92.7 WOBM News – Flash Briefing May 30
Headed to the beach, despite the clouds? Proceed with caution and stay where the ocean is guarded. There is a moderate risk of ripcurrents along the entire coast. Blame the spate of rain for churning the waters. Red flags mean no swimming.
The fire that raced through a century-old house in Island Heights Monday is traced to an electric stove - but investigators say that no one was in the house, and that there was no sign of forced entry. A neighbor heard the alarm and called police.
The Navy SEAL who fell to his death during a Fleet Week parachute stunt over the Hudson River is a 27-year-old from Colorado. Remington Peters was a member of the Navy's Leap Frogs parachute team. Investigators are still probing the parachute failure that forced him to cut loose and aim for the river.
Five more beneficiaries of federal Superstorm relief are charged with getting the money under false pretenses, according to the New Jersey Attorney General's Office. Carlos Paul Terzian of Manahawkin, Frank Russo of Brick Township, Jennifer Altman and Patrick Yanotta of Hoboken, and Jennifer Casey of Upper Saddle River risk prison terms of three to 10 years if convicted at trial.