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RED BANK: NJAG FINDS McCONNELL VIOLATED ETHICS, SHOULD BE ‘TERMINATED’
RED BANK: Attorney General slams McConnell for "unethical behavior" regarding unidentified officer – who redbankgreen has learned is his spouse.
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RED BANK: GANT PUTS McCONNELL ON LEAVE
RED BANK: Borough manager puts McConnell on administrative leave eight months after union allegations delayed chief's plan to retire.
RED BANK: PBA AGAIN BLASTS McCONNELL
RED BANK: PBA files grievance against McConnell as he ends "interim" borough leadership and awaits word on retirement as chief.
RED BANK: McCONNELL REBUTS ALLEGATIONS
RED BANK: Refuting PBA allegations, McConnell says he had a relationship with a former "significant other" of a department employee "years ago," but none since.
RED BANK: PBA BLASTS McCONNELL’S ‘ETHICS’
RED BANK: With McConnell retirement pending, police union accuses him of "numerous inappropriate sexual relationships" with employees.
RED BANK: McCONNELL TO RETIRE
RED BANK: Police chief and interim administrator Darren McConnell plans to retire next month. But there's an outside chance he'll be back as manager.
RED BANK: McCONNELL TO BE NAMED CHIEF
Captain Darren McConnell is expected to be named chief of the Red Bank police department at Wednesday night’s borough council meeting, redbankgreen has learned. McConnell has been the officer inContinue reading "RED BANK: McCONNELL TO BE NAMED CHIEF"
RED BANK: CATALYTIC CONVERTERS STOLEN
RED BANK: Thieves cut catalytic converters from two cars in one night last month, police Chief Darren McConnell said Tuesday.
From left, with their new ranks: Lt. Daniel Bannon; Sgt. Robert Gannon; Capt. Thomas McDonough; Lt. Eliot Ramos; Capt. Darren McConnell; Sgt. Robert Kennedy; Lt. Richard Mangold and Sgt. Errico Vescio. (Click to enlarge) Following through on a recent department...
An accident involving a drunk driver resulted in a brief power outage to homes in the area of East Front Street and Spring Street early Sunday morning, Red Bank police reported today. According to Lt. Darren McConnell, a pickup truck...
It's official: westbound vehicles on Harding Road are now barred from making left turns onto Tower Hill Avenue. Here's a press release issued Tuesday by Red Bank Police Lt. Darren McConnell of the traffic safety bureau: Traffic Pattern Change Motorists...
RED BANK: LET’S TALK WATER BILLS
RED BANK: How much should the borough be charging you for water? A public meeting on that question slated for Wednesday. (click for more)
RED BANK WRITES NEW RULES FOR COPS
RED BANK: Three months after bombshell allegations involving police chief, new rules would ban "intra-department dating relationships."
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: April police blotter includes reported thefts of pricey booze from two liquor stores, an off-season egging and more than 30 arrests.
RED BANK: COPS ARREST MAN WITH HANDGUN
RED BANK: Police arrest man with loaded handgun outside Windmill restaurant. Weapon was reported stolen in Ohio, Frazee said.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter for March includes the arrest of a fugitive, a woman charged with arson and four DWI arrests.
CHIEF WON COUNCIL PRAISE WHILE SHIELDING GIRLFRIEND
RED BANK: While repeatedly protecting his girlfriend and subordinate from discipline, McConnell won plaudits for managing the town.
RED BANK: ALLEGED FAVORITISM SPARKED PROBE
RED BANK: State AG's report exposes alleged pattern of favoritism by police Chief McConnell toward officer he dated and married.
RED BANK: PBA NOW “CONFIDENT” IN OFFICIALS
RED BANK: PBA president says union is again "confident" in police and borough leadership after AG "sustains" its complaints about McConnell.
RED BANK: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY TRAIN
A pedestrian was able to walk away after being struck by a train pulling into Red Bank’s NJ Transit rail station this afternoon, according to several people on the scene.
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CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.