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.

September 21, 2017


Sneak peek: New, $62.5-million Nursing and Science building on Camden's 'eds and meds' corridor

Camden’s growing downtown and “eds and meds corridor” formally adds a near-107,000 square-foot building Monday with a dedication at the $62.5 million Nursing and Science Building for Rutgers University-Camden.

September 20, 2017


18-wheeler takes wild ride down the Boardwalk

After getting on the Atlantic City boardwalk at Albany Avenue in the dark of early Wednesday, a tractor-trailer driver proceeded nearly three miles before coming to a stop at Fredericksburg Avenue in Ventnor, unable to turn off the narrow wooden way.

September 19, 2017


Jose bashes some Jersey beaches, looks to meander at sea later this week

Hurricane Jose is staying far off the New Jersey coast, but pounding surf is eating away at New Jersey beaches.

September 19, 2017


Three sought after white supremacist posters appear on South Jersey campus

The Richard Stockton University Police are seeking three people who placed white supremacist posters around the Galloway Township, Atlantic County campus.

September 19, 2017


Daughter searches for treasured family heirloom last seen at Goodwill

A rug hand-crafted 40 years ago for her late father is missing.

September 18, 2017


Jose update: Wind and rain, especially at the shore, beginning Tuesday

A tropical storm watch is up for coastal New Jersey counties from Cape May to Monmouth counties.

September 15, 2017


Funeral Saturday for South Jersey sailor killed in destroyer collision

Services for the South Jersey sailor killed aboard the USS John S. McCain when his ship collided with a tanker just southeast of Malaysia are set for Saturday.

September 15, 2017


Jose restrengthens to hurricane, could impact Jersey Shore as early as Monday

A period of rain, gusty winds, and coastal flooding are all possible at the Jersey Shore, but are dependent on the track, forecasters warned.

September 15, 2017

Great White Shark

Pair of great white shark pups are trolling along New Jersey

A pair of sea-going "pups" -- young great white sharks -- pinged off the Jersey coast Thursday.

September 14, 2017


10 ways to drive New Jerseyans to distraction

Just what drives folks from Jersey bonkers? Pretty much anything from Pennsylvania besides tourist dollars. We're not so sure even that is worth the aggravation, but we tolerate the inconvenience.

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