Investigators say natural gas leaking from an underground main traveled into a New Jersey house, built up in its basement and exploded when it came in contact with an open flame from an appliance in the house.
A natural gas explosion has leveled a house and injured 15 people, two critically, after a gas main break Tuesday in a neighborhood at the New Jersey shore.
A judge in Stafford Township on Friday ordered Rocky’s owner to relinquish ownership of her wayward pet.
State Police say two women were killed and two children were injured when their car and a pickup truck collided on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey.
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.
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.
The judge ordered 67-year-old Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls to serve five years probation. The judge also sentenced 42-year-old Thomas Scalgione of Manahawkin to six months in the county jail for violating parole and one year of probation.
Thomas Scalgione of Stafford Township and Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls have been indicted on conspiracy and theft by deception charges.
Stafford Township animal control officer Michael Melchionne said in a published report that the bird has been in the township for months.
Most of the money went to police officers who decided to end their careers.