NJ towns install electric car charging stations

New Jersey officials awarded $1 million in grants to install electric vehicle charging stations in 24 tourist areas around the state to reassure visitors who own electric vehicles that they can come to a vacation spot and not run out of power to get back home.

Cardboard Christmas tree is talk of Jersey Shore town

Opinions are flying about a cardboard Christmas tree display on Asbury Park's boardwalk. Convention Hall typically has a large fresh-cut Christmas tree in its grand open space. But this year, two local artists created a display that is drawing strong opinions.

NJ man convicted of murder for random roadside shooting

Kader Mustafa was convicted of murder in the 2018 death of Sciasia Calhoun along Route 33 in Freehold. Authorities say Mustafa randomly targeted Calhoun, who was in a car with her boyfriend and 1-year-old daughter.

Jersey Shore beach widening is a waste, groups say

New Jersey should drop a plan to double the amount of money it spends on beach replenishment, according to a coalition of environmental and fishing groups. They say that money would be better spent on measures to address repetitive flooding in the northern and central parts of the state.