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Large Crane Flips, Shuts Route 9 In Woodbridge (UPDATED) Large Crane Flips, Shuts Route 9 In Woodbridge (UPDATED)
Crash Route 9 Woodbridge A large crane overturned closing Route 9 in Middlesex County, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 9:20 a.m. on Monday, May 13 on the southbound ramps to Route 184 (King George Post Road) in Woodbridge, NJDOT reported. The on- and off-ramps remained closed at about 1 p.m., Woodbridge police said. There were minor injuries, they said.
Mom Who Enjoyed Beauty Vlogging Killed In Central Jersey Crash, 25: 'Your Energy Was Unmatched' Mom Who Enjoyed Beauty Vlogging Killed In Central Jersey Crash, 25: 'Your Energy Was Unmatched'
Mom Who Enjoyed Beauty Vlogging Killed In Central Jersey Crash, 25: 'Your Energy Was Unmatched' Family and friends were mourning a Monmouth County mother who was killed in an early morning crash. A spokesperson for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office confirmed that Amani Gilliam, 25, of Freehold, was the woman who died in a crash in Manalapan on Thursday, Apr. 25. It happened near the intersection of Route 9 and Ryan Road just before 4:30 a.m. Manalapan police found a 2017 Nissan Sentra driven by Gilliam and a 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by an unidentified man. Gilliam was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. Gilliam enjoyed posting video blogs f…
Toddler Rescued After Walking Alone Across Busy Jersey Shore Road: Police Toddler Rescued After Walking Alone Across Busy Jersey Shore Road: Police
Toddler Rescued After Walking Alone Across Busy Jersey Shore Road: Police A toddler who walked alone across a busy Ocean County road was rescued by good Samaritans, authorities said. Berkeley Township police received calls about the toddler walking across Route 9 near Morris Boulevard at around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 30, the department said in a news release. The child was only wearing a diaper. Officers responded and found the toddler with good Samaritans in the parking lot of Diesel's Subs. The child's grandmother arrived shortly afterward and the two were reunited. Police followed them back to the grandmother's home. Investigators said the toddler left the …
Woman Killed In Early Morning Crash In Central Jersey Woman Killed In Early Morning Crash In Central Jersey
Woman Killed In Early Morning Crash In Central Jersey A woman was killed in an early morning crash in Monmouth County, authorities said. Manalapan police responded to the crash near the intersection of Route 9 and Ryan Road just before 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, Apr. 25, Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond Santiago said in a news release. When officers arrived, they found two vehicles involved in the crash. A woman driving a 2017 Nissan Sentra was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. A man driving a 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee stayed at the scene and was brought to a hospital with minor injuries. No charges or summonses have …
Three $10K Mega Millions Tickets Sold In Monmouth County, Jackpot Climbs To $1.1 Billion Three $10K Mega Millions Tickets Sold In Monmouth County, Jackpot Climbs To $1.1 Billion
Three $10K Mega Millions Tickets Sold In Monmouth County, Jackpot Climbs To $1.1 Billion Three Mega Millions tickets worth $10,000 were sold in Monmouth County in the same week, including two tickets purchased at the same supermarket, lottery officials said. The New Jersey Lottery said two winning tickets in the drawing on Tuesday, Mar. 19 were bought at the ShopRite grocery store on Route 35 in Hazlet and Max's Beer, Wine & Liquors on Route 9 in Freehold. The winning numbers were 24, 46, 49, 62, and 66, and the MegaBall was 7. The Hazlet ShopRite also sold a $10,000 ticket in the drawing on Friday, Mar. 22. The winning numbers were 3, 8, 31, 35, and 44, and the M…
New 24-Hour ShopRite Opens In Old Bridge New 24-Hour ShopRite Opens In Old Bridge
New 24-Hour ShopRite Opens In Old Bridge It's here.  After years of anticipation, ShopRite's newest 24-hour full-service store has opened in Old Bridge. Located in the Glenwood Green Shopping Plaza at the intersection of Route 9 and Schulmeister Road, the store includes a café named the Knight’s Loft, inspired by Old Bridge High School athletic teams. Encompassing more than 80,000 square feet, the store features expert butchers and an expanded produce department. Customers will find chef-prepared grab-and-go options including hand-rolled sushi, gourmet meals and sandwiches, a Shuk Kosher kitchen and prepared meals, over 600…
Overturned Dump Truck Shuts Route 18 Overturned Dump Truck Shuts Route 18
Overturned Dump Truck Shuts Route 18 A dump truck overturned on Route 18 South in Monmouth County, shutting down the road during morning rush hour, authorities said. The NJDOT said it happened in Marlboro south of exit 30 and Route 9 at around 8:11 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 12. The dump truck spilled what appeared to be small rocks in a picture posted on Facebook by the Marlboro Township Police Department. All southbound lanes of Route 18 were closed for "an extended period of time" near Tennent Road, Marlboro police said. Officers were at the scene to put a detour in place and drivers were asked to avoid the area if possible…
Pedestrian Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Monmouth County Crash Pedestrian Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Monmouth County Crash
Pedestrian Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Monmouth County Crash A man was fighting for his life after he was hit by an SUV while walking across Route 9 in Monmouth County, authorities said. Howell Township police responded to the pedestrian crash near the intersection with Strickland Road at around 5:21 a.m. on Monday, Mar. 11, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. The 27-year-old man was crossing Route 9 when he was hit by a northbound 2020 GMC Terrain. The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital with several life-threatening injuries. The 41-year-old man driving the SUV stayed at the scene. The crash investigation is active an…
7-11 Robbed By Armed Suspect On Route 9 In Old Bridge 7-11 Robbed By Armed Suspect On Route 9 In Old Bridge
7-11 Robbed By Armed Suspect On Route 9 In Old Bridge A man with a handgun robbed a 7-11 store along Route 9 in Old Bridge, authorities said. The robbery occurred at about 4:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, according to Old Bridge police spokesman Captain Michael J. Snee. Upon their arrival at the store located at 1189 Route 9, police found the robbery victim was an employee, Snee said. During the robbery, the suspect showed a handgun, Snee said. Snee did not say what or how much was stolen. This investigation is active and ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Phil Belgio of the Old Bridge Police Department at…
ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions
ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions About 300 jobs are being created thanks to the arrival of a new ShopRite in Old Bridge. The new ShopRite is located in the Glenwood Green Shopping Center at Route 9 and Schulmeister Road. The store is set to open in March. Hiring is taking place for all positions including department managers, butchers, deli, bakery, dairy, produce and seafood associates, customer service associates, cashiers and baggers. Perry Blatt, director of E-Commerce and Business Development for Village Super Market, Inc., said,  “We look forward to continuing our commitment to the community with a brand new s…
Nordstrom Rack To Replace Bed Bath & Beyond In Central Jersey Shopping Plaza Nordstrom Rack To Replace Bed Bath & Beyond In Central Jersey Shopping Plaza
Nordstrom Rack To Replace Bed Bath & Beyond In Central Jersey Shopping Plaza A less expensive store for a luxury fashion chain is coming to a shopping center in Monmouth County. Nordstrom Rack will open up a store in spring 2025 at the old Bed Bath & Beyond location in Manalapan Commons. The retail chain announced the plans in a news release on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The store will join other chains in Manalapan Commons like Best Buy, Panera Bread, Five Below, PetSmart, and Raymour & Flanigan. "We look forward to being a part of the Manalapan Township community and serving our customers with an amazing offering of great brands at great prices," said Nordstr…
Longtime Home Depot Employee Killed In Crash Behind Route 9 Store Longtime Home Depot Employee Killed In Crash Behind Route 9 Store
Longtime Home Depot Employee Killed In Crash Behind Route 9 Store A longtime Home Depot employee from South Brunswick was killed when his sedan crashed into a trailer behind the Route 9 store where he'd worked. Allen Szucs, 55, was pronounced dead in the superstore's parking lot after his 1999 Chevy Malibu slammed into the parked trailer shortly before 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, police said. Authorities haven't yet characterized the cause of the crash. Szucs, who lived in the Kendall Park section of the township, had been with Home Depot on southbound Route 9 in Monmouth Junction since April 2015, according to his LinkedIn bio. He most recently had be…
Revamped Jersey Shore Restaurant Will Open Just In Time For Summer Revamped Jersey Shore Restaurant Will Open Just In Time For Summer
Revamped Jersey Shore Restaurant Will Open Just In Time For Summer A restaurant is re-opening along the Jersey Shore just in time for summer, and an expansion project will give customers many more options. Jersey Shore Restaurant Group (JSRG) purchased Breakers Kitchen & Tap on Route 9 in Waretown last year. In a news release, JSRG said it will re-launch the restaurant as Three Story Grill, along with a banquet hall called The Hall at Three Story. Three Story Grill will live up to its name by offering three levels of indoor and outdoor dining. The renovation will expand the existing one-story layout of Breakers Kitchen & Tap. JSRG says the new res…
Crash With Injuries Partially Shuts Route 9 (DEVELOPING) Crash With Injuries Partially Shuts Route 9 (DEVELOPING)
Crash With Injuries Partially Shuts Route 9 (Developing) A crash with injuries partially closed Route 9 in Freehold Township, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 8:20 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 18 northbound south of Raceway Mall Drive, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
SEEN THEM? Home Depot Thieves Threatened Employee With Knife On Jersey Shore: Police SEEN THEM? Home Depot Thieves Threatened Employee With Knife On Jersey Shore: Police
Seen Them? Home Depot Thieves Threatened Employee With Knife On Jersey Shore: Police Toms River police seek the public's help in identifying a pair of alleged thieves from a Home Depot store. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, police were dispatched to the Home Depot on Route 9, A suspect used bolt cutters to cut the lock securing wire behind cages and removed 27 rolls of 12-2 wire, worth a total of $2,916, Toms River police said. When approached by an employee, the suspect removed a utility knife from his pocket and threatened the employee, police said. He and an associate were subsequently observed loading the wire into a white Chevy Impala and l…
Authorities ID Driver Killed In Route 9 Crash Authorities ID Driver Killed In Route 9 Crash
Authorities ID Driver Killed In Route 9 Crash Authorities have identified the driver killed in a seven-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Freehold Township. Daniel Kaplan, 78, of Freehold Township, died in the crash, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. The crash occurred at about 10:30 a.m.  Tuesday, Dec. 5 northbound near Route 9's intersection with Route 33. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Brian Boryszewski at 800-533-7443 or Freehold Township police officer Justin Nunno at 732-462-7908.
1 Killed In 7-Vehicle Crash On Route 9: Prosecutor 1 Killed In 7-Vehicle Crash On Route 9: Prosecutor
1 Killed In 7-Vehicle Crash On Route 9: Prosecutor One person was killed in a seven-vehicle crash on Route 9 in Freehold Township, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 10:30 a.m.  Tuesday, Dec. 5 northbound near Route 9's intersection with Route 33. A spokesman with the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office confirmed the fatality, but the victim's name had not been released. All lanes were closed in both directions for several hours during an investigation, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Witnesses told news12.com that a driver failed to stop and slammed into vehicles waiting at a red light.  Th…
One Dead In 7-Car Crash On Route 9 In Freehold (UPDATE) One Dead In 7-Car Crash On Route 9 In Freehold (UPDATE)
One Dead In 7-Car Crash On Route 9 In Freehold (Update) One person died in a seven-car pileup on Route 9 Tuesday, Dec. 5 in Freehold, authorities said. It happened at the intersection of Routes 9 and 33 around 10:30 a.m., a spokesperson for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said. The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART), and the Freehold Township Police Department are investigating. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is urged to contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Brian Boryszewski at 800-533-7443 or Freehold Township Police Officer Justin Nunno 732-46…
Crash Partially Closes Route 9 In South Amboy (DEVELOPING) Crash Partially Closes Route 9 In South Amboy (DEVELOPING)
Crash Partially Closes Route 9 In South Amboy (Developing) A crash partially closed Route 9 in Central Jersey, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 northbound North of Route 35 in South Amboy, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
UPDATE: Jurors Convict Bergen County Man Of Gunning Down Newly-Released Killer UPDATE: Jurors Convict Bergen County Man Of Gunning Down Newly-Released Killer
Update: Jurors Convict Bergen County Man Of Gunning Down Newly-Released Killer A 25-year-old South Hackensack man was convicted of gunning down a convicted killer who’d only just been released from prison after serving his time. Rather than accept a plea deal, Naszhere Marquette Jones took his chances with a jury – and lost – in connection with the March 2021 shooting death of ex-con Jaquan Harrison, 35, in Paterson. Jurors in Paterson found Jones guilty of reckless manslaughter and weapons offenses following a day and a half of deliberations, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said on Friday, Sept. 29. Harrison had spent more than four years in state prison…
Arrests Made After Carjacking Near NJ Transit Bus Terminal In Lakewood (UPDATED) Arrests Made After Carjacking Near NJ Transit Bus Terminal In Lakewood (UPDATED)
Arrests Made After Carjacking Near NJ Transit Bus Terminal In Lakewood (Updated) Lakewood police made two arrests after a carjacking, authorities said. The incident occurred Thursday morning, Sept. 28 near the New Jersey Transit Bus Terminal, according to Lakewood Capt. Gregory Staffordsmith. The terminal is located at First and Lexington avenues. The investigation led a SWAT team to the Carasaljo Inn at the corner of Route 9 and 5th Street. Believing that the suspect was in one of the hotel rooms, the Lakewood Police Department Special Response Team was deployed, Staffordsmith said. Upon obtaining a search warrant the suspect, a 52-year-old Lakewood man, was orde…
Lakewood Man, 69, Killed In Route 9 Monmouth County Crash: Prosecutor Lakewood Man, 69, Killed In Route 9 Monmouth County Crash: Prosecutor
Lakewood Man, 69, Killed In Route 9 Monmouth County Crash: Prosecutor A 69-year-old Lakewood man was killed in a two-vehicle crash along Route 9 in Monmouth County early Sunday, Sept. 24, authorities said. His name had not been released. At 2:53 a.m., Howell police responded to the crash that took place at the intersection of Route 9 and Aldrich Road, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. No other details had been released. The crash is currently under investigation by members of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART), and the Howell Police Department.  Anyone who may h…
Serious Crash Closes Route 9 in Sayreville Serious Crash Closes Route 9 in Sayreville
Serious Crash Closes Route 9 in Sayreville A serious crash closed Route 9 in Sayreville, authorities said. The crash occurred southbound at about 6 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21 near Bordentown Avenue (Route 615), according to the New Jersey Department of Transporation. At 9 a.m., two right lanes of three lanes remained closed for an investigation, 511nj.org reported. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Pedestrian Struck, Killed While Crossing Route 9 Pedestrian Struck, Killed While Crossing Route 9
Pedestrian Struck, Killed While Crossing Route 9 A pedestrian was struck and killed in a crash on Route 9, authorities said. At 7:51 p.m. on Sunday, Sept., a Honda Civic operated by a Howell Township resident was traveling southbound on Route 9 in the area of Strickland Road when the vehicle struck a Howell Township resident who was crossing Route 9 South from west to east, Howell police said. The pedestrian was taken to Centra State Medical Center for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The name of the pedestrian has not been released pending notification of his next of kin. The driver of the Honda Civi…
Crash Closes Route 9 In Lakewood Crash Closes Route 9 In Lakewood
Crash Closes Route 9 In Lakewood A crash and fluid spill closed Route 9 in Lakewood, authorities said. the crash occurred at about noon on Wednesday, Sept. 6 northbound north of Route 88, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. A video posted by The Lakewood Scoop shows heavy machinery being righted after the rollover crash. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Cop Stalked Teen Girl, Sent Sexual Photos, Handcuffed Her On Jersey Shore: Prosecutor Cop Stalked Teen Girl, Sent Sexual Photos, Handcuffed Her On Jersey Shore: Prosecutor
Cop Stalked Teen Girl, Sent Sexual Photos, Handcuffed Her On Jersey Shore: Prosecutor A patrolman at the Jersey Shore has been arrested and charged with engaging in a pattern of illegal behavior with a teenage girl, authorities said. Kevin Ruditsky, 46, who works in Manalapan Township, is believed to have sent the 16-year-old girl sexually explicit photos and handcuffed her during a traffic stop, according to Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond S. Santiago. An investigation by the MCPO Professional Responsibility Unit was initiated earlier this month upon learning that Ruditsky had been sending inappropriate messages and photos to a 16-year-old girl, …
Suspect Arrested In Jersey Shore Bank Robberies: Police Suspect Arrested In Jersey Shore Bank Robberies: Police
Suspect Arrested In Jersey Shore Bank Robberies: Police A 68-year-old suspect has been arrested in a pair of bank robberies in Toms River, authorities said. The first was an attempted robbery and minutes later, the suspect allegedly robbed another bank and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. On Tuesday, Aug. 22, shortly after 2 p.m., Toms River police were dispatched to the First Financial Bank on Route 9 for a reported attempted bank robbery. The initial investigation revealed a middle-aged white male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses, dark pants, and a surgical mask produced a note demanding money but left on…
Crash With Injuries On Route 9 Monmouth County Crash With Injuries On Route 9 Monmouth County
Crash With Injuries On Route 9 Monmouth County There was a crash with injuries on Route 9 in Monmouth County, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18 northbound north of Route 33 in Freehold Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transporation. Two right lanes of three lanes were closed, 511nj.org reported. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
Death Of Sayreville Mom In Motorcycle Crash Caused By 'Jersey Slide' Shatters Hearts Death Of Sayreville Mom In Motorcycle Crash Caused By 'Jersey Slide' Shatters Hearts
Death Of Sayreville Mom In Motorcycle Crash Caused By 'Jersey Slide' Shatters Hearts Friends are mourning the loss of a 53-year-old mother and wife who died in a motorcycle crash last weekend. Andrea Houlihan, 53, of Sayreville, was a passenger on her husband's Harley Davidson when a vehicle suddenly changed lanes on Route 9 in Old Bridge, bringing traffic to an abrupt halt on Sunday, Aug. 13, as previously reported by Daily Voice.  Andrea, a Montville native, was pronounced dead at Hackensack Meridian Hospital, and her husband remains critical. Phyllis Houlihan Schiavone, Andrea's sister-in-law, detailed the crash on Facebook in sharing a GoFundMe for the family the day …
Motorcycle Passenger Killed, Operator Injured In Central Jersey Crash: Police Motorcycle Passenger Killed, Operator Injured In Central Jersey Crash: Police
Motorcycle Passenger Killed, Operator Injured In Central Jersey Crash: Police A 53-year-old motorcycle passenger was killed and its operator seriously hurt when they struck an SUV in Old Bridge, authorities said. The crash took place at about 11 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 13. The passenger on the Harley Davidson, identified as Andrea Houlihan, was pronounced dead at Hackensack Meridian Hospital. A vehicle entered the exit ramp from Route 9 north headed to Route 18 north, Old Bridge police said. The vehicle suddenly crossed over the painted median and back onto Route 9 into traffic. This caused all cars on Route 9 to brake abruptly on the highway, police said. The moto…
Serious Crash Reported On Route 9 In Old Bridge (DEVELOPING) Serious Crash Reported On Route 9 In Old Bridge (DEVELOPING)
Serious Crash Reported On Route 9 In Old Bridge (Developing) There was a serious crash with injuries reported on Route 9, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 5 in the southbound lanes near Spring Valley Road in Old Bridge Township, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Two left lanes of three lanes were closed, 511nj.org reported. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES