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Police arrest Susan Porfido-Gibson following an alleged drunk driving incident in Toms River. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Toms River Mother Came Home To Drunk Babysitter, Crying Toddler

Police in New Jersey say a mother came home from work to find her child crying next to his babysitter who had apparently passed out drunk.

08/04/2014

Susan Porfido-Gibson was arrested after allegedly being found drunk while on the job as a nanny.

Police: Nanny Found Drunk On The Job, Crashes Car

A New Jersey nanny was arrested after allegedly being drunk on the job and then crashing her car, CBS 2 reported.

08/02/2014

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Girl Power: Kayla Roncin Key In Toms River’s Little League State Championship

The fact that Toms River won the New Jersey Little League baseball championship is not that unusual. What it is uncommon is that one of its top players is a girl.

07/29/2014

NJ TRANSIT bus (file/credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

2nd NJ TRANSIT Bus Driver Disciplined For Reading While Driving

NJ TRANSIT recently received cell phone video from a passenger on the Route 137 bus out of Toms River that purportedly shows the driver looking at an e-reader while the bus was stopped waiting to enter the bus lane to the Lincoln Tunnel.

07/17/2014

Ortley Beach Water Tower

Neighbors Not Pleased With Corporate Name On Ortley Beach Water Tower

The New Jersey American Water utility company just renovated the tower in Ortley Beach, and has placed its name on the tower.

07/03/2014

(credit: Toms River Police)

Toms River Police Search For Child Luring Suspect

A young boy was playing in his fenced-in front yard on Terrance Avenue near Marian Street when the SUV pulled up, according to police. “Come on, I got candy,” the driver allegedly said to the boy.

06/23/2014

Rescued Dog, Puppies

Toms River Police Reunite Mother Dog, 9 Puppies

Police in Toms River, New Jersey have reunited family of puppies, after a woman and her two children rescued two of the puppies as they walked dangerously close to the road.

06/12/2014

Diamond Ring In Pawn Shop Swap (CBS 2)

Toms River Cops: Pawn Shop Swapped Stolen Ring’s Diamonds For Fakes

A Toms River woman apparently was victimized twice after a thief stole her double-diamond ring and then the owners of a pawn shop allegedly swapped out the jewels for a fakes.

06/12/2014

Richie Sambora

Richie Sambora Takes Anti-Drug Message To Toms River Event

Longtime Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora debuted a new song Tuesday night at a New Jersey forum on drug abuse.

05/28/2014

Fire tears through a building on Robbins Street in Toms River, NJ on May 16, 2014. (credit: Toms River Police)

Overnight Fire Damages Buildings In Toms River

Police and firefighters responded to a burglar alarm at around 11:18 p.m. at East Coast Gamers on 38 Robbins Street, Toms River Police said.

05/16/2014

A brush fire is seen near a ballfield in Ocean County, N.J., on April 24, 2014. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Investigators: Southern New Jersey Forest Fire Was Intentionally Set

Investigators have determined that a large forest fire that broke out in southern New Jersey last week was intentionally set, while another blaze that occurred in the same area on the same day has been ruled accidental.

04/29/2014

One of several forest fires burning in Ocean County, NJ on April 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Continue To Put Out Hot Spots Following New Jersey Wildfires

Shortly after firefighting crews gained control over four blazes burning in central and southern New Jersey, a new fire broke out Friday.

04/25/2014

Two suspects police said are wanted for stealing cases of Red Bull from Wawa stores in Toms River, NJ. (credit: Toms River Police Department)

Police: Cases Of Red Bull Worth $800 Stolen From Toms River Wawa Stores

Police said the thefts happened Saturday and Sunday between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Wawa stores along the Route 37 corridor.

04/17/2014

Paul 'Pauly D' DelVecchio, Vinny Guadagnino, Sammi Giancola, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Deena Nicole Cortese, Jennifer 'JWoww' Farley, and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

New Jersey Towns Mull Permit Requirement For Film Crews

Some New Jersey towns are reacting to the increasing number of reality shows being filmed in the shore area by considering new ordinances. Town officials say they want to minimize the aggravation for residents.

04/13/2014

Christopher M. Miller mug shots from 1999 (L) and 2014 (credit: NJ Department of Corrections/Toms River Police)

Cops: Man Robs Same NJ Store He Robbed 15 Years Earlier On Day After Release From Prison

According to Toms River, N.J. police, Christopher M. Miller was arrested for allegedly stealing the cash register drawer from a Stride Rite shoe store on March 22. He was released from South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton, N.J. on March 21.

03/25/2014

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