I am the Weekday Morning News Anchor with 92.7 WOBM-FM/Beach Radio/94.3The Point in Ocean County and reporter for the WOBM and NJ 101.5-FM newsrooms and the Shore Sports Network. I began working with TSM-NJ in October of 2015 and have covered a number of stories including New Jersey's Opioid and Heroin epidemic, the Arthur Buckle prison escape, the opening of the JBJ Soul Kitchen and Victor Cruz visiting Brick High School. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @VinEbenau.
Whiting man stole 5-grand worth of power tools at Brick Home Depot
A Whiting man with a knack for crime was arrested at the Home Depot on Route 70 in Brick for shoplifting nearly $5,000 worth of power tools and other items.
Mother and son charged with murder in Monmouth County cold case deaths
A Monmouth County Grand Jury has returned an indictment charging a mother and her son in two separate homicides that up until recently were cold cases.
Legislation would increase care hours for NJ college students with disabilities
Monmouth County Senator Vin Gopal has introduced a package of bills that seeks to increase the number of personal care hours for students and others with disabilities in New Jersey's work-ability program to receive full coverage under medicaid.
Five Toms River water wells are found with chemicals
Toms River residents are being advised that the NJ DEP is conducting well water testing after chemical contaminants were found in five residential wells.
Jersey Shore Congressman calls on Congress to grant CDC emergency funds
Jersey Shore Congressman Chris Smith is calling for Congress to immediately provide emergency funding for the CDC and other federal agencies working to protect U.S. citizens amid the growing threat of the coronavirus.
How to avoid falling prey to the latest phone and online scams
It seems like every time one scam disappears, three more pop up in its place.
Brick man had gun silencer delivered to his house, police say
A Brick man is in some trouble after a firearms suppressor, otherwise known as a "silencer", was delivered to his home.
Toms River pair wanted for dealing cocaine in the township
A Toms River duo are wanted on a number of charges by police who've been investigating the distribution of cocaine in the township.
Plane goes off the end of runway during landing at Monmouth Airport
The pilot and all three passengers of a plane that crashed at the Monmouth Executive Airport off of Route 34 in Wall Township early Wednesday morning came away with no injuries.
Toms River man pleads guilty to leaving scene of fatal accident in Lakewood
A Toms River man has plead guilty to knowingly leaving the scene of a fatal car accident that occurred in Lakewood on October 4, 2019.
Ocean man indicted for the murder of his still missing housemate
A Monmouth County grand jury has returned a 16-count indictment against Ronald Teschner, the Ocean Township man who murdered his housemate Jacqueline Terrulli who went missing on September 12, 2019.
Shrewsbury man admits to sexually assaulting seven minors under age 13
A Shrewsbury man has admitted to sexually assaulting seven minors, all of them were under the age of 13-years old, between 2008 and 2018.