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Massive Shore Heroin Ring Exposed, Say Federal Agents

Fourteen suspects are rounded up and seven remain at large in what authorities say was a heroin and cocaine network that blanketed Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex Counties.

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Christie: A gas tax hike is ‘on the table for discussion’

As New Jersey lawmakers and special interest groups talk about the need to replenish the Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), the idea of a gas tax increase has gained momentum. Gov. Chris Christie has repeatedly said he will not raise taxes, but would he consider a hike on the gas tax?

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Monmouth Teen Mugged After Leaving a Local Football Game

The mugging of a teenager leaving a football game is being investigated by police in Monmouth's Ocean Township. Police said the 14-year-old was jumped, beaten and robbed of his cell phone and cash by two black male suspects in the area of Louise Weltz Lane and West Park Avenue at approximately 9:16 pm last Friday, October 10th

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Helical Piles & Anchors
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The Ups and Downs of Helical Piles

When it comes to raising your home on piles for storm protection, you have to go down to go up.

Structural engineer Steve Gencorelli, P.E. of Danbro Distributors, says the CHANCE Helical Piles distributed by Danbro Distributors work like a set of giant screws that anchor your home deep into the ground

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Missing Jetskier Reappears, None the Worse for Wear

The 68-year-old jetskier who touched off a lengthy search late Tuesday in Stone Harbor shows up stranded in Great Sound in Cape May County.

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An accident on Ridgeway Boulevard in Manchester
An accident on Ridgeway Boulevard in Manchester (Manchester Police)
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Spider Causes Crash

Manchester police say a spider was to blame for a for a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.

Officers say 41-year-old Thomas A. Buchko was traveling south on Ridgeway Boulevard near the River Point adult community when a large spider lowered itself in front of his face

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Robbery Suspect Surrenders

The man wanted in connection to a robbery in Lakewood in September has turned himself in.

Investigators say 19-year-old Jocqui Brown of Raleigh, NC, surrendered to police in Asbury Park after finding out police were looking for him on his Twitter feed

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Federal Funds to Fight Drugs

A federal grant is funding anti-drug programs in municipalities hit especially hard by the heroin epidemic.

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Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Toms River (Townsquare Media)
Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Toms River (Townsquare Media)
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Dash Cam Ruling Causes Concern

A New Jersey judge has ruled that police dash cam videos are a part of the public record, but the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office is planning an appeal.

That means anyone could access those recordings at any time, simply by filing a request under the Open Public Records Act (OPRA).  Polic

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50-yard line of the Sayreville High School football field
50-yard line of the Sayreville High School football field (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Sayreville scandal increases awareness about bullying

The scandal is making other school districts evaluate their programs and be more aware of potential bullying.

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