I am a digital journalist for New Jersey 101.5FM. I began working with the station in 2007 as a morning news producer (I don't miss the 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. schedule) until my shift into the field. This job is always full of surprises; I never know where the next assignment will take me.
NJ Bail Reform Showing Early Signs of Success, Report Finds
The MDRC Center for Criminal Justice Research used statistical methods to predict what would have occurred without the reforms for a year and compared those findings to actual results.
Watch Out for Change-of-address Scam, Says NJ Credit Repair Expert
For only $1.05, someone can change your address online — and if you're not careful, they'll start receiving your mail in a few weeks.
App Created in NJ So Domestic Violence Victims Can Fight Back
A New Jersey resident who's a survivor of child abuse and domestic violence is the brains behind a new online tool that will hopefully put a dent in the number of domestic violence cases that are dismissed due to lack of evidence.
Do NJ Residents Want More Gun Control? Survey Says ‘Yes’
"Taken as a whole, it looks like New Jersey is quite supportive of increased measures in order to restrict gun access and try to do something about gun violence in the United States," said Krista Jenkins, director of the FDU Poll.
FBI: Criminals May Be ‘Skimming’ Your Online Payment Info
New Jersey ranked among the top 10 states in 2018 for total losses related to Internet crimes ($79,711,752). The Garden State had 8,440 victims in that year.
These Are All Things NJ Taxes — and Doesn’t — When You Shop
What exactly are we taxed on when shopping at the local market or department store?
NJ Made it Easier for Expectant Parents to Get Their Benefits
Expecting a baby? New Jersey has made it a bit easier, and likely quicker, to obtain financial benefits while you're away from work.
Retired NJ Parole Officer Donates Kidney for Friend’s Daughter
"I always had it in the back of my mind, if I could do something about this, I'd like to. And I was ecstatic to find out that I could," said Joseph Porretta, a retired New Jersey parole officer.
NJ Should Pay More Taxes to Fight Climate Change, Most Say in Poll
Most New Jersey residents would pay higher taxes or fees to mitigate the effects of climate change, according to a Stockton University poll released Monday.
Stockton researcher finds legal pot had little effect on crime elsewhere
As it remains in toss-up mode whether or not New Jersey will go ahead anytime soon with the legalization of recreational marijuana, in-depth research led by a Stockton University faculty member finds little to no effect on crime in the two states that were the first to do so.