Well before becoming a digital reporter, content creator and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, Erin Vogt's journalism roots began with faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. The lifelong Jersey Girl has more than 20 years in radio news and has received both an NJSPJ award and a team-won Regional Edward R. Murrow Award. She firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee and is a fan of the beach and karma.
NJ man arrested, charged with child abuse at Walmart
A 68-year-old man was arrested after police said he struck a toddler in the head outside a Walmart store in Secaucus.
NJ police: ‘Perv’ tennis coach stalked, showed nudes to girl
Ovidiu V. Dragos, of Moorestown, is accused of stalking a female teen student in Cherry Hill for two years, as well as showing her nude selfies at least twice.
NJ corrections officer admits he did not stop ‘fight club’ prison beatings
Joshua Hand has admitted to failing to stop brutal beatings of inmates at Bayside State Prison in Leesburg, where he worked as an officer alongside John Makos.
Major NJ companies announce hundreds of layoffs this year
Prudential Financial, Ashley Stewart and Fresh Pro led the pack of companies laying off workers in New Jersey — while a grocer also was closing a store to make way for housing.
These NJ Shore towns are getting millions to spend on their boardwalks
New Jersey has announced 18 Shore towns that are splitting $100 million in boardwalk preservation grants, using federal funding.
NJ school band director accused of molesting student at school
Kurt Zimmermann was band director for the Westwood Regional School District. He faces several charges, in connection with sexual contact that police say happened years earlier.
Check out these baseball pros with NJ roots to watch this MLB season
Several New Jersey born MLB pros are eager to start a new season after debuting in 2023 — there's also a good number of baseball vets with NJ roots still active.
Highly contagious virus with nasty symptoms spreads in NJ
The entire Northeast region is seeing a high number of norovirus outbreaks, according to the CDC in February 2024.
NJ man, seen at Jan. 6 riot with name on coat, arrested 3 years later
Robert Coppotelli, of Toms River, faced federal charges, just over three years after the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Iconic NJ pizzeria owner after massive fire: I’m not giving up
Six weeks after a January fire ravaged Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza in Elizabeth, Al Santillo gives a status on that iconic oven and his road to rebuilding.