Authorities say a man died in a fireworks explosion outside a pubic housing complex in New Jersey early on the Fourth of July.
Crowds flocked to the Jersey Shore on July 4 as people anxious to get out of the house and enjoy the holiday weekend as New Jersey eased coronavirus restrictions.
With coronavirus-related restrictions being eased and temperatures climbing, people are flocking back to the Jersey Shore.
Here's a quick look at what's open and which coronavirus-related restrictions remain in place at the Jersey Shore as the July Fourth weekend arrives:
For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City's casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus pandemic that has drastically changed things both inside and outside the casino walls.
Jersey City is opening all of its playgrounds and splash pads, and two of the city's public pools will be reopening in the coming days.
Many more businesses can reopen in New Jersey beginning Thursday.
Gamblers coming back to Atlantic City casinos this week will find a different world: no smoking, drinking or eating inside.
A mandatory quarantine of 14 days has been extended to travelers entering New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to 16 from the 8 states listed when the advisory was first issued last week.
Indoor dining in New Jersey has been postponed because of a lack of compliance over the use of face masks and social distancing, the governor said.
State authorities are investigating the death of a man in a New Jersey police vehicle following his arrest over the weekend.
Princeton University has announced that it has removed the name of President Woodrow Wilson from the University’s School of Public and International Affairs, which will now be known as The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.
Schools across New Jersey were issued guidelines by Gov. Phil Murphy and state education officials on Friday to help them formulate a plan on how to reopen safely in September.
New Jersey's attorney general says a Paterson city councilman, a councilman-elect and two other men face criminal voting fraud charges stemming from the May 12 special election in the city.
An aerial survey team spotted a dead whale floating off the coast of Elberon.
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy says nearly 1,900 people likely died of COVID-19 in New Jersey but were not initially counted in the state’s death toll.
Authorities on Tuesday were searching for answers in the deaths of three family members who were found unresponsive in a backyard above-ground swimming pool.
Fireworks are a symbol of celebration, but they're not being saved for Fourth of July festivities in the U.S. Nightly blasts from Connecticut to California have angered residents and alarmed officials.
The governors of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut are ordering a mandatory 14-day quarantine on visitors from states with high COVID-19 cases. They made the announcement on Wednesday morning in a joint news conference.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says aquariums, libraries, museums and some indoor recreation can reopen from their coronavirus pause on July 2. Murphy said Wednesday that masks will be required, and capacity must be limited to 25%.