Proud Jersey Girl Erin Vogt’s first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.
Elephant statue at shuttered NJ mall needs a big ride to new home
A one-ton bronze statue became a hidden treasure when a Burlington mall closed. The elephant fountain by a famed sculptor is gaining donations toward a new home.
Flu kills NJ child — first pediatric death of this flu season
New Jersey has confirmed a Central Jersey child's death was the first pediatric flu death of this season.
NJ superintendent charged with beating private eye is back at work
A South Jersey school district has welcomed back its superintendent as he faces assault charges for carrying out an alleged baseball bat attack this fall.
‘No Wake’ — Driving through floods could cost you $1,250
North Wildwood's mayor says cell phone video of a bus making waves was a 'final straw.'
3,000 die from overdoses in a year — a new NJ record
For the first time, New Jersey recorded over 3,000 fatal drug overdoses within a year. NJ CARES preliminary 2018 data includes a county by county breakdown.
Homeless man wanted his dog kept safe. NJ family stepped up
When a Woodbridge man became homeless in Dec, one of his worries was finding a safe spot for his pet. 'Jersey' the dog is in a foster home, with reunion hopes.
NJ feels the shutdown: tax refunds, flood insurance at risk
As the partial federal government shutdown enters a third week, New Jersey is starting to see possible impacts on IRS filings, national parks and school lunches.
Smoking on NJ beaches will cost you: Ban starts this month
Starting this winter off-season, the Jersey Shore is all but eliminating smoking on its beaches. The law includes fines, from first time to chronic offenders.
Flemington Furs is closing its NJ flagship store for good
A landmark, family owned business in Hunterdon County for almost a century is shuttering its doors. But first, there's a massive sale of high-end inventory.
These NJ athletes got picked by The Rock for ‘The Titan Games’
Dwayne Johnson's NBC competition series includes athletes with NJ roots.
Stressed, suicidal cops in NJ can call for help — confidentially
Since Cop-2-Cop began, the suicide prevention & counseling hotline has fielded over 80,000 calls.
Have you seen this Perth Amboy teen? Left home a month ago
A Middlesex County teenager was last seen at her home in mid-December. Authorities have been asking for help tracking down the 16-year old from Perth Amboy.