Heavily-armed police swarm a house in Point Pleasant, and neighbors aren't alarmed. Borough police are conducting SWAT training in and around the North Road dwelling through mid-afternoon.

New Jersey opiate addicts would have access to more recovery coaches, if recommendations by Governor Christie's task force on drug abuse control take root. Among the panel's other recommendations is higher narcan dosages for EMTs to carry, to reverse fentanyl overdoses.

Struggling Superstorm Sandy victims can learn about support services, nonprofits, government agencies and utility help, next Tuesday in Toms River. New Jersey's housing resource fair takes place at Christ Episcopal Church.

More evacuations begin as wildfires advance on northern California. Seventeen people are known dead. More than 2,000 homes and businesses are destroyed. Flames have consumed more than 115,000 acres - about five times the size of our Pinelands wildfire of 2006.

CC Sabathia exudes confidence, the Yankee bullpen is rested, and the Pinstripes tonight try to accomplish what seemed impossible only last weekend - three straight wins over Cleveland and the American League Division Championship. NLDS action this afternoon features the Nationals and Cubs at Wrigley. Chicago leads the series, two games to one.

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