Kathleen Hopkins, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Kathleen Hopkins

The Asbury Park Press NJ

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  • North Jersey News
  • USA TODAY
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  • MyCentralJersey
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  • Enquirer
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  • Detroit Free Press

Recent articles by Kathleen:

'I'm 15. Is that bad?' Howell police sergeant on trial for child luring

Authorities allege Howell Sgt. Richard Conte arranged a rendezvous with someone he thought was a 15-year-old girl. → Read More

Long Branch family murders: Mother, son ordered released from jail again to await retrial

A judge ordered Dolores Morgan and Ted Connors released from jail to await retrial in the decades-old murders of Morgan's daughter and husband. → Read More

Man killed in fire in Howell mobile home park

The fire broke out late Thursday in a trailer in Angle Inn Mobile Home Park on Route 33 in Howell. → Read More

Long Branch shooting video: Were cops justified shooting gunman with baby in his arms?

Legal and law enforcement veterans weigh in on video of fatal Long Branch police shooting. → Read More

'I got the baby': See the dramatic police video of Long Branch shooting

The NJ Attorney General's Office released video of a police gun battle in Long Branch in which a Virginia man was killed after shooting a detective. → Read More

From engineering to busting gangs: Ocean County prosecutor picks first Black detective chief

Anthony Carrington has been at the forefront of gang intelligence during his 27-year law-enforcement career. → Read More

Long Branch meth lab cop faces prison, forfeits job, in guilty plea

Former police officer Christopher Walls pleaded guilty to charges related to the discovery of a methamphetamine lab in his Long ranch home. → Read More

Lacey coach stalked over friendship with Barnegat cop's ex-girlfriend: lawsuit

Warren Smith, Lacey's assistant football coach, alleges Barnegat police cops did license-plate lookups to get his personal information to stalk him. → Read More

Hightstown man found guilty in random highway murder of Freehold mom

Kader Mustafa was found guilty of murder in the 2018 highway shooting of a complete stranger. → Read More

Lakewood house fire shuts Route 9

Firefighting efforts are underway on the 400 block of First Street in Lakewood. → Read More

Molotov cocktail spree in Hazlet Costco parking lot lands Holmdel man in jail

Brendan J. Dunne was arrested after an investigation into four similar fires in the Costco parking lot on Route 35 in Hazlet. → Read More

Fox that bit Jackson child had rabies, says Ocean County Health Department

The Ocean County Health Department received two additional reports of fox bites in Jackson last weekend. → Read More

Barnegat man gets 7 years in Stafford DUI crash that killed Little Egg Harbor passenger

Authorities said Jeydon Lowe was drunk and speeding when he crashed into a tree, killing his passenger. → Read More

Serious crash under investigation in Berkeley

A serious accident occurred on Bimini Drive. → Read More

Shore town discriminated against pregnant police officer, NJ Supreme Court rules

The ruling from the state Supreme Court comes in its first consideration of the New Jersey Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. → Read More

Union Beach man who molested a brother and sister gets 3 years in prison

Louis Accardi’s male victim said being around him was like “inhaling a toxin.’’ → Read More

Judge finds elderly Asbury Park man fit to stand trial in murder of romantic rival

A judge ruled that Johnny Westbrook, 84, is mentally competent to stand trial in the murder of his romantic rival. → Read More

Bruce Springsteen pleads guilty to alcohol consumption in closed area, DWI charge dropped

Bruce Springsteen pleaded guilty to consuming alcohol in a closed space as prosecutors dropped charges of drunk and reckless driving. → Read More

Bruce Springsteen's DWI charge dropped; Boss pleads guilty to alcohol consumption

Bruce Springsteen pleaded guilty to consuming alcohol in a closed space as prosecutors droppped charges of drunk and reckless driving. → Read More

Bruce Springsteen's DWI charge dropped; Boss pleads guilty to alcohol consumption

Bruce Springsteen pleaded guilty to consuming alcohol in a closed space as prosecutors droppped charges of drunk and reckless driving. → Read More