A New Jersey man whose dog was inside a pickup truck that plunged through the ice on a frozen river earlier this year has been indicted on animal cruelty and criminal mischief charges.
Around 1:40 a.m., authorities said a 47-year-old man woke up to the strong smell of gas inside his home on Rear Cooks Lane.
A storm moving into Ocean and Monmouth counties late Wednesday afternoon is expected to bring upwards of 2 inches of snow.
Officials say a very small earthquake in central New Jersey has caused no damage or injuries.
A New Jersey state judge has been suspended for a month without pay, after admitting to presiding over cases where she had a conflict of interest.
Police were called by a property manager after a nearby business complained about an odor coming from the residence on Thursday.
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.
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.
A 38-pound bobcat named Rocky has been missing from his owner’s home in Stafford Township for more than a week.
The animal, named Rocky, got loose from the owner’s home on March 25. The owner has said the big cat is domesticated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.