A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.
Residents of a homeless encampment in New Jersey have agreed with government officials on the details of a plan to close down the camp after its 80 or so residents have found homes.
Gov. Chris Christie says he asking the federal government for $250 million in Sandy aid to help New Jersey buy out homeowners in flood-prone areas, but does not want to force people to sell.
Court papers show the bags were illegally buried at the location, but recently were dug up after a judge ordered the rabbi responsible to remove them.
An agreement letting the camp remain for now, signed by both sides, will go before a judge on Wednesday.
Officials are trying to determine what caused the fire in the home on the 600 block of Sterling Avenue. The fire broke out at around 2 a.m.
A 78-year-old man was severely burned early Monday when he accidentally caught himself on fire while sleeping in a tent encampment for the homeless near the Jersey Shore.
But investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the blaze that destroyed the two-story home in Lakewood early Saturday.
The Republican presidential contender’s motorcade rolled into a fundraiser Wednesday evening as a bride and groom were posing for pictures in the parking lot outside the hall in Lakewood.
A state of emergency has been declared in Freehold Township as thousands of utility customers in Central Jersey remained without power late on Sunday morning after a series of severe storms moved through the region.
Authorities say because Crockam was convicted of murdering Patrolman Christopher Matlosz, the law requires a life sentence without the possibility of parole.
Ocean County Prosecutor Marlene Lynch Ford said Tuesday that a preliminary investigation found “no indication of foul play or trauma” in the death of a toddler whose body was found inside a septic tank behind her home.
It’s unknown just how long the 2-year-old, who relatives identified as “J.C.”, was inside the underground septic tank. Her body was found Monday night after authorities said her parents reported her missing.
The discovery ended a roughly three-hour search by township police, an Ocean County Sheriff’s Department canine unit and a state police helicopter.
Ocean County prosecutors say that health issue and the head injury both led to her death, and she may have been dead for about a week before her body was found Thursday morning in her home at a gated senior community in Lakewood.