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Decomposed Body Found In Lakewood Home

Police were called by a property manager after a nearby business complained about an odor coming from the residence on Thursday.

08/29/2014

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

Ocean County Officials Warn Of Lethal Batch Of Heroin

Despite heroin being available in highly concentrated forms, the spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Al Della Fave, said dealers are always looking to super-charge their product.

06/29/2014

Ocean Township School Threat

12-Year-Old Girls Accused Of Threatening Boy With Knife On N.J. School Bus

Two 12-year-old girls in New Jersey were facing charges Monday, after they allegedly brought a knife and scissors to the school and threatened a male student.

05/06/2014

Rocky the bobcat has been missing for more than a week (Credit: Ginny Fine/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Town On Alert After Pet Bobcat Gets Loose

A 38-pound bobcat named Rocky has been missing from his owner’s home in Stafford Township for more than a week.

04/05/2014

Bobcat (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Police In Ocean County, N.J. Search For Pet Bobcat On The Loose

The animal, named Rocky, got loose from the owner’s home on March 25. The owner has said the big cat is domesticated.

04/04/2014

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

Jermaine Jones (Lakewood PD)

Police: NJ Man Caught Riding Tricycle Naked, Eating Glass

By the time the officer arrived on the scene, he said 31-year old Jermaine Jones of Trenton was under a stairwell – still naked – eating broken glass and cigarettes.

03/26/2014

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Heroin To Blame For Most Ocean County Overdoses

Officials said prescription pills go for about $20 or $25 each on the black market, but a hit of heroin is just $3 to $5.

02/06/2014

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

Ocean County Police Departments To Carry Heroin Overdose Antidote

Naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan, gives emergency responders time to revive victims, even those who have stopped breathing. The antidote can be used with any drug with opioids, including prescription painkillers.

12/04/2013

Barnegat Bay Wrecked Boat

Ocean County, N.J. Towns To Be Refunded By Sandy Debris Haulers

Nine towns in Ocean County, N.J., will be refunded a total of $300,000 from overbillings by companies contracted to haul away debris after Superstorm Sandy.

09/10/2013

Storms downed trees in Manahawkin after a tornado warning on Aug. 13, 2013. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touched Down In Ocean County

The twister touched down at 10:05 a.m. with maximum speeds of 75-85 mph. It was two miles in length and about 50-100 yards wide, the National Weather Service said.

08/13/2013

The 16 Powerball winners from Ocean County, N.J. (credit: New Jersey Lottery)

‘Ocean’s 16′ Discuss Powerball Windfall

The group of co-workers from the Ocean County Vehicle Maintenance Department held one of three winning tickets in last week’s $448 million Powerball drawing.

08/13/2013

The 16 Powerball winners from Ocean County, N.J. (credit: New Jersey Lottery)

16 Ocean County, N.J. Workers Claim Powerball Prize

After taking the lump-sum payment, each employee will receive about $3.8 million, lottery officials said.

CBS New York–08/12/2013

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

Pile of debris from superstorm Sandy on a lawn in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ocean County Revisits Debris Firm’s Potentially Costly Mileage Reports

Officials have raised concerns that many trips from temporary storage debris areas to landfills were exactly or just over 16 miles. The drive clocks in at less than 16 miles.

05/01/2013

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