I'm the deputy digital editor for NJ1015.com. I got my start writing obits for The Jersey Journal (just like John Travolta in "Perfect," a 1985 movie you've never seen). I then spent years covering Central Jersey as an investigative reporter. I take it personally if you badmouth Newark, the Real Housewives, or Rutgers.
More Places in NJ Banning Plastic Bags in 2019 — Is Your Town Next?
More than a dozen local governments in New Jersey have already made the move to turn the common items into contraband. Many of the rules will take effect January or later in the year.
Newark Airport Exposed to Measles by Traveler From Europe
Authorities are alerting people who were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Christmas Eve that they may have been exposed to measles.
Driver in Fatal Parkway Crash Had Worked 7-day Weeks to Buy Car
Loved ones of the four young men who died in a crash on the Parkway the day after Christmas are struggling to make sense of the tragic loss.
Mystery Guest at Christmas Party Accused of Sexual Assault, Camden County Cops Say
Police in South Jersey are looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her home.
NJ Gym Teacher Loses Job: Cops Say He Kept Masturbating in Public
Even though state officials gave him credit for keeping his "clearly defined genitals" in his pants, that wasn't enough to spare him.
Marine, Aspiring Cop, Brothers Killed in Parkway Crash
A day after Christmas, families and a community mourned four young men who died in a crash Wednesday morning on the Garden State Parkway.
Ref Who Forced Black Wrestler to Chop Dreads Investigated by Attorney General
New Jersey has opened a civil rights investigation into a high school wrestling match in which a white referee forced a black athlete to chop off is dreadlocks.
NJ Dad’s Video Exposes How Easy it is to Walk Into a School
A Sussex County school district says it will be hiring another security guard after a father posted a video showing him entering an unsecured elementary school.
MS-13 Killers Come to NJ to Hide From Law, State Report Says
The New Jersey Commission of Investigation report on organized crime says the North American street gang MS-13 “remains a persistent threat."
NJ Tax Supposed to Help Firefighters but $245M Unused
The state could be using a quarter-billion dollars to help volunteer and career firefighters.