Tropical Storm Gert is now Hurricane Gert and is located about 500 miles south-southeast of New Jersey.

Meteorologist Dan Zarrow says the storm still tracks out to sea, but does anticipate some rough surf to go with an elevated risk of rip currents here at the shore.

Investigators in Cape May County say a 13-year old boy's death June 4 in Middle Township was due to a deadly combination of heroin and fentanyl.

Vincent Weiner was found unconscious at the time.

It's not known where the drug supply came from.

His mom has made a plea for whoever's supplying kids with drugs to stop.

Almost 5 years after Superstorm Sandy slammed New Jersey the states blue acres program continues to help garden state residents escape from areas that got badly flooded.

The abandoned dog rescued after being found buried up to her neck in mud August 4 in the Assunpink Wildlife Preserve has passed away at the Popcorn Park Shelter in Forked River.

Mabel was found in a swampy area where shelter officials say has been a popular place people have abandoned their pets.

Mabel was found with pink eye and suffering from a urinary tract infection.

It's not known who left Mabel in the woods to die.

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