Ocean County

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Investigators: Gas Leak Gathered In Basement, Caused Explosion That Hurt 15 In South Jersey

Natural gas leaking from an underground main traveled into a New Jersey house, built up in its basement and exploded when it came in contact with an open flame from an appliance, investigators said.

02/25/2015

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Ocean County Woman Arrested For Allegedly Beating 4-Year-Old Child

Rodriguez-Morales was arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Aggravated Assault and Title 9 Child Abuse.

02/25/2015

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15 Injured During Home Explosion In Ocean County

Fifteen people were injured, including six firefighters and seven gas company employees, during a home explosion in Ocean County, New Jersey Tuesday morning, officials said.

02/24/2015

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Woman Found Dead In Snow In South Jersey

Authorities say foul play is not suspected in the death of a woman found outside her neighbor’s home in a southern New Jersey townhome development.

02/15/2015

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Gov. Christie Orders Flags At Half-staff On Friday Following Death Of Ocean County Detective

Christie signed the order on Thursday, which requires the flags be lowered at all State buildings in honor of John Scott Stevens, who lived in Forked River.

01/29/2015

Ocean County Man Involved In Road Rage Incident Reportedly Threatens Other Party With Knife, Glass Bottle

Authorities say a man involved in a road rage incident last year went to the other man’s house over the weekend and threatened him with a knife and a glass bottle.

01/19/2015

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Off-Duty Police Officer Whose Gun Accidentally Discharged Charged With DUI; Friend Wounded

Authorities have charged an off-duty police officer in southern New Jersey with driving under the influence after his weapon accidentally discharged and wounded a friend.

01/16/2015

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Ocean County Police Officer Indicted After Reportedly Letting K-9 Attack Woman Who Was Already In Police Custody

The indictment calls the use of the K-9 “unnecessary, unwarranted and improper.” It also alleges Cherry falsified police reports related to the incident in order to conceal his wrongdoing.

01/14/2015

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Authorities: Man Runs Over Girlfriend 3 Times At NJ Gas Station

Authorities say the attack occurred early Sunday at a gas station on Route 37 in South Jersey

12/28/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By NJ Police Cruiser

A southern New Jersey police officer responding to a call struck and killed a man who was walking on a roadway.

11/09/2014

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New Jersey Judge Suspended Over Conflict Of Interest

A New Jersey state judge who admitted presiding over cases where she had a conflict of interest has been suspended for one month without pay.

11/05/2014

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Flood And Coastal Flood Advisories Issued For NJ Counties

The NWS cautions drivers to avoid areas where the water covers the roadway. The water might be deeper than you think, and it might be deep enough that a car cannot cross safely.

11/01/2014

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2 Years After Sandy, Recovery Process Continues In Toms River

Approaching the second anniversary of Sandy the recovery process is far from complete for homeowners.

10/29/2014

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2 Years After Superstorm Sandy, Rebuilding Continues In Tuckerton

The pictures show just how far they’ve come, but there is still a long road ahead.

10/28/2014

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Mantoloking, Brick Sea Wall 75 Percent Finished

After Superstorm Sandy nearly wiped his town off the map, Mantoloking Councilman Steve Gillingham heard the voices calling for a retreat from vulnerable locations along the coast.

10/21/2014

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