N.J. police officer attacked, beaten unconscious

assetcontentLONG BRANCH – Authorities are offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for attacking and beating Long Branch police officer unconscious early Tuesday. A uniformed Long Branch Police Officer was assaulted around 2 a.m. and left unconscious in the area of Westwood and Bath avenues, according to… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 22nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Long Branch, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Sheriff’s Office Partners with Team Rubicon on disaster response training

mcso-partners-with-vets-organization-2-800x566Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced a partnership with Team Rubicon, a non-profit group of veterans that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.

To improve response and recovery of disasters and emergency situations, Team Rubicon along with members of the Monmouth and Ocean County Building Officials Association, attended a training seminar at the Public Safety Center in Freehold on September 21.  The focus was on damage assessment and the utilization of a new software system to record and track the damages caused by a disaster.

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Posted: September 22nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Monmouth OEM, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Greg’s List: Things to do in Monmouth County this weekend, September 23-25, 2016

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Friday, Sept. 23

  • Gypsy by Phoenix Productions at Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank) MORE INFO
  • Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo (Lakewood)MORE INFO
  • Fall Englishtown Swap Meet & Auto Show – MORE INFO
  • Colts Neck Rockfest ’16 – MORE INFO
  • August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at TRT (Red Bank) MORE INFO
  • The Lion in Winter by The Stone Church Players (Navesink) MORE INFO

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Posted: September 20th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Greg Kelly, Greg's List, Monmouth County News, Things to do in Monmouth County, Things to do on the Jersey Shore | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Authorities ID officers injured apprehending bomb suspect

21142790-largeLINDEN — Officials have identified the Linden police officers who were injured while apprehending Ahmad Khan Rahami, the Elizabeth man who was wanted in connection with weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey. When the two officers approached Rahami at about 11:30 a.m. Monday on the steps of an East Elizabeth Street bar, Rahami allegedly… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, War on terror | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Ahmad Khan Rahami: A timeline of bombings in NYC & N.J. that led to his arrest

assetcontentAhmad Khan Rahami was taken into custody late Monday morning after a shootout with police in Linden, officials said. Rahami had been sought for his alleged involvement in bombings in Seaside Park and the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea. Earlier Monday, the FBI had released a security alert, naming Rahami. The bombings Saturday were followed… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News, War on terror | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Ahmad Khan Rahami arrested after shootout with cops, was wanted in N.J., NYC bombings

assetcontent-52LINDEN – The man wanted in the weekend explosions in New York and New Jersey has been taken into custody in Linden after a shootout with police that left two officers wounded. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, of Elizabeth, has been the subject of a massive manhunt since being named as a suspect by the FBI early… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News, War on terror | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Rahami Officially Linked to Seaside Park Terrorist Bombing

rahamaid-195x200TRENTON-Ahmad Kahn Rahami is now being connected officially by authorities as suspect in all 3 New York and New Jersey bomb incidents. Authorities today said all of the devices used similar components and those individuals arrested in Brooklyn were also tied to Elizabeth and Rahami, saying they could be part of a New Jersey based sleeper… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News, War on terror | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Rutgers investigates suspicious package in parking deck

assetcontentNEW BRUNSWICK — Authorities at Rutgers University are investigating a suspicious package in a campus parking deck, and advising students to avoid the area Monday morning. According to a tweet from the university, students and visitors should avoid the Douglass Parking Deck and surrounding area. A University spokesman said Monday morning at about 9 a.m. that… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News, War on terror | Tags: , , | No Comments »

FBI names Elizabeth man as suspect in NYC bombing

assetcontent-51NEW YORK — An Elizabeth man is being sought by authorities for questioning in connection with Saturday’s explosion in New York. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was born in Afghanistan but is a United States citizen, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday. Rahami is about 5-foot-6, 200 pounds, the FBI said. The blast on West 23rd… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

NYC blast believed to be ‘intentional act,’ mayor says

assetcontent-5NEW YORK CITY — An explosion that injured more than 20 people in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood was an “intentional act” but there was no indication the blast was linked to terrorism, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said. “Tonight, New York City experienced a very serious incident,” the mayor said at a late Saturday press… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 18th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News, War on terror | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »