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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

Classroom (credit: Clipart.com)

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

Rev. Michael Fugee

Parents: Why Was Once-Accused Pedophile Priest On Youth Retreats In N.J.?

Parents and teens at a Monmouth County Roman Catholic church were shocked Monday, after learning that a priest who attended overnight teen retreats was once accused of sexual abuse.

04/29/2013

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Did Once-Accused Pedophile Priest Violate Order Banning Contact With Kids?

Investigators have been questioning whether New Jersey priest once accused of child sexual abuse may have violated an order never again to work with children.

04/28/2013

Fishing Boats (file / credit: clipart.com)

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.

04/16/2013

Long Branch Police (credit: CBS 2)

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.

03/26/2013

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Stories From Main Street: Miracle On Main Street Event To Help Rebuild Manasquan

Manasquan was one of the Monmouth County communities hardest hit by Hurrricane Sandy, but an event coming up hopes to help the borough out.

03/25/2013

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.

03/12/2013

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NJ Town Mulls Changing Bow Hunting Ordinance; Some Residents Wary

There is concern over how to get rid of deer in one Monmouth County town. Some have expressed fears over a new proposal that some said would bring hunters way too close to their homes.

02/27/2013

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

40 Years For Triple Bank Robber In New Jersey

A central New Jersey man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a bank robbery spree that lasted three months.

02/03/2013

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Doctor Pleads Guilty To Writing Illegal Narcotics Prescriptions

A New York doctor admitted in federal court in New Jersey on Thursday that he wrote illegal prescriptions for oxycodone.

01/31/2013

A section of an old boardwalk is destroyed by flooding from superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Construction Set To Begin On New Sea Girt Boardwalk

The new boardwalk, like the old one, will be made of synthetic planks, with sturdy tie-down straps anchoring them to the foundation.

01/31/2013

A Shopping Center in Marlboro, N.J. (credit: Marlboro Township)

NJ Town Creates Novel Way To Reduce Property Taxes For Residents Who Shop Locally

Some towns are considering offering shop local cards. People can get the card, buy from shops in their hometown, and then they get to accumulate credits against their property tax bill.

01/24/2013

A Seastreak Ferry passes the Highlands Bridge (credit: Borough of Highlands)

Post-Sandy Proposal To Raise Downtown Gets Mixed Reviews In Highlands

In the wake of superstorm Sandy, there is a radical proposal to raise all of downtown Highlands.

01/24/2013

Bed, Bath & Beyond store in Middletown, New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)/Inset: Tyrik Haynes (credit: Facebook)

Suspect Charged In NJ Bed Bath & Beyond Stabbing Also Accused Of Torturing Cat

Tyrik Haynes, 19, is being held on $1 million bail, charged with attempted murder.

01/18/2013

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