News for Lakewood, NJ. The township of Lakewood is the 7th most populous municipality in the state and the most populous municipality in Ocean County with more than 102,000 residents. The mayor in 2021 is Raymond Coles.
NJ man tried to burn down ex-employer's building, cops say
Investigators found cardboard and paper that had been ignited in the basement.
Fire was 'arson' — Garden State Parkway closed for 10+ hours
Several individuals were seen running towards a Brick apartment complex near the Parkway after the fire was set, according to State Police.
Girl struck by Jeep at busy Lakewood, NJ intersection
The 6-year-old girl was taken to the trauma unit at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.
Lakewood, NJ players taunted for not wearing basketball sneakers
The state Attorney General's Division on Civil Rights is investigating the allegations.
Man on Lakewood sidewalk dies after getting hit by NJ Transit bus
The man was taken to Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus where he died.
Child dies after SUV runs Toms River, NJ stop sign
Toms River police said there was no indication of driver impairment and the cause of the crash remained under investigation.
It's not COVID: 100 men in this NJ town have mysterious illness
Lakewood religious students have been bedridden since last Thursday, December 9, 2021.
Toms River, NJ man accused of shooting, killing 2 men in Lakewood
Tyshaun Drummond was arrested Sunday, after being tasered outside an apartment complex where the men were found, each shot in the head, prosecutors said.
Prosecutor: Police have suspect in Lakewood, NJ double homicide
A suspect was in custody and there was no immediate danger to the public as of Sunday afternoon, Ocean County authorities said.
Jackson, NJ carjacking suspect arrested in Lakewood
A man who carjacked a pickup truck at a gas station in Jackson was caught in Lakewood after being chased by a group of people he allegedly assaulted.