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.
Cops make arrest after threat against NJ synagogues
Interlaken police in Monmouth County reported that the person who made the threat was a "lone actor who is an extremist." The news came during a call with state faith-based leaders.
FBI in NJ reports credible threat against synagogues
The FBI said it issued a warning as a proactive measure but did not disclose a specific threat.
Lakewood man indicted in fatal 2021 road rage crash
Avrohom Pam of Lakewood was 18 at the time of the collision in Lakewood that killed Sean Avon of Brick Township.
Lakewood, NJ replants trees chopped down to drive away homeless
Lakewood replanted its trees in Lakewood Town Square in late Oct. 2022 after chopping them down in August to discourage the homeless from camping out.
Woman killed by driver in Lakewood, NJ church parking lot
The driver went forward instead of backwards while making a K turn in a parking lot in front of a food pantry in the parking lot of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Lakewood.
Spinal cord injury for Keyport HS football player, after SJV teen
Keyport High School senior, Logan Blank, is the second football player to suffer a severe spinal cord injury during a game within weeks in Monmouth County.
Tom Brady sends video to injured St. John Vianney football player
The NFL icon and seven-time Super Bowl champ sent a message on behalf of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Aaron Van Trease, of Holmdel, who suffered a severe spinal cord injury in a September game.
Woman escapes abduction during afternoon in park in Lakewood
A search of the area by Lakewood police, the Ocean County Sheriff's Office and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Tuesday did not turn up the abductor.
'Intentional' fire set near reporter's home in Lakewood
The fire which burned in a circular fashion was first reported around 9:10 p.m. on Sims Avenue