I'm the Digital News Reporter for NJ101.5.com covering news from all over the great Garden State. With the exception of a year in Hartford, and six months in Amish Country, I've spent my whole life in New Jersey, and wouldn't have it any other way. I've covered everywhere from Somerset County to the Jersey Shore, and am now looking forward to looking at the whole state. I'm a proud father, a lifelong Mets fan, and longtime lover of college and New Jersey high school wrestling.
Girls High School Wrestling Could Become Reality in NJ This Year
A proposed plan could bring a girls high school wrestling tournament to Atlantic City in the winter of 2019.
NJ Trooper Pulls Over Driver and Meets Man Who Helped Deliver Him at Birth
Trooper Michael Patterson had no way of knowing that the man he pulled over for a minor traffic violation in Hunterdon County had been by his mother's side during his birth.
NJ Woman Turned Home into Illegal Kennel for 14 Dogs, Prosecutor Says
An unemployed woman in North Jersey was using her home as a kennel for more than 14 dogs without having the facilities needed to keep them healthy, police say.
North Jersey Poll Worker Was High On the Job, Cops Say
Sean Colligan was seen dozing at the polling station while also making frequent trips to his car or the bathroom, according to police.
Almost 100 Turtles Wash Up Dead on Sea Isle Beach — But Why?
As many of 80 turtles are estimated to have washed up on the beach on Memorial Day. Authorities believe they were caught in a commercial crab trap which also washed up on shore.
Artie Lange — Let Me Be a Lesson on What Heroin Does
When comedian Artie Lange left the courtroom last Friday with a four-year probation sentence he knew it could have just as easily meant prison. What happens now is up to him.
Gov. Murphy on ‘Disturbing’ Wildwood Arrest: Don’t Spit on Cops
Emily Weinman was punched in the head while officers from Wildwood arrested her over the weekend. Who's to blame for the situation escalating is something people have a hard time agreeing on.
South Jersey College Student Missing for a Week — Air, Water Search Continues
Thursday marks one week since 28-year-old Ronald "Ron" Vega was last seen, and the search continues in hopes of finding him.
NJ Teacher Missed 213 Days of School, Faked Test Scores
Sheralyn Conrad missed more than 200 school days over the course of three years. She also pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated without informing the district.
Wildwood Cops Had No Reason to Punch Woman in Head, Lawyer Says
The attorney representing the woman charged with assaulting officers who attempted to arrest her during Memorial Day weekend said his client is not guilty and did not deserve to be punched in the head.