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NJ man gets months in jail for letting his dog die in hot weather
A 31-year-old Brick man was sentenced to nine months in county jail after pleading guilty to leaving his dog caged outside during a blistering hot day.
‘Mob Wives’ star’s hubby among 24 busted in NJ weed, edibles sting
One of the biggest names caught in a Monmouth County sting that took down a multi-million-dollar marijuana edibles operation is Lee D’Avanzo, a reality-TV show husband.
1 arrest after fireworks spook an evacuation at Howell movie theater
A movie theater was evacuated and a person was arrested on New Year's Day after fireworks outside the building were mistaken for real gunfire.
NJ stops suspending licenses for small crimes, not paying fines
New Jersey law no longer requires the mandatory suspension of driver's licenses for misdemeanor offenses, drug convictions or failing to pay fines.
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.
NJ woman dies from vaping, dozens more ill, health officials say
A woman from North Jersey has died from a vaping-related illness, health officials said Tuesday.