Weeklong Bear Hunt Underway In New JerseyBear hunters are fanning out across the state as New Jersey's latest state-mandated hunt gets underway.
Protesters Rally As NJ's Annual Hunt Nets 55 Black BearsThe six-day hunt aims to control the state's black bear population, now estimated at about 2,900.
Case Against NJ Bear Hunt Ended By Supreme Court The Animal Protection League of New Jersey and the Bear Education and Resource Group challenged the Division of Fish and Wildlife's Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy, which includes an annual hunt.
Protesters Turn Out For Final Day Of NJ's Black Bear HuntAs of Friday night, 410 bears have been harvested during the hunt's first five days.
Weather Continues To Hamper NJ Bear HuntersHunters killed 17 bears on Wednesday and 52 on Tuesday. That compares to 257 during the first day of the hunt on Monday.
NJ Bear Hunt Slows Amid Wet Weather The number of kills dropped sharply in the rain with hunters bagging 52 bruins on Tuesday. That's down from 257 on the first day of the hunt Monday.
200 Bears Killed On 1st Day Of Controversial NJ Bear Hunt The state says it has to reduce the black bear population in because there are too many bear-human encounters. However, opponents argue it's about trophies, rugs and politics.
NYPD: Sex Assault Suspect On The LooseThe hunt is on for a sexual predator in Queens. The NYPD released a sketch of a man who, they said, attacked a woman Tuesday morning in Jamaica.