The county has declared a Code Blue. (Photo courtesy Paul Hulse)

Code Blue Declared Tonight

  LAKEWOOD – Shelters will be made available Monday night as part of the Code Blue program that helps keep homeless people safe in...

Jersey Shore Area Sex Offender Arrested

  SEASIDE HEIGHTS – A Seaside Heights man was recently arrested for failing to register as a sex offender, announced Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley...
Peter Rinaldi. (Photo courtesy Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Sandy Fraudster From Ocean County Sentenced To Prison

TOMS RIVER – A contractor who allegedly stole about a quarter of a million dollars instead of fixing peoples’ homes...

Ocean County Man Indicted For Theft From Local Boys Scouts

  TOMS RIVER – A Toms River man was recently indicted for stealing nearly $4,000 from a local Boy Scout pack, announced Ocean County...

Ocean County Drug Bust Seizes Heroin, Cocaine, Four Arrests

  TOMS RIVER – Two individuals from Seaside Heights and two from Toms River were arrested on various drug charges following a drug bust...

Ocean County Helps Veterans Regain $500K In Retroactive Benefits

  OCEAN COUNTY – With the help of the Ocean County Veterans Service Bureau, three Berkeley Township veterans recently received a combined $500,000 in...
The county has declared a Code Blue. (Photo courtesy Paul Hulse)

Code Blue Issued For Weekend

OCEAN COUNTY -- Temperatures are expected to dip below freezing Friday night into Saturday. Warming centers will be opened, according to the...

Measles: Three More Locations Identified

LAKEWOOD - The New Jersey Department of Health has identified three Lakewood locations where visitors may have been exposed to the measles.
Sean P. Luttrell. (Photo courtesy Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Ocean County Man Charged With Child Porn Possession

TOMS RIVER – A Waretown man has been arrested for possessing child pornography, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer said. Sean...

Holbrook Little League Embezzlers Indicted

JACKSON – Two leaders of the Holbrook Little League – who took their team to the World Series in 2017 and also allegedly...

Ocean County Man Charged With Leaving Scene Of Fatal Crash

  LAKEWOOD – A local man was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash, and another was charged with trying to take...

Fourth Measles Case Confirmed

OCEAN COUNTY - A fourth case of measles has been confirmed in an Ocean County adult. Others may have been...
Dairy Queen. (File photo)

Celebrate Spring With Free Ice Cream

NEW JERSEY - Participating Dairy Queens will be giving away free small vanilla soft-serve cones--limit one per customer while supplies last--for its...

State Issues Alert Over Measles In Ocean County

  TRENTON – A third case of measles has been discovered in an Ocean County man, prompting the State Department of Health to issue...

Free Document Shredding Program Returns April 6

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Residential Document Shredding Program returns with 21 scheduled locations between April and September 2019. First up is Jackson...

Trial Date Set For Ocean County GOP Leader

  TRENTON – A date of April 1 was set for the trial of the head of the Ocean County Republican Club on tax...

OCHD Open House Scheduled

TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Health Department will conduct comprehensive health services and screenings at its open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Annual Chef’s Night Celebrates Food & The OCVTS Foundation

  TOMS RIVER – The sugary treats and savory samples abounded and the drink never stopped flowing at this year’s Chef’s Night & Gift...

OHI Hosts Screenings For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

OCEAN COUNTY – Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI) is hosting a series of educational events and screenings though March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Law Enforcement Address “Culture Of Fear”

LAKEWOOD - A new state directive aimed at strengthening trust between immigrants and law enforcement officers will go into effect...

Second Confirmed Case Of Measles In Ocean County

  OCEAN COUNTY – A second case of the measles has been confirmed in Ocean County, according to the New Jersey Department of Health.

Police Step Up Patrols As Thousands Come For St. Patrick’s Parade

  SEASIDE HEIGHTS – Just a few weeks ago Borough Police Chief Thomas Boyd noted, during the annual NJ Polar Bear Plunge to the...

Suit Claims Whistleblower Fired From Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office

  TOMS RIVER – An executive assistant prosecutor claims that he was fired for pointing out questionable activities of an addiction coach working with...

One Dead In Ocean County Parking Garage Incident

TOMS RIVER - Multiple law enforcement agencies in Ocean County are on the scene in Downtown Toms River at the county’s parking...

One Fatality In Ocean County Parkway Crash

  TOMS RIVER – New Jersey State Police responded to a fatal multi-vehicle crash this morning near the southbound exit 81.6 of...

Traffic Enforcement Announced For Route 35 And Route 37

  OCEAN COUNTY – On Saturday evening, there will be additional enforcement between the hours of 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Routes 35...

Measles Resurfaces In Ocean County

  LAKEWOOD – Another case of measles has been confirmed in Ocean County, the first since the previous outbreak was declared over by...

Police Seize Pot, Cash, Raw Heroin In Ocean County Drug Bust

TOMS RIVER – A suspicious vehicle investigation led police to 2 grams marijuana, $580, and over 20 grams of raw heroin. 

Former PTO President Arrested For Theft

PINE BEACH – The former president of the Pine Beach Elementary Parent Teacher Organization has been charged with the theft of over...

Hoarding Defense On Hold, Potential Conflicts Debated In GOP Leader’s Case

  TRENTON – A pretrial hearing will be held about whether the attorney representing a local political leader has any potential conflicts of interest....

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