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  1. 2 charged in death of New Jersey woman missing for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a New Jersey woman who disappeared months after she survived a shooting has been found dead and two people have been charged. Monmouth County prosecutors say 33-year-old Jennifer Sweeney and 32-year-old Andre Harris were charged Tuesday with murder, desecration of human remains and evidence tampering in the death of 41-year-old Tyrita Julius.

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  2. Judge throws out man's 1992 rape conviction after DNA testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | New Jersey Herald

    A New Jersey judge has thrown out the rape conviction of a man who was cleared last month by DNA evidence after fighting to have the test done to prove his innocence. Prosecutors said last month that the Long Branch man was excluded as a suspect in the case based on blood evidence.

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  3. Man convicted of rape has name cleared after DNA testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A New Jersey man who served four years in prison after he was convicted of a 1988 rape has been cleared by DNA evidence after fighting to have the test done to prove his innocence. Monmouth County prosecutors said Friday that Dion Harrell, of Long Branch, was excluded as a suspect based on blood evidence.

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  4. Pizzeria with name similar to video game flooded with callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A family-owned pizzeria in New Jersey has become inundated with calls from around the country asking if the restaurant inspired the setting for a popular online video game. The Asbury Park Press reports that Freddie's Restaurant and Pizzeria in Long Branch has received thousands of calls over the past year from people asking if it's Freddy's Fazbear Pizza, the setting for the video game Five Nights at Freddy's.

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  5. Man was under influence of drug when he caused fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A driver has admitted he was under the influence of a prescription drug when he struck a car that hit two people who had been involved in a fender-bender, killing one of them. Joseph Stovall pleaded guilty Friday to vehicular homicide and assault by auto charges stemming from the September 2013 crash in Long Branch.

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  6. Officials identify man struck, killed by NJ Transit trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Officials have released the name of a man killed when he was struck by a New Jersey Transit train in Monmouth County. But they say it's still not clear why Thomas Gordon was on the tracks when the accident occurred Saturday night just east of the Elberon train station in Long Branch.

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  7. Man admits he killed man as part of retaliation shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Monmouth County prosecutors say 21-year-old Dante Strong pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter on Thursday under a deal with prosecutors in the death of 23-year-old Adrian Anderson in Long Branch. Strong told the judge he was part of a group that was involved in some confrontations with other groups.

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  8. Charge dismissed against New Jersey man who flew Trump flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    A judge has dismissed charges against a New Jersey man who faced a fine for flying flags supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Joseph Hornick was ticketed in March for violating a West Long Branch ordinance that restricts the display of political signs until 30 days before an election.

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  9. Settlement reached with landlord over housing assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    State prosecutors say they have reached a settlement with a New Jersey landlord who was accused of refusing to rent an apartment to a woman who wanted to pay with housing vouchers. Under terms announced Tuesday, Scott Kelly and his company agreed to pay Shakisha Wallace $500 a month for 10 months and undergo monitoring for two years to ensure compliance with fair housing laws.

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  10. Last New Jersey boardwalk damaged by Sandy reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Long Branch officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday. The city bonded $25 million to reconstruct the one-mile boardwalk, which is composed of composite decking.

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  11. New Jersey man ticketed for flying Donald Trump flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Joseph Hornick thought West Long Branch police were responding to his reports that the flags proclaiming "Trump Make America Great Again" had been vandalized. Instead, he was ticketed for violating an ordinance that restricts the display of political signs.

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  12. Prosecutor to talk about missing shooting victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    It's not clear if there is a new development in the case of a New Jersey woman who disappeared nearly four months after she survived a shooting. Monmouth County's acting prosecutor has scheduled a news conference Friday about Tyrita Julius.

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  13. Vote scheduled today on Lackawanna CutoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    The Board of Directors of NJTransit is scheduled to vote today on a resolution to spend about $1.4 million to purchase wetland credits to offset work within wetlands along the Lackawanna Cutoff to the as-yet-built train station in Andover. The proposed resolution calls for the transit line to buy 2.1 acres of credits from Ecologic Mitigation Oxford of West Long Branch at a cost not to exceed $816,900 and 1.43 acres of credits from The Nature Conservancy at a price not to exceed $567,138.

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  14. Police officer saves infant choking on candy wrapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Long Branch police say Omar Akel and another officer went to a Lippincott Avenue home on Friday after a 911 caller said a 9-month-old girl was choking on something. The home is not far from the city's police headquarters.

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  15. New Jersey town punishes 8 idle police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Long Branch officials have declined to release the names of the three supervisors and five police officers or to say how they were punished. Public Safety Director Jason Roebuck tells the Asbury Park Press the department received a letter from a member of the public alleging the officers were not doing their jobs.

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  16. Nearly 20K without power in NJ after powerful winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Utility companies in New Jersey are reporting that more than 20,000 customers are without electricity one day after a powerful winter storm packing high wind and snow battered the state. Atlantic City Electric says more than 18,000 customers are without power Sunday.

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  17. Windmill at New Jersey shore restaurant fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    Officials in Monmouth County say the white four-blade structure on the WindMill restaurant in the West End section of Long Branch fell over Monday night.

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