Toms River

Damage from Sandy is seen in the borough of Beach Haven on Long Beach Island - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Holgate Residents Allowed Back To Homes On Long Beach Island

Homeowners are getting their first look at a Long Beach Island community that was among the areas hardest hit by superstorm Sandy.

11/27/2012

The boardwalk in Belmar, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

First Of Several Hearings Held On Jersey Shore Rebuilding, Recovery Needs

At a hearing before the state Senate Budget Committee Monday, local emergency management officials and mayors testified about their storm recovery needs to ensure they are up and running for high season.

11/26/2012

Ortley Beach two weeks after Sandy (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ortley Beach Residents Seeing Homes For First Time Since Sandy

More than 100 Ortley Beach residents started lining up in the middle of the night at a Toms River shopping center to board buses that would take them home for the first time since Sandy struck.

11/14/2012

Sandy 911 Calls

CBS 2 Exclusive: 911 Calls Document Panic On Jersey Shore During Superstorm Sandy

Some Jersey Shore residents did not heed mandatory evacuation warnings, and chose to ride out Superstorm Sandy instead.

11/13/2012

Seaside Heights boardwalk planks and roller coaster in the ocean on Nov. 9, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Residents Allowed Back Home To Grab Belongings

So-called “controlled returns” started Friday morning for residents of Toms River, Berkeley, Seaside Heights, Mantoloking and Long Beach Township.

11/09/2012

School Bus

N.J. Mom, Grandmother Accused Of Attacking 2 Boys On School Bus

A mother and grandmother have been arrested in New Jersey, on charges that they hit and screamed at two fourth-grade boys who they believed were bullying the woman’s daughter.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (file/Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Parsippany Team Headed To Little League World Series

“This year that was our goal, obviously,” Par-Troy East manager Mike Ruggiero said. “Every year they went further than the year before. Hey, they don’t want to stop playing. It’s their last year.”

08/13/2012

JWoww, Snooki (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

2 NJ Towns Reject ‘Snooki & JWoww’ Taping Requests

The Jersey shore town that is trying to close its bars early and restricts overnight parking has said no to “Snooki & JWoww.”

08/09/2012

Damage In Freehold Township (Credit: CBS 2)

State Of Emergency Declared In Freehold Township Following Heavy Storms

A state of emergency has been declared in Freehold Township as thousands of utility customers in Central Jersey remained without power late on Sunday morning after a series of severe storms moved through the region.

07/29/2012

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Green Water Found Flowing Out Of Taps In Toms River, N.J.

Residents in a New Jersey neighborhood turned on their faucets to find a green water mystery waiting for them.

05/16/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Toms River Couple Sues Landlord Over Alleged Paranormal Activity

Jose Chinchilla and his fiancée Michele Callan claim they hear eerie noises, that lights flicker, doors slam and a spectral presence tugs on their bed sheets.

04/16/2012

Jahmell Crockam, center, who is accused in the murder of Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz, stands next to Deputy Public Defender Frank Gonzalez, left, during an appearance before Superior Court Judge Wendel Daniels.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Prosecutor: Suspect Killed Lakewood Cop To Avoid Going To Jail

At the start of Jahmell Crockam’s murder trial, prosecutors said the defendant had vowed several times to friends that he would sooner kill a police officer than go to jail.

02/01/2012

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Police To Question Tractor-Trailer Driver After Axle Hits, Kills Another Driver On I-95

Investigators say a tractor-trailer heading south on I-95 lost its entire rear axle with the wheels attached in Port Chester on Tuesday afternoon.

08/17/2011

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘Jersey Shore’ Star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro OK’d For Pretrial Intervention

“Jersey Shore” cast member Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been admitted into a pretrial intervention program that will allow him to avoid a criminal record for an assault that was shown on the first season of the MTV reality series.

07/11/2011

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Child Falls 9 Feet From Balcony In Toms River

Police said the child was alert and appeared not to have been badly injured, but was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center for evaluation.

07/11/2011

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