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Long Branch woman's kidney stone led to amputations, $24M verdict

FREEHOLD - A Monmouth County jury on Friday awarded $24 million in damages to a Long Branch woman who went to Monmouth Medical Center with an infected kidney stone and left with both her legs and a hand amputated, her attorney said. After a month-long trial before Superior Court Judge Mara E. Zazzal

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-16 21:10:42

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

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-16 20:35:38

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

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

NJ weather: Snow on first day of spring less likely ... well, maybe

There's good news for everyone who's sick of nasty winter weather: the National Weather Service says it's less likely that a major nor'easter will strike the first day of spring Tuesday. Don't let your guard down yet, though. Forecasters say there is still a lot of uncertainty about the exact track

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-17 15:31:49

Long Branch crash knocks out power to hundreds

LONG BRANCH - An errant car knocked over three utility poles on Route 71 Thursday evening, cutting power to hundreds of city residents, police said. The Department of Transportation reported the crash shortly after 8 p.m. near Park Avenue. Police reported more than 200 people would be without power

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-16 17:24:05

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

PATCH - 2018-03-17 16:17:32

N.J. State Police celebrating St. Patrick's Day -- with DWI checkpoint

The New Jersey State Police will be conducting drunken driving checkpoints in two Jersey Shore towns on St. Patrick's Day, authorities said. Troopers will be setting up a sobriety checkpoint "in the area of Belmar Borough and Neptune Township," a division spokesman said in a statement on the State P

NJ.COM - 2018-03-16 20:00:07

Asbury Lanes should stay closed: Bazley

From the APP Archive: The Asbury Lanes is landmark in Asbury Park. We visited the uber-cool hot spot during the monthly Gay Bowling Night Doug Hood Just after Christmas in 2012, a punk band called The Menzingers played the Asbury Lanes. It was a secret show, announced an hour or so before doors ope

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-17 15:24:27