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Small Earthquake Recorded Near Central New Jersey

Officials say a very small earthquake in central New Jersey has caused no damage or injuries.

12/13/2014

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Monmouth County Sex Offender Admits To Child Porn Offense

A Monmouth County, New Jersey man who has been convicted previously of being a sex offender has admitted to uploading images and videos of child sexual abuse to an online file-sharing network.

12/02/2014

A baby was found dead in a recycling facility in Farmingdale Township, New Jersey on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Police released two photos of articles of clothing found near the body. (Credit: New Jersey State Police)

Police Seek Mother Of Dead Newborn Found At Monmouth County Recycling Center

State Police are still trying to find the mother of a dead newborn that was found in the trash at a recycling center in New Jersey.

11/19/2014

A baby was found dead in a recycling facility in Farmingdale Township, New Jersey on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Police released two photos of articles of clothing found near the body. (Credit: New Jersey State Police)

Baby’s Body Found At Recycling Center In Monmouth County, N.J.

New Jersey State Police on Wednesday were seeking help from the public in finding the mother of a baby who was found dead at a recycling facility in Monmouth County.

11/12/2014

Veteran Hunter Alarcon presented with donation from Olde Glory Coffee (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Monmouth County-Based Coffee Maker Donates Scoop Of Profits To Wounded Vet

A New Jersey coffee maker is donating a scoop of its profits to help veterans.

11/07/2014

Accused Ocean Township wedding crashers (Ocean Township PD)

Ocean Township Wedding Crashers To Face Lesser Charges

Authorities say three juveniles who allegedly crashed a wedding reception in central New Jersey last weekend won’t have to face strong-armed robbery charges.

09/24/2014

Nick Dever and Noelle DeLuccio (Facebook)

Officials Identify Victims Of Deadly Freehold Township Car Crash

Authorities in New Jersey have identified the victims of a multi-vehicle crash that killed three people and critically injured another in Freehold Township on Tuesday.

08/20/2014

Long Branch Police (credit: CBS 2)

Woman, Young Girl Found Dead Inside Long Branch Home

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the deaths of a woman and a young child whose bodies were found inside a central New Jersey home.

08/02/2014

FILE -- A women fires a handgun  (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

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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