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  1. Police were justified in killing knife-wielding Ocean County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The state Attorney General's Office concluded in a report released Friday that police were justified in killing an Ocean County man who had once told them he was "going to get a cop to shoot me." Twenty-seven-year-old Michael Laniado died Feb. 6 in Toms River after a standoff with authorities at a mobile home park.

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  2. Drunk driver who had 11-year-old in car survived nasty crash, Toms River cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Beachwood driver and her 11-year-old passenger escaped a car crash in downtown Toms River with minor injuries - but now she faces charges. Police charged Moria Oday with driving under the influence and reckless driving in the aftermath of the Wednesday morning collision with a utility pole on Water Street that resulted in several hours' worth of street closures and local power outages.

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  3. NJ police plan DWI checkpoints outside Toby Keith concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Country music fans planning to raise their "red Solo cups" this Saturday for the Toby Keith concert at the PNC Bank Arts Center might want to be careful about what type of beverage they choose to fill them up. New Jersey State Police have announced that they will set up a sobriety checkpoint outside the concert, which is set for Saturday evening at 6:30 p.m. This will be the second time this month state police have announced plans to set up the checkpoints, aimed at getting drunk drivers off New Jersey roads.

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  4. Woman who caused parkway crash had heroin, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A wrong-way crash on the Garden State Parkway Sunday led to the arrest of an Ocean County woman for heroin possession, NJ State Police said in a statement. Brenna Haase, 37, of Forked River was charged with assault, possession of heroin, possession of a hypodermic syringe, possession of drug paraphernalia and DWI following the crash at milepost 80.8 on the Garden State Parkway in Toms River.

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  5. As temps rise, thousands lose power along Jersey ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Temperatures were around 90 degrees when a fallen tree in Toms River knocked out the power to over 15,000 JCP&L customers along the Jersey Shore. Toms River Police said the gusty winds crashed a tree into power lines on Neville Street near Bay Avenue and the ShopRite supermarket.

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  6. 3 charged with robbery in Toms River, 1 suspect at large, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Police have arrested three people and are searching for a fourth in connection with the alleged attack and robbery of a Toms River man on June 1. Toms River Police say the 23-year-old victim contacted authorities on June 1 at 4 p.m. and said he had been robbed by several people. The victim told police he was near the basketball courts at the Winteringham Village residential complex when the incident occurred.

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  7. Raising an autistic child in NJ takes a toll on finances and family, mom saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The cost of raising a child with autism is staggering. Roughly $1.4 to $2.5 million compared to just $300,000 for a child without special needs, according to the Center for Special Needs at the American College.

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  8. These top New Jersey donut shops will leave you droolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    So many donuts, so little time. Long after National Donut Day is over, these New Jersey shops still will be churning out some amazing, tasty creations.

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  9. New Jersey 101.5 heroin and opiate town hall offers help and inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Last night on New Jersey 101.5, a special town hall on opiate addition and treatment offered listeners information, guidance and hope about overcoming drug addiction. A group of experts spoke on air while certified drug and addiction counselors from the Carrier Clinic were offered assistance and guidance to those following the town hall online.

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  10. DUI checkpoints Saturday in 2 NJ counties: Don't even think about drunk drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Police throughout New Jersey are always on the lookout for impaired drivers, but this weekend, state troopers will set up sobriety checkpoints in two counties to make sure drunk drivers aren't a hazard on Garden State roadways. In a statement Thursday, state police said they will set up sobriety checkpoints on Saturday in Maurice River Township, Cumberland County as well as Toms River in ocean County.

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  11. Deadly Memorial Day weekend on New Jersey roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    State Police say preliminary data indicates the number of motor vehicle deaths during this year's Memorial Day weekend was up slightly from last year, with a total of 10 fatalities being reported. State Police say they had 140 additional troopers patrolling New Jersey roadways looking for drunk and distracted drivers between Friday evening and early Tuesday morning.

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  12. Firefighter died when he struck intoxicated teen's van stopped on Parkway, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Authorities are continuing their investigation after a 17-year veteran of the Wallington fire department was killed in a crash with an allegedly intoxicated teenager this weekend. Frank Stetz, 48, was killed when his motorcycle struck a van being driven by the teen on the Garden State Parkway Toms River, State Police Sgt.

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  13. Postman a dog's best friend? Pit bull rescued after hours stuck in marshRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Three girls in a kayak and an observant postal carrier teamed up to rescue a 10-month-old puppy stuck in the mud for hours on Saturday in Silver Bay in Toms River. Owner Mike Incremona told New Jersey101.5 that at first his family, down for the weekend at their summer home, didn't know where Remy went until they watched video from their backyard security camera.

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  14. 17-year firefighter killed in crash with intoxicated teenager, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Wallington firefighter died Sunday night in a crash with an intoxicated 17-year-old on the Garden State Parkway, according to a report. The report, by NorthJersey.com , quotes New Jersey State Police saying 17-year member of the Wallington Fire Dpeartment Frank Stetz, 48, was killed when his motorcycle struck a van being driven by the teen near Toms River.

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  15. Concert on beach heralds start of summer at Jersey shoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The hair band icon performed Friday on the Seaside Heights boardwalk before about 1,000 fans to kick off Memorial Day weekend. "Forgive us for the party we're about to have on the beach this weekend!" he urged the crowd, many of whom had similar plans.

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  16. The best Jersey Shore spots for spring & summer wedding photosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Hard to believe, but my wedding is just days away, and among the last batch of plans are the details on where we'll be taking pictures! This colorful mural on the old Casino in Asbury Park makes for a stunning backdrop! There are some beautiful places around the Jersey Shore to take wedding photos, and the possibilities are really endless, but we've created a list of 5 especially great spots! "There are so many different settings in one location, and there are stunning flowers which make for magical pictures. Plus, there's a spectacular stone gazebo and a koi pond.

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  17. What should Trump's campaign song be? Your awesome choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Deminski and Doyle took calls Friday looking for suggestions for Donald Trump's new campaign song - and boy, did you guys come through. A lot of from-the-start Trump supporters listen to New Jersey 101.5, so a lot of the songs suggested were chosen because they actually like the guy - and he's blowing away the competition.

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  18. Ocean County job fair offers job-interview outfits for those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Job seekers have a unique opportunity to get interview attire and find work at a one-stop event this Friday by the Mental Health Association in New Jersey. Suit Up For Success is being held at the agency's Toms River location for Ocean County residents in need.

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  19. Jersey model criticized for interracial couple ad: 'Love wins'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Clay Pollioni poses with a poster of his ad at the Old Navy at the Ocean County Mall A Jersey Shore model whose Old Navy ad was at the center of a Twitter storm had the last word on the matter. Old Navy tweeted a photo depicting an interracial couple and their child on Friday - featuring Clay Pollioni of Orley Beach with a black child and woman.

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  20. Neighboring towns say they don't want Lakewood's wannabe cops on their roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Officials in Jackson and Toms River want nothing to do with a volunteer civilian security force that helps police patrol the township of Lakewood. The rebuke of the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch by Lakewood's neighbors is the latest flare up among these municipalities, whose residents have struggled with a Lakewood population boom fueled largely by an influx of Orthodox Jewish families.

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