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Anthony Senatore with his attorney in court on Nov. 18, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Father Of 4-Year-Old Boy Who Fatally Shot Playmate In N.J. Pleads Not Guilty

The father of a 4-year-old boy, who shot to death a 6-year-old neighbor with his father’s unsecured gun, has rejected a plea bargain that would have required him to serve seven years in prison.

11/18/2013

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Toms River Mayor Signs Eminent Domain Ordinance For Dune System

Meantime, a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government’s flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people with unaffordable premium hikes.

10/29/2013

A still-damaged home in Toms River, N.J. - May 31, 2013 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Shore Towns Vote To Move On Land Needed For Protective Dune System

The votes authorize the towns to acquire small strips of land by negotiation or by seizing it under the power of eminent domain. Any land seized would have to be paid for.

10/22/2013

Dune on Chadwick Beach, N.J. Some residents have complained the sand used for the dune smells and looks ugly, but DEP officials say it's safe. (credit: CBS 2)

Chadwich Beach, N.J. Residents Complain Rebuilt Dune Is Ugly, Smelly

The town of Toms River built the dune using sand dredged from the nearby Barnegat Bay. Town officials got permission from residents to build the dune.

10/16/2013

Toms River Vandalism

More Than A Dozen Vehicles Vandalized In Toms River

A string of disturbing acts of vandalism have been discovered in Toms River, N.J.

09/30/2013

The People's Pantry in Toms River, N.J. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: People’s Pantry Helping Toms River Residents Impacted By Sandy

Thousands of families in the bayfront town are still trying to recover from the massive storm that hit almost a year ago.

09/23/2013

Brandon Holt (CBS 2)

Boy’s Parents Suing Neighbors After 4-Year-Old Shot, Killed Him

A long legal process lies ahead for the parents of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Toms River by their neighbors’ even-younger son.

06/01/2013

A still-damaged home in Toms River, N.J. - May 31, 2013 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Summer After Sandy: A Long Climb Back In Toms River

Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.

05/31/2013

Brandon Holt (CBS 2)

Lawyer: Father Of 4-Year-Old Boy Who Shot Playmate In New Jersey Is Cooperating

Attorney Robert Ebberup released a statement Wednesday in which he criticized the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office for arresting his client in front of his family while they ate dinner Monday.

05/15/2013

Brandon Holt (CBS 2)

Authorities Charge Father Of 4-Year-Old Who Shot Playmate, 6, In New Jersey

Anthony Senatore, 33, was arrested at his Bayville home Monday night, CBS 2 reported. He was charged with of having multiple unsecured weapons accessible to children, according to a published report.

05/13/2013

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Former New Jersey Yeshiva Teacher Admits To Sexually Abusing Boy

A former New Jersey Yeshiva teacher changed pleas in the middle of his trial Monday, admitting that he sexually abused a boy he met while working as a camp counselor.

05/13/2013

Brandon Holt (CBS 2)

Memorial Services Held For N.J. Boy, 6, Who Was Accidentally Shot Dead By Playmate

Funeral services were held Saturday for Brandon Holt, the 6-year-old New Jersey boy who authorities say was accidentally shot by a 4-year-old playmate.

04/13/2013

Brandon Holt (CBS 2)

6-Year-Old Accidentally Shot By 4-Year-Old Holding .22-Caliber Rifle Dies

Police said Brandon Holt was shot in the head by his friend after the younger boy went into his home on McCormick Avenue and somehow got his hands on a .22-caliber rifle.

04/09/2013

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Sandy-Damaged Coastal Communities Prepare For Flooding As Winter Storm Approaches Tri-State

Coastal communities across the Tri-State area could experience minor to moderate flooding during times of high tide through Thursday morning.

03/06/2013

Dunes in Brick, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Toms River, Brick Township Ask Residents To Evacuate As Storm Approaches

The Jersey shore isn’t finished recovering from Superstorm Sandy, but the elements don’t care.

03/05/2013

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