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Police Chief In Toms River Victim Of Home Burglary

A security camera captured a burglary suspect climbing through Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy’s window. The suspect was in the home for a minute before a family member returned.

04/14/2011

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NJ Town Must Pay ACLU Legal Fees In Prayer Dispute

The $11,200 that Point Pleasant Beach will pay out is much less than the nearly $38,000 in fees sought by the ACLU.

02/19/2011

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34 At New Jersey Hospital Exposed To Tuberculosis

Patty Ostaszewski says exposure could have come from anyone. She says there are no active TB cases and no risk to patients or workers.

02/11/2011

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Candle Light Vigil Held For Victims Of Fatal Accident

Nearly 40 people attended a candle light vigil in Toms River on Friday night to remember three friends that were killed in a mysterious car accident.

02/05/2011

Man Sentenced In NJ Parkway Crash That Killed Wife

A drunk driver whose wife was killed when he crashed into a toll plaza on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey is headed to prison.

01/08/2011

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NJ Man Kills Self With Police Nearby

Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said the man, whose identity was not released, struck a utility pole at an intersection.

01/07/2011

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Judge Voids NJ Town’s Policy On Council Prayers

Point Pleasant Beach will have to cease its practice of allowing individual borough council members to say a prayer before meetings, a judge ruled Friday.

12/17/2010

NJ Man Accused In Officer’s Fatal Crash Detained

Federal immigration authorities say a New Jersey man charged with drunken driving and vehicular homicide in the death of an off-duty police officer must remain jailed even though he has posted bail.

12/11/2010

Ocean Gate Police Officer Jason Marles (credit: CBS 2)

Memorials Honor NJ Police Officer Killed In Crash

The nine-year veteran was headed home after working a holiday anti-drunken driving detail. He leaves behind a wife and two young children.

11/26/2010

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Council Urges Schools To Sue Accused Ex-Superintendent

Michael Ritacco was accused of taking as much as $2 million in a bribery kickback scheme involving his leadership of the Toms River Regional school district.

11/26/2010

Ocean Gate Police Officer Jason Marles (credit: CBS 2)

Loved Ones Mourn Thanksgiving Loss Of NJ Cop

Police said a suspected drunk driver was captured after fleeing the scene with several other people.

11/25/2010

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Off-Duty NJ Officer Killed In Parkway Crash

A New Jersey police officer headed home after his shift ended was killed early Thursday when an alleged drunken driver crashed into his vehicle on the Garden State Parkway.

11/25/2010

Former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin speaks at a Republican National Committee event - Lake Buena Vista, FL - Oct 23, 2010 - Photo: Matt Stroshane/Getty Images

Sarah Palin Expected In New Jersey On Halloween

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is expected to attend a tea party event in New Jersey on Halloween.

10/29/2010

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N.J. School District Withholds Sick, Vacation Pay

New Jersey’s fourth-largest school district is withholding more than $53,000 from the superintendent who retired after his arrest on corruption charges.

10/28/2010

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Arrested NJ School Head Won’t Lose All Pension Money

The former superintendent of New Jersey’s fourth-largest school district could still get hundreds of thousands of dollars in pension, unused sick leave and vacation time even if he is convicted of bribery and fraud.

10/23/2010

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