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.
Shortly after firefighting crews gained control over four blazes burning in central and southern New Jersey, a new fire broke out Friday.
Police said the thefts happened Saturday and Sunday between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Wawa stores along the Route 37 corridor.
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.
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.
An occupant of the camp known as “Tent City” in Lakewood, N.J. died in a fire early Saturday morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A string of disturbing acts of vandalism have been discovered in Toms River, N.J.
Thousands of families in the bayfront town are still trying to recover from the massive storm that hit almost a year ago.
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.
Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.