Lockdown Lifted At 3 Jackson Schools After Shots Fired Nearby
Students from three Jackson Township schools are being allowed home after shots were heard from a neighborhood near the Lucy Holman Elementary School.
Storm-Struck Ortley Home Demolition Begins
The first of about 100 homes in Toms River beyond repair in the aftermath of the Superstorm go under the wrecking ball starting Saturday.
Massive Multi-County Drug Bust Yields 10 Arrests
Ten suspects from six towns from Asbury Park to Cherry Hill face charges in a drug-busting operation that yielded more than 140 pounds of marijuana, says Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato.
Willingboro Woman Found Safe
A Willingboro 71-year-old missing since Tuesday afternoon has been found safe.
Sex Offender Accused of Infiltrating Toms River HS East Marching Band
A tier-three sex offender in Ocean County is accused of becoming involved in the parents' board of the Toms River High School East Marching Band.
Lacey Schools Superintendent Faces Multiple Charges in Monmouth; UPDATE: Brower Cleared
Lacey Township Schools Superintendent Sandra Brower is charged with suppressing a complaint of sexual abuse on a four-year-old when she served as Assistant Superintendent in Wall Township, then fabricating responses to police.
Lakewood Cop Shooter Sentenced to 45 Years
The Lakewood man convicted of shooting three township police officers in a 2009 firefight is sentenced to a maximum of 45 years in prison. Jaime Gonzalez, 43, will not be eligible for parole until he's served 29 1/2 years of the term.
Tinton Falls Man Accused of Torturing Dogs
A Tinton Falls 41-year-old faces eight animal-cruelty charges, accused of duct-taping the snouts of two dogs and punching a puppy in the head.
Gun Rights Activists Plan Weekend of Protests in New Jersey
Conservatives and gun-rights advocates alarmed over still-forming weapon control legislation in the New Jersey Legislature plan to blanket the state with protests this weekend.
Two Jackson Teens Die in Manchester Crash
Two teenagers from Jackson died instantly in a Sunday evening collision in Manchester between their car and a pickup truck on a county highway just outside an entrance to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.