92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: August 10
Only one beach closure today - the 25th Street Bay Beach in Barnegat Light, which showed excessive bacteria in two straight days of tests. It will reopen when levels subside to state-approved guidelines.
Investigators probing Wednesday's crash of a sport utility vehicle into Calloway's Restaurant in Eagleswood determine that the driver lost consciousness. Patty Rulon, 54, of Manahawkin, was behind the wheel when it lurched across Route 9, hit a sidwalk, guide wire and lamp before ramming the restaurant's wall. Albert Rulon, 91, also died. A teen relation and a fourth passenger are hospitalized.
Jackson's Holbrook Little Leaguers hit the field for more practice while awaiting word of who they'll face in Saturday's Mid Atlantic Regional Championship. A grand slam gave them a come-from-behind 10-6 victory over Pennsylvania on Wednesday.
A GoFundMe page to help the family of the teen who died in Brick Township while visiting his hometown from Ohio is only about $2,200 short of its $10,000 goal this morning. Austin Siler returned to attend a funeral, and died after attending a party.
A body found on the beach at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch Wednesday might be that of the kite surfer who disappeared in Sandy Hook last Friday. Police said that the body matches the description of the missing Hobokenite. The cause of death has not been issued.
Allegedly trying to outrun one Stafford Townnship cop, a motorcyclist runs into another. Police said that Thomas Walton of Eastampton sped off during a road violation stop on Route 72 early Tuesday...bailed off the highway for Route 9...and hit a squad car at the junction of East Bay Avenue. Police said that the bike was reported stolen in Millville.
No one's Powerball ticket matched the full set of numbers drawn last night...so the estimated annuitized grand prize for Saturday's drawing now stands at $356,000,000.
A Russian jet sails over President Trump's golf club in Bedminster, right through the no-fly zone...but everyone knew about it. US planes also conduct reconnaissance over the Kremlin, under terms of a 15-year-old treaty.
A Pennsylvania man accused of setting up a tryst with a 14-year-old Somers Point girl on line is indicted on six counts related to child endangerment, sexual contact and pornography. Dean Leon was arrested March 31 at the Somers Point library.