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Belmar Police Identify Body Found Under Boardwalk as Spring Lake Heights Man

BELMAR, NJ — The 39-year-old man whose body was found under the Belmar boardwalk on June 16, has been identified as Christiaan Rose of Spring Lake Heights, according to the Belmar Police Department.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-20 12:06:00

NJ drug ring dealing 10K bags of heroin, a kilo of cocaine a week smashed: prosecutor

On June 8, detectives and police officers raided two places in Neptune seizing about a half a kilogram of cocaine, about 6,250 bags of heroin, a stolen .40 caliber, semi-automatic handgun and over $35,000 in cash, authorities said.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-20 22:10:00

Teen accomplice in killing of Asbury Park boy charged as adult

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said the teen, identified as Jah-Del Birch, will make his first appearance in Superior Court on Thursday to face charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a handgun and aggravated ass

NJ1015.COM - 2018-06-20 11:17:26

8-year-old boy disappears while swimming at beach

The child and his 11-year-old brother, both of Hempstead, had been swimming unsupervised near Ocean Beach Park off Edwards Boulevard at around 6 p.m. Tuesday before they became separated, officials said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-06-20 15:42:22

Deaths Of Two Men Found In Long Branch Home Still A Mystery

But the circumstances and the cause of the deaths of Gerald Scarano, 63, and Harold Kelly, 48, are still unknown.

PATCH - 2018-06-19 16:27:43

Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Arthur Rosen puzzled over the photocopied sheet of paper listing all sorts of exotic bets on baseball games, including one in which the number of runs scored and hits made in Tuesday night's New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners game had to exceed 29."I lived in Vegas 20 years and

AP - 2018-06-20 04:11:05

Neptune High School student charged as an adult in 10-year-old's murder

FREEHOLD – A 16-year-old Neptune High School student, arrested in connection to the February murder of a 10-year-old boy in his Ridge Avenue home, was charged Tuesday as an adult in the killing, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-20 03:41:00

Wall July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

WALL, NJ — If you're wondering what's happening to celebrate the Fourth of July in Wall and around the area, here's when and where you can expect to see fireworks (weather permitting, of course).

PATCH - 2018-06-20 19:47:31

10-year-old boy disappears while swimming at beach

The massive search for the 10-year-old boy who vanished while swimming off Long Beach, Long Island, was suspended Wednesday after authorities combed through the area for 22 hours and found no sign of the child, officials said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-06-20 15:42:22

Asbury Park murder: more details could unfold at hearings in Thanksgiving Eve slaying

Detention hearings Monday in Superior Court, Freehold for two of the defendants, Asbury Park brothers 36-year-old Steven and 33-year-old Michael Taylor, were adjourned until Wednesday.


Middlesex County July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Want your 4th of July fun to last seven days? Then bring your family and join in Middlesex County's "Revolutionary Celebration" for 2018!

PATCH - 2018-06-19 20:01:34

Belmonte's in Asbury Park welcomes its customers as friends

In Asbury Park, a city of ever-changing food, Italian staple Belmonte's Ristorante is the place to try.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-20 11:00:00

NJ doesn't pay water bill; Asbury Park child protection office closed

Sal Martino of Spring Lake relaxes with his dog Sammy, an English Bulldog, on the Asbury Park boardwalk.Doug HoodFullscreen

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-20 00:21:00

Circus Drive-In crabs sign was never stolen after all: Police

WALL - The search for a missing sign from the now-demolished Circus Drive-In restaurant is over and, as it turned out, it had not been stolen, as police had earlier believed.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-20 14:48:00

2 Big Lottery Winners – Including $1M Ticket – At Jersey Shore

The winning ticket from Saturday night's Powerball drawing was sold at Friendly Deli, 151 New Jersey Ave., Absecon in Atlantic County. The winning numbers for the Saturday drawing were: 09, 45, 57, 58 and 65. The Red Power Ball number was 09. The Multiplier number was 02.

PATCH - 2018-06-19 14:25:35

Teenage boy to be tried as adult in child's shooting death

Monmouth County prosecutors say 16-year-old Jah-Del Birch, of Neptune Township, faces murder, conspiracy, aggravated assault, and weapons charges stemming from the Feb. 21 shooting at an Asbury Park home. He's due to make his next court appearance on Thursday, and it wasn't known Wednesday if he's r

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-06-20 11:01:10

Fights break out on Seaside boardwalk after social-media planned party draws thousands

Last weekend, Ocean City police announced they were increasing enforcement after learning of a party dubbed #BeachSeries2K18 being advertised for the resort town through Twitter and . After, police reported no increased presence in the town.


71-year-old woman dies in high-rise fire

A woman died early Monday morning in a Queens high-rise fire, authorities said.The blaze started around 2:10 a.m. in an apartment on the 15th floor of the 25-story building at 7-11 Seagirt Ave. in Far Rockaway.The 71-year-old woman, whose identity has been withheld pending family notification, was f


Sarah Stern murder: Defense needs more time to investigate

Over the objection of prosecutors asking for a speedy trial, English declined to give Diaz-Cobo a deadline to turn over the results of his investigation to the state. Instead, he scheduled another conference in the case for July 30.


Report: Police identify two men found dead in Long Branch

reported Friday that the two men were identified as locally known real estate agent Gerald "Jerry" Scarano, 63, and Harold Kelly, 48. Authorites said the two men were "known to each other" but did not give more details.