Category: Local

Deadly mosquito-borne virus spreads

The New Jersey Department of Health is encouraging residents to take steps to protect themselves from all mosquito-borne diseases as officials are struggling to suppress the outbreak of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a rare virus transmitted to people and horses by…

Child abducted from park

An unknown man allegedy abducted a young girl from a public park in broad daylight. Illustrating what may be every parent’s worst nightmare, New Jersey State Police issued an Amber Alert for 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alvarez of Bridgeton City. Detectives say…