Whole lotta shakin' goin' on - for a few minutes, anyway - all over South Jersey, courtesy of a rare 4.4 magnitued earthquake centered in Dover, Delaware late this afternoon. There are no reports of injuries or damage, but tremors were sensed as far afield as Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

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Ten drug and warrant suspects are rounded up in a raid at the Americana Hotel in Toms River. The township Special Enforcement Team and Quality of Life task force collaborated on the November 22 warrant search.

Whose South Toms River house has that holiday feeling all over? The Decoration Contest is back, and nominations continue through December 18 at the Municipal Building.

Apparently, benching Eli Manning was about the most unpopular thing the Giants could do besides losing consistently. Fans bought billboard space around New Jersey to send the message, "Big Blue, Shame On You."

Several of the 26 suspected welfare fraudsters in Lakewood, arrested last summer, will let grand juries decide their futures. Time is running out on the state Community Affairs offer of amnesty for anyone who admits taking government money illegally.

New Jersey rolls the dice, so to speak, in front of the US Supreme Court next week, in its ultimate bid to legalize sports wagering. State officials opted not to activate it when four other states did, a quarter-century ago. If New Jersey succeeds, other states are poised to follow suit.

An ex-Gallowy Rec worker can expect probation at her January sentencing for pocketing nearly $7,000 in fees paid by parents to send their kids to camp last summer. Jennifer DiLuzio's guilty plea also requires full restitution and a lifetime ban on public employment.

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