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Avoid Route 530 In Manchester Due To Crash: Police

MANCHESTER, NJ - Manchester Township police are urging motorists to avoid the area of Route 530/Lacey Road on Sunday afternoon following a motor vehicle accident. Police sent a Nixle alert about 3:45 p.m. warning of the eastbound closure. There were no details immediately released about the crash.

PATCH - 2018-03-18 19:59:46

Lavallette Police Searching for Man Involved in Theft

The suspect in a theft in Lavallette, March 16, 2018. (Photo: Lavallette PD) Lavallette police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man wanted in connection with a theft that occurred Friday. According to police, the man pictured in this story is alleged to have committed a theft (details

SHOREBEAT.COM - 2018-03-17 17:45:42

2 injured in Route 47 crash

DENNIS TOWNSHIP - A two car crash on Route 47 sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries, state police said. At 7:27 p.m., troopers received a call about the crash near Tyler Road. Lt. Theodore Schafer said a Corvette and a grey Ford F150 pick up truck collided on the roadway. The Ocean

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-03-18 00:43:00

Seaside Official Suspended From Job After Accident Cover-up

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - Todd M. Genty, the borough's Parking Authority director, has been suspended without pay from his job after he was charged with striking a bicyclist with a borough vehicle and then trying to cover up the incident, according to app.com. Borough Attorney George R. Gilmore confirme

PATCH - 2018-03-18 15:23:04

Toms River murder: Drug supplier executed over debt, prosector says

Sevon Hill, charged in the murder in Toms River of Steven Stallworth, appears for his detention hearing before Judge Wendel E. Daniels at the Ocean County Justice Complex in Toms River, NJ Friday, March 16, 2018. Tanya Breen TOMS RIVER - A drug dealer owed his supplier between $10,000 and $40,000,


Brick Schools Getting Increased Police Presence, Chief Says

BRICK, NJ - As the national conversation about how to protects students and staff members continues, in Brick Township authorities and the school district have been meeting to discuss what steps can be taken to make the schools more secure. At the Board of Education meeting earlier this month, princ

PATCH - 2018-03-18 22:35:17

Toms River To Honor WOBM's Bob Levy With Street Name

TOMS RIVER, NJ - Bob Levy often joked that he would be forgotten when he was no longer alive. Toms River officials are taking steps to ensure that doesn't happen. The WOBM radio host and icon, who died March 1, will be honored with a plaque on Robbins Street, after the Township Council approved a re

PATCH - 2018-03-18 23:42:26

Structure Fire In Brick, Avoid Chambersbridge Road: Sheriff

BRICK, NJ - Authorities are urging motorists to avoid the area of Chambersbridge Road near the post office due to a structure fire on Ovation Way. The Ocean County Sheriff's Office issued a Nixle alert, saying multiple fire units are on the scene at a structure fire. Ovation Way is the road where th

PATCH - 2018-03-17 16:17:32

Prosecutor: Drug deal debt led to murder of township man

BRICK TOWNSHIP - An alleged drug supplier was fatally shot in a dispute over money owed him by one of his alleged dealers, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said. According to Al Della Fave, a spokesperson for the prosecutor's office, Superior Court Judge Wendel E. Daniels on Friday ordered Sevon

STARNEWSGROUP.COM - 2018-03-17 18:21:53

Controlled Burns Slated For Parts Of Ocean County Today

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - Don't be alarmed today if you see large plumes of smoke in some wooded areas and forests, especially in the sprawling Pine Barrens in southern New Jersey. The New Jersey State Forest Fire Service is doing the burns in several areas of Ocean County today. The prescribed burns, also

PATCH - 2018-03-17 16:32:18

St. Patrick's Day Sobriety Check in Belmar/Neptune Area on Tap by State Police

BELMAR, NJ - Giving no details on location and time, New Jersey State Police plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, March 17 in the area of Belmar and Neptune Township, The state police made the announcement on its Facebook page, alerting motorists that state troopers will be pulling ov

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-17 11:52:00

Seaside Heights Police Vehicle Struck Bicyclist...What Happened Next Was Bizarre and Criminal

Seaside School Board Member, Parking Enforcement Supervisor Hit Bicyclist, Yelled, Cussed, Later Gave Bike Out of Police Evidence Storage in Return Genty also serves as President of the Seaside Heights Board of Education by Al DellaFave, OCPO SEASIDE HEIGHTS-Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronat


Toms River, Seaside Heights Men Charged in Murder of Brick Man

Sevon Hill, 24, of Toms River and Shakar Barksdale, a.k.a. "Anthony" Barksdale. (Photo: Ocean County Jail) Two men, from Seaside Heights and Toms River, have been charged in the murder of a Brick Township man in a Toms River apartment building. Sevon Hill, 24, of Toms River and Shakar Barksdale, als


2 men arrested in Toms River murder

TOMS RIVER - Two men have been arrested on murder, drug and weapons charges in a fatal shooting at an apartment complex, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced. Sevon Hill, 24, of Toms River, and Shakar "Anthony" Barksdale, 24, of Seaside Heights, each were charged with one count of mu


Brick Man Charged in Herbertsville Road Hit-and-Run

Brick Twp. Police car. (Photo: Daniel Nee) A Brick Township man has been charged in the hit-and-run incident early Wednesday morning that resulted in serious injuries to another township man who was a pedestrian. Michael Beilis, 75, of Brick, was charged in the 5:15 a.m. accident at the corner of He


Affordable housing: Judge says NJ towns like Toms River must build 155K more homes

Roberts Mobile Home Park residents were once surrounded by woodlands but now find themselves surrounded by construction equipment as approximately 1,400 news housing units are added to their area. STAFF PHOTO BY PETER ACKERMAN Peter Ackerman In a ruling that could shape the way towns across the sta


Brick Police Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver

Brick police are searching for a driver who struck a pedestrian on Herbertsville Road, leaving him with a serious head injury. The accident occurred Wednesday between 4 and 5 a.m. near the intersection of Herbertsville and Maple Avenue. According to police, the vehicle fled the scene after striking


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


4 Powerball tickets worth $50K each sold in N.J.

While no one across the country hit Wednesday's $417.3 million jackpot, four worth $50,000 were sold in New Jersey. The tickets matched four numbers plus the Powerball and were sold at the following stores: Speedy Mart on Somerdale Road in the Blackwood section of Gloucester TownshipShopRite Wines &