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Tanker truck crash with fuel spill closes Route 9, causes major delays in Monmouth County

A tanker truck crash involving a fuel spill forced the closure of Route 9 in both directions in Marlboro on Friday morning, authorities said. Both the northbound and southbound lanes were blocked and traffic is being detoured around the crash at the intersection with Route 520 (Robertsville Road) ne


Enter The Monmouth County Park System's 2020 Photography Exhibit

MIDDLETOWN & HOWELL, NJ — The Monmouth County Park System invites professional and amateur photographers of all ages to submit images for consideration into its upcoming photography exhibits. Held from January 1-31, 2020, at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, and from February 1-29, 2020, at the Manasqua


Defense closes with one last ‘Sarah Stern may not be dead and confession was actually horror film audition’ pitch

An attorney for Liam McAtasney, the man accused of killing his childhood friend and then dumping her body off a bridge in 2016, said there are “mountains of reasonable doubt” that Sarah Stern is not dead.


Bingo! New Wholesale Club Store Opens In Lakewood

Bingo Wholesale opened its store on Route 70 in Lakewood on Tuesday. We try to sell everything at wholesale price," said David Weiss, managing director of Bingo Wholesale, based in New York.


New Jersey Sheriffs: mostly white guys

New Jersey has had sheriffs since the 1600’s when the King of England appointed them as their representative of royal authority in the colonies. Since then, the office of county sheriff has been held largely by white men.


Authorities: Serial cat killer on the loose in Monmouth County

Law enforcement officials in Monmouth County say that a serial cat killer is on the loose. “We are talking two horrific deaths of two innocent cats that we found with extraordinarily horrific, horrific injuries,” says Monmouth County Chief SPCA Officer Ross Licitra.


Howell Man In Chilling Video Admits Following Women To Rob Them

FREEHOLD, NJ — A Howell Township man has admitted following women home from various stores with the plan of robbing them at their homes, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced Wednesday.


New Jersey nursery school teacher fired after allegedly slapping 2-year-old

A daycare in Ocean County, New Jersey, reportedly fired a teacher Friday, one day after she allegedly was seen slapping a 2-year-old in the face in a school room. A Facebook post from Amanda Goldfarb, a parent of a child being dropped off for his first day at Hilltop Nursery, who described seeing th


Howell Reschedules Special Council Meeting On Mackenzie House

HOWELL, NJ — A special meeting of the Howell Township Council that was scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday has been postponed because of the storm, township officials announced. The meeting was scheduled to include a discussion of the MacKenzie House Museum & Library, 427 Lakewood-Farmingdale Road.


Monmouth County Trade and Skilled Labor Career Fair Slated for February 28

FREEHOLD, NJ — Monmouth County residents will learn about employment and training opportunities in the skilled trades and other “noncollege” professions during a trade and jobs fair on Thursday, February 28.


VIDEO: Alleged drunk driver speeds down New Jersey sidewalk

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Recently released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey. The incident happened the night of February 9 in Jersey City.


Man Gets 40 Years for Beating Sleeping Girlfriend to Death With Hammer in New Jersey Home

A man who used a hammer to fatally beat his sleeping girlfriend at her South Jersey home has been sentenced to 40 years in state prison. Lashaun Smith had pleaded guilty last month to murder in the November 2017 death of 28-year-old Sarah Phillips. The prison sentence was handed down Friday. He must


Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Being Charged With Soliciting Prostitute

Police in Florida are charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.


Suspect arrested in spree of more than 50 New Jersey burglaries

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey man was under arrest in connection with a burglary spree involving more than 50 homes since last year. Saveon Hayles, 29, formerly of Montclair, was arrested Monday in Jersey City.


Can Jackson HOA Lock in a Harmless Elderly Handicapped Jew?

Mobility for the handicapped – it’s an all-American right we take for granted. The right to walk to a house of prayer in peace – that’s another right we assume as uniquely American. And so they are, across the United States. But not in Jackson, N.J., until this past Wednesday, when an effort to prot


Woman, 20, admits she was drunk in Garden State Parkway crash that killed 18-year-old friend

A Monmouth County woman is expected to be sentenced 10 years in prison after admitting she was driving drunk in a Garden State Parkway crash last fall that left one of her friends dead and another seriously injured.


Queen Latifah comes home to redevelop New Jersey neighborhood

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Rapper and actress Queen Latifah is giving back to her New Jersey hometown in a big way. The star, whose real name is Dana Owens, is a part of an extensive redevelopment project on a neighborhood spanning the west and south wards of Newark.


New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Traveling Agency is Coming to Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Traveling Agency on wheels is coming to Elizabeth City Hall on Tuesday, February 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The agency on wheels offers the following services:


It's The Weekend Service Changes On The 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, B, C, E, F, J, M, N, L, Q, and R Trains... Thanks!

It's the weekend again and just like your loser ex, the subway is ready to disappoint you as usual. Thanks!. That's right Jimmy, I'm talking about you. Here are your weekend subway changes, courtesy of the MTA. Trains that won't play you as much are the D, the G, and the S.


Odell Beckham, Jr.'s Puppies Up For Adoption In Monmouth County

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, NJ — Where better to begin your life as a young pup than rural Monmouth County, New Jersey? Perhaps that's why New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. chose a Millstone-based pet resort as the locale where his female Presa Canario (Canary Mastiff) delivered her litter of