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.
Longtime NJ Portuguese restaurant has closed its doors after 49 years
One of the landmark Portuguese restaurants in Newark's Ironbound section has served its last meals and sangria, as the owners have sold the sizable property.
After attempted child luring at NJ Wawa store, PA man arrested, police say
The incident involving a 7-year-old boy happened at a Route 47 Wawa store on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.
Accused NJ perv teacher tagged classroom sex photo posts with #pervyteacher
Suspended Toms River Intermediate North teacher, Kyle Banner, was ordered to deactivate social media, as part of his release, pending trial.
2 more dead humpback whales spotted: Floating in Raritan Bay, along Long Island
Marine Mammal Stranding Center reported the dead whales within Raritan Bay and along the South Fork of Long Island. The two states have seen at least 12 stranded humpbacks this year, combined.
Hillsborough work site death: OSHA says NJ contractor has history of safety fines
JA Neary Excavating has paid over $11,000 in OSHA fines in the past. It was one of two companies involved at the site where a 62-year-old NJ man died on Wednesday.
Human body parts keep washing ashore in Union County, NJ
A male torso was the first such grim discovery in May, in the water near the Arthur Kill and Elizabeth River. Prosecutors say other parts have also been recovered and they are investigating.
NJ man found guilty for ‘hail of bullets’ that wounded State Police trooper in Pittsgrove
Tremaine Hadden, 30, of Bridgeton, was found guilty of six counts by a jury, stemming from the April 2020 shootout with State Police Detective Richard Hershey, which left him seriously hurt.
NJ girl pulled off life support after hit-and-run: Charges against young driver upgraded
The 10-year-old girl was struck while crossing a street with family on May 10. Now, 28-year-old Sierra Thomas faces an upgraded charge, stemming from the death.
Driver runs away after boy gets smashed into windshield in Seaside Heights, NJ crash
A 19-year-old Bergen County driver was accused of speeding and striking a 10-year-old on a bicycle in Ocean County — seriously hurting him.
Amid new report on Navy SEAL training death, NJ mom seeks charges filed
Kyle Mullen's death from acute pneumonia in 2022 the day he finished Hell Week was largely due to "failures across multiple systems," a new Naval report said. Regina Mullen wants men pulled from retirement and prosecuted.