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Lacey Fatal CrashA woman was killed in a head-on crash in Lacey, police said. Google Maps 

LACEY TOWNSHIP – A woman was killed in a crash Thursday morning on Route 539, authorities said.

Suzanne Kessler, 54, of Manchester, was pronounced dead at the scene after a Cadillac DeVille traveling north on the highway just before 6 a.m. drifted into the southbound lanes and struck the Chevrolet Cavalier she was driving head on, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

The driver of the DeVille, Kenneth Busardo, 27, of Barnegat, suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment, according to the prosecutor’s office. He was taken to Southern Ocean County Hospital to have his blood drawn for analysis, authorities said.

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing pending blood lab resu

Ginny Fine will pay a $250 fine after pleading guilty to letting an animal run at large

  

STAFFORD — A woman whose pet bobcat has escaped from her home four times will be allowed to bring the animal home one more time, according to a published report.

Ginny Fine was granted permission to take custody of Rocky by Stafford municipal court judge Damian G. Murray because she made renovations to her house that are expected to keep the 38-pound animal from getting off the property again, APP.com said.

Fine will pay a $250 fine after pleading guilty to letting an animal run at large. She’ll also reimburse the Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey $448 since it’s been caring for Rocky since his last escape in July, the report said.

Fine was informed that if Rocky gets out one more t

 

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars Joe and Teresa Giudice, facing serious prison time in their federal fraud case and struggling with legal bills (not to mention millions of dollars in debt) have put their relatively modest Manahawkin vacation home on the market. They listed their over-the-top Montville mansion for nearly $4 million last week as well.

The four-bedroom, two bathroom home at 49 Sylvia Lane, which suffered serious damage in Hurricane Sandy, was listed for $315,000, according to Trulia.com. It has 50 feet of waterfront and a concrete patio.

The couple bought the home in 2008 for $347,000 and have done extension remodeling, once before Hurricane Sandy, and once after, including opening up the former galley kitchen. Radar Online cited a source, who said, “It was a very tough decision for Teresa to decide to sell the house. Knowing this would be the

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office trained police officers Tuesday from 70 departments in the state on investigating Strict Liability cases, a statue that allows authorities to charge drug dealers with homicide if they sold a user their fatal dose of a drug.

Strict Liability TrainingOcean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato speaks to a group of police officers at the start of a training on charging drug dealers under the Strict Liability statute. (Ashley Peskoe | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)Ashley Peskoe | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com 

WARETOWN – The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office trained police officers Tuesday from 70 departments in the state on investigating Strict Liability cases, a statue that allows authorities to charge drug dealers with homicide if they sold a user their fatal

Authorities are searching for an 83-year-old man who went missing on Long Beach Island early Tuesday morning.

Editor’s note: The Long Beach Township Police Department announced on its Facebook page that the man has been located “alive and safe.”

BARNEGAT LIGHT – Authorities were able to locate an 83-year-old man who went missing on Long Beach Island early Tuesday morning.

The U.S. Coast Guard said in a release that the man has Alzheimer’s disease and was reportedly heading for the beach on Long Beach Island early Tuesday.

The Long Beach Township Police Department requested assistance from the Coast Guard after police canines traced the scent of the missing man to the waterline, the Coast Guard said.

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s command center staff launched a boat crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, as well as an aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City.

Anyone with information about the missing man’s whereabouts is asked to contact Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at 215-271-4940.

Authorities later announced that he man was located “alive and safe” on land by locals at approximately 8:3

The victim, a 36-year-old man, was airlifted to Jersey Shore Medical Center

Star-Ledger fille photo 

LAKEWOOD — A Connecticut man was placed on life support Friday night after he attempted to kill hims…

A 65-year-old man was flown to the hospital after crashing into the back of a tractor-trailer on Wednesday morning in Stafford Township, authorities said.

police lightsA 65-year-old driver crashed into the back of a stopped tractor-trailer, police said.File photo 

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP – A 65-year-old man was flown to the hospital after crashing into the back of a tractor-trailer on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Joseph Choquette, 65, of Hamilton Square, crashed the Toyota Highlander he was driving into the back of a tractor-trailer driven by Anthony Travis, 44, of Newport News, Virginia, police said. The tractor-trailer was stopped at a red light on Route 72 near Nautilus Drive in the westbound lanes, police said.

Choquette suffered “numerous” facial and

Alleged EHT church thieves arrested in Barnegat

Two people who allegedly stole valuables and bank information from a safe at St. Paul’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Egg Harbor Township in July were arrested in Barnegat on Friday, with one being transf

A woman was found dead in a wooded area near the railroad tracks in Lakewood and the death is considered suspicious, authorities said.

police lightsAuthorities are investigating after a woman was found dead in a wooded area in Lakewood, police said. File Photo 

LAKEWOOD – A woman was found dead in a wooded area near the railroad tracks and the death is considered suspicious, authorities said.

New York resident Yolanda Kelly, 38, was found dead in a makeshift tent at around 7 p.m. Saturday after authorities responded to the area near Ocean and Cedarbridge avenues for a report of a deceased woman, police said.

Kelly, a former Lakewood resident, was visiting friends for the weekend and was found in an area that she knew and where some locals liked to gather and socialize, police

EPA honors Barnegat developer Walters for Energy Star homes

Ed Walters Jr., founder and president of Barnegat-based developer Walters Group, knows the 117 energy-efficient homes he built last year won’t on their own reverse environmental damage linked to 150 y

In fall, the Jersey Shore transforms from a hot spot for sun worshipers to a land of offbeat fairs, festivals and conventions

Clownfest is returning to Seaside Heights after moving out of state due to concerns abou…

A Brick man is in critical condition following an apparent overdose in Lakewood and the person who requested medical assistance was arrested, police said Wednesday.

Lakewood apparent drug overdoseA man is in critical condition after an apparent drug overdose, Lakewood police said.Google Maps 

LAKEWOOD – A Brick man is in critical condition following an apparent overdose and the person who requested medical assistance was arrested, police said Wednesday.

Authorities responded at around 3:30 p.m. Monday to the area of West County Line Road and Route 9 and found the 36-year-old man unconscious and gasping for air in a Saturn, police said. The man was suspected of ingesting some kind of drug, however, authorities do not know specifically what caused his condition, police said.

The man

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