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Toms River Woman Charged In Heroin-Cocaine Ring: Prosecutor

BARNEGAT, NJ — A Toms River woman was among four people arrested Tuesday on heroin and cocaine charges during a raid on Barnegat home following a drug distribution investigation, the Ocean County prosecutor's office said.


4 Arrested In Ocean County SWAT Drug Raid: Prosecutor

Four people from Ocean County were arrested for possessing in distributing drugs, including heroin and cocaine, after a SWAT Team raided a Barnegat home Tuesday, the county prosecutor's office announced. Detectives found 1,250 glassine envelopes of heroin and about 20 grams of cocaine, the prosecuto


New Jersey lawmakers agree on $15 minimum wage legislation

TRENTON — Legislative Democrats announced Thursday they have reached an agreement to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 an hour. Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said the legislation would raise the minimum wage over the course of five years, i


Your Complete Guide To The Polar Plunge In Seaside Heights 2019

Matt Ryan so kindly put together the Polar Bear Plunge Guide for 2019 at the Jersey Shore but coming up is the biggest plunge at the shore by far -- the Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside Heights.


Police Break Up Drug Distribution Location

OCEAN COUNTY – A two-month investigation led to the shutdown of a drug manufacturing facility, police said. The following were arrested and are presumed innocent until proven guilty:


Ocean County Woman Killed In Freehold Collision

FREEHOLD – A 76-year old Lakewood woman was fatally injured and her passenger was critically injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Freehold yesterday, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.


Brick’s Koi Asian Fusion Is Expanding Into Toms River

One of the things that I love about living in Ocean County is the number of really good sushi restaurants, and one of those is preparing to open a second location. Brick's Koi Asian Fusion Lounge just announced that they're expanding into Toms River and will be offering a whole cultural experience.


Fire Heavily Damages Brick Family's Home

BRICK, NJ — A Brick Township family was forced from its home Thursday afternoon when a fire tore through the house and caused significant damage. Black smoke coming from a home on Sunset Road was reported about 1:30 p.m., Brick Sgt. James Kelly said. Patrolmen Robert Heschle and Chris Newlund began


Mantoloking Road In Brick Closed Due To Fire

BRICK, NJ — Brick Township police are urging motorists to avoid Mantoloking Road, which is closed Thursday afternoon due to a structure fire. Police said the road is closed between Community Drive and London Road.


Retired New Jersey Cop Fatally Shoots Self at Police Department After Arrest

A retired police lieutenant fatally shot himself inside a police headquarters in New Jersey after he was arrested over a domestic violence incident. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says 58-year-old Patrick Montella, who was a retired Newark's police officer, was being processed Tuesday at the B


Could Great Wolf Lodge Be Coming To Ocean County?

Could the World Famous Great Wolf Lodge be adding a new property in Ocean County?. "This would be, probably, the best thing we ever had to come to Little Egg Harbor" ~ Linda Famie.


Ocean County Prosecutor restores ‘Strike Team’ name; Vows to hunt down narcotics dealers

Ocean County Prosecutor Billhimer: I have reorganized the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Group and restored its original name: the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Narcotics Strike Force. This renaming and reorganization includes personnel changes and a re-dedication to aggressively pu


These are the Monmouth-Ocean Towns that Have Banned Legal Weed

There's still a lot of debate over legalized marijuana in New Jersey. While all signs point to the eventual ok on recreational weed, some Monmouth and Ocean County towns are already saying 'no.'


New Jersey’s Best Pizzeria Is Here In Ocean County

Now this is a gig that I wouldn't mind signing up for - finding the best pizzerias in each of New Jersey's 21 counties. Sure, you'll put a couple miles on the car (and a couple inches on your waist), but eating your way through the Garden State's pizza landscape? Sign me up!


What Caused this Giant Hole on a Jersey Shore Beach?

Two sisters from Toms River were shocked to find this sight while taking their usual walk. According to reporting from New Jersey Advanced Media, Nora and Jean Muchanic stumbled upon this crater on Silver Beach in Toms River Friday morning.


Coal not meteorite found at New Jersey beach by fmr. Action News reporter

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (WPVI) -- A former Action News reporter and her sister have come to the bottom of a mystery in Ocean County, New Jersey. Nora Muchanic says she was walking with her sister Jean on Silver Beach around 4 p.m. Friday when they came across a crater in the sand.


Ocean County measles outbreak declared over but risk remains

LAKEWOOD — Ocean County's measles outbreak is considered to be over. The number of cases remained at 33 since since Nov. 30 with no new confirmations for two incubation periods, or 42 days, according to Dan Regyne, the public health coordinator for the Ocean County Health Department. One remaining c


Todd Frazier, TR Teachers Union Chief Urge Passage Of Referendum

TOMS RIVER, NJ — Scott Campbell says he has gotten so used to the effects of rain and a leaky roof on his classroom that he can pinpoint which ceiling tile will get soaked and eventually crumble and fall.


Police chase after officer dragged 50 feet following New Jersey dine and dash

CLIFTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A dine-and-dash case in New Jersey led to a police officer being dragged about 50 feet by a fleeing car, which prompted a chase that involved several accidents.


BREAKING: Arrest made in connection with stabbing, carjacking in Lakewood; 2 still at large

The Lakewood Police Department has arrested one of the individuals involved in the carjacking earlier this week, police said. On the evening of January 13th, Engel Paulino was approached by three masked men who proceeded to forcibly remove him from his 2007 BMW on East Spruce Street. During the stru