Monmouth and Louisiana firms charged with Sandy homeowner fraud
Home repair firms based in Ocean Township and Louisiana are accused of accepting federal Superstorm relief funds to repair storm-damaged houses, then leaving the work incomplete.
Motorcyclist flees twice in one night before facing charges, say Stafford police
A Stafford Township motorcyclist with warrants issued in Columbus Township flees from police twice in one night.
Lakewood woman charged in hostage hoax
Three hours after a phalanx of Lakewood police and hostage negotiators descend on apartment before dawn, they learn that no crisis existed.
Suspicious package draws state police bomb squad to Toms River
A mysterious package in a Toms River car dealership is under investigation by New Jersey State Police.
Thin ‘n Trim chicken sausage recall – undeclared allergens
Demakes Enterprises recalls 32,228 pounds of chicken sausage containing milk that is not specified on the labels.
Little Silver birthday boy uses gift money for K9 protective vest
A Monmouth Coiunty middle-schooler raises $1,000 to outfit a bomb-sniffing dog with a protective vest.
Seen him? Wanted in Stafford shoplifting investigation
Shoplifting suspect in a Stafford Township variety store leaves clear views of his face for surveillance cameras. Now police seek his identity.
National Guard team leaving Joint Base for Texas flood rescues
Twelve Army and Air National Guard enlistees depart Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to join flood rescue efforts in Texas in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey.
Farmingdale man charged with Wall, Tinton Falls bank robberies
A Farmingdale man risks up to 20 years in prison if convicted of robbing TD Bank branches in Wall Township and Tinton Falls in the past four days.
Phone fraud – granny scammers, Verizon con artists hit Berkeley Township
Four Berkeley Township people in rapid succession are victimized by scammers claiming trouble for relatives in a foreign country, and opening new phone accounts under their names.
Shore lakes among 9 in NJ with harmful algae so far, say environmental officials
Algae that can cause severe health reaction in humans and animals have been found in nine lakes since the beginning of summer, according to New Jersey environmental officials.
Building firms, undocumented workers tied to Burlington money laundering probe
Three Brazilian nationals are under arrest and construction company operators and contractors might be next in a mammoth money-laundering investigation in Burlington County.