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Brick Storm Update: Closings, Cancellations And More

BRICK, NJ -- Brick Township officials were reminding residents to get vehicles off the streets amid a winter storm that is expected to blanket much of New Jersey with a foot of snow. The massive nor'easter prompted a declaration of a state of emergency by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday evening, as road

PATCH - 2018-03-21 05:55:38

NJ weather: What we know so far about the double nor'easter

Embed x Share CLOSE NJ WEATHER: DOUBLE NOR'EASTER TO SLAM THE JERSEY SHORE NJ Snowstorm: Supplies flying off the shelf | 0:39 At The Hardware Store in Asbury Park the owner says he can't bring in spring inventory yet because of the demand for snow supplies. Austin Bogues, staff 1 of 9 Skip in Skip

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-21 09:10:28

Twice-convicted bank robbery admits yet another heist

A 52-year-old man with two previous bank robbery convictions admitted Monday he did it a third time last summer. Martin Racioppi, of Momouth Beach, faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced July 10, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a statement. Racioppi pleaded guilty Monday in federal c

NJ.COM - 2018-03-21 12:13:15

Ocean County Mall owner will redevelop Sears building

Embed x Share CLOSE WHAT'S GOING THERE IN MONMOUTH AND OCEAN? Applebee's tries to fight back with redesign | 0:41 Applebee's unveiled a redesign at its Toms River restaurant, part of a strategy by the chain to fight off competition. MICHAEL L. DIAMOND 1 of 17 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE WHAT

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-21 18:05:18

Does this man make the best pizza in New Jersey?

Soon after Dan Richer graduated Rutgers University, he took a two-week trip to Italy - and came back home deeply puzzled as to why the food abroad "tasted so good, like nothing I ever tasted in New Jersey." Determined to figure it out, Richer consulted countless cookbooks, watched cooking shows inc

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 12:00:01

New Jersey Snow Totals, Town-By-Town - 3/21/18

Nearly 3 inches of snow fell in parts of NJ on Wednesday morning. See the list of the town-by-town snow totals below; come back to check. Another nor'easter snowstorm was leaving its mark in New Jersey on Wednesday morning. Nearly 3 inches of snow fell in some parts of the state already (check for

PATCH - 2018-03-21 05:25:36

Lakewood Schools Cancel Classes For Wednesday

LAKEWOOD, NJ - The Lakewood Public School District will be closed for Wednesday, March 21, due to the ongoing winter storm. The district had two snow days in January when the first big storm of the winter dropped a foot of snow and the last day of school had tentatively been set for June 20. Wednesd

PATCH - 2018-03-21 00:55:14

NJ police brutality: State targets bad cops after Press investigation

Miguel Feliz was kicked by Jersey City police officers after Feliz's car was hit by a suspect police had been chasing, according to Feliz's attorney. Andrew Ford Following an Asbury Park Press investigation into police brutality that exposed the lack of oversight of rogue cops, the state attorney g

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-20 19:00:05

Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

NJ weather: Snowy nor'easter set to bury the Shore

It was a mere 24 hours ago that the Jersey Shore was wringing its collective hands over the prospect of 3 to 6 inches of snow from yet another nor'easter. Those were simpler times. The latest forecast has now essentially maxed out snow totals as a direct hit seems inevitable. Freehold, for example,

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-20 12:45:30

No Going Out Of Business Sales At Eatontown Toys R Us Store, Yet

EATONTOWN, NJ - Hold your horses. If you were planning on heading down to the Toys R Us store here at 137 Route 35 North for some liquidation sales deals, you'll have to wait, for now. The manager at the store, who gave her name only as Susan, said the only sales going on at the store right now are


HERE WE SNOW AGAIN: Dangerous storm threatens heavy accumulations of wind driven sleet and snow

BUCKS COUNTY >> The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday evening for Lower Bucks County, Berks County and western Montgomery County in Pennsylvania, and Mercer County and western Monmouth counties in New Jersey, including the towns of Freehold,


Resident alleges discrimination in Long Branch, claims city favors Jews in lawsuit

LONG BRANCH - Alphonse Edouard, a condo owner, is suing the city and its tax assessor, alleging they violated his federal civil rights regarding the taxes on his home. The city denies the allegations put forth by Edouard in his federal lawsuit, which is being heard in U.S. District Court in Trenton

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-03-19 20:47:00

Lakewood party fight puts one man in hospital

LAKEWOOD - A township man was hospitalized after getting into an early morning argument outside a party Sunday, police said. The other combatant hit him in the head with a landscape rock. Police Officer Caitlyn Kicki went to a Cross Street home around 3:20 a.m. Sunday "in reference to an assault tha


Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

15 great N.J. food towns that no one knows about

Look, we all know the heavy hitters when it comes to N.J. dining destinations: Montclair, Newark, Red Bank, Jersey City, Morristown, Cape May, Ridgewood, Asbury Park, Hoboken, Princeton, Atlantic City, Collingswood, New Brunswick. Did we miss anyone? But what about the cities and towns that never ge


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


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


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


Pair Are Charged as Dealers

Two women were charged with felony possession of cocaine with intent to sell and drug paraphernalia on March 6, following an East Hampton Town police traffic stop on Route 114, near Toilsome Lane. According to police, Joseline Lizano-Mairena, 25, of Sag Harbor was behind the wheel of a 2006 BMW whe