Bronx Zoo tiger has coronavirus; 1st known U.S. animal, feds say
The 4-year-old Malayan tiger and 6 other tigers & lions that have fallen ill are believed to have been infected by a zoo employee, reps said.
Flags in NJ will fly at half-staff indefinitely as death toll mounts
Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered flags across the state to half-staff indefinitely to commemorate people who died from COVID-19.
NJ could keep social distancing and closed businesses ‘deep into May’
Murphy said he thinks rigorous social distancing and the shuttering of many businesses will continue “deep into May.”
Macy’s will stop paying tens of thousands of workers with stores closed
The company said that it is transitioning to an "absolute minimum workforce" needed to maintain basic operations.
Medical supply imports drop in U.S. — most of it arriving at Newark
The critical shortage of medical supplies across the U.S., including testing swabs, protective masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer, can be tied to a sudden drop in imports, mostly from China, The Associated Press has found.
NJ residents stuck overseas as nations close borders
There is no official count of how many Americans or citizens of other nations are stranded outside their home countries, but the couple’s plight offers a window into the lives of tourists trapped abroad as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads.
All libraries in NJ are now closed
Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the indefinite closure of libraries across the state as part of what he called “a commitment to aggressively expand social distancing measures statewide" amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Broadway shuts its doors over coronavirus
New York's governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness one of the city's most popular tourist attractions and causing turmoil in the run-up to the Tony Awards...
NJ considers fines for beachgoers who let umbrellas fly away
Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore would have to tether their beach umbrellas to the sand to prevent them from flying off and injuring people under a recently introduced bill.
4 months after going missing, funeral held for Stephanie Parze
Funeral services were held Friday for a woman whose remains were found months after she disappeared from her home.
Long Branch teen pleads not guilty to killing parents, sister
Prosecutors have not revealed a motive for the shooting in the final minutes of 2017.
New law: Flavored vaping products will be illegal starting April 2020
The sale of flavored vaping products is banned in New Jersey under legislation Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday.