92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: August 21
The alignment of sun, moon and Earth gives America a reason to pause and marvel at the universe. Today's solar eclipse stands poised to be the most-discussed and most-photographed event of its kind, ever. Did you get some snaps? Post them on our web and Facebook pages.
Keshawn Wilson, the gun-wielding man shot dead by Brick Township police responding to a domestic incident early Sunday, is believed to have fired several rounds from his weapon before officers arrived, while three women and three children hid in a bedroom. Two women were injured before police intervened.
The Monmouth County pediatric surgeon accused of molesting a 17-year-old patient undergoes temporary license suspension while his case proceeds. Dr. Saad Saad is not confined, but is forbidden from visiting his practices in Eatontown and Neptune, and is ordered to avoid contact with anyone under age 18.
Brick Memorial High School sophomore Drew Aponte is being remembered fondly by friends and school staffers, two days after being cut down by a car as he rode his bike across Burnt Tavern Road near Route 70. Charges do not appear likely for the driver from Toms River, but police are asking witnesses to contact them.
Thirty-six former Ocean County drug offenders who returned to the mainstream the hard way - through the County's rigid drug court program - graduate this Wednesday in Toms River. Ex-addicts are required to get treatment, GEDs, and jobs, and report to authorities regularly for several years.
The elusive Powerball ticket that matches all the numbers has yet to be drawn...meaning a grand prize of at least $650,000,000 at this Wednesday's drawing, third largest in the game's history.