Thomas P. Costello, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Thomas P. Costello

The Asbury Park Press NJ

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Recent articles by Thomas:

Jackson crash: Child seriously injured after collision on Toms River Road

At least one child was airlifted to the hospital after being involved in a car crash on Toms River Road. It was unclear if any others were injured. → Read More

April Bird, third Asbury Park police officer to die in the line of duty, is laid to rest

Bird died Aug. 5, three days after she suffered what police called a medical episode. → Read More

Neptune shooting injures three

Authorities are investigating a shooting in the township that left three people hospitalized Monday night, police said. → Read More

Fire guts part of Manalapan home

A fire gutted part of a house in Manalapan and forced the evacuation of a nearby swim club. → Read More

Ocean County Prosecutor warns motorists to be more cautious after deadly Fourth of July

There were multiple fatalities and serious injuries on Ocean County’s roads this past Independence Day. → Read More

Body found in water; Toms River police on scene

Toms River Police are on scene at Docksider Marina after a body was found in the water. → Read More

Two trapped in overturned garbage truck in Howell

The accident occurred on West Farms Road and Otis Drive shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday. → Read More

A deer leaped into the ocean, and tried to ride waves. Then, surfers had to rescue it

A deer leaped into the ocean at a New Jersey beach and swam nearly 25 yards from shore. A video shows the epic rescue. → Read More

Swimming deer rescued from ocean by surfers in Belmar

A deer decided to go from a swim Tuesday at Belmar beach. Surfers stepped in and rescued the animal. → Read More

Lakewood police investigating death of a young child

Authorities have not released many details, but there is a large police presence in a residential neighborhood. → Read More

On Sarah Stern's birthday, father says 'She should have been here with us'

On Sarah Stern's birthday, her father visits the bridge where she was thrown into the Shark River → Read More

Sarah Stern murder: Watch these never-before-seen videos

Two never-before-seen videos related to the Sarah Stern murder case were obtained by the Asbury Park Press. → Read More

Route 9 shut down following serious crash in Freehold Township

Police warned motorists to avoid the area near the Craig Road intersection. → Read More

Four Ocean County men dead in Toms River accident on Garden State Parkway

New Jersey State Police are reporting there are four confirmed fatalities in a crash on the Garden State Parkway with a car and a tanker truck. → Read More

Charter school student becomes charter school teacher

After being educated in charter school, Arturo Hernandez is now a second grade teacher at the Ocean Academy Charter school in Lakewood. → Read More

On patrol with a school security officer

Toms River Police Patrolman Graham Borg's beat is the hallways of Toms River High School North High School. → Read More

Tom MacArthur and Andy Kim spar over 'attack ads'

Tom MacArthur and Andy Kim, candidates for the 13th District US Congressional seat, spar over 'attack ads' during a webcast from the Asbury Park Press. → Read More

Red Zone Game of the Week: Rivalry pits Toms River South against East

The week's Red Zone Game of the Week features a crosstown rivalry as Toms River East travels to Toms River South. → Read More

Final summer sunset viewed from Lavallette

People gather on the Lavallette fishing pier in the Barnegat Bay to take in the final sunset of the summer. → Read More

Warnings about scams after Brick flooding

NJ Governor Phil Murphy and Brick Mayor John Ducey warn Greenbriar residents about avoiding fraudulent contractors and price gougers. → Read More