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Belmar bar pays $1.5M to settle 2014 DWI crash that killed Howell woman
Tiffany Soto, 26, of Howell was killed in the 2 a.m. crash, dying from blunt force head trauma and drowning.
Driver who fled Lakewood Police is arrested at the Ocean County Mall
A man who fled Lakewood Police on Sunday is arrested by Toms River Police on Monday at the Ocean County Mall.Lakewood Police requested the assistance of locating "Dominique Holly" on Sunday night who eluded them in a car earlier in the day and an arrest warrant had been issued for the suspect.It was
Suspect Apprehended At The Ocean County Mall | Jersey Shore Online
Dominique Holly was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant from Lakewood. Toms River Police additionally charged him with eluding, obstruction by flight, and other motor vehicle offenses.
Teen Pleads Guilty In Killing Of Asbury Park Boy: Prosecutor
Karon Council, 19, and co-defendant Jah-Del K. Birch, 17, both of Neptune Township, admitted their roles in the shooting death of 10-year-old Yovanni Banos-Merino before Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Richard W. English this week.
6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department
NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili
New stores, restaurants, fitness center planned for revamped Ocean County Mall
TOMS RIVER - New stores, restaurants and a fitness center? That's what's on the way to Ocean County Mall under a redevelopment plan approved unanimously Monday night by the Planning Board.
Top investigator fired after NJ cut $2.6M deals with Lakewood cheats
The story was reported and written by Sergio Bichao and Adam HochronOne of the lead investigators into the prevalent welfare fraud in Lakewood and Ocean County was fired on the same day that officials gave Medicaid cheats as the deadline to turn themselves in.Andrew Poulos, the former supervising in
Lakewood coalition's next step: Hiring professional mediators for help
Professional mediators will soon begin interviewing residents, community leaders, critics and officials to gain an understanding of the township's trouble spots and ultimately craft solutions.Lakewood Neighbors, a coalition that launched last year seeking to bring positive attention to the township,
Howell Woman's Family To Get $1.5M From Bar In Fatal DWI Crash
HOWELL, NJ — The family of a Howell Township woman who was killed in a drunk-driving crash in 2014 has reached a settlement with the bar that served her boyfriend, the driver, according to reports.
Halloween 2018: This is the scariest attraction in New Jersey
Field of Terror, East WindsorScary Rotten Farms, BrickFright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure, JacksonCamp Evans Base of Terror, WallThe Asbury Park Zombie Walk, Asbury ParkHaunted Theater at Brookdale Community College Performing Arts Center, Lincroft section of MiddletownNightmare at Gravity Hill
Lakehurst Swears In Two New Police Officers | Jersey Shore Online
Police Chief Eric Higgins, center, poses with the new officers, Harold Hester and Grant Hofferica. (Photo courtesy Lakehurst Police Department)
Teachers in America: Lakewood teacher's day might surprise you
Teachers around the country expressed frustrations with low pay, little respect for the profession and slim school budgets. Some states face teacher strikes and shortages as a result, but New Jersey is considered among the most supportive states for schools and education.
Lakewood Police Chief Caught in Yostpille Campaign Crossfire
In a campaign mailer sent out by the campaign of Tracie Yostpille for mayor, the NJEA leader, backed by New Jersey’s Democrat power base claimed a photo of a group of Orthodox men at a meeting of “Lakewood Power Brokers” with developers and Jackson Mayor Michael Reina.
Prosecutor: Somerset Man Was High When He Killed Rutgers Student
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A stunning new allegation was made Monday by the Middlesex County prosecutor's office involving a young Rutgers student from Colts Neck who was hit and killed by a car in downtown New Brunswick: The driver who hit him was high on marijuana at the time, the prosecutor's team of de
Funeral Director From Howell In Six Flags' Coffin Challenge
JACKSON, NJ — What does it take to get compete against five other people by spending 30 hours in a coffin? A sense of adventure, a strong dose of humor ... and apparently, knowing your way around a coffin doesn't hurt, either.
2 teens charged with killing 10-year-old boy strike deal to avoid life in prison
Karon Council, 18, and Jah-Del Birch, 17, were each charged with murder in the Feb. 21slaying of Yovanni Banos-Merino, who was in his Asbury Park apartment when Council opened fire at the residence. Council's accomplice, Birch, was with him when the incident occurred. They were each facing 30 years
$1M Powerball ticket bought at N.J. supermarket; 4 other tickets worth $250K
By Jeff Goldman/NJ Advance Media for NJ.comWhile anotherPowerball drawing was held Saturdaywithout anyone hitting the biglotteryjackpot, there was a$1 million ticket sold at a New Jerseysupermarket.The ticket, which matched five numbers plus thePowerballwas sold at Stop & Shop on Lacey Road in the W
Police seek driver after 2 pedestrians struck in Forked River hit-and-run
Around 1:10 a.m. on Sunday, Officer Christopher Meyler responded to the 400 block of Lake Barnegat Drive North and found a 26-year-old male and a 23-year-old female, both residents of the township, who reported to the officer they were struck by a small white SUV that fled the scene, the Lacey Towns
Man faces 8 years for church party shooting that left 1 dead, 2 wounded
Daequan Jackson also pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault for wounding the girls, who were 12 and 16 years old at the time of the Aug. 9, 2016 shooting during a party in the basement of Holy Ghost Tabernacle Ministries on Communipaw Avenue, officials.
Social Security Recipients To See COLA Increase | Jersey Shore Online
TOMS RIVER – While a 2.8 percent increase in Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Ocean County seniors relying on Social Security is a positive step, it is not enough, according to Ocean County Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari.