92.7 WOBM News Flash Briefing: October 3
Officials in two Las Vegas hospitals say that dozens of victims of the Sunday sniper massacre have been released, but about 45 remain in critical condition. Stephen Paddock allegedly sprayed bullets from the 38th floor of the Manadalay Bay Hotel, onto some 20,000 concertgoers below on Sunday.
Investigators said they found no red flags in the retired accountant's past that would have led to 10 suitcases filled with guns in his hotel room, where he was found dead.
The carnage revives dialogue about tougher gun laws. On Townsquare's "Ask The Governor" Monday night, Governor Chris Christie expressed doubts that the tragedy would have been averted. He admitted that he'll worry the next time his kids go to a concert.
The newest data breach is at Whole Foods. Executives say that customers of their restaurants and tap rooms in Metuchen, Union Township and Clark might be affected.
Yahoo, according to CNBC, admits that all 3,000,000,000 of its subscribers were exposed in the ISP's 2013 breach. Yahoo is now part of Oath.
A Toms River lawyer, with a run for an Ocean County Freeholder seat in his past, now sets his sights on a state Assembly post. Michael Cooke and fellow Democrat Ray Baker are pursuing election in Legislative District 10, facing longtime Assembly Republicans Dave Wolfe and Greg McGuckin.
The day after his release on a charge of burglarizing a restaurant in Monmouth County, a Toms River man is arrested for looting it again. Kevin Soloman was arrested September 29, for the second time in five days. He also faces charges in neighboring Neptune and Asbury Park.
Coffee With A Cop Day is, appropriately, 10-4, tomorrow morning. Slug some joe with Lakewood police, 9 - 11 AM, at Dunkin Donuts on Airport Road, or at Starbucks on Route 70.