92.7 WOBM News – Flash Briefing June 26 5AM
It's summertime, naturally the hottest season of the year in New Jersey but also one that's proven most dangerous to leave a child in the car on a hot day.
AAA-Mid-Atlantic's Tracy Noble explains the troubling statistic of 12-children across the nation have died in 2017 alone due to being left in the car on a hot day.
"In the past two-decades twelve children in New Jersey have died as a result of being left in hot vehicles," said Noble.
A child's body can heat up between three and five times faster than an adults body, so leaving a kid in the car can turn tragic in a matter of minutes.
A Manchester Township woman has been charged with arson and manslaughter for allegedly setting fire to a neighbors home on Kingfisher Way that eventually claimed his life on May 31.
66-year old Dianna Wills was detained Friday at the Ocean County Jail pending a detention hearing.
Her motive for setting the fire is unknown.
Facing a looming deadline in September for National Flood Insurance Re-authorization, and a committee chairman who despises the program, Shore Congressman Tom MacArthur has drafted provisions to improve access, affordability and accountability.
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