Toms River

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

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

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

Lower Manhattan is viewed in a cloud of snow and sleet as New York prepares for a major winter storm on February 8, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents Hit Hard By Sandy Urged To Comply With Winter Storm Warnings

Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.

02/08/2013

Surfer Vadim Zabreed walks past the damaged boardwalk in Long Beach - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sandy-Battered Residents Brace For Service Cuts, Tax Hikes

Communities already hit hard by superstorm Sandy are bracing for the next hit – lost tax revenue as a result of the damage.

01/25/2013

Seaside Heights Boardwalk Jan. 7, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Northern Barrier Island Residents Start To Return Home Months After Sandy

Seaside Heights and the northern beaches of Toms River will reopen more than two months after sandy destroyed and damaged homes.

01/07/2013

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

Toms River Residents Balk At Plan To Take Part Of Private Beach For Dunes

Toms River residents want to protect their dunes, despite the town’s efforts to rebuild by stripping homeowners of part of their property.

01/05/2013

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Toms River Woman Charged With Murder In Death Of 14-Month-Old Boy

Doctors determined the boy suffered severe brain, spine and retinal damage from a violent shaking, prosecutors said.

11/27/2012

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