“People are beginning to realize this is much, much bigger than anyone was willing to believe,” President Joe Biden said while touring Hurricane Ida damage. “Even the climate skeptics are seeing that this really does matter.”
Floodwaters broke through a basement wall in Cranford, New Jersey, briefly trapping a mother and her teenage son.
At least 13 people died in New York City, while at least 25 people died in New Jersey.
Forecasters warned of potentially dangerous hazardous flooding from Ida, but the ferocity of the storm caught the nation's most densely populated metropolitan corridor by surprise.
Dozens of flights at Newark Liberty International Airport were either canceled or delayed on Thursday morning after major flooding in the area.
Soaking rains from the remnants of Hurricane Ida prompted the evacuations of thousands of people after water reached dangerous levels at a Pennsylvania town nicknamed Flood City.
Donald Smith is accused of taking part in the U.S. Capitol riot after his UPS co-workers turned him into FBI authorities.
A New Jersey gym owner on Friday became the first person to plead guilty to assaulting a law enforcement officer during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
A seagull smacked a girl right in the face on an amusement park ride in Wildwood, New Jersey.
A Trenton man has been charged with setting a fire that killed three people in Hamilton Township Friday morning, including his own 9-month-old daughter. The infant's grandmother and grandfather also died as a result of the fire.
Authorities say that Tyler Rios, 27, of Highland Park, abducted his son, Sebastian Rios, 2, and Sebastian's mother, Yasemin Uyar, 24. Sebastian was found safe, but investigators later located Uyar's body in a wooded area.
A racist rant in a quiet South Jersey neighborhood is going viral. It shows a man hurling racial epithets at his neighbor. Monday, a crowd gathered outside the man’s house, in protest.
He wasn't exactly “caught red-handed,” but police in Newark say a man wanted for robbing a bank found himself overcome by a plume of red smoke when a security dye pack exploded as he fled the building.
Police in Gloucester County are looking for a group of people they say assaulted and kidnapped a waitress after they left the restaurant without paying.
A new statue of George Floyd was unveiled at Newark's City Hall.
After an outcry at a raucous public meeting over a previous decision to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day, the board of education at a New Jersey school district decided to strip all holiday names off of the school calendar.
A 3-year-old boy died after falling from a window in his family's New Jersey home and being attacked by dogs in the backyard.
The couple who took care of the baby before police arrived said the teenage girl had asked for help from employees at the restaurant before they intervened.
A comment by a New Jersey man's mother may have led to his arrest for allegedly participating in the Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol.
More than a dozen breweries in New Jersey are going to be offering free beers to the newly vaccinated as part of a program announced on Monday.