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Endangered whale, 1 of only 400 left in world, found dead off Long Branch

An endangered species of whale, one of only 400 left in the world, was found dead Thursday morning off the coast of Long Branch, officials said.

The whale was spotted floating in the ocean in the Elberon section of the city and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was able to confirm that it was a North Atlantic Right Whale after photos were sent to the organization.New Jersey’s Marine Mammal Stranding Center was working Thursday with NOAA to find a spot where a necropsy can be performed to find out how the mammal died, authorities said.The discovery was the first confirme… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 26th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Endangered whale, 1 of only 400 left in world, found dead off Long Branch

Autopsy: Long Branch Shooting Was A Suicide

June Huhn

The shooting death of June Huhn in Long Branch on Friday has been ruled a suicide by the Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office following an autopsy, according to Charles Webster, spokesperson for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Shooting Death Being Investigated at Former Long Branch Mayor’s Home

June and Philip Huhn photo via facebook

The body of June Huhn, 73, the wife of former Long Branch Mayor Phillip Huhn, was found with a fatal gunshot wound in the couples’ Norwood Ave home this morning.

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Frank Rizzuto is Colts Neck Mayor

The Colts Neck Township Committee elected Frank Rizzuto mayor on Saturday during their annual reorganization.  Sheriff Shaun Golden issued the Oath of Office.

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Posted: January 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Frank Rizzuto is Colts Neck Mayor

Accused Long Branch Shooter Was Arrested Last Week

Marc Zayas

Marc Zayas, the 18 year old man accused of shooting an 18 years old Neptune City man in Long Branch on November 15, was arrested on Monday November 19 following an intense manhunt, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced this morning.

Gramiccioni’s announcement did not say where the arrest occurred.  Spokesman Chris Swendeman said Zayas was arrested in New Jersey.

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Posted: November 26th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Accused Long Branch Shooter Was Arrested Last Week

Congressman Frank Pallone says his primary residence is in Washington, DC

The Pallone residence in Washington. The pink flamingos are on a neighboring property. Aug 31, 2018

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr and his wife signed mortgage documents and affidavits in 2016, and again this year, in which they represented that the home they have owned in the Glover Park section of Washington, DC since 1992 is their primary residence, according to District of Columbia property records.

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Posted: September 10th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Congress, Frank Pallone, Middlesex County Democrats, Middlesex County Republicans, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 11 Comments »

Long Branch Man, 20, Charged In Stabbing Death Of 16 Year Old Girl

Bryan Cordero-Castro, of 4th Avenue in Long Branch, was charged with first degree Murder, third degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and third degree Attempted Escape last night for the stabbing death of a 16 year old Long Branch girl, according to an announcement by  Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Long Branch police responded to an 10:42 p.m. call reporting the stabbing at 284 Van Pelt Place, Long Branch. The juvenile victim was taken to Monmouth Medical Center where she died at 11:25 p.m.

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Posted: September 9th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Oakhurst Man Gunned Down In Long Branch Restaurant By Illegal Alien

Marco Antonio Rosa Moreira, 45 of the Oakhurst section of Ocean Township, was gunned down in a Long Branch restaurant on Tuesday while dining with the ex-girl friend of his accussed killer and her family, according to an announcement by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Miguel Leal Câmara, a 40 year old illegal immigrant, was charged with Moreira’s murder.  Christopher Swendeman, spokesman for the Prosecutor’s Office, confirmed  Câmara illegal status which was first reported by MMM earlier this afternoon.  Swendeman did not immediatley know the immigration status of the victim.

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Posted: August 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 11 Comments »

Accused Long Branch shooter named

Miguel Leal  Câmara, facebook photo

Miguel Leal Câmara, 40, was the man arrested in connection with the shooting death that occurred yesterday afternoon on Broadway in Long Branch, according to a facebook announcement by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Posted: August 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Accused Long Branch shooter named

One dead, one arrested in Long Branch shooting

One person is dead and another in custody following a shooting incident on Broadway in Long Branch on Tuesday afternoon, the Monmouth County Prosecutor announced via social media.

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Posted: August 21st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »