Margaret F. Bonafide, The Asbury Park Press NJ

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The Asbury Park Press NJ

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Past articles by Margaret:

Lakewood cops say brothers tossed bag of heroin, ran

Two brothers were spotted walking down Laurel Avenue late Saturday. → Read More

Burning pile of trash dumped in Toms River

A garbage truck made an unscheduled dump when the driver realized the trash in his truck was on fire. → Read More

Woman shot in Eatontown, car shot in Lakewood

Authorities here confirmed a shooting that was reported at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. → Read More

Chocolate, bacon at heart of Stafford arrest

Midnight munchy raid for candy and snacks ends in handcuffs and DWI charge in Stafford. → Read More

Brick cops looking for gas station stabber

Police are investigating a daylight stabbing at the K and D Gulf station on Burnt Tavern Road in Brick. → Read More

Cops: Man caught waving knife, taunting homeowner

William Rodriguez was unaware a police officer was watching him, police said. → Read More

NJ Transit service suspended after man hit near Matawan

New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line service is suspended in both directions at Middletown and Aberdeen-Matawan stations. At 5:30 a.m. a → Read More

Gas stink on Route 35 as repair work is done

Old gas mains are being replaced as part of the Route 35 reconstruction project. → Read More

Aaron Sofer’s body may have been found in Israel

The body of Aaron Sofer, a Lakewood yeshiva student, may have been found in Israel. → Read More

Long Branch: West End Post Office closes for repairs

Long Branch West End post office at 131 Brighton Ave. is closing temporarily for repairs, officials said. → Read More

Authorities: ‘Life-threatening’ rip currents at the Shore

Experts are issuing strong, “life threatening” warnings to any swimmers heading into the ocean today, authorities said. → Read More

Sole survivor of Freehold Twp. crash improves

A 25-year-old Freehold man has been upgraded to critical but stable. → Read More

Aberdeen accident

The local lanes are closed on the Garden State Parkway because of a serious crash north of Exit 117 near Route 36, according to, the state’s traffic reporting website. → Read More

Cops: Toms River man caught in lewd act in bathroom

A 52-year-old Mayo Drive man was charged with lewdness Friday. → Read More

South Toms River shooting was second on same street

The victim of the Belmont Drive shooting was treated and released from a local hospital. → Read More

Missing man's family: 'Please bring back my brother'

Fears that a local man, missing in Israel since Friday, may be a victim of kidnapping has elected officials lobbying for support to find the 23-year-old man, Aaron Sofer. → Read More

Dog helps hunt down burglar, Wall cops say

Police charged Raymond Stulb with burglary and criminal mischief → Read More

Rip current warning

Ocean swimmers beware! Life threatening rip currents expected. → Read More

Cab assault Middletown

A New York City cabdriver who drove a Leonardo man to the BP Gas Station on Route 35 was assaulted, robbed, and carjacked early morning Wednesday, police said. → Read More

Long Branch shootings

Two people were shot overnight — the first on Long Branch Avenue at 1:34 a.m. and the second on Broadway one hour later at 2:34 a.m., police said. → Read More