Thursday, April 11, 2013
Brandon Holt of Toms River died after being shot in the head in the McCormick Drive yard of the 4-year-old, according to Toms River police
Family, friends and local officials continued to grieve Wednesday after a 6-year-old Toms River boy - shot in the head by a 4-year-old - died. "It's true, it's true," a source close to the family said Tuesday, a day after Brandon Holt was shot in the McCormick Drive yard of the 4-year-old. Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said the matter is under investigation, and any possible criminal action could be subject to an investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, cited a possible conflict between the 4-year-old's family and Ocean County law enforcement that caused authorities to move the case's jurisdiction. The community continue to provide comfort to …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Bus involved in collision injuring 35 people originated from Toms River
Update, 5:45 p.m.: Thirty-five people were reported injured after an Academy commuter bus and an Old Bridge school bus collided on Route 9 North in Old Bridge Township Thursday morning, according to Cpt. Art Carullo. The accident was reported to police at 8:18 a.m. No children were on the medium-sized school bus at the time of the accident, he said. The school bus was traveling in the right lane of the highway and turning right into the Stratford Apartments on Arcade Lane when the accident occurred. The Academy bus, identified as bus number 8592, was traveling in the designated bus lane. The cause of the accident remains under investigation and no fault has been determined, Carullo said. When the two buses struck, the school bus rolled …
Monday, July 9, 2012
The governor was caught on video berating a heckler on the Seaside Heights Boardwalk.
Maybe it's the summer heat. Gov. Chris Christie can't seem to keep a lid on his temper these days. For the second time in a week, Christie lost his cool in public. While on vacation with his family in Seaside Heights on Thursday, Christie lashed out at a passerby on the Boardwalk, the Huffington Post reports. The passerby made a derisive comment about the governor's education policies, according to TMZ.com. The video can be seen right here. Last week, the governor berated a reporter during a press conference, after the reporter asked an off-topic question. Despite the recent flare-ups, the Republican governor is considered a front-runner for the GOP vice-presidential nomination.