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John Shevlino, Chad Andersen
John Shevlino, Chad Andersen (Toms River Police)
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Brutal assault in Toms River – suspect on the run

One of two suspects accused of delivering a horrendous beating to a mother and son during a post-midnight brawl in Toms River is in custody. The other is being pursued by township police.

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Freehold Man Convicted of Dealing Heroin at a Brick Township Gas Station

An Ocean County Superior Court jury Thursday found Antoine Henderson, 44, guilty of multiple heroin-related charges stemming from an April, 2013 incident at a Brick Township gas station. 

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Front gate of the Coast Guard training facility in Cape May
Front gate of the Coast Guard training facility in Cape May (Coast Guard)
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Watch a Coast Guard crew airlift a beached buoy

Who knew that those floating markers that frame boundaries for boaters and swimmers could wind up on the sand?

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No Free Busing for nearly 11,000 Lakewood Students

Free busing is being eliminated for about 11,000 Lakewood students, beginning this fall.

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No Jail time for Animal Hoarder in Lakewood

A Lakewood woman accused of hoarding and abandoning about 40 dogs inside her Spruce Street home in May, has avoided going to jail after pleading guilty to two counts of animal cruelty Thursday, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

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Free Help Available at NFIP Clinic in Toms River

Sandy-impacted homeowners unsatisfied with payouts from claims filed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) can get free help understanding and navigating the process of requesting a review next week in Toms River.

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Rollover crash at the intersection of Raliegh Drive and Duke Court/Photo from the Toms River Police Department
Rollover crash at the intersection of Raliegh Drive and Duke Court/Photo from the Toms River Police Department
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Rollover Crash in Toms River Injures Two People

Two people were ejected from a van in Toms River early Thursday morning that veered off Raleigh Drive, rolled over and onto the front lawn of a home at the intersection of Duke Court, according to authorities.

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Michael Vence (Brick Township PD)
Michael Vence (Brick Township PD)
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Brick Township robbery suspect might have run illegal taxi service, police say

The Brick Township man accused of taking $5,000 from a victim who thought he was a police officer last week might have more charges to face, if police suspicions bear fruit.

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IRS scammers permeate Point Pleasant

This used to die down after the April filing deadline, but it's getting a second, aggressive wind. 

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Choking victim saved by Manchester cops, first-responders

Quick thinking and sharp response by Manchester police bring a choking victim back from the brink of death.

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