Toms River

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

Lakewood Tent City (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Homeless Camps Deal With Fatal Fire, Eviction Threat

An occupant of the camp known as “Tent City” in Lakewood, N.J. died in a fire early Saturday morning.

03/15/2014

Superstorm Sandy debris collage made by Toms River artist Gregg Hinlicky (credit: sandydebris.com)

Stories From Main Street: Turning Sandy Debris Into Works Of Art

The pieces of art are made up of pieces of people’s lives swept up in the Oct. 2012 storm. Toms River artist Gregg Hinlicky created 28 collages with the debris he recovered.

02/10/2014

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

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