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.
Large party at Howell, NJ banquet hall erupts in triple stabbing
All three men stabbed were expected to recover, following the weekend violence at Rodina Hall, according to police.
Man loses leg after getting stuck in cement truck in Lakewood, NJ
A man walking by the truck was able to turn the pump off and stop the man trapped inside the barrel from further injury.
Uncooperative witnesses stymie Lakewood, NJ wildfire arson case
About 60 witnesses will not help investigators determine who started the wind whipped fire that burned 167 acres in March.
Lakewood, NJ man, 18, charged in crash that killed Brick newlywed
A three-vehicle crash unfolded after a fight between two drivers, ages 18 and 73, prosecutors said. The 18-year-old Lakewood man is facing charges.
NJ man pleads to allowing nursing home residents to suffer
A New Jersey man who oversaw a suburban Philadelphia nursing home pleaded no contest Wednesday to endangering three residents who before dying suffered health complications because of inadequate staffing levels.
Shots fired in parking lot of Lakewood apartment, cops say
At least 10 shots were fired according to video posted by the Lakewood Scoop but no one was injured, police said.
Greedy scammers get caught going for more in Lakewood, cops say
Two scammers were arrested after scamming a 78-year-old man out of nearly $10,000 and then asking for another $50,000.
NJ focuses COVID efforts on 16 "least vaccinated" cities, towns
As part of efforts to reach a 70% vaccination rate among NJ adults by June, the state has outlined which of its most populated communities is lagging behind.
NJ's 3 minor league teams with MLB ties open season Tuesday night
In all the previous years of the Thunder, Patriots, and BlueClaws, they've never started their seasons simultaneously.