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Wave of hoax bomb threats made around N.J. and across U.S.
A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings around New Jersey and across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear — but there were no signs of explosives, and authorities said the scare appeared to be a crude extortion attempt.
Multiple bomb threats reported in Monmouth and Ocean counties
A wave of bomb threats made across the United States on Thursday, included several to schools and businesses in Monmouth and Ocean counties, as part of a hoax to extort bitcoins.
In Neptune: 100-Year-Old House to be Demolished
A more than 100-year-old house in Neptune is being demolished to make way for several multipurpose athletic fields. The Township Committee passed a resolution at this week’s meeting awarding a $39,875 contract to Nacirema Demolition and Recycling, based in Matawan, to demolish and remove the debris.
Man who fled after aiming a gun at Asbury Park police now in custody
ASBURY PARK - A Brick man who allegedly pointed a gun at an officer during an investigative stop and later fled from police who were trying to arrest him is now behind bars, according to jail records.
Cash spill on New Jersey highway leads to multiple crashes, chaos during morning commute
Thursday morning might mark the first time a New Jersey commuter preferred to be in a "cash lane." The East Rutherford Police Department said an armored truck spilled cash along the westbound lanes of Route 3 at about 8:30 a.m. -- right during the peak of the morning rush hour.
Alleged Drug Deal Busted Up By Cranford Police
CRANFORD, NJ - A Cranford police officer witnessed a suspected drug transaction which led to a pair of arrests on Dec. 6, authorities said. Detective Spencer Durkin witnessed a suspected drug transaction between the drivers of a 2009 Acura and 2003 Chevrolet in a parking lot of a business on the 300
Long Branch-Eatontown: 5 Nearby Open Houses Coming Up
LONG BRANCH-EATONTOWN, NJ — Shopping around for a house online can feel like a waste of time. Pictures can't always do a house justice, and they can often make a fixer-upper seem more spacious and sparkling than it is in reality. That's where open houses come in handy: No more bumbling around in the
McDonald's gives new look to restaurants around the Jersey Shore
McDonald's is continuing to renovate its restaurants around the Jersey Shore. Twenty six McDonald's restaurants in Monmouth and Ocean counties have seen work so far that has included new exteriors, drive-thru lanes, digital menu boards and new ordering kiosks inside the restaurant.
Monmouth County Prep School Bans Cell Phones During Lunch
LINCROFT, NJ — At a time when many parents are concerned about screen time and how much access their children have to the Internet, a Monmouth County boys' private high school is taking an unusual step: Banning cell phones and laptops during lunchtime.
No Weed Shops in These Ocean and Monmouth County Towns !
"If legalization does happen, these towns would not be able to prevent residents who are at least 21 year old from possessing small amounts of weed and using it in a private residence. But they can prevent marijuana businesses from growing and selling in their limits" NJ.Com.
Armored Truck Spills Cash in New Jersey, and Somehow, $6,000 Is Returned
A door on a Brink’s armored truck malfunctioned and opened on Route 3 in East Rutherford, N.J. The chaos that ensued caused two accidents.Published OnDec. 13, 2018. Thursday’s forecast called for snow in New Jersey, but on one section of highway, something else was swirling through the air: cold, ha
Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees
KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock
State Troopers to Set Up Sobriety Checkpoint in Long Branch Area
In an effort to make our roads safer and reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police will set up a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, December 15, in Belmar,.
Colts Neck murders: Illinois man says Paul Caneiro once threatened his life over a joke
When Mark Bostrom saw the news that Paul Caneiro's brother Keith and his family were murdered in Colts Neck, it took the Illinois man back to the early 1990s when he said Paul Caneiro once threatened his life.
Firefighters battle 3-alarm house fire in Monmouth County
A fire at a large house fire in Red Bank sent plumes of smoke visible for miles while firefighters worked to get the blaze under control. The fire broke out on Rector Place in Red Bank around 8 a.m., neighbor Nick Honachefsky said. Red Bank, Middletown, and Shrewsbury fire departments were on scene.
Judge again tosses Seidle kids $10M lawsuit claims, allows a third attempt
A federal district court judge again threw out the legal claims filed on behalf of the nine children of a former Neptune Township police sergeant who fatally shot their mother.
Alert: South Brunswick police looking for missing 13-year-old
South Brunswick Police are looking for a juvenile male who was reported missing by his family Monday afternoon. The missing person, Razhaan East-Hone, 13, was last seen Sunday night at his residence in Monmouth Junction.
Wanted: Man pointed a gun at Monmouth County cops, police say
ASBURY PARK — A search is underway for a man police say pointed a weapon at officers before fleeing a vehicle that was being investigated. The man was identified as Aamir Morris, 20, of Brick, according to police.
Colts Neck killings: Who will inherit Keith Caneiro’s estate?
Who will inherit the estate of Keith Caneiro, the Colts Neck man who authorities say was killed, along with his wife and two children, by his brother last month?. It may take a court decision to settle that question now that his will is being contested.
Beach access: Surfers balk at Deal's plan to sell Neptune Ave.
DEAL - Beach access advocates claim a plan by borough officials to sell a section of Neptune Avenue to the neighboring homeowner will hurt the public's ability to reach the ocean.