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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coastal communities across the Tri-State area could experience minor to moderate flooding during times of high tide through Thursday morning.
The Jersey shore isn’t finished recovering from Superstorm Sandy, but the elements don’t care.
Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.
Communities already hit hard by superstorm Sandy are bracing for the next hit – lost tax revenue as a result of the damage.
Seaside Heights and the northern beaches of Toms River will reopen more than two months after sandy destroyed and damaged homes.
Toms River residents want to protect their dunes, despite the town’s efforts to rebuild by stripping homeowners of part of their property.
Doctors determined the boy suffered severe brain, spine and retinal damage from a violent shaking, prosecutors said.