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.
Wawa is hiring: Here’s the New Jersey stores holding job fairs
The convenience store chain wants to add 4,000 more staffers heading into the summer. At least 20 Wawa stores in NJ are holding job events in March and April.
Teen driving stolen NYC taxi to Six Flags arrested in NJ, cops say
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.
Hit-and-run driver fixed Jeep after killing teacher, cops say
Authorities announced the arrest of a Linden man two months after a hit-and-run that left a 35-year-old woman dead. Police said he told his boss he hit a deer.
Think that doggie is a rescue? ‘Puppy laundering’ ring tied to NJ in lawsuit
About two dozen dogs sent to New Jersey from a rescue group were really from a for-profit breeder, according to a lawsuit filed by Iowa's attorney general.
It’s the 1st day of spring: Get free Rita’s Ice or Dairy Queen cone
New Jersey residents can welcome the Spring season with a free frozen treat on Wednesday. Rita's Ice is holding its annual giveaway and so is Dairy Queen, too.
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."
‘Distraction burglaries’ on the rise in this NJ township
A Mercer County community has been hit several times by an unnerving scam. Burglars pose as maintenance workers to get inside a home and rob it, police said.