NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms that roared through New Jersey left thousands without power and brought down dozens of trees that damaged homes and businesses, but no injuries were...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Our solar system’s first known interstellar visitor is neither a comet nor asteroid as first suspected and looks nothing like a cigar. A new study says the mystery...
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A street shooting in northern New Jersey has left a woman dead and two men critically injured.
The shooting in Jersey City was reported shortly before 10 p.m....
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A company wants to use an advanced balloon to fly customers from Earth's surface in Alaska to the highest reaches of the planet's atmosphere.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A corrections officer has admitted he engaged in sexual activities with an inmate at a county jail in central New Jersey.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A New Jersey man who admitted to creating fake residency documents to get Delaware State University students in-state tuition has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in federal...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A New Jersey man who bribed an administrator at Delaware State University to get in-state tuition rates for hundreds of out-of-state students has been sentenced to more...
Two New Jersey teenagers face prison sentences of between 5 to 10 years for their roles in the death of their newborn baby who was killed and tossed into an outdoor trash bin.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey rock royalty was onstage Sunday night in the state's musical cradle as rocker Jon Bon Jovi brought soulful crooner Southside Johnny Lyon with him into the New...
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A judge has rejected a bid to reduce the 18-year sentence of a man who acknowledged helping another man convicted of strangling a former classmate and throwing her body off a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Air Force veteran was properly convicted on terrorism charges for trying to join the Islamic State group and die a martyr, an appeals court said Thursday, but it ordered a...
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — A street shooting in a New Jersey shore community has left three people hospitalized.
But it's not yet known what caused the shooting in Neptune, which occurred shortly...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey has introduced legislation to create a commission to study exertional heat strokes in athletes after a player from his district died at...
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — A teenage boy has died after a fast-moving fire raced through his family's central New Jersey home.
Monmouth County prosecutors say the fire in Neptune broke out late...
"Seinfeld" star Jason Alexander, rocker Southside Johnny Lyon and legendary basketball player and coach Anne Donovan are among this year's inductees to the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Another man convicted in a mistaken-identity home invasion that ended with a teacher being killed has been sentenced to life in prison.
NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a shootout on a central New Jersey street didn't injure anyone but led to three arrests.
Monmouth County prosecutors say the gunfire erupted...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas community college agreed under mounting pressure to an independent investigation into the heatstroke death last year of a football player who collapsed after the...
NEPTUNE CITY, N.J. (AP) — Amanda Maggio knew something was wrong when she reported for work one day in mid-November.
NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old boy stabbed a 16-year-old girl in the leg after classes ended at Neptune High School.
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's U.S. House delegation called Tuesday for an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a Kansas community college football player from their...
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — Some New Jersey victims of Superstorm Sandy who still aren't back in their homes 6½ years after the storm are getting some additional help.
NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey woman killed her newborn son and later drove to an apartment complex where the child's father put the remains in a...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Neptune's newest and tiniest moon is probably an ancient piece of a much larger moon orbiting unusually close.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Police officers responding to a noise complaint at a motel weren't justified in conducting warrant checks and physical searches of the room's occupants, New Jersey's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in dismissing weapons charges against two men who were in the room.
Neptune police arrested Deyvon Chisum and Keshown Woodard in 2014 after responding to reports of loud music in a room at the Crystal Inn Motel.
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — The temperature hovered around 20 degrees when Reggie Anderson and a handful of cohorts parked behind the ShopRite on Asbury Avenue. They unloaded a small truckload of goods: high-quality sleeping bags, blankets, hats, scarves and toiletries.
A few moments later two men emerged from the adjacent woods. They represented a homeless encampment of a dozen or so people who live in tents amid the trees. They knew Anderson was coming, and they were happy to see him.
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — An appeals court has ruled a police officer was correctly disciplined for driving 131 mph to the scene of a fatal accident in 2014.
The decision reinstates the suspension of Neptune Police Officer Kyheem Davis for 90 days without pay. A lower court had previously overturned the suspension.
The appeals court wrote Wednesday that Davis went through two stop signs, crossed double-yellow lines and tailgated a pickup truck at high speed in an area with homes and businesses.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A gunman who mistakenly killed a 10-year-old boy last year when he fired several shots into a home where a rival lived has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison.
Karon Council became emotional when he was sentenced Friday, telling a judge he didn't intend to hurt Yovanni Banos-Merino.
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A football player who collapsed after the first day of practice at his western Kansas community college died from heat stroke, according to an autopsy report.
Braeden Bradforth, 19, was found unconscious by an athletic trainer outside his Garden City Community College dorm room on Aug. 1. He died that night at a hospital. He was from Neptune, New Jersey
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Two defendants have pleaded guilty in a New Jersey shooting that left a 10-year-old boy dead and his mother wounded.
Eighteen-year-old Karon Council and 17-year-old Jah-Del Birch, both of Neptune Township, were charged with murder in the Feb. 21 slaying of Yovanni Banos-Merino. Both pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree aggravated manslaughter.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers may have found the first moon outside our solar system, a gas behemoth the size of Neptune.
Plenty of planets exist beyond our solar system, but a moon around one of those worlds has yet to be confirmed. Two Columbia University researchers presented their tantalizing evidence for a moon Wednesday.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Police chiefs in New Jersey are warning about violence against officers who report misconduct, saying they "are often labeled by their peers as a 'rat' or 'snitch' and subject to harsh reprisals."
DEAL, N.J. (AP) — State police say a retired firefighter rescued two fishermen after their 20-year-old vessel was capsized by a whale surfacing beneath them off the New Jersey coast.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A man and a teenager have been indicted on murder charges in a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy dead and his mother wounded.
Monmouth County prosecutors say 18-year-old Karon Council and 16-year-old Jah-Del Birch, both of Neptune Township, also face charges of attempted murder, conspiracy, aggravated assault and weapons offenses in the indictment handed up by a county grand jury. It was made public Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bradford Smith, a NASA astronomer who acted as planetary tour guide to the public with his interpretations of stunning images beamed back from Voyager missions, has died.
Smith's wife, Diane McGregor, said he died Tuesday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, of complications from myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disorder. He was 86.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A teenager charged as an adult in a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy dead and his mother wounded will remain jailed until his trial.
Sixteen-year-old Jah-Del Birch, of Neptune Township, faces murder and other charges stemming from the Feb. 21 shooting at an Asbury Park home.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A teenager charged in a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy dead and his mother wounded will be tried as an adult.
Monmouth County prosecutors say 16-year-old Jah-Del Birch, of Neptune Township, faces murder, conspiracy, aggravated assault, and weapons charges stemming from the Feb. 21 shooting at an Asbury Park home. He's due to make his next court appearance on Thursday, and it wasn't known Wednesday if he's retained an attorney.
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — The cloud of fecal bacteria that lingered off New Jersey beaches last week is a reminder of a grim truth on the Shore: The water is not safe after it rains.
The reason why is pretty easy to understand, but the solutions are harder to envision here in the most developed U.S. state, where one out of every eight square feet of land cannot be penetrated by water because of a manmade structure.
NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say they found a lost pet pig wandering near a local Dunkin' Donuts and nicknamed it "Pork Roll."
Neptune Township police said Wednesday they got a call over the recent holiday weekend concerning a pig wandering around the doughnuts and coffee chain store.
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say police responding to an early-morning single-car accident in New Jersey found a driver dead of an apparent gunshot wound and a passenger who was injured.
Colts Neck police say the crash happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday in the southbound lanes of Route 18.
The Monmouth County prosecutor's office says 54-year-old Lloyd Sanders of Neptune was pronounced dead at the scene.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Danny DeVito has gotten his own day in his native New Jersey.
The Asbury Park Press reports the Asbury Park City Council honored the actor Saturday night by declaring his birthday, Nov. 17, as "Danny DeVito Day" in his hometown.
The honor was announced as DeVito appeared at the Asbury Park Music and Film Festival.
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UNION, N.J. (AP) — State police have released the name of an 83-year-old woman who was killed in a four-vehicle crash at a Garden State Parkway toll plaza.
Patricia Lavelle was pronounced dead shortly after her car struck the concrete divider between the northbound toll lanes at the Union toll plaza around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. But authorities haven't said if the crash caused the Neptune resident's death or if it was due to a medical condition.
OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old girl was found wandering around a store parking lot after her mother left her sleeping in a car while she went shopping.
Ocean Township police say 33-year-old Humu Koroma, of Neptune, faces a child endangerment charge.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A man charged in a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy dead and his mother wounded will soon be returned to New Jersey.
Authorities say 18-year-old Karon Council, of Neptune Township, waived extradition during a hearing Tuesday in Florida. He had been arrested there Sunday night.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A second suspect wanted in connection with a New Jersey shooting that left a 10-year-old boy dead and his mother wounded was arrested Sunday night in Florida.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of a 10-year-old New Jersey boy and the wounding of his mother (all times local):
A second suspect wanted in connection with a New Jersey shooting that left a 10-year-old boy dead and his mother wounded has been arrested in Florida.
The Monmouth County prosecutor's office announced the arrest of 18-year-old Karon Council, of Neptune Township, Sunday night.
NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the badly burned body of a man was found in a New Jersey area frequented by homeless people, but the death doesn't appear suspicious.
The Monmouth County prosecutor's office said the remains of the 65-year-old man were found Thursday evening in a wooded area in Neptune Township after a call to 911.
Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said in a statement that additional post-mortem examination and toxicological tests are still pending.
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — The head of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey says legalizing recreational marijuana would help fix "a racial justice issue and a civil rights crisis" because the war on drugs is disproportionately targeting black New Jerseyans.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Police are investigating after school officials postponed a century-old Thanksgiving Day football game between two New Jersey high schools because of threats.
Asbury Park Police Sgt. Michael Casey says Asbury and Neptune Township school officials told police they received "one unconfirmed threat of acts of violence to occur at the game."
Casey says there was no real detail and police do not know how the school got the information.