"My initial reaction is exactly what yours was," a resident of Old Bridge, N.J., told NPR about the pounds of pasta found along a local brook. "It was funny and humorous and mortifying."
Two dolphins were discovered on the shore in Sandy Hook Bay in New Jersey last week. By Tuesday, rescuers had discovered eight stranded dolphins in total.
The fact it was hoodwinked into sisterhood with a fictional city means that Newark, N.J., is more trusting and innocent than one would think.
Experts don't know what's behind the years-long trend of whale deaths. But there's no evidence connecting the deaths to offshore wind development, which is less noisy than fossil fuel exploration.
Bobbi Wilson went on a mission to save New Jersey's trees, capturing spotted lanternflies. That frightened her neighbor, who called the cops. Now, her bug collection is part of a Yale museum.
New Jersey officials are condemning the attempted arson attack as well as an unrelated "possible bias-motivated incident" at a church over the weekend. The state is no stranger to antisemitic threats.
The art teacher is being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of children.
An 18-year-old is accused of posting a broad online threat that spurred heightened security at Jewish synagogues and schools in New Jersey.
The alert was posted after officials discovered an online threat directed broadly at synagogues in New Jersey, a law enforcement official said.
Gov. Phil Murphy sent a letter to nearly 60 businesses suggesting they could expand into New Jersey because the state protects abortion rights.
Passaic Mayor Hector Lora told residents in a video posted on Facebook to stay away from the area and keep their windows closed.
Essex County, N.J., officials said that 14-year-old JaShyah Moore was spotted in Harlem and that it "appears she was a runaway." Prosecutors charged her mother with child endangerment.
JaShyah Moore, 14, was last seen in East Orange, N.J., on Oct. 14. Authorities from various law enforcement agencies in New Jersey are working together to try to find her.
Tevita Bryce may not have survived when he went into cardiac arrest in the middle of a rugby game last weekend. But with help from the opposing team and fans, he's now in recovery.
The hurricane's remnants hit New Jersey just days before classes were to begin at Hackensack Middle School. Its custodian was determined to keep the students on track.