The Gravitron ride caught fire at the Keansburg Amusement Park on Monday, Aug. 24. (Credit: @alexis_seitz, via Twitter)

Gravitron Ride Catches Fire At Keansburg Amusement Park

An amusement park ride caught fire late Monday afternoon in Keansburg, New Jersey.


Home being elevated in Keansburg on July 7, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Christie Announces New Sandy Elevation Grants

Dozens more homeowners will be receiving grants to raise their homes above flood level in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.


Gov. Chris Christie meets with superstorm Sandy victims in Keansburg, Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: Christine Sloan/CBS 2)

Christie Announces Plans To Distribute New Wave Of Federal Sandy Aid

The governor touted a second round of federal funding to the tune of $1.46 billion to help Sandy victims. Christie promised nearly half of the money would go towards housing.


Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Woman Sexually Assaulted While Helping Friend Shovel Snow

Police said the woman was approached at around 10 p.m. Thursday while she helped a friend shovel snow.


An NJ TRANSIT train along the Boonton Line in Towaco (credit: NJT via Flickr)

2 Injured In Crash With New Jersey Transit Train

Two people were injured when the pickup truck they were in crashed into a New Jersey Transit train on Friday.


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NJ Man Indicted For Vehicular Manslaughter In Fatal Boating Accident

A Monmouth County grand jury handed up the indictment against George Harrington on Monday. Prosecutors contend Harrington was operating his boat while under the influence of alcohol and at an unsafe rate of speed at the time of the crash.


Damaged rides and debris at the Keansburg Amusement Park on the Jersey Shore - Nov. 1, 2012 (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Jersey Shore Amusement Rides To Start Spinning Again

Some of the Jersey Shore’s amusement piers and parks are springing back to life nearly five months after Superstorm Sandy.


Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Monmouth Gun Buyback Nets 1,500 Weapons

That brings the total number of guns collected to 7,000 since December.


Kerri Dalton (credit: Facebook)

Woman Recovering, But Deeply Scarred After Bed, Bath & Beyond Stabbing

Kerri Dalton, 29, of Keansburg, N.J., was stabbed multiple times in the Bed, Bath and Beyond store in Middletown as she pushed her 5-month-old daughter in a stroller inside the store. Eleven days later, she was still struggling mightily.


Destroyed house in New Dorp Beach Jan. 13, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Locals Fear Federal Sandy Aid Battle In Congress

Congress was scheduled to vote on a $51 billion federal storm aid package. But objections to so-called pork making its way into the original measure have led House Republicans to draft their own $17 billion package.


Gov. Chris Christie Thanking Volunteers In Keansburg, N.J. Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Keansburg Residents Brace For Nor’Easter As Sandy Relief Continues

Many homes are still without power and heat, so some are resorting to their gas stove ranges for warmth.


Dennis Adler (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Dennis Adler Hid Remains Of Daughter In Keansburg Home

Police said the remains were hidden about four years ago. An autopsy and dental record comparison conducted on April 4 confirmed Kimberly Adler’s identity.


Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

Keansburg Thanksgiving Brawl Leaves 6 Hurt

Keansburg police said the fight stemmed from an earlier altercation between two 18-year-old men.


Photo from WCBS 880's Levon Putney

Massive N.J. Fire Forces Residents From Their Homes

It was fast and furious – a massive fire on the Jersey Shore forced residents from their homes in the middle of the night. The inferno so intense it leveled a condo complex and destroyed another apartment building next door, leaving dozens homeless.