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Retaliation against senior? NJ cops could face 5 years in prison
Asbury Park cops accused of retaliating against a police gadfly could spend a minimum of five years in prison if found guilty.
7,500 calls to police, 1,400 arrests — NJ’s most violent schools
Schools in New Jersey placed nearly 7,500 calls to police in the 2017-18 school year resulting in 1,385 arrests.
Missing NJ woman likely was choked to death, man’s ex-girlfriend says
A missing township woman was likely strangled by her sometime-boyfriend, the man's ex-girlfriend claims in an interview.
NJ’s new drunk-driving law starts December 2019
New Jersey's new drunk-driving law goes into effect Sunday, Dec. 1.
NJ woman guilty in state’s first texting-while-driving homicide trial
Alexandra Mansonet, 50, of Keansburg, rejected a plea deal.
Fugitive accused of shooting at cop in Ocean County arrested in NYC
A fugitive wanted on charges of shooting at a police officer Thursday morning in Ocean County has been arrested.
College blamed for ‘preventable’ heat-stroke death of NJ athlete
An independent investigation has pinned the blame on the death of a 19-year-old Jersey Shore athlete on a lack of leadership at a Kansas college.
Cops find suspected child porn while searching for Freehold woman
A police investigation has not been able to find a missing 25-year-old woman but it did turn up another alleged crime.
Freehold Township woman missing since Oct. 30
Police are looking for a 25-year-old township resident who has been missing for more than two days.
Sex predator gets 7 years after being tricked by undercover sting
An Ocean County sex predator is being sent to prison for up to seven years for trying to have sex with a 15-year-old boy who didn’t even exist.
Keansburg man found guilty of murder in marijuana robbery
A Keansburg man now faces 30 years to life in prison after a Monmouth County jury found him guilty of killing a 20-year-old last year.
Lakewood man killed, left on Howell road — cops release few details
Prosecutors say a 33-year-old Lakewood man was killed and left on a tree-lined road early Friday morning.