Popeye the peacock’s death shocked his New Jersey town. Months later, the community still wonders who shot their beloved mascot.

Popeye the wild peacock spent his days wandering from house to house in his Gloucester County town. Then, last summer, he was shot by an unknown assailant.

Popeye the peacock’s death shocked his New Jersey town. Months later, the community still wonders who shot their beloved mascot.

Popeye the wild peacock spent his days wandering from house to house in his Gloucester County town. Then, last summer, he was shot by an unknown assailant.

Why this deep South Jersey location is such a thermal outlier

It's in deep South Jersey, but the temperature hit freezing in Millville three weeks before it did so in Philadelphia, and two weeks sooner than Allentown.

Why this deep South Jersey location is such a thermal outlier

It's in deep South Jersey, but the temperature hit freezing in Millville three weeks before it did so in Philadelphia, and two weeks sooner than Allentown.

Amid changing educational landscape, Camden’s eighth graders are weighing high school options

More than 500 students have been crisscrossing Camden to get a look at the traditional city public high schools, charter and Renaissance schools to help them decide where they will enroll as freshmen for the 2020-21 school year.

Amid changing educational landscape, Camden’s eighth graders are weighing high school options

More than 500 students have been crisscrossing Camden to get a look at the traditional city public high schools, charter and Renaissance schools to help them decide where they will enroll as freshmen for the 2020-21 school year.
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A South Jersey doctor donated defibrillators to his town’s police. One saved a life.

There was only one lifesaving defibrillator for a Gloucester County, N.J. town's police officers, who often arrive before emergency medical personnel. Then a doctor donated seven AEDs to the department, and a woman in cardiac arrest was saved.

Dr. Phil to mother of missing Dulce Maria Alavez: ‘You seem very relaxed about the whole thing’

Months after Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from a Bridgeton playground, Dr. Phil McGraw had one question for the 5-year-old girl’s mother: Where is Dulce?

N.J. man pleads guilty in GoFundMe scam involving homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt

Under the plea agreement, Mark D’Amico faces a five-year prison sentence, but could apply to an intensive-probation program after serving seven months in custody. His state sentence is being deferred until after his federal case is completed, his attorney said.

PATCO pulled back overnight schedule changes after backlash. Now it's ready to try again.

PATCO will keep all stations open during the new Owl Service schedule.

New Jersey moves closer to banning plastic bags — and paper ones, too

New Jersey may soon ban plastic and paper bags, along with styrofoam containers. It would be one of the strictest laws in the country.

Found in a Camden dump, Sweet Pea went from dogfighting bait to ASPCA Dog of the Year

In the dump, a woman found a pit bull with skin deeply torn from her legs and head trying, but failing, to stand up.

Don’t read this on your phone while walking. Thousands end up in the E.R. that way, a Rutgers study finds.

Head and neck injuries rose sharply with the advent of smartphones, researchers found.

Stockton University just got its largest gift ever

Stockton University will receive the $8 million donation from telecommunications and broadcast pioneer John F. Scarpa, a South Jersey native. Two campus buildings will be named for him.

Sue Altman, George Norcross, and the ‘whodunit’ roiling New Jersey politics

Two weeks after state police dragged progressive activist Sue Altman out of a statehouse hearing room for no apparent reason, political insiders are consumed with every detail surrounding this year’s most viral moment in New Jersey politics.

New Jersey lawmakers considering bills to end 'lunch shaming’ and change unpaid fee policy for schools

New Jersey lawmakers are tackling a sticky issue that has cropped up around the country: how should public school districts handle mounting unpaid lunch fees. A series of bills introduced recently would ban so-called "lunch shaming" and force districts to accept donations to help wipe out the debt.

A South Jersey doctor illegally prescribed nearly 1,400,000 opioid pills, authorities say

The former Bordentown Township physician illegally prescribed enough opioids to provide three doses to every person in Burlington County.

Medford woman, 31, found stabbed to death in Camden park

The victim, identified as Hayley Steinberg, was found dead in Farnham Park.

New Jersey legislator introduces bill that would require students to learn cursive

The reintroduction comes as more students use keyboards and screens to learn information and take notes.

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