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.
Jewelry company that owns Kay and Zales is giving up on malls
The high-end jewelry company, which also operates Jared Galleria locations, is closing another 150 stores within the next year.
Organic nut butters sold in NJ recalled over listeria risk
Several types of almond, cashew and sesame seed nut butters sold at ShopRite stores have been recalled, amid a listeria scare. No illnesses have been reported.
NJ woman was killed: How to be safest when using Uber, Lyft
The NJ father of a South Carolina murder victim has urged other college students to be careful when using ride-sharing services. Here is a safety checklist.
Tired of robocalls? Try these helpful phone features
A new free Call Filter app has debuted for Verizon Wireless customers, along with the company's first steps toward authenticating where calls are coming from.
NJ prostitution ‘enforcer’, just 29 years old, will spend life in prison
Murder, assault and burglary were all in a day's work for Wilmer Chavez Romero, federal prosecutors said, in his violent role with a network of sex workers.
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."