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Trash can bomb explodes on route of Seaside Park military charity race

The explosion prompted other Jersey Shore towns to sweep public trash cans and add security to their own events Saturday. The Festival of the Sea in Point Pleasant Beach was also canceled.

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Manuel Surita (Ocean Co. Dept. of Corrections)
Manuel Surita (Ocean Co. Dept. of Corrections)
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Beachwood Quick Chek ‘holdup’ an inside job, say police

The July 30th theft at the Beachwood Quick Chek was reported as an armed robbery, but borough investigators uncovered a trail that led them right back to the gas pumps.

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New employee skill training options open in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD - Business operators, looking for ways to help employees improve their skills, are likely to find valuable and economical opportunities in a unique program developed at Ocean County College in Toms River.

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Man found unresponsive on Barnegat sidewalk may have suffered a medical condition

A body of a 51-year-old man found on a sidewalk outside a West Village Road home Thursday night is being handled as a death investigation, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

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Photo courtesy of Manchester Township Police
Photo courtesy of Manchester Township Police
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Manchester crash injures 4 people

The driver of a Sport Utility Vehicle rear-ended a vehicle on Route 37 west Thursday morning, pushing it into the intersection at Colonial Drive, according to Township police.

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Isabelle Lavender (courtesy Lavender family)
Isabelle Lavender (courtesy Lavender family)
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Toms River Teen missing since Sunday, found safe and sound

A 16-year old girl missing since leaving her father's house on Sunday night is safe and back with her family today, according to Toms River Police.

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Half-conscious man in library rest room treated for overdose

TOMS RIVER - A man found semi-conscious in a rest room at the Ocean County Library here Tuesday was later treated for a drug overdose during hospitalization.

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Point Pleasant pedestrian safety push begins

POINT PLEASANT - If you're in the habit of driving through crosswalks while people are waiting to go from one side of the street to the other, you're breaking a law - and it's highly likely that you'll be caught in this borough.

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Michael D. Gibson/Photo courtesy of  the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office
Michael D. Gibson/Photo courtesy of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office
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Armed robbery suspect found guilty in Brick TD Bank hold-up

A Toms River man accused of trying to hold up a TD bank on Hooper Avenue in Brick Township in October, 2015, was found guilty of armed robbery with a fake gun Wednesday by a jury in Ocean County Superior Court in Toms River.

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Heroin addicts using Public Library bathrooms to get their fix

The heroin epidemic is making its way into the bathrooms of public libraries nationwide, including here in New Jersey, according to a report. The Associated Press cited New Brunswick, Middlesex County, where overdoses have taken place in library bathrooms.

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