Alex N. Gecan, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Alex N. Gecan

The Asbury Park Press NJ

Neptune Township, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Alex:

Long Branch cold case murders: 1 suspect in NJ, 2 in Florida

One suspect was arrested in New Jersey, the other two in Florida. → Read More

NJ Weather: Wind, snow are in the forecast by week's end

Wind will ramp up Thursday and snow is likely to blow in Friday night, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Berkeley Route 9 DWI crash hospitalizes 2: Police

Police asked witnesses to call their traffic safety office 732-341-1132 ext. 125 and offered to keep tips anonymous. → Read More

NJ weather: Warm air, and a nice rinse for all that salt

Mid-60s is unusual for January, but not unheard of, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

NJ Weather: 1-3 inches of snow during evening commute

Snow will move across the state beginning in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

NJ weather: Snow showers, but not much will stick

It'll be a warm, slightly wet week. → Read More

Pine Beach New Year's Day fire: Victim airlifted

The victim was flown out of Vista Park in Pine Beach. → Read More

Christmas Day fire torches Wall home

Firefighters tackled a house fire on Christmas Day in Wall. → Read More

Asbury Park fire: No injuries in unoccupied building

Firefighters responded to an alarm around 3 a.m. Saturday. → Read More

Howell school slide was too steep; girl gets $170K settlement, court records show

A 2014 playground wipeout resulted in a $170,000 settlement from the Howell school board. → Read More

Lakewood missing teen found safe

Jennifer Valle-Valiente was with her boyfriend, police said. → Read More

Toms River heroin suspect had 27 bricks, handgun, pot, cash: Police

Dowann J. Smith is facing a slew of charges after drug investigators raided a hotel, an apartment and a car. → Read More

Neptune crash blocks southbound Route 18 between routes 66 and 33

The township reported the crash shortly after 7 a.m. → Read More

Lacey, Ocean County cops seize 70 grams of meth

The 37-year-old suspect is facing drug charges after investigators executed a search warrant on Laurel Boulevard. → Read More

NJ weather: Thunderstorms, rip currents before cooldown

All four coastal counties were under a hazardous weather outlook Thursday with "a moderate risk for the formation of dangerous rip currents," according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Lakewood stabbing victim walked into police station: Cops

The victim said he wasn't sure exactly where it happened and 'was unable to provide a motive or a description of the suspect,' police said. → Read More

NJ weather: Dorian will bring wind, rain and floods

Parts of the state will see winds of up to 45 miles per hour. → Read More

Monmouth County DWI checkpoints: One each in Eatontown, Howell this weekend

Walk. Hire a ride. Appoint a sober driver. Stay put. → Read More

NJ weather: 'Strong to damaging winds,' thunderstorms today

Hurricane Dorian seems to be slowing down and bearing more easterly, but unrelated thunderstorms are still heading our way. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian 'to pass by well offshore' of New Jersey Friday, but rip currents menace local summer

The kids are back to school and 'local summer' has begun - but dangerous rip currents are churning the Jersey Shore, and we're in for more dangerous weather later this week. → Read More