Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
A Connecticut man, 21, has been arrested and federally charged for his involvement in a "swatting" ring that affected Monmouth Co. schools.
The Howell resident had allegedly left the dog in his truck for two days while in New York City.
Three young people, allegedly high on hallucinogens, needed police assistance after getting lost in the woods of Shark River Park in Wall.
Lori Wegner of Toms River has been suspended as an EMT by the state Department of Health
Here is a list of Fair Haven police activity that took place in August.
The Oklahoma contractor is alleged to have stolen over $38,000 from the homeowners after failing to complete work, despite collecting money.
A Howell Police K9, Jago, has been praised for leading officers to large amounts of drugs during two separate motor vehicles searches.
The Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of retired Manasquan Chief Dan Scimeca.
The Manasquan resident and former Wall Township English teacher is facing Parole Supervision for Life, Megan’s Law Registry, and prison.
Police Departments are warning JCP&L customers about a scam threatening service disruption unless a payment is made. Read more here.
A Raritan High School student has been confirmed as the person who was struck and killed by a NJ Transit train early Monday morning.
Train service has been restored for the North Jersey Coast Line after a man was struck and killed by a train in Matawan early Monday.
The North Jersey Coast Line was temporarily suspended between Middletown and Matawan.
The coast is already feeling the effects of rip currents. A teen boy was pulled from the Sandy Hook surf on Tuesday.
The state's Strict Liability law places blame on the drug dealer in the case of overdose death.
The family of Aaron Sofer, a Lakewood man missing in Israel, pleaded at a news conference for his safe return.
The National Hurricane Center has issued a “Special Tropical Weather Outlook” for a storm that could impact beaches in the Jersey Shore.
A 23-year-old Long Branch man is facing charges of attempted murder after an early Wednesday shooting.
The Holmdel Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a bomb threat that was called in to SJV High School back in January.
26-year-old was employed as home health care aide at time of arrest, prosecutor says.