Ocean County towns get federal funds to fight drug abuse
A federal grant is funding anti-drug programs in municipalities hit especially hard by the heroin epidemic.
Animal abuse case prompts change in animal law
A heinous animal abuse case has prompted legislators to introduce a bill that would amend the current abuse law, requiring all convicted animal abusers be given mental health screenings.
West Africans in New Jersey address Ebola threat
Considering themselves the first line of defense, New Jersey's West African communities are taking special precautions to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from coming to the Garden State.
Study: Many female restaurant workers have been harassed
A survey of women in the restaurant industry finds pervasive sexual harassment from co-workers, managers and especially customers.
NJ residents divided on Ebola fears
While health officials in Texas monitor the only case of Ebola diagnosed on U.S. soil, Garden State residents have mixed feelings of whether or not to worry.
Recovery High School opens in NJ
A high school designed specifically for New Jersey teenagers fighting substance abuse has opened its doors in Union.
Authorities aim to keep drivers ‘Unplugged and Alive’
A countywide crack-down on texting and driving hopes to raise awareness about the consequences of being distracted behind the wheel.
Advanced manufacturing in focus in New Jersey this week
"ManufactureNJ Week" has kicked off in the Garden State, and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development hopes to emphasize the importance of the "advanced manufacturing" industry and highlight its future.
To fight possibility of closure, Joint Base leverages value
Fearing the fate of the former Fort Monmouth, local officials and top ranking members of the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst continue stressing the base's importance.
Blind girl fights to stay on Middletown school cross-country team
Jillian Milton, a seventh-grader at Thompson Middle School in Middletown, was recently told she couldn't run on her school's cross-country team because of her disability.