Well before becoming a digital reporter, content creator and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, Erin Vogt's journalism roots began with faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. The lifelong Jersey Girl has more than 20 years in radio news and has received both an NJSPJ award and a team-won Regional Edward R. Murrow Award. She firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee and is a fan of the beach and karma.
NJ cops removed car wreck but left behind victim’s body to rot, lawsuit says
A grieving family from Ocean County says that a harmful stereotype of Black drivers prevented troopers from trying to find their injured son and save his life after his car crashed on the Garden State Parkway.
NJ man charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend
Police found the 39-year-old woman with severe head trauma in Woodbridge on Wednesday. The Keansburg man was arrested on Thursday.
Felony charge filed against Gov. Christie’s niece for violent plane meltdown
Shannon Epstein, a daughter of one of Chris Christie's siblings, has been formally charged for the violent meltdown aboard a flight leaving New Orleans on Thanksgiving 2022.
NJ man will spend decades in prison for 28-year-old’s murder
Kwacey Q. Owens, of Willingboro, was sentenced after being convicted of the 2020 murder of Barry Barino.
Outbreaks hospitalizing children: NJ health officials calmly on guard
Clusters of pneumonia hospitalizations among child patients in other countries have health officials on guard in New Jersey.
Drugged NJ driver who killed elderly woman gets prison
Ashley Watkins, of Eatontown, previously pleaded guilty to a charge stemming from the Mother’s Day 2021 crash that killed Nancy Penrod, of Brick.
Real-life ‘Sopranos’ spots in NJ to visit 25 years after iconic show’s debut
The Sopranos has lived on as a favorite among fans, old and new. There are still many New Jersey spots that Tony Soprano visited, that you can, too.
These are the long-gone NJ mall stores we miss the most
New Jersey adults from multiple generations can easily come up with a store, or three, that they remember visiting every mall trip.
NJ sex predator gets more prison for abuse at Boy Scout camp
Colin Skeele, of Florham Park, was a Boy Scout camp counselor, a private school teacher and an EMS volunteer before being sent to prison for sex assault and child pornography.
400 jobs cut in NJ: What it means for this grocery chain
The facility has fulfilled grocery home deliveries for a chain with over 50 New Jersey stores. By March, the Jersey City site will be closed.
This is the salary you now need in NJ to afford to buy a house
Home buyers have to have plenty of income to deal with eroded housing affordability in 2023, according to an annual report by the National Association of Realtors.
NJ middle school ‘pervy teacher’ now faces jailtime
The Toms River middle school teacher took sexually explicit photos of himself in his classroom, which he posted to his public social media accounts.