I am the Weekday Morning News Anchor with 92.7 WOBM-FM/Beach Radio/94.3The Point in Ocean County and reporter for the WOBM and NJ 101.5-FM newsrooms and the Shore Sports Network. I began working with TSM-NJ in October of 2015 and have covered a number of stories including New Jersey's Opioid and Heroin epidemic, the Arthur Buckle prison escape, the opening of the JBJ Soul Kitchen and Victor Cruz visiting Brick High School. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @VinEbenau.
Ocean County Prosecutors Office receives re-accreditation status
The Ocean County Prosecutors Office has successfully complied with more than 100 standards and as a result received re-accreditation from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police through its New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (NJSACOP).
Congressman Smith bill seeks to give taxpayers more flexibility to donate to charity
The Charitable Giving Tax Deduction Act would allow charitable deductions to be universal and “above-the-line,” giving everyone the authority to deduct charitable donations from their taxes whether or not they itemize.
Portion of Barnegat Branch Trail remains closed for safety reasons
The good news is that progress on a 150-foot long prefabricated weathered steel trestle inside the Barnegat Branch Trail continues to move forward, the bad news is that a portion of the trail remains closed because it's an active construction area and county officials want to keep everyone safe…
The driver of this truck stole $1,000 in coins from Toms River laundromat, police say
Toms River Police are asking for your help in solving a burglary that took place at the 'Suds Your Duds Laundromat' on Route 37 last weekend.
Tour Bus Company strands Toms River High Schoolers heading on field trip
Imagine your a high school student excited for a trip with classmates to Washington D.C. to see how government works and explore our nations history. Then imagine the bus that's supposed to take you there doesn't show up.
Monmouth Freeholder Susan Kiley named to Mater Dei Board of Trustees
Monmouth County Freeholder Susan Kiley has been elected to serve as a member of the Mater Dei Prep Board of Trustees.
Ocean County man among three NJ residents who sold counterfeit drugs to 43-states
Two Middlesex County men and an Ocean County resident have been indicted for allegedly operating storefronts on the dark web which sold and shipped out hundreds of thousands of counterfeit Xanax tablets and other controlled substances to buyers in 43-states.
Before you hire someone to do your yard work, check their background
Hazlet Township Police say that this is the time of year that they get reports of residents getting scammed by unscrupulous contractors who’ve already started the work.
Barnegat bank robbery suspect is found on Long Island
The man who allegedly robbed the M&T bank in Barnegat last month has been arrested in New Hyde Park, Long Island, New York.
Transformer explodes and power lines fall in Manchester
Manchester Police were able to catch a transformer exploding and electrical wires falling to the ground right on dash cam video while on patrol along Route 70.
Ocean Police arrest a pair in possession of heroin behind Tower Motel
Ocean Township Police have arrested a Middletown woman and a Lakewood man after finding them in possession of heroin behind the Tower Motel on Route 35.
Long Branch man given life in prison for 2013 double murder
A Long Branch man has been given a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2013 double murder of a couple found dead inside of a Sairs Avenue apartment.