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Contractor stole $75K from Sandy victims, authorities say

Another home improvement contractor has been indicted for allegedly stealing more than $75,000 from four home owners following Superstorm Sandy. Darin Smith, 45, of...

MATES Students Clear Barnegat Bay of Abandoned Traps, Fishing Gear

The first day of Fall provided a picture perfect back drop for Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari, to join with Nina Anuario,...

Ocean County Legislators Support Bill to Protect Seniors from Phone Scams

Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove are putting their full support behind a legislative initiative to better...

Criminal Charges Dropped Against Toms River School Board Stalker

Political Commentary TOMS RIVER-Criminal charges filed against Toms River School Board Republican Daniel Leonard have been dropped, according to the Asbury Park Press.  Leonard, a...

Man offered 11-year-old girl wine cooler, candy to touch her, cops...

BARNEGAT -- A 35-year-old man was arrested last week after he offered an 11-year-old girl a wine cooler and candy to lift her shirt...

FOUND: Barnegat Police Searching for Woman Who Could be Endangered

UPDATE: Police now say the woman has been located and is safe.  BARNEGAT-Police here have issued an alert for a woman they claim could be...

Father of star pitcher Jason Groome arrested on drug, weapon charges...

TOMS RIVER — The father of Boston Red Sox minor league pitcher Jason Groome was arrested on drug and weapons charges on July 10...

Heat wave takes aim at N.J. for July 4th weekend

New Jersey could be on the brink of its third heat wave of the year -- with temperatures soaring to the 90-degree mark and...

Ocean County Rained On Most in NJ in May

May turned out to be a lousy month for New Jersey sun worshippers, but a great month for lush lawns and flower beds. All...

Chipotle hacked in latest data breach of credit, debit cards

Chipotle dished out some more bad news to its customers and this time, it may hurt your wallet instead of your gut. The company...