All 5,900 residents of the town of Belmar, N.J. have been ordered to evacuate immediately.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has declared a state of emergency in advance of the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm,” and has ordered evacuations for many areas.
Monmouth County prosecutors have charged 39-year-old Likisha Jones and 48-year-old Godfrey Gibson of Manhattan and 35-year-old James Jones of Brooklyn with hindering apprehension and other counts in the disposal of a body.
Authorities in New Jersey said a man suspected of shooting and wounding an off-duty NYPD detective in Manalapan has surrendered.
Officials in a New Jersey town don’t know what to do after all six members of the town council resigned.
First Assistant Monmouth County Prosecutor Richard Incremona said that the man died while doing work on Daum Road in Manalapan.
JCP&L crews worked all weekend long and through Monday night to clear the trees that had come crashing down in Freehold.
Forecasters believe a supercell storm packing wind gusts as high as 65 mph pounded Freehold and Freehold Township on Saturday night.
A state of emergency has been declared in Freehold Township as thousands of utility customers in Central Jersey remained without power late on Sunday morning after a series of severe storms moved through the region.
The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its ban on homosexuals following a two-year confidential review and the decision hit home in New Jersey, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.
Since Friday, residents have been forced to boil their water and use bottled water to drink and brush their teeth.
A boil water advisory has been lifted for nearly all the northern Monmouth County towns affected by a major water main break.
Officials said that partial service should be restored within the next two days, but full service likely won’t be restored until at least Wednesday.
The heat wave is in full effect again on Sunday. It’s sunny, hot and humid, and for the second consecutive day there is a heat advisory in effect for the Tri-State Area.
“Did I say on topic?” Christie said to the reporter. “Are you stupid? On topic, on topic. Next question. Thank you all very much and I’m sorry for the idiot over there.”