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Dog Agility Show/Moons Exploration: South Jersey Events

Here's a look at some upcoming events in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties, courtesy our friends at Visit South Jersey. Start your weekend off right with food trucks and live music at White Horse Winery! White Horse Winery's live music performances are held in t


New Jersey Senate approves bill that could keep Trump off state’s 2020 ballot

The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Senate approved a bill that would keep presidential candidates off the state’s 2020 ballot unless they release their tax returns. The bill — which was passed Thursday in a 23-11 vote largely along party lines — needs the approval of an Assembly committee and the fu


Tanker truck crashes, major fuel spill shuts down New Jersey highway

Thousands of gallons of fuel were spilled on the New Jersey highway, prompting roads to close and stores to be evacuated, when tractor trailers crashed on Friday morning, according to township officials and media reports.


Chemours Shipped PFAS Substitute Chemical to South Jersey Plant, EPA Says

Critics say GenX may worsen water contamination near Chambers Works site in Salem County. An industrial chemical that was designed to replace toxic PFAS substances but may be just as damaging to public health was shipped into a South Jersey plant which has already been blamed for contaminating groun


Salem County resident holds poll-sitting record

Salem Community College will host Laura Mitnaul Wooten, America’s longest-serving poll worker at a one-hour program 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. A voting advocate, Ms. Wooten has worked at New Jersey election sites for a record 79 years.


Man Gets 40 Years for Beating Sleeping Girlfriend to Death With Hammer in New Jersey Home

A man who used a hammer to fatally beat his sleeping girlfriend at her South Jersey home has been sentenced to 40 years in state prison. Lashaun Smith had pleaded guilty last month to murder in the November 2017 death of 28-year-old Sarah Phillips. The prison sentence was handed down Friday. He must


PSEG: We’re not bluffing about shutting down nuke plants

PSEG Nuclear yesterday rebuked opponents of its bid for lucrative subsidies from ratepayers to keep its three nuclear power plants open, vowing to close the units unless each is awarded financial incentives, beginning as soon as this fall.


Queen Latifah comes home to redevelop New Jersey neighborhood

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Rapper and actress Queen Latifah is giving back to her New Jersey hometown in a big way. The star, whose real name is Dana Owens, is a part of an extensive redevelopment project on a neighborhood spanning the west and south wards of Newark.


Suspect arrested in spree of more than 50 New Jersey burglaries

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey man was under arrest in connection with a burglary spree involving more than 50 homes since last year. Saveon Hayles, 29, formerly of Montclair, was arrested Monday in Jersey City.


Video shows alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto sidewalk in New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Newly released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey, narrowly missing a man. The incident happened the night of Feb. 9 in Jersey City.


What’s the most legally trapped critter in New Jersey?

New Jersey surveyed trappers in the state and found that one animal is harvested far more than any other, and that low fur prices have likely led to an overall decline in trapping in recent years.


Eat Like Anthony Bourdain on This New Jersey Food Trail

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[NATL-Chi}'Empire' Producers Remove Smollett's Character From Final 2 Episodes of Season

"Empire" star Jussie Smollett is being removed from the final two episodes of the season, producers announced Friday, one day after Smollett turned himself in to police over accusations he staged a hate crime attack on himself to boost his career.


41 blockbuster movies you didn't know filmed in New Jersey

Can you feel it in the air? It's Oscars season once again — the 91st annual Academy Awards air 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC — and that means everyone is talking about the year’s best films. Who saw “Green Book,” who thought “A Star Is Born” was overrated, who is pulling for “Black Panther”; the same convers


Closing arguments begin in New Jersey trial of man accused of murdering classmate

FREEHOLD, New Jersey -- Closing arguments are set to begin Friday in the trial of a man accused of murdering a former high school classmate and throwing her body off a bridge in New Jersey.


Wilmington Police charge man with attempted murder for February stabbing

A 22-year-old man has been charged in connection to a Wilmington stabbing, city authorities announced Thursday. According to Wilmington Police, Najeer Watson was identified as the suspect in a stabbing around noon on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in the 100 block of West 20th Street.


Police Investigating Body Found In Woods At Banning Park

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — New Castle County police are investigating a body found in the woods at Banning Park. There is no word on how the body got there or how the person died.


Police: Banning Park death not suspicious

New Castle County Police say they don't believe there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding the dead body found Thursday in Banning Park. The body has been turned over to the state Division of Forensic Science for further investigation.


Drug treatment center in Wilmington to offer fentanyl test strips

WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) -- A drug treatment center in Wilmington is trying out a controversial new program aimed at reducing the number of drug-related deaths. Brandywine Counseling is now offering free strips to test for fentanyl in heroin which can be a deadly concoction.


Conviction upheld in Abdul White murder case

WILMINGTON — A convicted murderer’s 2017 trial was properly conducted, the Delaware Supreme Court determined Tuesday, and a life sentence will thus continue. Abdul T. White was deemed responsible for the shooting death of a Milford man on Aug. 8, 2015, during a home invasion made in the search for a