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Toby J. Aun (Ocean County Dept. of Corrections)
Toby J. Aun (Ocean County Dept. of Corrections)
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Looted lockers, used charge cards, hocked goods, say Manchester police

An authorized guest of a resident in Manchester's Renaissance enclave is accused of using his access to rifle through unsecured lockers in the community gym and cars parked nearby.

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The front entrance of Jackson Liberty High School
The front entrance of Jackson Liberty High School (Google Street View)
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Another whooping cough case in Jackson, latest of several in NJ

The highly contagious disease is marked by violent coughing that makes it difficult to breathe.

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Marco Tulio Alvarez Lopez (Ocean County Corrections Dept
Marco Tulio Alvarez Lopez (Ocean County Corrections Dept
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15 years for stabbing Lakewood roommate

The Lakewood man convicted last October for stabbing his roommate in an argument over $50 the previous year is sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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Dunes Before and After (courtesy Ken Langdon)
Dunes Before and After (courtesy Ken Langdon)
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Worth a thousand words: Pre- and post-blizzard Ortley Beach

You've heard repeatedly about shore damage whipped up by the blizzard of January 22-23. You either agreee, or disagree, about uniform dune reinforcement for the Jersey coast. Before-and-after images of Ortley Beach, where there is no permanent solution, offer a stark impression of the tightrope some residents walk.

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Hit-and-run suspect Michael A. Dymond, photo from Toms River PD
Hit-and-run suspect Michael A. Dymond, photo from Toms River PD
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Toms River police arrest hit-and-run driver

Social media again helps Toms River police nab a hit-and-run suspect who was wanted for allegedly smashing into a parked car earlier this week.

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Tara Worthy
Tara Worthy
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Hid heroin and crack under her baby, say Manchester police

A Toms River woman whose car was stopped for an apparent vehicle violation Monday in Manchester is accused of hiding heroin and crack cocaine in the safety seat holding her 19-month-old.  

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Flooding from a mix of high tide and the storm
Flooding from a mix of high tide and the storm after a blizzard hit the region on January 24, 2016 in North Wildwood, New Jersey. (Andrew Renneisen, Getty Images)
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What NJ storm victims need to know about filing an insurance claim

Filing a claim for damage from the weekend Nor'easter that caused coastal flooding in New Jersey, can be just as much of an insurance headache as Superstorm Sandy caused for many, even if the flooding was only minor.

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Jeep model believed to be involved in hit-and-run (Toms River Police Dept.)
Jeep model believed to be involved in hit-and-run (Toms River Police Dept.)
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Hunt for Toms River hit-run driver expands

The driver whose Jeep slid off a Toms River road overnight Sunday, smacked a car in a driveway, and continued on, is sought by township police.

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Lakewood’s DPW Director under fire over blizzard snow removal

Lakewood officials are investigating why a large number of unionized employees in the Township's Department of Public Works failed to show up for work during the weekend blizzard, leaving roads uncleared and equipment idle.

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Ortley scrapes through – sand en route to storm-scraped coast

The storm and the sand on the Toms River beachfront wrestled to a draw this weekend.

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