92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: October 16
Seaside Park and Chelsea bombing defendant Ahmad Rahimi is convicted of all eight federal counts related to the New York City chain of events that injured more than 30 victims in September 2016. He has yet to answer to separate counts filed in New Jersey.
A Monmouth high schooler reportedly took his own life with a firearm Sunday. Information on RedBankGreen.com related that athlete Pierce Jarck of Rumson drew heavy police response beforehand.
Pinelands Regional middle- and high-schoolers are using the Middle School on alternate days while safety inspections continue amid high school renovations. A ceiling screw that fell from its mooring prompted the decision.
A suspected holdup artist from Rahway faces a battery of charges following a Saturday robbery at a Brick Township Exxon station. Police said that a sharp-eyed resident caught Zakry Shrivers jumping into a change of clothes in some nearby woods.
The blaze that destroyed four cars in the Ocean County Northern Recycling complex in Lakewood early Sunday is ruled accidental. Authorities said that a woman nodded off in her car with a lit cigarette in the ashtray. No injuries resulted.
New Jersey places its hope to land Amazon's second corporate headquarters on Newark. The city is a finalist in the company's considerations for HQII. New Jersey is offering $7,000,000,000 in tax breaks, expecting 50,000 jobs.
Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote in the November 7 election. Monmouth County Clerk Christine Hanlon keeps her Freehold office open until 9 PM. Hours are also extended in Bradley Beach, Freehold Township, and Ocean Township.