92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: October 26
A frost advisory takes hold overnight in the Pine Barrens and points west, into Pennsylvania. Low temperatures are expected to dip to the 30s. They'll stay in the 40s near the coast.
Watch your speed, buckle up and stay sober behind the wheel in Monmouth. County DWI squads set up Friday night in Red Bank. State police do the same Saturday around Neptune and Belmar.
The JCP&L scam returns with a vengeance. Callers trying to pry money out of you for phantom unpaid electricity bills now direct potential victims to call a specific number, speak to a specific individual, and pay $500 by either Green Cards or Rite Cards. The Ocean County Prosecutor recommends telling the caller to get a job,and hang up.
Five years after the Superstorm, Toms River North high schoolers have gathered stories of loss, hope, and emotional turmoil from survivors and transformed them into a stage presentation. "Stronger Than The Storm" premieres Saturday at the school.
Ocean County prosecutors seek an extended sentence for an armed robber from Toms River with more than 30 prior convictions. Richard Allan Guerino was found guilty Wednesday for a 2016 knifepoint holdup of a Toms River Dollar Tree.
Joe Girardi exits as Yankees' manager, at the end of a four-year contract. He compiled a .562 winning percentage in 10 years at the helm, plus the World Series title in 2009.
The remains of Army Private Richard Lucas of Monmouth County, reported missing in 1950 in North Korea, will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery in December. He was 17 when he vanished and declared dead in 1953. His remains were discovered in 2002 and identified by the Pentagon in April.