Knicks City Dancer Among Nurses Fighting On Front Lines Of Coronavirus BattleLike all nurses, Tara Rapelyea is working 12-hour shifts with few days off in caring for the patients.
Recent Hepatitis A Outbreak Has N.J. Health Officials On AlertThe New Jersey Department of Health said there have been 541 confirmed cases since Dec. 1, 2018. That's a steep increase from last year's 67 cases.
Hepatitis A Scare At N.J. ShopRite Prompts Directive To Customers To Trash Food, Get VaccinatedThere is a hepatitis A warning in New Jersey after a store worker at a supermarket tested positive for the virus.
Health Officials: Deli Worker At New Jersey ShopRite Tests Positive For Hepatitis AA spokesperson says the store has since been deep-cleaned and sanitized.
Rooming House Tenant Found Dead In Somerville, NJThe tenants reportedly called the landlord and the state, but it was days later when someone finally came and took the person way.
Police: Longtime Somerville Firefighter Killed In Hit-And-Run AccidentPolice are looking for the motorist who struck and killed a volunteer firefighter outside a Somerville firehouse.
City To Begin Spraying For West Nile Mosquitoes On Wednesday MorningThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will begin spraying for mosquitoes in several areas Wednesday morning, in an effort to keep the West Nile virus from spreading.
Former TV, Movie Actress Seeks Public Defender To Appeal Conviction For N.J. Fatal DWI Amy Locane-Bovenizer is serving a three-year prison sentence. Somerset County prosecutors argued on Tuesday that she should not be granted a state-funded lawyer because she and her husband are not indigent,
Snow-Weary N.J. Residents Ready For SummerThe National Weather Service says much of the state is in line for 4 to 8 inches of snow falling throughout the day Monday. The highest amounts are expected to be across the middle of the state with less in the northernmost and southernmost counties.
NJ Lawmakers Want Loophole Closed In Cases Involving Failure To Disclose HIV InfectionA retired Plainfield police captain was on trial in July for having sex with women and not telling them he's HIV positive, but was acquitted after prosecutors were barred from obtaining medical records.
Measles Warning Issued For Recent Visitors To N.J. HospitalIf you were at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, N.J., earlier this week, health officials said you might have contracted measles.
Lawmaker Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Violating Road Closure Signage In New JerseyState Senator Kip Bateman from Somerville said when drivers don't follow the road closure signs, they put themselves and first responders at risk, while also diverting attention from the main incident. The bill sponsored by Bateman would increase the fine from $100 to $250 and may require drivers to pay for the cost of their rescue.
Asst. Principal Patrick Lott Arrested For Secretly Videotaping Boys In H.S. ShowerLott, 54, of Somerville, faces numerous charges, including child endangerment and invasion of privacy.
NJ Construction Worker Confronts, Escorts Burglary Suspect To Police StationJedrek Dennis was charged with burglary and possession of a controlled substance after a search revealed he was carrying a cigarette box with prescription muscle relaxants inside.
Entrepreneurs, Local Officials Work To Trim Regulations In New JerseyThe renaissance many of New Jersey's downtowns have enjoyed has been put in peril by the economic downturn, as business owners find themselves squeezed by high rents and low revenue.