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2 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

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Officer Richard Nelson Jr. made the arrest on 17th Avenue. a Township man Shaun Paine, 32, was charged with burglary.

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Related Topix: Forked River, NJ, Drugs, Lakewood, NJ

6 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

N.J. man charged in stabbing of gas station attendant

Attempted murder charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey man accused of stabbing a gas station attendant during a robbery.

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Related Topix: Brick, NJ

6 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Brick man on parole charged with gas station stabbingBrick man on...

A 24-year-old Ocean County man out of prison on parole for burglary, theft and drug convictions has been charged in connection with the knifepoint robbery and stabbing at K and D Gulf on Burnt Tavern Road, police said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Brick, NJ

10 hrs ago | Fox News

NJ driver follows Christie's motorcade after claiming they cut him off

Aug. 19: Gov. Chris Christie's motorcade usually involves the governor as a passenger in the first vehicle, which is followed closely by a second vehicle.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Seaside Park, NJ

17 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Ocean County to upgrade communications system

Ocean County plans to spend nearly $23 million to upgrade its radio communications system and modernize its Criminal Scene Investigation Unit.

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Related Topix: Fire

20 hrs ago | District Administration

School lockers become a crime-fighting tool in New Jersey

In addition to pencils and notebooks, authorities have another back-to-school supply for students inside 18,000 lockers in Ocean County schools.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WOBM-FM Bayville

The Labor Day Traffic is in Full Force

If there's one sure sign of the end of a holiday weekend in Ocean County, it's the bumper to bumper traffic on the Garden State Parkway.

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Asbury Park Press

Cops: Man caught waving knife, taunting homeownerCops: Man caught...

Cops: Man caught waving knife, taunting homeowner William Rodriguez was unaware a police officer was watching him, police said.

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Related Topix: Toms River, NJ

Patch.com

Next Step In Ocean County Heroin Fight: Hospitals, Rehab

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato says he will launch a pilot program to transport overdose victims to hospitals once Narcan is administered and have them meet with drug counselors who will try to get them into a treatment program.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Jackson man charged in bank robberyJackson man charged in bank...

Jackson man charged in bank robbery Richard Wilder Jr. is accused of robbing a Wells Fargo Bank on County Line Road.

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Related Topix: Jackson, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ

NJ.com

Atlantic City gamblers at closing Revel, Showboat, Trump Plaza casinos will play elsewhere

Two billboards along the boardwalk in Atlantic City as seen on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Life, Holidays, Labor Day

Asbury Park Press

Weird NJ: The Double Trouble mystery spotWeird NJ: The Double Trouble ...

In June 1908, a massive explosion occurred near a remote region of Russia that has come to be known as "The Tunguska Event."

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Related Topix: Explosion, World News, Japan, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Weird

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Asbury Park Press

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Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1tZaMVt Time Magazine declared this week that Ocean County is the most dangerous place to live in the United States because of the potential for natural disasters.

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Related Topix: Ocean Gate, NJ

Time

A Dog Started a House Fire By Turning on the Stove

A dog is the culprit in a Friday night house fire in New Jersey that began when a pooch turned on a stove .

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Related Topix: Fire, Asbury Park, NJ, Forked River, NJ

Patch.com

POLL: Toms River, Ocean County Most Dangerous Places To Live? Really?

Yes, Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy were obviously terrible. The heroin epidemic has plagued Ocean County as much as its plagued areas better known for the scourge of drug abuse.

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Related Topix: Toms River, NJ, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

NJ.com

Manville cops save teen from OD right after getting Narcan training

Narcan brand Naloxone Nasal Spray emergency opioid overdose kits are being distributed to and deployed by all of Somerset County's Police Departments and the Somerset County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, NJ, Manville, NJ, Hillsborough, NJ, Somerset, NJ

Star News Group

Candidate drops out

Democratic council candidate Brian Welch submitted a letter to the Ocean County Clerk's Office on Wednesday, Aug. 13, to request the removal of his name from the ballot, according to Ocean County Clerk Scott Colabella.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Philly.com

Analysis: 6 New Jersey counties among most-disaster prone in nation

A Time magazine analysis found that hurricane-prone areas of New Jersey top the nation in the frequency of natural disasters.

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Related Topix: New Jersey

Asbury Park Press

Ocean County: The most dangerous place in America?Ocean County: The...

"It doesn't look that dangerous to me," Gov. Chris Christie said during his end of summer stroll of Ocean County boardwalks.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Seaside Heights, NJ, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ, Jersey City, NJ

Asbury Park Press

When will northern Ocean County get beach protection?When will...

When will northern Ocean County get beach protection? Start of a $158 million federal beach project has been pushed back until early 2015 Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1pr0Ogf Steel planks on the dunes in front of Mantoloking homes.

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Related Topix: Mantoloking, NJ, Brick, NJ, Harvey Cedars, NJ, Seaside Park, NJ, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

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