Kevin C. Shelly


Kevin C. Shelly has covered South Jersey for 35 years, most recently as investigative and enterprise reporter. He’s been an editor and reporter. He’s reported on government, casinos, business, the environment and crime. The New Jersey Press Association has recognized his work six times in five categories. The Society of Professional Journalists has honored him for investigative reporting. Gannett honored him for narrative writing. His reporting has led to firings, reorganizations and a state hearing. He’s written for The Wine Spectator, Philadelphia, Inside Jersey, New Jersey Monthly and Field & Stream. He lives on the left bank of the Cooper River. Reach him at or tweet at him @kcshlly.

March 27, 2017


Jury may visit crime scene in Brendan Creato murder trial

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office is seeking to take the jury in the upcoming Brendan Creato murder trial to the scene, according to a motion filed Monday.

March 23, 2017

Public Television

NJTV kicks off community initiative with broadcast from Camden

Time for a road trip, NJTV General Manager John Servidio decided more than three months ago.

March 23, 2017

Health Care

At South Jersey meeting on GOP health plan, news of a vote delay

In the midst of a community meeting on the Affordable Care Act -- Obamacare -- and the Republican plan to repeal it, Rep. Donald Norcross, D-1, had a real-time announcement to the 100 or so people in Collingswood late Thursday afternoon.

March 22, 2017


Two South Jersey infants dead after 911 call by mother

Two 7-month-old twins found unresponsive at a Lindenwold apartment building following a 911 call early Wednesday morning have died, according to authorities.

March 22, 2017

Kellyanne Conway

Kellyanne Conway's life story omits her grandfather, an alleged mob associate

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, has a now familiar and well-rehearsed South Jersey narrative. It doesn't include her late maternal grandfather, James DiNatale, perhaps because he was better known as Jimmy “The Brute” DiNatale, an alleged mob associate.

March 22, 2017


Vigils tonight at N.J. offices of GOP congressmen ahead of Obamacare repeal vote

Activists are planning rallies at the New Jersey offices of five Republican congressmen on Wednesday night to urge a no vote on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. A vote is set for Thursday on Capitol Hill.

March 16, 2017


As harassment continues, Collingswood sisters defend their Trump love

Harassment continues in Collingswood for a pair of sisters who show their love of President Donald Trump in the liberal South Jersey borough.

March 15, 2017


Arrest made in beating death of homeless South Jersey man

Malcolm Tyson is charged with beating to death of 61-year-old Sylvester “Buttons” Combs Jr. last April in Swedesboro, a small town in South Jersey's Gloucester County.

March 14, 2017


In liberal South Jersey town, all-in for Trump means vandalism, threats

Collingswood resident Lauren Boisvert’s been a target of vandalism and harassment – again and again and again. She’s sure why: her unabashedly enthusiastic and visible support of Donald Trump.

March 10, 2017


Medical marijuana: South Jersey facility is largest in state, and growing

Marijuana in New Jersey is a growing part of the state’s medical economy. A nondescript medical marijuana dispensary in South Jersey’s Bellmawr, is leading the way.

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