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Long Branch-Eatontown Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

LONG BRANCH-EATONTOWN, NJ — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day.


After Losing NYC, Is Amazon’s Virginia HQ2 Deal Falling Apart, Too?

Last week, Amazon was forced to walk away from its $2.5 billion New York City HQ2 project amid a wave of local protests. The company said it had no plans to look for a New York substitute just yet, meaning that its only hope to carry out the new headquarters project hangs on its other HQ2 site in Ar


Here Are The Jersey Shore’s 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parades

The festivities are right around the corner, with the first St. Patrick's Day parade of the year already coming up on Sunday, March 3rd, with a different St. Pat's celebration every weekend in March.


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.


New Jersey Democrats move forward with plan to get Trump’s tax returns

TRENTON — New Jersey state lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a bill that could force President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns. The Democrat-controlled state Senate voted along partisan lines, 23-11, to advance the measure to the General Assembly. One Democrat did not vote.


Defense Rests In Sarah Stern Murder Trial

The defense rested in the Sarah Stern murder trial Thursday, declaring that accused killer Liam McAtasney will not testify. McAtasney, 21, told Judge Richard English that he's choosing "to remain silent" now that closing statements will be made early next week, according to nj.com.


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


Jersey Shore Events To Keep You Busy This Weekend

Friday, scoot your boots, it’s Country Wine Dancing at Laurita Winery in New Egypt with nonstop line dancing and lessons for all levels throughout the evening. 21 and over, please.


Belmar Police: Pair Arrested on Heroin, Crack Cocaine Trafficking Charges

BELMAR, NJ — A raid by Belmar Police today resulted in the arrest of two persons at the Belmar Motor Lodge on multiple drug charges, including possession and distribution of heroin and crack cocaine.


Queen Latifah to Build Affordable Housing in New Jersey: Report

Actress and hip hop artist Queen Latifah is headed back to her New Jersey roots, according to a published report. The artist plans to build a new affordable housing complex in Newark, but the project comes with a pricey cost.


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.


Woman Admits To Drunk, High Fatal Woodbridge Crash

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A 20-year-old woman from Middletown, NJ pleaded guilty Thursday to a fatal crash that occurred on the Garden State Parkway in Woodbridge last November. According to the Middlesex County prosecutor, the young woman was speeding down the Garden State Parkway south, driving drunk and h


6 Long Branch-Area Clergymen On Church Sex Abuse List

The Diocese of Trenton updated information regarding 30 clergymen "credibly accused" of sexual abuse of minors. Six of the men have connections to the Long Branch and Eatontown areas.


Woman who overdosed while driving New Jersey bus with special needs kids was not assigned driver

A woman who had to be revived with Narcan after she allegedly overdosed while transporting 12 special needs children was reportedly an aide and not the assigned bus driver. Lisa Byrd, 57, was charged with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while impaired and possession of drug


Woman Pleads Guilty in DWI Crash that Killed One Passenger

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Middletown woman is facing a 10-year prison sentence after pleading to charges from a car crash on the Garden State Parkway in Woodbridge that killed one passenger and injured another passenger.


New Jersey driver who killed 3 in alleged drug-fueled gas station crash has history of drug arrests: report

A New Jersey driver who plowed into a gas station while he was allegedly overdosing on drugs, killing a teen and two others on Tuesday, reportedly has a history of reckless driving and drug-related charges.


Deadly crash in New Jersey

PEMBERTON, NJ (WBNG) — Police in New Jersey say winter conditions were a factor in a deadly crash Thursday. Two people were killed when several cars collided in Pemberton, about 30 miles east of Philadelphia.


Belmar Finds Itself in ‘Catch 22’ Predicament to Close Out Millions of Dollars in Projects

BELMAR, NJ — There are 10 grant-funded projects totaling millions of dollars nearing completion in Belmar. But for the borough to collect those state or federal funds, these projects need to be closed out — and that will take money the borough does not have in its coffers, according to officials.


Authorities Seeking Information on Deaths of Two Cats in Asbury Park

FREEHOLD, NJ — The killing of two young cats found on a trash can in Asbury Park earlier this week is under investigation by law enforcement officials. The public is being asked to help identify the individual responsible for the “cruel killing” of the black- and white-colored cats, whose bodies wer


Furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5 million in New Jersey Lottery

BAYONNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New York City park ranger from New Jersey who was furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot.