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New Jersey Man’s Bid To Carry Concealed Weapon Could Head To Supreme Court

A lower court had struck down his permit to carry a concealed handgun and it appeared that the high court would have a voice in the often controversial area of gun control.

07/12/2014

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SPCA Volunteer In New Jersey Admits To Animal Cruelty Charges

A longtime Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges.

06/23/2014

A Morganville, NJ home was destroyed in a fire on May 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Monmouth County Home Destroyed In Early Morning Fire

It took several hours to finally place it under control. Police said the blaze was fed by natural gas.

05/07/2014

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

Police In 2 NJ Counties Being Trained In Use Of Heroin Anti-Overdose Drug As Part Of Pilot Program

Police in all 32 Ocean County municipalities are now being trained to administer nasal shots of Narcan. Gov. Chris Christie announced a pilot program Wednesday.

04/02/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Talks Sandy, Not Bridge Scandal, At Town Hall

Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.

02/20/2014

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Asbury Park Officer Accused Of Helping Reputed Gang Members

According to Monmouth County prosecutors, 45-year-old Keith German allegedly tipped off reputed gang members to police investigative techniques, as well as providing other assistance.

02/14/2014

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NY State Police Targeting Drunk Driving During Holidays

The goal of the initiative “Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest” is to maximize DWI enforcement efforts to prevent motorists from being injured or killed by an intoxicated or drug-impaired driver.

12/24/2013

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Monmouth County, N.J. Company Admits To Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Monmouth County, N.J.-based public adjusting company has admitted to submitting fraudulent insurance claims, in an attempt to bilk an area insurer out of more than $15,000.

09/23/2013

Max Weinberg

Report: Suit By Max Weinberg, Local Judge Has Halted N.J. Trail Repairs

Legal action threatened by Bruce Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg and a local judge is among the reasons why restoration along the Henry Hudson Trail in Monmouth County, N.J., has not been completed.

09/22/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Offering Interest-Free Loans To Those Buying Homes In Sandy-Ravaged Communities

The state of New Jersey has launched a loan program designed to boost home ownership in the counties hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.

08/06/2013

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Monmouth County, N.J. GOP Furious Over Phone Number Hijacking

Republican Party officials on Monmouth County, N.J., were furious this week, after their phone number was hijacked and made to appear it was being used to make a 4 a.m. robocall purporting to urge residents to vote for Sen. Joe Kyrillos.

06/04/2013

Edison Police Officer Michael Dotro in court on May 24, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

N.J. Cop Accused Of Firebombing Boss’ Home Pleads Not Guilty

Edison Police Officer Michael Dotro, 35, is accused of setting fire to his boss’ Monroe Township home early Monday morning.

05/24/2013

Edison, NJ police car. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Cop Charged With Multiple Counts Of Attempted Murder In Alleged Firebomb Attack

The charges came on the heels of an intensive investigation by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Monro Township Police Department.

05/23/2013

Missing NJ teen Riley Branstrom. (credit: Monmouth County Police)

Search Underway For N.J. Teen Missing Since Monday

According to police, Riley Branstrom, 18, was last seen near Hightstown High School on Monday afternoon. Branstrom is a recent graduate of the high school.

05/09/2013

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Indictment: Wall Township School Official Didn’t Report Sex Assault Of Student, 4

Sandra Brower of Wall Township faces charges of official misconduct, obstruction and hindering apprehension in an indictment handed up by a Monmouth County grand jury.

05/06/2013

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