TODAY'S TOP STORY
Sitting on the porch of his Camden rowhouse, James DiClemente recalled the night of June 11, 2011. Someone rapping on the front door awoke him around 2:30 a.m. A fire was raging in the vacant former garment factory across the street.
TODAY'S SOUTH JERSEY NEWS
The lawyers defending former Eagles player Irving Fryar and his mother, Allene McGhee, against mortgage fraud charges rested their case in a Mount Holly courtroom Tuesday without calling any witnesses.
The search for whoever assaulted hitchBOT over the weekend, tearing the little globe-trotting robot limb from limb, took a dark turn Tuesday on social media, where speculation grew that video of the attack may have been a prank - and, late in the day, two pranksters appeared to say as much.
SEPTA papal passes weren't quite the hot ticket this week that they were last month.
By the close of its Monday online lottery for Regional Rail passes for Pope Francis' visit in September, SEPTA received requests for 328,045 passes, leaving more than 20,000 unsold.
OTHER SOUTH JERSEY NEWS FROM TODAY'S INQUIRER
Arts group and Woodbury in tiff bad for both
To understand what the arts can do for a place like Woodbury, visit the city's "American Quilt" bridge.
The once-drab span near downtown was transformed into a beauty spot 15 years ago, thanks to the late painter Narcissa Weatherbee's grassroots mural-making project.
Menendez supports redevelopment grants for Camden
Camden officials on Monday took Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) on a tour of the city's Whitman Park and Centerville neighborhoods, where revitalization plans are finalists for $30 million in federal grants.
Anonymous donor boosts N. Camden Little League
One day early in 2012, Bryan Morton found himself giving a tour of North Camden's baseball fields to a man he'd never met before. All Morton knew was that the man had money, and that he was thinking of donating to Morton's fledgling Little League.
Beloved cheesesteak king dies at 75
With dedication and stubbornness, Robert A. Lucas spent his life serving up cheesesteaks and drinks in a Camden bar whose reputation seemed to draw attention to the city for all the right reasons.
Diocese has no plans to shutter S.J. monastery
Reports that a Cistercian monastery tucked into a secluded place in South Jersey may close after five decades has caused anguish for parishioners at the church where the monks preach. But church leaders say there are no plans at present to shutter the Cistercian Monastery of Our Lady of Fatima in Mount Laurel.
A few good eggs in Haddon Township?
Haddon Township may soon find out whether chickens make good neighbors.
The densely developed Camden County suburb is considering a pilot program to allow up to 25 households to each raise up to four hens (no roosters allowed).
NJ towns: Who pays for police cameras?
With clamor to equip police with cameras growing - last week, New Jersey officials announced a program to equip all state troopers with body cameras and pressed local departments to do the same - one South Jersey township is raising a difficult question: Who'll pay for them?
Three new laws aim to protect beekeeping in NJ
Three bipartisan, unanimously passed bills offering new support and protection to thousands of registered beekeepers and tens of thousands of bee colonies in New Jersey were signed into law Friday by acting Gov. Kim Guadagno. The laws take effect immediately.
2 SJ men sentenced for drug-ring roles
Two South Jersey men have been sentenced to state prison for their roles in an international drug ring that shipped cocaine from California to New Jersey, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Friday in Camden.
Christie super PAC donors revealed
The super PAC backing Gov. Christie's presidential candidacy disclosed its list of donors to federal regulators Friday, offering the first detailed glimpse of his national network of financial backers.
Casino spokesperson has an odd alter ego
ATLANTIC CITY - His day job is spokesman for the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, an agency that, as you may have heard, has four fewer casinos to control than it used to. But Dan Heneghan, 62, has an alter ego: Mr. Lighthouse. For nearly three years