Ocean County

“Ocean county is located close to the center of New Jersey. Ocean county has 628.78 square miles of land area and 286.62 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Ocean county population is 576,567, which has grown 12.85% since 2000.” USA.com

A man in his 60s was found dead early Wednesday after a blaze ripped through his home in Point Pleasant Borough. The fire began sometime before 2 a.m. at the home in the 1000 block of Ridgefield Drive, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. …

Kim Bogan, 52, of Brick. (New Jersey Attorney General’s Office) The daughter of a former Brick Township mayor has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing nearly $1 million from the township’s health insurance program, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the state …

Police said they are still investigating a Friday evening accident in which a pedestrian was struck and killed in Toms River. James Icklan, 73, of Manchester, was crossing Water Street southbound at Robbins Parkway at about 6:30 p.m. when he was hit by a 2003 …

A 45-year-old Lakewood man was killed after he was struck by two vehicles earlier this month, police said. George Conover was trying to cross Cedarbridge Avenue near Martin Luther King Drive on foot around 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 when a Nissan Maxima hit him as …

A New Jersey contractor is accused of raking in $348,000 in federal disaster relief funds while using deceptive business practices and performing shoddy work on the homes of Hurricane Sandy victims, authorities said. D.J.M. Households Inc. was hit with a lawsuit from the state Division …

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