Long Branch

New Jersey Marathon

Tight Security In Place For New Jersey Marathon

Thousands of runners took to the streets Sunday for the New Jersey Marathon, as crowds cheered them on surrounded by tighter security measures imposed after the bombings at the Boston Marathon.


New Jersey Marathon United We Run Boston Shirt (credit: NJ Marathon)

New Jersey Marathon Upping Security In Wake Of Boston Bombings

Executive Race Director Joe Gigas says all bags and backpacks will be banned, spectator access at the start and finish lines will be limited, and some parking areas will be closed.


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Police Investigating After 2 Bodies Found In Long Branch Home

The bodies of 35-year-old Maria Yolanda Cotejo-Munoz and 33-year-old Feredis Venturo were found at a multi-family home on Sairs Avenue around 7 p.m. Monday, police said.


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NJ Parents File $30M Suit Alleging Students Were Tied Up, Gagged In School

One year ago at Gregory Elementary School in Long Branch, two janitors were accused of tying up and gagging four students in a bathroom, allegedly taunting them and taking their pictures.


Bruce Springsteen (Photo Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Springsteen’s ‘Born To Run’ House For Sale In Long Branch

Springsteen rented the cottage in 1974 and ’75 when he wrote the music for his seminal “Born To Run” album, which features the title song, plus “Jungleland” and “Tenth Avenue Freeze Out.”


Pay It forward workers helped rebuild this children's play center. Credit CBS 2.

With ‘Project Pay-It-Forward’ Neighbors Help Neighbors Rebuild Their Storm Damaged Businesses

When Sandy flooded Long Beach it ruined the hard work of two women who had just opened a child play center on West Beech Street, but now with the help of neighbors they have re-opened.


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Teen Charged With Videotaping Girl Undress At N.J. School

A New Jersey high school student was charged with invasion of privacy Tuesday, after police said he secretly videotaped a girl undressing at school.


Sandy victim Bill Johns is among those being bounced from the hotel this weekend. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Sandy Victims Kicked Out Of FEMA-Approved Hotel For Scrapbooking Retreat

First they were driven from their homes by Superstorm Sandy; now, families living in hotels along the Jersey Shore are getting the boot again.


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One Dead Following Boat Collision Off Of Long Branch, NJ

Coast Guard officials say personnel aboard the larger craft reported the collision and bought the two men aboard their vessel. They then headed into the Shark River and met crews from Coast Guard Station Shark River, who escorted them to shore.


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Bail Set At $1.1M For N.J. Man Accused Of Shooting, Robberies, Assault On Cop

A judge has set bail at $1.1 million for a 22-year-old man accused of shooting a cab driver, assaulting a police officer, and committing four armed robberies during a two-day crime spree this week in Monmouth County, N.J.


Lizbeth Vasquez (credit: NJSP)

Missing 10-Year-Old Long Branch Girl Found Safe

Lizbeth Vasquez was found at her school around 8:30 a.m. Thursday.


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NJ Man Declared Dead Day After Lightning Strike

Forty-one-year-old Sebastian Castillo was fishing with his 12-year-old son in Long Branch around 5 p.m. Wednesday when a violent storm hit the area.


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NYC Councilman, Brothers Help Save Two Girls At NJ Beach

There were some scary moments at the Jersey Shore over the weekend after two little girls got caught in the strong undertow at Long Branch.


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Three Injured, One Charged Following Stabbing At Family Gathering In New Jersey

Three men were injured and one faces charges after a fight at a family gathering in central New Jersey ended with a stabbing.


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Boy, 12, Dies From Injuries Suffered In Sand Tunnel Collapse On NJ Beach

Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has died from injuries suffered when a massive sand tunnel he was building at a central New Jersey beach collapsed on him.