92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: August 9
No beach closures, but advisories are in effect at three spots with high bacteria levels in Tuesday testing. The bay beach in Long Beach Township, 25th Street bay beach in Barnegat Light and the New York Boulevard beach in Sea Girt undergo retesting today.
President Trump and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price vow to turn the tide on America's rising opioid epidemic. In Bedminster Tuesday, Price noted that opiates claimed 52,000 lives in the U.S. in 2015 - abuot the size of Yankee Stadium.
A chunk of wood crashes through a Manalapan school window, and police believe that they've got a bead on suspects. Check our web or Facebook page for surveillance images, and if either looks familiar, you'll find police contact information.
The developer hoping to build almost 1,900 homes where the Eagle Ridge Golf Course now stands in Lakewood plans to appeal the rejection of critical state permits. New Jersey environmental officials turned down the Freshwater Wetlands and Coastal Area Facilities Review Act (CAFRA) permits.
An Asbury Park teen reportedly has his first court appearance for a murder charge in North Carolina today. Multiple sources report that Xzavier Dawu Murrell is suspected of a role in an August 1 shooting over $160 worth of marijuana.
In Connecticut, Jackson's Holbrook Little Leaguers keep their focus as they take on Pennsylvania in today's Mid-Atlantic semifinal matchup. Both teams are 2-0 in the tournament that leads to a berth in World Series play in Williamsport, PA.