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.
Wells Fargo and NJ cops had wrong man arrested, pastor says
Rev. Jeffrey Edwards said he was falsely accused of being a criminal, including social media attention to the claims, only to have the charge dismissed in Jan.
NJ mom accidentally kills baby while passed-out drunk
Prosecutors said Melissa Johnson had been drinking heavily before falling asleep on a couch, accidentally smothering her three-month-old son in 2015.
Cops – Teen driving stolen NYC taxi to Six Flags arrested in NJ
Police followed a GPS ping to a stolen yellow cab, with a sleeping teen inside. Jonathan Gualpa said he was napping before a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure.
NJ ‘MAGA’ teen snubbed by Honor Society is invited to White House
A Holmdel high schooler who said his support for President Trump was why he was excluded from the National Honor Society has accepted a White House invite.
‘American Idol’ sends 3 NJ singers to Hollywood this season
A teen from Monmouth County, a young woman with South Jersey roots and a young man from Bergen County all advanced after auditions for the new round of "Idol."
It’s official: Murphy’s ‘Sanctuary State’ rules now in effect for NJ cops
New Jersey's 'Immigrant Trust Directive' deadline has passed for all levels of law enforcement to adopt the procedures.
All the NJ towns that have said ‘no’ to legal marijuana so far
As the state gets closer to legalizing recreational pot, one thing getting high: the number of communities rolling out local marijuana bans. Here's a full list.
NJ man charged with DWI after crash that killed couple, cops say
The husband and wife were struck Friday night, trying to cross Route 36 in Atlantic Highlands, police said. Now, a 27-year-old drive is facing charges.
Murder charge for NJ man accused of deadly racial attack on white man
A Sayreville man accused of a deadly 2018 attack is facing upgraded charges. Police have said Jamil Hubbard didn't know Jerry Wolkowitz before beating him.
NJ teens threw bottles off Parkway overpass, police say
The 14-year-olds were found Sunday, after a call about the bottles tossed from the West Bay Ave overpass in Barnegat. No injuries or damages were reported.