New Jersey

Lucy The Elephant's Getting A Makeover - But Not From PETAThe animal rights group PETA recently offered to pay $2,000 to help with renovations -- but they wanted something in return.
NJ Lawmakers To Take Another Shot At Passing Gun Safety BillA renewed effort is underway by New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney and other officials to enact another gun safety bill.
NJ Nurse Accused of Reusing Flu Shot SyringesThe board said in a consent order that the nurse `administered an inadequate amount of the flu vaccine to patients using single-use syringes
New Jersey Cancer Patient Wants DMV To Change Photo ID PolicyA woman battling stage two breast cancer isn't allowed to use her previous drivers license photo and wants to know why.
Concerns Rise As Water Levels Drop In Bergen County ReservoirsUnited Water spokesman Steve Goudsmith said New Jersey reservoirs are down to 45 percent capacity.
New Child Safety Seat Rules Go Into Effect In New JerseyChildren under age 2 and who weigh less than 30 pounds must be secured in a rear-facing seat that is equipped with a five-point harness.
Volunteer Firefighter In New Jersey Accused Of Calling In False AlarmsAccording to authorities, the teen made numerous phone calls reporting suspicious odors and smoke conditions, which proved unfounded.
Summer Bummer: Many New Jersey Students Heading Back To Class Before Labor DayWith Labor Day occurring late this year, many schools in New Jersey are opening next week -- ahead of the unofficial end of summer.
A&P Stores To Lay Off Nearly 4,000 New Jersey Workers On Thanksgiving DayThe A&P grocery store chain has told nearly 4,000 workers at 45 New Jersey stores that they face layoffs on Thanksgiving Day.
Poll: Three-Quarters Of Residents Proud To Live In Garden StateWhile only 18 percent of those in the Rutgers-Eagleton poll said they had little or no pride about living in the Garden State and 56 percent said they exhibit "a lot" of pride.
Officials: Dolphin Spotted Along South River Has DiedThe dolphin died despite the efforts of marine officials who sought to coax it away from the area.
Expert Warns Of Dangerous Rip Currents As Storm Passes Off New Jersey CoastThe best and oldest advice: swim near a lifeguard.