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, I firmly believe that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. I'm also a fan of the beach and karma.
Do Mass Shootings Ever Happen in NJ? A Brief, Chilling History
New Jersey’s history of mass shootings has been mercifully sparse.
After NJ Teen Suicide, Murphy Says Bullying Probe Likely as ‘We always look in the mirror’
Asked about state reaction to the suicide of 14-year-old Adriana Kuch and accusations of mishandled bullying at Central Regional, the governor says the state will "look in the mirror" after such an awful tragedy.
Central Regional H.S. Students Charged Criminally After NJ Teen Suicide, Protests Over Bullying Concerns
In the days since 14-year-old Adriana Kuch took her own life in Bayville, several teens face charges stemming from a fight caught on video. Others say this isn't the first time bullying allegations were mishandled.
$2M Settlement for NJ Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 24 Years
Jean Dorval was in his early 20s when he was convicted of a murder in Elizabeth, despite proof that he was out of state in Georgia. His conviction was overturned after more than two decades in prison.
Prosecutor: Body of Missing Jersey City, NJ, Teacher Found in Shallow Grave
Luz Hernandez, 33, of Jersey City, was reported missing on Monday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Separately, a man was charged with murder in a 24-year-old woman's stabbing death in West New York.
Anger and Grief After Death of 14-year-old NJ High School Student
Adriana Kuch died on February 3rd. On Wednesday, some Central Regional High School students demonstrated as concerns about potential bullying spread on social media.
NJ Casinos Say No Guns After Federal Judge Halts More of Law Against Concealed Firearms
Firearms have been banned from being carried on-property at all nine casinos, according to Mark Giannantonio, president of the Casino Association of New Jersey.
Busted Wind Turbine in Bayonne, NJ, Has Been Wasting Money For Years
The multi-million dollar Bayonne waterfront wind turbine put up in 2012 has been broken since 2020 as the city struggles with the manufacturer over who should pay to fix it.
Flemington Councilman Accused of Selling Meth, Cocaine to Undercover NJ Officer
Malik Johnston faces drug distribution and possession charges. Hunterdon County Prosecutors said he sold cocaine and methamphetamine to an undercover police officer numerous times.
Police: Phillipsburg, NJ, Man Sexually Abused Toddler to Create Child Porn
Jabari Amador, of Phillipsburg was arrested and charged after a tip from Colorado police, New Jersey authorities said.