Safe to swim? Elevated bacteria levels at NJ beaches not unusual after heavy rain
More of a problem in back bays and rivers. But state officials point out that beaches remain open more than 99 percent of the time.
Group of North Jersey women rescued from Cedar Creek in Berkeley Township
Six women from Wayne are safe after being rescued from Cedar Creek in Berkeley Township Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities.
What NJ is doing about the aging Mathis Bridge that stopped Seaside traffic
The state Department of Transportation is reminding motorists headed to the shore that the 65-year-old Mathis Bridge from Toms River into Seaside Heights is undergoing improvements after a malfunction Saturday kept the bridge stuck in the open position.
Additional charges filed against alleged Toms River heroin dealer
A Toms River man already charged with numerous drug counts is facing additional charges, following a separate investigation in July by Township police.
Bayville man extricated from vehicle in Berkeley Township crash
A one-car accident near Double Trouble State Park in Berkeley Township Monday afternoon has left a Bayville man with serious injuries, according to police.
NJ nonprofit warns of ‘mind-hacking,’ pushes new laws to protect residents
"There are techniques that manipulators can use to whittle their way into your mind, to actually rewrite your memory," group member warns.
Cause of Eagleswood appliance store fire under investigation
The cause of a fire at Anchor Appliance on Route 9 in Eagleswood Saturday afternoon remains unknown.
Fewer incidents of beached mammals in NJ this season
If you do see a stranded mammal, don't touch it, and contact the local police department.
Eating out tonight? In NJ, healthy, local and natural options are growing
Basic ingredients, farm-to-table, local sourcing and attention to detail are all helping restaurants stand out.
In NJ, it’s not a crime to leave a kid in a car — but it could be
Since 1998, 12 New Jersey children have died of heatstroke after being locked in cars.