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Welcoming sign at the front gate of the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
Welcoming sign at the front gate of the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. (Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst)
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UPDATE: ‘All clear’ after suspicious package found at NJ military base

Press officials at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst say a suspicious package that was being investigated Monday afternoon turned out to be a box of tools.

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Telephone (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media)
Telephone (Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media)
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False panic calls in Brick traced to Virginia

A Virginia man is in custody and awaiting extradition to New Jersey, charged with planting a string of false 911 calls centered on a house in Brick Township.

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Jackson Township Police (Jackson PD Facebook page)
Jackson Township Police (Jackson PD Facebook page)
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Car stolen in Jackson crashes on NJTP

High technology and quick police response combine to find a car stolen from the lot at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson.

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SUV strikes two motorcycles in Jackson

Five people are recovering from injuries after a Sport Utility Vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic on West Veteran's Highway and struck two motorcycles Sunday afternoon, according to Jackson Township Police.

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Lacey Police patrol car (Lacey Police)
Lacey Police patrol car (Lacey Police)
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Alleged heroin deal in Lacey Township woods short-circuited by police

An apparent drug deal in some of Lacey Township woods ends in charges against suspects from two nearby Ocean County towns.

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(L-R) Lester T. Puryear and Peter J. Jacobs (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
(L-R) Lester T. Puryear and Peter J. Jacobs (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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Admitted sentence violators get new penalties

Neglecting to adhere to stipulations of earlier sentencings results in extra time behind bars for two Ocean County men today - one in Ocean County Jail in Toms River, the other in a New Jersey state prison.

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Barnegat shooting victim critical, Virginia men implicated

Two Virginia men have charges pending connected to an overnight shooting in Barnegat while the victim remains in critical condition. Investigators are still establishing identities and searching for motives.

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Barnegat Police Cruiser (Facebook)
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Shooting in Barnegat, suspects in custody

Two suspects are in custody following a shooting overnight in Barnegat, confirm Township Police. 

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Body Washes Up on LBI

A body found floating in the surf on a Long Beach Township beach has been identified as 59-year-old John Creevy of Barnegat, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

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Category: News, Ocean County News
photo from Race4Respect OceanMHS Facebook page
photo from Race4Respect OceanMHS Facebook page
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Lace up your sneakers for a good cause in Seaside Park

One in four people suffers from mental health related issues, and Ocean Mental Health Services is hoping to fight the stigma that comes with that at its "Race4Respect" 5k and one mile fun run next month.

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