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NJ car dealerships pay to settle consumer protection complaints

NEWARK – Three car dealerships have agreed to pay the state more than $430,000 combined to settle accusations that they violated consumer protections. The dealerships were accused of failing to disclose prior accident history; deceptive advertising; failing to honor vehicle warranties; failing to list vehicle prices on sales documents; charging consumers for certain fees twice; failing to itemize aftermarket products or dealer-installed options; failing to obtain consumer signatures on all sales documents; and accepting incomplete credit applications from prospective buyers.

Tragedy at Ocean Beach III in Toms River, NJ is among most News capturing stories of the week in Ocean County, NJ and Monmouth County, NJ

There are communities from here to Maine who are mourning the loss of 18-year-old Levi Caverly who passed away following an accident at Ocean Beach III along the barrier island in Toms River Township on Tuesday afternoon. Levi and his 17-year-old sister were digging an approximately eight-foot hole in the...

Middletown, NJ Police need your help in finding thief who stole puppy from ‘The Pet Shop’

All eyes and ears are needed in Middletown Township as a puppy has been stolen from The Pet Store on Route 35 and police need your help finding the stolen cockapoo. Middletown Police said that they responded to The Pet Store on Thursday afternoon where they learned from the owner that a young black male came in and asked if they had any cockapoo or goldendoodle puppies that were on sale.

NJ payroll tax plan: Allow tax hike, then give credits to some

TRENTON – Taxes that businesses pay into the unemployment fund are due to increase in July and again next summer, but the Legislature might take steps to ease that financial bite. A bill (A3683/2152) advanced Thursday by the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee wouldn’t eliminate the projected $216...

Machete wielding man yelling at drivers stopped by Toms River, NJ Police Officers and Off-Duty Seaside Heights, NJ Officer

Police in Toms River were able to deescalate a tense situation where a man was holding a machete and yelling at drivers between Brookside Drive and Route 37 in the township. Sergeant Chris McDowell was first on the scene as he pulled over while on patrol when he saw "an agitated man with what appeared to be a large knife yelling at passing motorists", police said around 7:35 pm on Monday night. near the intersection of Brookside Drive and Route 37.