Jersey Shore

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Lifeguards Spread A Serious Message As Shore Towns Prepare For The 4th Of July

Major replenishment projects at the Jersey shore have most towns ready for the Fourth of July, and have made Sandy feel like a distant memory.

06/30/2014

FILE - A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Search Is Underway For Teen Swimmer Missing Near Ocean City

A 14-year-old swimmer and his friends were in the water off of Ocean City, when they were pulled out by the current.

06/29/2014

Television personality Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino poses on arrival for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, on April 14, 2013. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Arrested After Fight In N.J. Tanning Salon

The incident took place at Boca Salon in Middletown at around 2 p.m., police said.

06/17/2014

Mantoloking Steel Wall

CBS 2 Exclusive: Steel Wall To Be Mounted To Protect Jersey Shore Towns From Storms

A four-mile steel wall is going up along the Jersey Shore beachfront, in one of the biggest projects that New Jersey will undertake to keep residents safe from storms like Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

Former high school wrestling star Lukas Iorio is charged with carjacking an electric buggy and going on a violent rampage on the Jersey Shore. (Credit: Gettysburg College/CBS 2)

New Jersey High School Wrestling Champ Accused In Bizarre Rampage

Lukas Iorio was a high school wrestling champion and a good student, but now he has been arrested and brought up on serious charges.

05/28/2014

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Communities Still Fighting To Bounce Back After Superstorm Sandy

The streamed in by carload to hit the sand. Kids played volleyball and wiffle ball. Others just tried to put the long, tough winter in the past.

05/25/2014

Route 35 Through Mantoloking. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Halt Route 35 Road Work For Summer Fun In New Jersey

Work has stopped on the roadway to accommodate the influx of beachgoers this Memorial Day weekend.

05/23/2014

Jersey Shore Big DL

Officials: Jersey Shore Is Ready For Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in New Jersey say the Shore is ready for the unofficial kickoff to the summer season.

05/22/2014

A woman smokes in a Times Square pedestrian island on September 16, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Legislation Takes Aim At Smoking At NJ Beaches

State Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney beachgoers should not have to sit next to smokers when they return to the Jersey Shore this summer.

04/25/2014

A massive fire destroyed three homes in Sea Isle City. (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Look Into Blaze That Destroyed Three Homes In Sea Isle City

The fire started just before 5 p.m. on Friday, on the 7800 block of Pleasure Ave. Within minutes the wind carried flames from one home to the next, authorities said. The fire leveled three homes and damaged eleven more.

04/19/2014

A fire destroyed multiple homes in Sea Isle City, N.J. on the afternoon of Friday, April 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

7-Alarm Fire Reduces 3 Homes To Ash In Sea Isle City, N.J.

A massive fire raged late Friday afternoon on the Jersey Shore, leaving at least three buildings burned to the ground.

04/18/2014

Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio, Vinny Guadagnino, Sammi Giancola, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Deena Nicole Cortese, Jennifer 'JWoww' Farley, and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

New Jersey Towns Mull Permit Requirement For Film Crews

Some New Jersey towns are reacting to the increasing number of reality shows being filmed in the shore area by considering new ordinances. Town officials say they want to minimize the aggravation for residents.

04/13/2014

Jakeabob's original location on Raritan Bay was washed away during Superstorm Sandy. The restaurant's long time owner has started a community kitchen for Sandy victims. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jakeabob’s Restaurant In Union Beach, Devastated By Superstorm Sandy, Closes For Second Time

Superstorm Sandy trashed Jakeabob’s Bay, a thriving bar and restaurant where locals and vacationers took in gorgeous sunsets over the Raritan Bay.

04/01/2014

U.S. Coast Guard (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Body Found In N.J. Waterway Confirmed To Be Missing Fisherman

The body of a man found last week in a central New Jersey waterway is that of a fisherman who vanished last December, authorities said Monday.

03/24/2014

Firefighters battle a motel blaze in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on March 21, 2014. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: Improperly Discarded Cigarette Sparked Fatal Jersey Shore Motel Fire

A cigarette is believed to have ignited a stuffed chair in the second-floor smoking area of the 25-unit Mariner’s Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach, according to authorities.

03/24/2014

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