Before becoming a digital reporter and fill-in news anchor for New Jersey 101.5, my NJ journalism roots began as faux interviews on a Fisher Price tape recorder. Relatives might say my "gift of gab" grew from there, leading me to radio and beyond. As a wife and momma of two kiddos, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma.
Newark, NJ, Cops Disarm Rampaging Man During Movie Night in Park
A 46-year-old man was threatening a crowd of families. Newark police managed to arrest him without anyone getting hurt, as seen on video.
Ewing, NJ, Man Charged With Murdering Transgender Woman
Daniel Smith has been charged with the murder of Shaquil Loftin, as motive remained under investigation, police said.
Immigrants, Teens Push NJ to Issue ‘Historically High’ 100K New Drivers’ Permits
While the new law offering licenses regardless of immigration status has added to the volume, so have school delays amid COVID-19.
NJ Teachers Union Says Schools Should Mask-up Again
Add the state's largest teachers' union to those who support "universal" masking in schools for the upcoming season, based on this week's updated CDC guidance.
Feds Probe Ewing, NJ, Police for Stepping on Teen’s Head, Report Says
Body cam footage from the January, 2018, arrest of a 16-year-old male raise questions about use of excessive force, according to a published report.
Corrections Officer from Ocean Twp., NJ, Admits to Shoplifting from Stores
A longtime Monmouth County Corrections officer has admitted to stealing more than a thousand dollars' worth of merchandise at stores, often while wearing her work uniform.
Jersey City, NJ, Saturday Murders Leave Two Men Dead, One Man Charged
A 26-year-old man was shot and killed, hours before a separate stabbing death led to one Jersey City man's arrest on Saturday.
Prosecutor: Holmdel, NJ, Man Set-off Four Molotov Cocktails in Hazlet
A 24-year-old Holmdel man has been accused of setting off homemade Molotov cocktail explosive devices on three separate nights last week in the same Hazlet parking lot.
NJ Teachers and Educators Caught in Recent Sex Crime Busts
This is a roundup of New Jersey educators accused of sexual misconduct, some convicted while other cases are pending, over the past several years.
Boat Runs Ashore in North Wildwood, NJ, Day After Plane Mishap
North Wildwood Police responded to the 13th Avenue Beach just before 12:30PM, where everyone in the ocean had safely scattered before the vessel hit the sand during low tide.