestrians and bicyclists.
The incident occurred Thanksgiving Day; the suspect was being held following a burglary 911 call.
"I thought they were going to shoot me," Timothy Stroye said. The incident in Bordentown Township, N.J., has led to hate crime charges against former Police Chief Frank Nucera Jr.
Former Burlington County Freeholder Joanne Schwartz, a Democrat, trails current Freeholder Ryan Peters, a Republican.
Balvir Singh, overcoming race-baiting attack ads, became the first Sikh American to be elected to the Burlington County Freeholder Board.
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