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Could parents of drowned toddler be charged?

As authorities in Ocean County continue to investigate the tragic death of a 2-year-old Berkeley Township girl who drowned in a neighbor's swimming pool, it is still unclear whether any charges will be filed in the case.

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Flooded streets of Manchester, 8-19-15 (Manchester PD)
Flooded streets of Manchester, 8-19-15 (Manchester PD)
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Flash flood strands cars, ambulance in Manchester

Our early-afternoon downpours drenched portions of Ocean County to safety-hazard proportions. Manchester Township police relate a hectic scene in the Renaissance enclave on the east side of town.

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Brick Township crime figure pleads guilty to drug, prostitution, weapons counts

The Brick Township defendant described by federal agents as an organized crime figure risks decades in prison at his November 26 sentencing for charges involving cocaine, prostitution and weapons.

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Traffic snarled by Water Main Break in Downtown Toms River

Emergency repairs on a water main break in downtown Toms River are expected to last into the afternoon, according to Toms River Police Department spokesman Ralph Stocco. 

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Supermarket Chain Coming to Barnegat

Barnegat is getting an Acme, according to Township officials. The Asbury Park Press reports the supermarket chain will take over the former Genuardi's food store on West Bay Avenue that has been vacant since closing nearly four years ago.

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Suspects in a narcotics raid in Toms River
Suspects in a narcotics raid in Toms River (Toms River Police)
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Six charged in Toms River drug distribution probe

A raid on a Toms River home suspected of ongoing narcotics activity results in six arrests.

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Manchester Little League Girls' Softball All-Stars, NJ Champs 2015 (Courtesy Chris Nolan)
Manchester Little League Girls' Softball All-Stars, NJ Champs 2015 (Courtesy Chris Nolan)
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Manchester girls’ softballers capture state championship

Chalk up another 2015 Little League state title for Ocean County. The Manchester Girls' 11-U Softball All-Stars claimed the big prize at the championship tournament in Paulsboro, squeezing out an 8-7 win over West Windsor Monday night.

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US Coast Guard property up for auction in Barnegat Light/photo from www.gsa.gov
US Coast Guard property up for auction in Barnegat Light/photo from www.gsa.gov
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U.S. Coast Guard Property for Sale in Barnegat Light

Looking for real estate? The United State Coast Guard is auctioning off a 2.5 acre residential tract in Barnegat Light that it no longer needs to house personnel and their families.

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Hooper Avenue repaving rescheduled in Brick Township

The Hooper Avenue (County Route 549) repaving job in Brick Township that was to start tonight is pushed back 24 hours.

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Brick Mayor John Ducey by Townsquare Media's Dianne DeOliveira
Brick Mayor John Ducey by Townsquare Media's Dianne DeOliveira
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Brick Township officials target abandoned home for demolition

After six years of deterioration, a foreclosed, deserted house in Brick Township appears to have a date with a wrecking ball.

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