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Deadly Police-Involved Shooting Under Investigation In Ocean County

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a police-involved shooting that left a man dead in Brick Township.

08/24/2015

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New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Mom With Ax, Taking Her Car

A medical examiner ruled the cause of death as head trauma, but no motive was ever given.

08/18/2015

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Caught On Camera: Plane Lands On Highway In Ocean County

Authorities say a small plane made an emergency landing Sunday on Route 72 in Stafford Township, Ocean County.

07/14/2015

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Man Drowns During July 4th Swim At Jersey Shore

Officials says a man swimming with friends at the Jersey Shore suddenly disappeared, and died after he was found a little while later.

07/04/2015

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NJ Man Whose Dog Died After Truck Plunged Into Frozen River Indicted

An Ocean County grand jury returned the indictment Tuesday against 28-year-old Toms River resident Andrew Mayer. He could face several years in prison if convicted on all counts.

06/30/2015

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NJ Man Gets Jail Term After Driving With Victim In Windshield

A man who struck a New Jersey pedestrian and drove with the victim lodged in the vehicle’s windshield has been sentenced to seven years in jail.

06/25/2015

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Special Police Officer In New Jersey Charged With Child Porn

Twenty-one-year-old Kevin Meier is held on $50,000 bail.

06/18/2015

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South Jersey Man Accused Of Passing School Bus As It Picks Up Kids

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office says it happened Thursday just before 7:30 a.m. in Lakewood.

05/29/2015

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Police Rescue Two Dozen Drivers After Rain, Hail Hit Toms River, NJ

Police in Toms River, Ocean County rescued roughly two dozen drivers Thursday afternoon, after powerful rain and hail hit much of the area. Many roads are still flooded.

05/28/2015

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Police: Student Accused Of Poisoning Teacher At NJ High School

Authorities say it was reported a student may have put Visine eye drops in the teacher’s drink.

04/29/2015

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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

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