Toms River police are hoping surveillance images now up at can help identify a man accused of stealing a student's backpack that contained books and drum sticks at the ShopRite on route 37.

In two weeks, New Jersey's minimum wage increases by 16 cents, to $8.60 an hour.

Christmas day is just a week away, so if you're planning on mailing a gift, better do it sooner rather than later.

If you are considering a dog or cat for a holiday gift Monmouth County SPCA head Ross Licitra says be aware that a pet is a long-term commitment.