Breaking News from Jackson NJ

Find the latest Jackson NJ News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

NJ weather: Snowy nor'easter set to bury the Shore

It was a mere 24 hours ago that the Jersey Shore was wringing its collective hands over the prospect of 3 to 6 inches of snow from yet another nor'easter. Those were simpler times. The latest forecast has now essentially maxed out snow totals as a direct hit seems inevitable. Freehold, for example,

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-20 12:45:30

Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

Lakewood party fight puts one man in hospital

LAKEWOOD - A township man was hospitalized after getting into an early morning argument outside a party Sunday, police said. The other combatant hit him in the head with a landscape rock. Police Officer Caitlyn Kicki went to a Cross Street home around 3:20 a.m. Sunday "in reference to an assault tha

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-19 16:19:32

Skeletal remains found in Jackson woods

JACKSON - Police are investigating skeletal remains found in the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area, according to a source close to the investigation. Investigators ventured about 60 feet into a wooded area near South Stump Tavern Road on Monday and emptied 5-gallon, orange-colored buckets whi

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-20 00:26:53

Stafford Police Charge Manahawkin Woman With Vehicle Thefts

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ - Police recently arrested a Manahawkin woman for stealing a unlocked Hyundi Elantra and a Honda Accord on two separate days from homes in the Ocean Acres section of the township, Lt. James R. Vaughn said. Police responded to a report of a stolen motor vehicle in the area of Le

PATCH - 2018-03-19 19:45:54

HERE WE SNOW AGAIN: Dangerous storm threatens heavy accumulations of wind driven sleet and snow

BUCKS COUNTY >> The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday evening for Lower Bucks County, Berks County and western Montgomery County in Pennsylvania, and Mercer County and western Monmouth counties in New Jersey, including the towns of Freehold,

BUCKSLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 20:18:00

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Two Stolen Cars Found Being Driven In Holmdel, Police Say

HOLMDEL, NJ - It was a busy weekend in Holmdel Township! Local police say they recovered not one, but two allegedly stolen vehicles being driven in Holmdel in two separate incidents. One of the cars was stolen out of Toms River, and the other was reported stolen out of Hazlet. In the first incident,

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:56:55

Structure Fire In Brick, Avoid Chambersbridge Road: Sheriff

BRICK, NJ - Authorities are urging motorists to avoid the area of Chambersbridge Road near the post office due to a structure fire on Ovation Way. The Ocean County Sheriff's Office issued a Nixle alert, saying multiple fire units are on the scene at a structure fire. Ovation Way is the road where th


St. Patrick's Day Sobriety Check in Belmar/Neptune Area on Tap by State Police

BELMAR, NJ - Giving no details on location and time, New Jersey State Police plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, March 17 in the area of Belmar and Neptune Township, The state police made the announcement on its Facebook page, alerting motorists that state troopers will be pulling ov


Lavallette Police Searching for Man Involved in Theft

The suspect in a theft in Lavallette, March 16, 2018. (Photo: Lavallette PD) Lavallette police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a theft that occurred Friday. According to police, the man pictured in this story is alleged to have committed a theft (details


Controlled Burns Slated For Parts Of Ocean County Today

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - Don't be alarmed today if you see large plumes of smoke in some wooded areas and forests, especially in the sprawling Pine Barrens in southern New Jersey. The New Jersey State Forest Fire Service is doing the burns in several areas of Ocean County today. The prescribed burns, also


Toms River murder: Drug supplier executed over debt, prosector says

Sevon Hill, charged in the murder in Toms River of Steven Stallworth, appears for his detention hearing before Judge Wendel E. Daniels at the Ocean County Justice Complex in Toms River, NJ Friday, March 16, 2018. Tanya Breen TOMS RIVER - A drug dealer owed his supplier between $10,000 and $40,000,


Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint in Neptune

NEPTUNE - Police briefly locked down Summerfield Elementary School on Green Grove Road as they arrested a 16-year-old on charges of armed robbery involving a taxi driver. Police said they responded to the 600 block of Highland Avenue Friday morning to reports of a taxi driver who had been robbed at


Seaside Heights Police Vehicle Struck Bicyclist...What Happened Next Was Bizarre and Criminal

Seaside School Board Member, Parking Enforcement Supervisor Hit Bicyclist, Yelled, Cussed, Later Gave Bike Out of Police Evidence Storage in Return Genty also serves as President of the Seaside Heights Board of Education by Al DellaFave, OCPO SEASIDE HEIGHTS-Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronat


2 injured in Route 47 crash

DENNIS TOWNSHIP - A two car crash on Route 47 sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries, state police said. At 7:27 p.m., troopers received a call about the crash near Tyler Road. Lt. Theodore Schafer said a Corvette and a grey Ford F150 pick up truck collided on the roadway. The Ocean


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


2 men arrested in Toms River murder

TOMS RIVER - Two men have been arrested on murder, drug and weapons charges in a fatal shooting at an apartment complex, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced. Sevon Hill, 24, of Toms River, and Shakar "Anthony" Barksdale, 24, of Seaside Heights, each were charged with one count of mu


4 Powerball tickets worth $50K each sold in N.J.

While no one across the country hit Wednesday's $417.3 million jackpot, four worth $50,000 were sold in New Jersey. The tickets matched four numbers plus the Powerball and were sold at the following stores: Speedy Mart on Somerdale Road in the Blackwood section of Gloucester TownshipShopRite Wines &


Brick Man Charged in Herbertsville Road Hit-and-Run

Brick Twp. Police car. (Photo: Daniel Nee) A Brick Township man has been charged in the hit-and-run incident early Wednesday morning that resulted in serious injuries to another township man who was a pedestrian. Michael Beilis, 75, of Brick, was charged in the 5:15 a.m. accident at the corner of He