Taser device ends 12-hour pursuit in Highlands – Monmouth’s first use
The first use of electroshock technology by Monmouth County law enforcement since conductive energy devices were approved in New Jersey ends a 12-hour pursuit and standoff involving an alleged scofflaw in Highlands.
Lakewood cops credit helmet for saving teen bicyclist from serious injury in Route 9 crash
A teen who was knocked off his bicycle by a car while crossing Route 9 in Lakewood this morning remains hospitalized. Township police ask anyone who saw the incident to reach them.
Twice bitten: Jackson Outlets shopper chomped on cop two times, police say
Jackson Township police didn't release the identity of the shopper who bit a sergeant - twice - during a parking-lot fracas, but they did charge her with obstruction, resisting arrest and aggravated assault on an officer.
Long Branch strangling murder suspect indicted
The cousin of the Long Branch mom and her foster daughter found strangled to death last July faces life in prison without parole if he's convicted of their murders at trial.
Christie seeks federal Nor’easter relief
Ocean, Monmouth and Cape May Counties would be compensated for the costs of battling the October Nor'easter, if President Obama approves Governor Christie's request for a Major Disaster declaration.
Lawsuit: Marlboro didn’t stop camp counselor who sexted 11-year-olds
A onetime camp counselor for the Marlboro Recreation Department will learn the form his penalty will take for soliciting lewd images from young girls.
Barnegat shooting victim critical, Virginia men implicated
Two Virginia men have charges pending connected to an overnight shooting in Barnegat while the victim remains in critical condition. Investigators are still establishing identities and searching for motives.
Three out-of-staters among four charged with Barnegat shooting, burglary
Three men from Maryland and Virginia and a fourth suspect form Barnegat face a raft of charges in connection with the early Friday shooting and robbery of a victim in Barnegat, and investigators have tied them to other thefts.
NY man drowns off Mantoloking
A 22-year-old man from Yonkers visiting Ocean County drowned Saturday afternoon during a swim with friends, according to the office of County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato.
Former shore music teacher admits child porn, faces eight years
The former choir director of Ocean Township High School can look forward to spending as many as eight years in prison for generating child pornography on the web, and targeting some of his own students.