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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Cops: Monmouth County Man Arrested After Threatening To Report 'Crack Babies'

Cops: Monmouth County Man Arrested After Threatening To Report 'Crack Babies'

Constantino Parlavecchio of Long Branch was charged with domestic violence for allegedly leaving threatening phone messages
UPDATE: Tennant Reopened in Englishtown Following Accident Tuesday Night

UPDATE: Tennant Reopened in Englishtown Following Accident Tuesday Night

A vehicle struck a pole on Tennent Ave. (CR 522) at Harrison Avenue.
Two Manalapan Teens Charged In Connection to Baseball Bat Attack

Two Manalapan Teens Charged In Connection to Baseball Bat Attack

The teens are alleged to have beaten the victim during the course of stealing a cell phone.
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.
Careless Driving Summons For Woman Who Crashed into New Store

Careless Driving Summons For Woman Who Crashed into New Store

A driver pulling away put the car in drive, instead of reverse, and drove into a newly-opened Manalapan supermarket.
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.
Rt. 9 Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to 3 Summonses, Warrant Arrest

Rt. 9 Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to 3 Summonses, Warrant Arrest

Manalapan PD turned the driver over to Howell PD for a traffic warrant.
Man Indicted on Charges He Stole Brass Irrigation Parts in Manalapan

Man Indicted on Charges He Stole Brass Irrigation Parts in Manalapan

Backflow preventers are valued for their metal content.
Manalapan Man Accused of Lying to Police to Avoid Detection

Manalapan Man Accused of Lying to Police to Avoid Detection

Police say he was wanted on active warrants for willful non-support.
Dog Attack on Farm Animals Ends In Death of 2 Goats, 1 Sheep

Dog Attack on Farm Animals Ends In Death of 2 Goats, 1 Sheep

The case is under investigation by Manalapan Police.
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.
Portion of Tennent Road Closed After Lightning Strike

Portion of Tennent Road Closed After Lightning Strike

The lightning strike brought down trees and power lines.
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