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Winning Mega Millions Lottery Ticket At Toms River Area Store

An Ocean County store sold a winning Mega Millions ticket this weekend now that the jackpot has rolled to $654 million, the second-highest Mega Millions jackpot ever, according to New Jersey Lottery officials.

PATCH - 2018-10-15 17:48:00

Contractor, wife who preyed on Hurricane Sandy victims sentenced for $1.4M scam

Jeffrey Colmyer, 43, and his wife Tiffany Cimino, 35, of Little Egg Harbor, used money intended for Sandy relief to gamble and buy luxury items while the homes they were hired to fix remained in disrepair, authorities said.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-15 09:47:00

Ocean County woman admits role in state health benefits fraud scheme

Kristie Masucci, 36, of the Cedar Run section of Stafford Township admitted to receiving $388,608 for her role in the conspiracy before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler Monday. U.S. Attorney’s Office spokesman Matthew Reilly said that Masucci was not employed as a pharmaceutical representative a

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-10-15 20:00:00

Off-duty officer killed in crash with tractor-trailer in NJ

The men and women of the Hillside Police Department are deeply saddened to have learned the news of a vehicle crash last night in Linden, N.J. which took the life of one of our own, Officer Giovanni Esposito.Officer Esposito was hired less than a year ago, in November of 2017. He then graduated at t

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-10-15 12:20:34

Raccoons infected with canine distemper, say Point Beach officials

POINT PLEASANT BEACH - An outbreak of canine distemper is affecting raccoons in Point Pleasant Beach, Point Pleasant and Bay Head, according to officials in the region.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-10-15 19:39:00

Manchester Stop & Shop crash: Whiting man dead

MANCHESTER - A 67-year-old man from the Whiting section of town died Saturday after driving into a parked car and then over a curb and median at a Lacey Road grocery store, possibly following a medical episode, police said.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-10-15 11:49:00

Lakewood BMG student missing: Cops

(Photo: Courtesy Lakewood Police Department by way of Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch and The Lakewood Scoop)LAKEWOOD - Police are looking for leads on a missing 23-year-old township yeshiva student.A family member reported Moshe Lando missing Sunday afternoon, police said.Lando was last seen Thursda

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-10-15 13:53:00

Whiting Man Dies After Possible Medical Event, Crash: Police

MANCHESTER, NJ — A Whiting man died Saturday during a crash in the parking lot of a shopping center, which police said appeared to be the result of a medical episode.

PATCH - 2018-10-14 22:21:55

Contractor Stole $1.4M From Sandy Victims, Gets 7 Years In Prison

TRENTON, NJ — An Ocean County couple who stole more than $1.4 million from more than 20 victims of Superstorm Sandy was sentenced Friday, with the husband receiving a prison sentence.


‘Heartless Con Artists:’ New Jersey Couple Sentenced For Stealing More Than $1 Million From Hurricane Sandy Victims

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS)— A New Jersey man has been sentenced for stealing more than $1 million from roughly 20 victims of Hurricane Sandy, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office announced Friday.


Skydiving Accident: Barnegat Patch Week In Review

BARNEGAT, NJ — In case you missed any of the news stories this week, Patch has got you covered. Just click the headline to read the full story.


Brick Boulevard 3-vehicle accident forces lane closures

One of the vehicles, a Toyota 4Runner, overturned in the collision, which occurred shortly after noon at Brick Boulevard and Molly Lane, said Sgt. Michael Drew.


Authorities say they believe man committed suicide by bomb in New Jersey

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. - A man found dead in a Phillipsburg, New Jersey parking lot Saturday morning allegedly died from a self-inflicted explosion.


Shellfish harvesting suspended in Barnegat Bay off Berkely

{standaloneHead}Barnegat Bay{/standaloneHead}BERKELEY TOWNSHIP _ The state Department of Environmental Protection has suspended shellfish harvesting from an area of the Barnegat Bay off of Berkeley Township after a leak in a central outfall pipe released secondary treated wastewater.DEP said the sta


Beware of the Berniecrat: Toms River Councilman sued over fake news

Robyn Gedrich, the 25-year-old Brick Democratic Municipal vice chair, is suing Toms River Councilman Dan Rodrick over campaign finance reporting violations and false defamation.


Holgate beach erosion: Must-see drone photos of LBI after Hurricane Michael

On Friday, the effects of Hurricane Michael — which made landfall in Florida as a Category 4 storm — were felt on the island, where wind gusts of up to 25 mph led to huge waves, making the disappearing beaches in the Holgate section of the township even more prominent.Watch a video of the devastatio


Authorities: Man Dies In Vehicle Fire In South Jersey

Follow CBSPHILLY|PEMBERTON, N.J. (CBS)— A man died in a vehicle fire in South Jersey early Saturday morning.Firefighters were called to Arneys Mount Road in Pemberton for a fire that extended to a nearby car around 12:30 a.m.Firefighters Battle House Fire In Pitman, New JerseyWhen the fire was put u


Brick, Toms River Police Arrest Brick Man Suspected of 7 Commercial Burglaries

Gerald Zaffut, 47, of Brick, has been charged with burglary and is currently being held in the Ocean County Jail. He is charged with burglarizing:


Little Egg Harbor couple sentenced for stealing Sandy funds

Jeffrey Colmyer, 43, and his wife, Tiffany Cimino, 35, of Little Egg Harbor, diverted money paid by victims with Sandy relief funds to have their homes rebuilt and instead used it on luxury items and for gambling, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said in a statement.


Shellfish Harvesting In Barnegat Bay Area Halted

A treated wastewater leak spilling into the bay may make the shellfish dangerous for consumption.The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has halted any further harvesting of shellfish from an area of Barnegat Bay. A leak in the treated water pipe had been found going into the bay, whic