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School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing in New Jersey

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest.


Belmar’s New Special Operations Director to Streamline Full Season of Events

BELMAR, NJ —As Belmar prepares for its summer season, Frank Cinelli is now in place as the borough’s special operations director — a role that puts him in charge of ensuring that it’s smooth sailing ahead for all events and activities.


Man says he saw Sarah Stern on morning after authorities say she was strangled by friend

A witness in the Sarah Stern murder trial testified Wednesday that he saw the missing woman the morning after authorities say she was strangled by her childhood friend and then tossed over a Jersey Shore bridge in 2016.


Lawmakers Reach Deal For Legal Recreational Marijuana in NJ

The Garden State could become the next state to legalize recreational marijuana use under a deal stricken by state lawmakers. State Sen. Nichalos Scutari said that Governor Phil Murphy and state assembly leaders have come to agreements on portions of a proposal to legalize pot.


Possible Serial Cat Killer Sought In Asbury Park Area: Prosecutor

Authorities want to know why at least two cats have been found dead in the Asbury Park area this week – and who may be responsible for this "cruel killing." The two young male, black and white cats, both about a year old, were found dead in a garbage can near the 1200 block of Grand Avenue in Asbury


Cats are being ‘cruelly killed’ in Asbury Park, cops say

ASBURY PARK — Police are looking for who is responsible for killing at least two cats in the city. The young male cats were found on top of a trash can along Grand Avenue on Monday about a block from Sunset Park, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni, who said that the c


Monmouth County Town Trying To Keep People Off Beach, Suit Says

A Monmouth County town has been sued by beach access avocates who say the community is trying to keep people off its shores. The American Littoral Society has filed the lawsuit in state Superior Court, according to nj.com, after the Deal Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 in December to authorize the


Good Samaritan, Wall Police Save Man's Life

WALL, NJ — A pair of Wall Township police officers and a Good Samaritan are receiving praise for their efforts that saved the life of a man who collapsed at a Wall grocery store earlier this month.


Lawmakers Want To Stop The Next Amazon Deal Before It's Made

NEW YORK — Amazon's messy breakup with New York has some lawmakers ready to swear off corporations. State legislators have introduced a bill that would end the practice of luring companies to the Empire State with tailor-made subsidies.


Monmouth County Officials Urge Caution During The Storm

The Monmouth County Department of Public Works and Engineering has prepared the 1000 lane miles of County roads for the 2-4 inches of snow expected today, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone said in an announcement.


Police: 2 people dead after vehicle crash in New Jersey

PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — Police say two people have died in a crash amid a winter storm in New Jersey. Pemberton Township Police Capt. Dave Kinney said Wednesday that authorities responded about midday to news of a crash on West Hampton Street in the southern New Jersey borough of Pemberton.


Sister speaks out after brother, nephew killed in New Jersey DWI crash

WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver in a multi-vehicle crash that killed three people in New Jersey has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and driving while intoxicated, among several other charges, while the family members and loved ones of the victims struggle to come to grips with their


Firefighters save dog from a sinkhole in Monmouth County

SHREWSBURY — A dog was saved on Monday from a sinkhole by borough firefighters. The Shrewsbury Hose Company responded to the call of a sinkhole formed in a landscape bed on Corn Lane.


NJ man admits following 3 women home to rob them at knifepoint

A Howell man admitted in court to following three women home from stores in Monmouth and Ocean counties last year with plans to rob them at knifepoint. Tristan Reyes, 20, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of first-degree attempted armed robbery and one count of third-degree attempted burglary


Predator stalked N.J. women, tailing them home from stores armed with a blade, and now he’s going to prison for it

A Howell man admitted Tuesday that he followed women home from stores last year with the intention of robbing them at knifepoint. Tristan Reyes, 20, plead guilty to two counts of attempted armed robbery and one count of attempted burglary, and faces a 15 years in state prison, according to a release


Multiple Departments Respond to House Fire in Neptune

NEPTUNE – The Neptune Township Office of Emergency Management along with multiple other agencies responded to a residential structure fire on Friday morning. Emergency personnel responded to the home on Myrtle Avenue just after 9:00am on Friday morning and upon arrival they observed heavy smoke and


Belmar Elementary School, Several Sending Districts on Early Dismissal

BELMAR, NJ — Due to the approaching storm, Belmar Elementary School will be closing early at 12:05 p.m. today. Parents and guardians are asked to make arrangements to have their children picked up by that time. If a child walks home, please send in a note or email your child’s teacher giving permiss


Another hate group identified in New Jersey, targeting young, college-educated white men

The number of hate groups operating in New Jersey rose by one last year, according to a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. Eighteen hate groups were active in the state in 2018, up from 17 the year before.


Raccoon In Belmar Tested Positive For Rabies: Police

A raccoon that had attacked and killed a pet cat on 13th Avenue in Belmar earlier in February has tested positive for rabies, according to police. It was the second rabid raccoon captured in Belmar this year.


Weather Alert: Four Inches of Snow Possible Today along Jersey Shore

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Snow is expected to arrive later this morning with up to four inches possible along the Jersey Shore before it turns to rain sometime tonight, according to the National Weather Service.