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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Counterfeit Bills Surface at Jersey Shore Premium Outlet Mall

Counterfeit Bills Surface at Jersey Shore Premium Outlet Mall

An East Orange man is charged for shopping with counterfeit bills.
Expect Extra Traffic, Detours During Haskell Invitational on July 27

Expect Extra Traffic, Detours During Haskell Invitational on July 27

Monmouth Park will be hosting the 2014 Haskell Invitational Horse Race on Sunday. Oceanport Police have issued an advisory about traffic.
Man, 70, Charged With Setting Four Fires in Red Bank

Man, 70, Charged With Setting Four Fires in Red Bank

The Red Bank man allegedly set the fires all within the span of an hour.
Little Silver Man, 20, Accused of Burglarizing Two Homes

Little Silver Man, 20, Accused of Burglarizing Two Homes

Police say two houses on Little Silver Point Road in Little Silver were entered.
Traffic Delays From Middlesex Through Monmouth Counties

Traffic Delays From Middlesex Through Monmouth Counties

Traffic delays marred the beach trips for thousands from Middlesex County, through Monmouth County and into Ocean County on Sunday.
Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

The child, whose identity is being withheld, was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where she is being treated for injuries suffered in the attack, police said.
20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

Independence Day also has become the deadliest holiday weekend for alcohol-related traffic crashes - even ahead of New Year's Day.
Rest Michael, My Son

Rest Michael, My Son

An Ocean County mother describes the troubles she had with her son's heroin addiction. Michael Capone died earlier this week.
56 Towns In New Jersey With Homicides

56 Towns In New Jersey With Homicides

We looked at the towns with the highest totals of homicides in 2012 and 2013 combined, as provided by the State Police's Uniform Crime Report. Our list only looked at towns with multiple hom
Police Academy Graduates 85 Newly Minted Police Officers

Police Academy Graduates 85 Newly Minted Police Officers

Graduates come mostly from communities throughout Monmouth County.
NJ Fights Addiction: 45 Towns With Heroin And Opiate Abuse

NJ Fights Addiction: 45 Towns With Heroin And Opiate Abuse

The state has launched a statewide awareness campaign targeting the epidemic of heroin and opiate abuse in New Jersey. We revisit our report from earlier in the year that looks at the towns
Woman Indicted In Animal Hoarding Case in Little Silver

Woman Indicted In Animal Hoarding Case in Little Silver

In March, Little Silver Police discovered various types of birds, turtles, rabbits, mice, opossums, and other mammals in her Mitchell Place house.
Former State Trooper From Little Silver Gets Probation for Falsifying Official Reports

Former State Trooper From Little Silver Gets Probation for Falsifying Official Reports

Glenn Mannino of Little Silver was sentenced to a year of probation and 50 hours of community service.
Eatontown Man Gets 27 For Killing Wife, Burying Her Along Parkway in Aberdeen

Eatontown Man Gets 27 For Killing Wife, Burying Her Along Parkway in Aberdeen

Oscar Prior-Ramirez, 34, of Eatontown pleaded guilty to strangling his wife, Viridiana Beltran-Gomez, and burying her near mile marker 119 in Aberdeen.
Are Kids Wearing Bike Helmets In Your Neighborhood?

Are Kids Wearing Bike Helmets In Your Neighborhood?

Kids are required by NJ law to wear helmets until age 17.
Wanted: Dario Morente Dubon

Wanted: Dario Morente Dubon

He is wanted for murder with a blunt object out of Union County.
Howell Man, 83, Charged With Leaving Scene of Fatal Hit-And-Run of Cyclist

Howell Man, 83, Charged With Leaving Scene of Fatal Hit-And-Run of Cyclist

Police have been searching for the motorist who struck cyclist Charles McHugh since March 12. Today, a man turned himself in.
21 Arrested In Heroin-Cocaine Ring Bust In Monmouth, Ocean Counties

21 Arrested In Heroin-Cocaine Ring Bust In Monmouth, Ocean Counties

Federal investigators detail how a drug trafficking operation worked.