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Manchester Township High School Science Lab Spill Scene (Manchester PD)
Manchester Township High School Science Lab Spill Scene (Manchester PD)
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Science lab mishap triggers partial evacuation at Manchester High School

A chem lab spill in Manchester Township High School Monday prompts evacuation of the entire science wing.

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Ocean County Justice Complex (Townsquare Media NJ)
Ocean County Justice Complex (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Phone hoaxster can expect no lenience from Ocean County prosecutors

Whoever placed the call that emptied the Ocean County Justice Complex in Toms River just as the day began will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

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Forest Fire Service Plane, Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Forest Fire Service Plane, Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Plane helps Douse Brush Fire in Lakewood

Hours after finishing a forest fire course, the Lakewood Fire Department and the State Forest Fire Service battled a brush fire along New Hampshire Avenue Sunday afternoon. 

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Ambulance
(Aaron Kohr/ThinkStock)
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Lacey Toddler Medivaced to Hospital with Soup Burns

A Lacey Township toddler had to be helicoptered to the Saint Barnabas Burn Center in Livingston after being scorched by hot soup in his Lanoka Harbor home Sunday afternoon, according to police. 

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SDFK Boat Ride
Photo Courtesy: Tim Sharkey, Sharkey Images
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A Great Time for a Great Cause

The Shore Dreams for Kids organization is once again planning to offer free power boat rides for children with special needs this summer, but they can't make it happen without your help.

The group's annual Casino Night fundraiser is coming up in June, but Communications Director Dave Patnaude says that's just the begin

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Island Beach State Park
Island Beach State Park (Facebook via Jersey Shore Hurricane News)
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Fee Proposal Sparks Backlash from Boaters

The State Department of Environmental Protection's plan to impose a $3 fee for use of the walkway that allows access to Island Beach State park from Tice's Shoal is prompting backlash from boaters.

DEP spokesman Larry Hajna says the money would be used to pay for lifeguards, which would in turn allow the park to open more beach area for public use

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Route 70 Crash
Route 70 Crash, April 17, 2015 (Photo Courtesy: Manchester Township Police)
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Vehicle Overturns on Route 70

Route 70 in Manchester Township had to be temporarily shut down Friday afternoon after a 2-car crash ended with one of the vehicles overturned.

Police say the car being driven by 75-year-old Norma Vasquez of Barnegat was re-entering the roadway from the shoulder when it struck the a passing eastbound vehicle

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Daniele Romeodisantillo
Daniele Romeodisantillo (Photo Courtesy: Ocean Co. Prosecutor's Ofc.)
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Second Arrest in Jackson Restaurant Shooting

A second person has been charged in connection to the death of the man found shot to death inside a Jackson restaurant this month.

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Officers pay their respects to Manchester police officer Scott Thompson
Officers pay their respects to Manchester police officer Scott Thompson (Manchester Police)
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Manchester Police Officer Laid to Rest

Funeral services were held Thursday for the Manchester Township police officer who died after collapsing at his department's gym earlier this month.

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Brick Township luring suspicions losing credibility, police say

Reports of a man trying to entice kids into a car at the Drum Point Sports Complex in Brick Township last week lead police down a dead end.

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