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Lakewood busing deal will maintain status quoLakewood Township agrees to step in so a consortium of private schools can continue to coordinate nonpublic busing for the Board of Education. Lakewood | 12 hours ago
Red Carpet Inn demolition marks new start for downtown Toms RiverDemolition of the 50-room motel at Main and Water streets in Toms River, began Thursday.Toms River purchased the motel in October 2018 and closed it. Redevelopment | 17 hours ago
Oh no! Wawa closes store on Route 9 in WaretownWawa found that weather caused water and structural damage to its store on Route 9 in Waretown, forcing it to close it permanently. WHAT'S GOING THERE | 18 hours ago
Cops: Teen lured victim before Jackson beatingThe 20-year-old victim told police that three men jumped him in a laundry room at the Prospect Pointe Apartments. JERSEY MAYHEM | 1 day ago
Toms River school board member charged after chasing other driver, police sayPolice said school board member Daniel Leonard, of Beachwood, was charged with reckless driving in the accident that happened on July 6. Emergencies | 1 day ago
Lakewood busing costs: $31M per year and risingNew Jersey began requiring school districts to provide private school students with free busing in 1967. But no one imagined a scenario like Lakewood. 2 days ago
Judge Russo’s fate hangs in the balanceMembers of the Senate Judiciary Committee had great hopes for John F. Russo Jr. when his judicial nomination came before them. 18 hours ago
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Cownose rays are back in the N.J. surfThe wing-tipped sea creatures with the big snout have been spotted in the surf Animals | 2 days ago
Flood insurance reform: How high will premiums rise?Congress is again working to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program but advocates worry that a House bill would allow premiums to soar. PERSONAL FINANCE | 3 days ago
Did a police captain interfere when his nephew called 911?Her ex called 911. His step-uncle, a police captain in another town, called the investigating officer. She claims she is being railroaded. Shield | 2 days ago
Lacey man admits child luring after ‘Operation Open House’ roundupAuthorities rounded up 24 suspects over five days, including a police supervisor, a firefighter and a registered nurse. Courts | 3 days ago
Lakewood BlueClaws fireworks spark small brush fireA small brush fire ignited during a fireworks display at the Lakewood BlueClaws' Stadium on Saturday. Emergencies | 5 days ago
Grandmother left infant, dogs in hot car: PolicePolice Patrolman Michael Drybola "immediately removed the infant from the overheated vehicle and brought her to his vehicle to cool her body down," police said. JERSEY MAYHEM
Toms River Country Club has not been sold, so don’t believe the rumorsThe Toms River Country Club's board of directors was forced to put out a letter to members denying social media rumors that the club was sold. Redevelopment
Lakehurst robbery suspect charged after 4-month searchPolice say he tried to rob a man at gunpoint. Instead the man ran him over. The suspect later disappeared after leaving the hospital. JERSEY MAYHEM
Berkeley care center nurse stole resident’s Vicodin: PoliceThe resident said the nurse swapped out his opioid painkillers for over-the-counter acetaminophen. JERSEY MAYHEM
Berkeley crash leaves man deadAn investigation into the crash is still open and police asked anyone with information to call them at 732-341-1132 ext. 2125. Emergencies
Ocean County to file lawsuit against New JerseyThe freeholders and their professional staff discuss whether Gov. Phil Murphy's immigration policies are in violation of federal law.
Ocean Gate superintendent made me expose myself at age 8, accuser claimsAn attorney for the district has denied these and former allegations against Superintendent Frank B. Vanalesti. Watchdog
Oyster Creek nuke plant neighbors worry new owner takes too many risksIs Oyster Creek Generating Station safe? Residents pressed government officials on Tuesday for answers. ENVIRONMENT
Five glorious days of the Ocean County Fair begin WednesdayIt's a 72-year-old tradition every summer that harks back to an era when the agriculture industry in Ocean County was as big as tourism. OCEAN COUNTY
500-pound pig, weapons, ammo seized in Toms River homePolice said the State Police Bomb Unit was called as a precaution to help authorities remove weapons from a Toms River home. Crime
Barnegat police search for pit bulls that killed dogBarnegat Police say two pit bulls attacked and killed a woman's dog as she walked her pet near Redwood Drive. Emergencies
Ocean County Prosecutor warns motorists to be more cautious after deadly July 4thThere were multiple fatalities and serious injuries on Ocean County’s roads this past Independence Day. OCEAN COUNTY
‘Pizza Pope’ to appear on NBC’s ‘Today Show’Anthony Mangieri, the Jersey Shore native who is regarded as one of America's top pizza makers, is scheduled to appear on NBC's "Today Show' Saturday. Dining
Six times Bruce Springsteen surprised Jersey Shore club-goers in JulyJuly has been a fruitful month to catch a Bruce Springsteen surprise club appearance. Here are six times the magic happened. Music
Two seriously hurt in Lacey crash on Route 9Two Barnegat residents sustained "significant injuries" July 2 when they were hit head-on by a driver who has been charged with DWI, police said. Lacey
Toms River summer camp burning incident investigated by NJThe New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency is reviewing an incident at a Toms River summer camp where a child suffered burns. TOMS RIVER AREA
Toms River camp counselors suspended after child suffers burnsThe Toms River Police Department referred all questions about the matter to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, which is in charge of an investigation. TOMS RIVER AREA
Toms River summer camp counselors suspendedThe suspension is pending the outcome of an investigation into what happened Monday at the day camp for local children, said Stacy Georgaklis, a spokeswoman for Toms River’s municipal government.
More than 500 apartments, stores planned for downtown Toms RiverToms River is working with Capodagli Property Co. to build apartments, parking and retail space on two parking lots in the downtown area. Redevelopment
Oyster Creek nuclear plant sale to Holtec is completeOyster Creek nuclear power plant and its nearly $1B trust fund was sold to a new owner, Holtec International, on Monday. Business
Toms River man in critical condition after fallThe 44-year-old Toms River man fell late Sunday near Arthur Street, police said. Emergencies
Cat revived by CPR in Toms River apartment fireFirefighters successfully revived a cat who was apparently overcome by smoke as a result of a cooking fire in a Toms River apartment on June 26. TOMS RIVER AREA
SWAT team at senior communityA SWAT team was dispatched to Leisure Village West in Manchester following reports of an injured person.
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