It's long been an eyesore ridden with drug busts and arrests. Now the Red Carpet Inn in downtown Toms River officially belongs to the township following a completed purchase announced Tuesday for $4.8-million dollars.

A former investigator at the office of state comptroller who's been accused of "going rogue" and letting Lakewood medicaid cheats keep some of the money they were not entitled to has filed a whistle-blower lawsuit.

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, a new law takes effect tomorrow that requires online retailers to collect sales tax from garden state residents when they make a purchase.