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Jersey Shore liquor store burned by fire
The Ocean County Scanner News Facebook page reported fire companies from Barnegat, Lanoka Harbor, Stafford, and Toms River assisted Waretown.
Waretown Buy Rite fire damages Route 9 liquor store
Buy Photo(Photo: Alex Gecan/Staff photo)WARETOWN -- An overnight fire at a Route 9 liquor store left visible damage on the building Monday morning.There was significant damage visible on the the roof of the Buy Rite when an Asbury Park Press reporter visited the scene at daybreak Monday. Find photos
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.
$1M Powerball ticket sold at N.J. deli
The winner purchased the lucky ticket at Friendly Deli on New Jersey Avenue in Absecon, state lottery officials said Monday. Saturday's winning numbers were9, 45, 57, 58 and 65. The Power Ball drawn was9with a multiplier of2x.
Thresher sharks caught off Atlantic City, Ventnor
Marine biologist Michele Grimaldi, who was attending the event, rushed over with about five others to make sure the shark was released properly.
Lakewood July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide
LAKEWOOD, NJ — If you're wondering what's happening to celebrate the Fourth of July in Lakewood and around the area, here's when and where you can expect to see fireworks in the area (weather permitting, of course).
Party post leads to fights, intoxication at Jersey Shore
Cars that were packed to capacity arrived from all over, and local officials were overwhelmed. They say anywhere from 5,000 to 10,000 people were in the vicinity, on the boardwalk and beach.
Hot dog stand owner hurt in crash remains hospitalized, fundraisers planned
AGoFundMewith a goal of $15,000 was set up by friends and family ofGerald LaCrosse,73, a councilman in Beachwood and owner of the Wunder Weiner stand in Berkeley Township.
Ocean County drug bust: 8 arrested, 650 heroin folds seized
Authorities made a series of arrests Thursday evening after surveilling a meeting between the eight suspects at a home on Greenwood Loop in Brick. After the meeting broke up, police searched the home and pulled over four vehicles across the county — resulting in eight arrests, according to a news re
DWI/Distracted Driving Checkpoint Slated For Route 9 In Berkeley
The initiative comes only days after a horrific accident where adriverplowed into a utility pole, then destroyed Der Wunder Weiner, a local business and severely injured the owner, a Beachwood Councilman
Toms River Area July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide
TOMS RIVER, NJ — If you're wondering what's happening to celebrate the Fourth of July in Toms River and around the area, here's when and where you can expect to see fireworks in the area (weather permitting, of course).
Manchester Man Charged Amid Drug Raid In Brick: OCPO
BRICK, NJ — Eight people from across Ocean County, including three from Brick, have been arrested as part of an investigation into drug distribution in the county, authorities announced Friday.
Crash Disrupting Parkway Traffic South In Toms River
TOMS RIVER, NJ — A crash Friday afternoon has resulted in the closure of the right lane southbound on the Garden State Parkway, just north of the Toms River toll plaza, according to511nj.org, the state's traffic website.
OC Prosecutors, Toms River and Brick Police tag-team to foil drug trade
Together law enforcement confiscated a loaded 380 semi-automatic handgun, 650 wax folds of suspect heroin, quantities of suspect cocaine, MDMA/Molly and marijuana.
Couple Faces Drug Charges After Route 70 DWI Stop: Lakehurst PD
LAKEHURST, NJ — Two Mays Landing residents are facing drug charges after police found heroin, Percocet, cocaine and marijuana in their car following a motor vehicle stop in Lakehurst last weekend, police said.
Driver Of Vehicle That Destroyed The Wunder Weiner Facing Charges
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, NJ Thedriverof the car that demolished the popular Der Wunder Weiner and badly injured owner Gerald LaCrosse has been charged with six motor vehicle violations, according to the police report.
Jellyfish With Painful Sting Found In New Jersey River
The DEP is urging the public to be careful in areas where the jellyfish are suspected. Anyone wading through these areas, especially near aquatic vegetation, should take precautions, such as wearing boots or waders to protect themselves. Swimming near lifeguarded beaches is recommended.
Wunder Wiener crash driver 'may have fallen asleep': Police
The Monday morning crash left the owner of the hot dog stand, 74-year-old Gerald LaCrosse of Beachwood, fighting for his life.
Four Caught In Rip Current At Unguarded Island Beach Rescued
"There is no such thing as swim at your own risk because someone, lifeguard or not, will attempt to help," the post states. "The water may look calm and beautiful, but to the untrained eye, you do not know where a rip current is. They happen all along the coast and can form quickly. Remember NO LIFE
Hamilton Township police blotter, Feb. 21-28
Thaddeus R. Monroe, 26, of Trenton, was arrested Feb. 24 and charged with carjacking and resisting arrest.