Monmouth County

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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

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

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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

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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

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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.

03/26/2013

Miracle on Main Street Manasquan Logo

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

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