92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: December 18
A late-day water main break clogs traffic in Point Pleasant. Route 35 southbound is closed from New Jersey Avenue to Route 88. Traffic is rerouted to Bay Avenue. No word on the number of affected homes and businesses.
Planning to mail a gift? Time to get moving. says the U.S. Postal Service, which expects the next six days to be their busiest all season.
New information emerges from the takedown of a Freehold Borough-based cocaine ring. One of the suspects, John DePaolo of Jackson, and his business partners successfully negotiated a $200,000 investment in their product on television's "Shark Tank." Operation Snowball lasted nine months.
A Neptune Township native dies of a knife wound in South Carolina. Officials there said that Abdius Pacius did not know his alleged attacker, Matthew Scott Young, but had a disagreement with him Friday. Young is under arrest.
If you want to be sure that the State Trooper who stopped you is really on the force, call 911, say New Jersey State Police, as the hunt continues for two uniforms and several weapons taken from an unmarked car during the weekend. The SUV was recovered in North Brunswick. Investigators believe that the gear might have been used in a weekend robbery in Middlesex County.
The driver whose car was hit by a NJ Transit train in Bradley Beach today might have endured a medical episode before the crash, according to investigators. The elderly woman was hospitalized with chest pains.