New Jersey’s land-lovin’ seal bound for Detroit

BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — A seal with a fondness for Jersey shore beaches — and the food-bearing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals. Since March, the 100-pound ...

Electric charging stations to be installed

LEWES, Del. (AP) — Two free electric charging stations for electric cars will be installed at the Lewes terminal of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The Delaware River and Bay Authority says the stations will be in the public parking lot near the terminal ...

Christie faces Iowa pressure on pig crate ban

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There are not that many pigs in his home state. But there are millions in the early presidential voting state of Iowa. And that's making for a tough decision for Chris Christie, both New Jersey's governor and a potential ...

Sammy the cocker spaniel dies at new home

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — A cocker spaniel that was left for dead in a trash bag has died at its new adoptive home in New Jersey. Sammy had suffered a stroke. The dog gained attention in 2013 after Keith Morgan said he had discovered the starving ...

Crews in Brick Discover Old Ship

While installing protective steel sheet pilings in Brick Township, crews uncovered what officials think is an old shipwrecked vessel.

Lawsuit settled over nuclear plant fish kills

Three environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department, clearing the way for the agency to rule on whether a southern New Jersey nuclear plant is doing enough to prevent unnecessary fish kills. The ...

Bay Head Homeowners Reject Easements for Beach Replenishment Project

Many in Bay Head won't sign easements needed for the Army Corps beach replenishment project, saying the move would convert private land into public.

Sierra Club Director: Oil Company Does Not Have Right to Use Eminent Domain for Pipeline

New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says that Pilgrim does not have the approval to use eminent domain against homeowners for an underground pipeline since it is not public utilities.

Island Beach State Park jetty reopened

ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have reopened a jetty at Island Beach State Park following a project to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy. The state Department of Environmental Protection says the $7.6 million project ...

Jersey the sea turtle heading west

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A loggerhead sea turtle rescued off New Jersey and cared for in South Carolina is heading to California. The South Carolina Aquarium announced that the sea turtle named Jersey will be flying to California next week to its ...