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Toms River Police seek Armed Robbers

An armed hold-up in downtown Toms River Sunday night has police seeking four teenage suspects. 

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Lakewood Accident Scene, June 26, 2015
Lakewood Accident Scene, June 26, 2015 (Courtesy: The Lakewood Scoop)
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Recalled Vehicle Involved in Lakewood Crash

A crash on Lanes Mill Road in Lakewood on Friday that led to an overnight power outage may have been caused by a recalled vehicle.

 

The Lakewood Scoop reports the driver told officials he had been inf

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Manchester Patrolman Marc Micciulla and K-9 partner Storm
Manchester Patrolman Marc Micciulla and K-9 partner Storm (Courtesy: Manchester Police Dept.)
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Manchester K-9 Team Graduates Patrol Class

The Manchester Township Police Department is welcoming its very own K-9 team.

Patrolman Marc Micciulla and his K-9 partner Storm graduated from the New Jersey Police K-9 Association Patrol Class #12 on June 26, 2015

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The River Lady following the crew's first successful water rescue off Ocean Gate
The River Lady following the crew's first successful water rescue off Ocean Gate (Riverside Signal)
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River Lady to the Rescue!

The crew of Toms River's own River Lady riverboat made their first-ever water rescue on Saturday.

The Riverside Signal reports crew members spotted an overturned sailboat off Ocean Gate as they were preparing to head back to port.  As they got closer, they saw a man in the water nearby.

The sailor, identified as Gilbert Nielsen, was helped aboard the River Lady for a ride back to s

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Exterior of a model tiny home on the campus of Ocean County College
Exterior of a model tiny home on the campus of Ocean County College (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Finding Homes for Tiny Houses

As we told you last week, O.C.E.A.N. Inc. is working to build villages of tiny homes to help house the homeless in Ocean County and beyond.

The first step was to build a model tiny home on the campus

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Little Egg Harbor man clings to life after crash, investigators seek info

A young driver from Little Egg Harbor remains in critical condition after his car careened into a tree not far from home Thursday night. Investigators from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office seek your help as they try to determine the chain of events.

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David Behr (L) and Joseph DeFelice
David Behr (L) and Joseph DeFelice (Toms River Police)
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Prescription med, heroin stashes seized in Toms River

A month-long probe of illicit prescription pill flow in Toms River leads police to a hefty heap of them. And police say that a Beachwood man found with some heroin two weeks ago was found with a lot more three days later.

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Another New Parkway Exit?

The Garden State Parkway may be getting yet another new exit.

The Asbury Park Press reports that Ocean County officials will hold an information session on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, to discuss the possibility of adding another exit ramp at Mile Marker 83 Southbound.  The new exit would break up the seven-mile stretch between Exit 89 in Brick and Exit 82 In Toms River, and hopefully alleviate traffic on Route 9 and Hooper and New Hampsh

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Lakewood Parking Summons
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Putting the Brakes on Poor Parking

Lakewood police are cracking down on people who park poorly.

 

The Lakewood Scoop reports officers are issuing fewer warnings and more actual summonses for a variety of parking offenses, especiall

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Pedestrian-through-windshield driver sentenced

The driver from southern Ocean County who admitted hitting a pedestrian and driving on after the victim crashed through the car's windsheild can expect to spend up to seven years in prison.

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