Erik Larsen, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Erik Larsen

The Asbury Park Press NJ

Toms River, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Erik:

Brick police: Avoid Target on Route 70 due to ‘utility condition’

The Brick Township Police Department asked shoppers on Friday night to avoid the retail giant at 570 Route 70. → Read More

Long Branch in the dark: Major power outage affecting most of city

The electrical failure trapped people in elevators and created a number of other issues that were burdening the Long Branch fire department. → Read More

NJ weather: A cold start to the weekend, but what about that snowstorm?

That weekend snowstorm that was feared earlier in the week is no longer a threat to New Jersey, according to NWS forecasts. → Read More

NJ weather: A cold start to the weekend, but what about that snowstorm?

That weekend snowstorm that was feared earlier in the week is no longer a threat to New Jersey, according to NWS forecasts. → Read More

NJ weather: A cold start to the weekend, but what about that snowstorm?

That weekend snowstorm that was feared earlier in the week is no longer a threat to New Jersey, according to NWS forecasts. → Read More

Garden State Parkway in Brick closed in both directions due to brush fire

There are major traffic delays across the region. All motorists are directed to avoid the area until further notice. → Read More

NJ temperatures could feel subzero Friday to kick off a freezing, wet MLK weekend

Expect subzero wind chill factors at the start of the weekend and a wet winter mess by the end of the holiday weekend. → Read More

Winter storm ‘definitely’ coming to NJ this weekend, but will it bring snow?

For most of New Jersey, there’s not likely to be much — if any — snowfall, assuming the current forecast models hold and that could certainly change. → Read More

Storm updates: Snow expected to last through morning, Murphy declares state of emergency

Follow here throughout the day for the latest updates as another snow storm hits the Jersey Shore area. → Read More

Keansburg police officer injured, attacker fatally shot, official says

A Keansburg police officer was injured Thursday afternoon on Main Street by an assailant who was shot and killed in the incident. → Read More

Latest NJ weather forecast increases snow prediction to up to 6 inches in some areas

Most of New Jersey will see between 2 to 4 inches of snow overnight Thursday into Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Keansburg woman in critical condition after crashing into Toms River garbage truck

Anna Zybura, 37, failed to observe a stop sign at Garfield and Windsor avenues, police said. → Read More

Shore grandparents are getting calls their grandchildren are in jail: It’s a scam

A quick-thinking grandma in Middletown turned the tables on the alleged scammers. → Read More

Hooper Avenue in Brick closed in both directions after ‘traffic incident’

“Avoid the area,” police said, adding that utility wires were down. → Read More

Stafford couple found dead in 'thickest part of the Pine Barrens,' police say

The cause of death of Lorraine and Gary Parker, the former missing Stafford Township couple, is still being investigated. → Read More

Lacey pedestrian struck and seriously injured in Forked River section

The accident happened at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Biscayne Drive on Wednesday night. → Read More

Missing Stafford couple case handed to detectives, Ocean County Prosecutor's Office

Lorraine and Gary Parker were last seen on Nov. 17, police said on Wednesday. → Read More

Lakewood pedestrian struck and killed on Route 9 and Fourth Street

LAKEWOOD - A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Route 9 and Fourth Street, according to preliminary reports from the scene. The accident happened about 9:30 p.m. Monday. There was no further information available late Monday night. This is a breaking news story. Stay with app.com for updates. Erik Larsen: 732-682-9359 or elarsen@gannettnj.com → Read More

Brick police ask motorists to avoid Route 88 near Barb Lane for next couple hours

Some roads may be closed due to an unspecified “traffic incident,” police said in an email alert to the public. → Read More

Toms River accident closes Hooper Avenue northbound

The Ocean County Sheriff’s Office warns motorists to expect traffic delays in what is normally a busy area. → Read More