92.7 WOBM News – Flash Briefing June 6
Polls stay open until 8 PM in today's primary elections. In addition to deciding the opponents to be our next Governor, the shore finds notable dogfights in Legislative Districts 11, 12 and 13, the Ocean and Monmouth County Freeholder races, and skirmishes in Toms River, Lakewood, Brick, Colts Neck, Holmdel and Roosevelt.
Seems like it's been downright soggy forever, right? Chin up, the end is in sight. The sun starts its resurgence gradually tomorrow, and is in full control by the weekend, right through the middle of next week, according to Townsquare meteorologist Dan Zarrow.
State troopers fan out through sections of the Parkway, Route 72, Atlantic City Expressway, I-195 and other shore routes Thursday. No, it isn't another bad-driver crackdown. They'll team with New Jersey Department of Transportation crews to test their evacuation skills in the event of a major weather disaster. You'll see cones, signs, and those big orange-and-white barrels - but the roads remain open.
A Neptune woman risks 30 years to life in prison if convicted of stabbing her boyfriend to death last November. Monique Moore, 24, was indicted Monday in Freehold.
The driver of a Jeep that clipped a pedestrian in Brick Township is sought by police - and they're fairly certain they've got the vehicle in their cross-hairs. View the car that police said sped off toward Mantoloking, on Mantoloking Road, on May 20.
Environmentalists and East Coast members of Congress succeeded in dissuading the Obama Administration from pursuing undersea seismic testing and eventual offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic. Now, the Trump Administration seeks public comment for it. Five companies reportedly have already requested survey results.
Images of kids in degrading sexual acts are traced by Monmouth County investigators to a Manalapan 25-year-old's computer. Angelo Curato was charged June 2, after a three-month probe.
We have precious few World War II vets left, but if you know one, today's an ideal day to offer some "thanks for your service." D-Day, considered the start of the Allied resurgence, began on the Normandy coast on this day, 73 years ago. There's an Ocean County connection to it. The exploits of late Bud Lomell of Toms River, who scaled the imposing cliff housing and took out an enemy bunker from which soldiers were mowed down before even reaching the beach, is recounted in a chapter of Tom Brokaw's The Greatest Generation.