Category Archives: Regional Interest

Prosecutor: Long Branch ‘Pop-Up Party’ of Thousands Ends in Arrests, Flash-Bang, Smoke, Curfew

Another ‘pop-up party’ on Saturday prompted by a TikTok post resulted in thousands converging on the Long Branch boardwalk, the declaration of a public safety emergency, a city-wide 9 p.m. curfew and nine arrests, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced.

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Prosecutor: Cop Pleads Guilty to Sex Crime

A Keansburg police officer who has admitted to a sex crime is now facing job loss, registration as a sex offender, and prison time, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Wednesday.

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Prosecutor: 29-Year-Old Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges in February Shooting

An area man charged in connection with a February Asbury Park shooting has been found and arrested, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Fatal Weekend Shooting Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating a weekend shooting in Neptune Township that left a local man dead, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Treasurer of Red Bank Non-Profit, Former Councilman, Charged with Stealing from Organization

A former Red Bank councilman and treasurer of the nonprofit Red Bank Education Foundation has been arrested and charged with pilfering thousands of dollars from the organization over the course of two years, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Woman Gets 95 Years for Girlfriend’s Murder

An area woman who was convicted of the murder of her girlfriend who she shot, fatally strangled months later and buried in a Long Branch back yard, has been sentenced to 95 years in prison, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Saturday.

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Prosecutor: Two Young Men Indicted in January Double Homicide of Teens

Two Bayshore men have been indicted on charges stemming from a January double homicide in Neptune Township, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Thursday.  

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Prosecutor: Man, 40, Gets Life for 2018 Random Roadside Murder of 24-Year-Old Woman

The man who fatally shot a Freehold woman in 2018 as she drove along on a state highway has been sentenced to life in prison, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced on Tuesday.       

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Federal Funding Garnered to Bolster Area Coastal Resilience

The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) will receive federal funding for two projects that bolster resilience to extreme coastal storm and flooding events in Naval Weapon Station (NWS) Earle and its surrounding communities and help economically disadvantaged New Jersey municipalities improve their resilience and readiness for climate threats.

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Prosecutor: 29-Year-Old Jailed Man Charged in Fellow Inmate’s Murder

A 29-year-old male inmate of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death on Saturday of a fellow inmate, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey announced Sunday.

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