Black Bear

Black Bear (file / credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Turn Out For Final Day Of NJ’s Black Bear Hunt

As of Friday night, 410 bears have been harvested during the hunt’s first five days.

12/10/2011

A black bear caused a scare in East Brunswick, roaming neighborhoods and climbing a tree. It was tranquilized and captured by authorities. (Credit: CBS 2)

Animal Activists Fighting To Stop Annual NJ Black Bear Hunt

An appeals panel is being asked to stop the annual black bear hunt, which is set to begin next week.

11/29/2011

Bear in Wesley Hills, NY (credit: WCBS 880 Listener)

Black Bear Frightens Residents In Rockland County

There’s a bear on the loose northwest of New York City, looking for food in garbage cans.

11/18/2011

A black bear caused a scare in East Brunswick, roaming neighborhoods and climbing a tree. It was tranquilized and captured by authorities. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Urge Residents In New Jersey’s ‘Bear Country’ To Secure Trash

A shortage of acorns and nuts this year may force bears to find food in other places, such as your trash can.

09/20/2011

Black Bear (file / credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Euthanize Black Bear That Entered N.J. Campsite

Environmental officials say the black bear that wandered into a campsite in a northwestern New Jersey state forest this week has been captured and euthanized.

08/06/2011

Black Bear (file / credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Officials Say Black Bear Didn’t Hurt 2 Boys At Campsite

Fish and Wildlife Division Assistant Director Larry Herrighty said Thursday that hospital officials concluded the abrasions found on the 11- and 12-year-old boys were not caused by a bear.

08/04/2011

Black Bear (file / credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Hunt For Black Bear Continues After Attack On 2 Boys At New Jersey Campsite

A 12-year-old Jersey City boy and an 11-year-old Brooklyn boy sustained minor injuries after the bear attacked their campsite in New Jersey early Wednesday morning.

08/03/2011

A black bear caused a scare in East Brunswick, roaming neighborhoods and climbing a tree. It was tranquilized and captured by authorities. (Credit: CBS 2)

Black Bear Captured By Wildlife Officials After Roaming Through East Brunswick

There was another bear scare in New Jersey Wednesday, and this time, the unwelcome beast was brought down with the help of a tranquilizer dart.

07/06/2011

Black Bear (credit: CBS 2)

Black Bear, Earlier Seen Sleeping In Metuchen Tree, Heads Back To The Woods

A black bear seen earlier in the day taking an extended nap up a tree apparently decided he had enough media attention and made its way down on Monday night.

06/20/2011

(Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Garbage Luring Black Bears From The Woods In N.J.

With the warmer weather, black bears were starting to come out of their dens in northern New Jersey in search of food.

03/05/2011

A Black Bear - File / Photo: China Photos/Getty Images

Wandering Bear Makes North Jersey Residents Anxious

Folks in this area aren’t used to seeing bears in their backyards.

08/31/2010

(File Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Lake Carmel Man Scratched Up After Bear Fight

Ever been in a bear fight? One Lake Carmel man is lucky enough to escape with just bruises and scratches.

08/25/2010

Black Bear File Photo (credit: Joe Kurz of Palisades Park)

Black Bear Spotted At Bergenfield Country Club

Game officials in New Jersey have given up their search for a young black bear that was first spotted around noon Sunday.

1010 WINS–08/01/2010

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