Eight others were also hurt in the blaze, which broke out around 5:30 a.m. at the Mariner’s Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach.
Police Tuesday were asking for the public’s help in finding a man who raped a woman back in September after inviting her to a motel in southern Brooklyn for what he said would be a job interview.
A man who fell asleep while smoking started a fire that severely damaged a motel in Suffolk County late Friday, police said.
Some residents in Closter are accusing their power company of a snow job.
Arrested and charged with both rape and performing a criminal sexual act is 33-year-old Tara Driscoll of Bay Shore. She was a high school English teacher at Campus Magnet Educational Complex in Queens until last May when an investigation started.
Flames spread through much of the top floor of a Super-8 in South Hackensack before being contained.