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. 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.
NJ officer charged with murder: Thousands raised for families
Both women found shot to death were 40-year-olds from Morris County — one is survived by a son. Donors are building his college fund online.
NJ prison video reportedly shows officers beating women for no reason
A fourth correctional police officer has been charged in a “brutal attack” on inmates at the state’s women’s prison after prosecutors say he lied and tried to cover up the attack, which was caught on surveillance camera.
Marijuana is legal in NJ: What do the new laws mean for you?
Aside from the green light for recreational pot sales, there are new, looser repercussions for personal possession, including among teens.
These NJ policy holders are getting health insurance rebates
Horizon BCBS is paying out $48.2 million in rebates on individual health plans for 2019, and another rebate could be on the way for 2020 — but 2021 rates are already higher.
Somerville man went to Philippines to have sex with child, feds say
The 45-year-old Somerset County resident could face up to 30 years in prison on a federal charge, according to prosecutors.
Prosecutor says CA man came to NJ to have sex with 14-year-old
The teen was interviewed by Somerset County investigators before the 22-year-old man was arrested on the West Coast.
NJ man prison-bound for repeated sexual assaults of young girls
The Monmouth County resident underwent a heart transplant in between years of assaults on young victims, a judge noted, saying he never should have received it.
NJ animal shelter takes in rescue dogs, cats amid TX winter storm
St. Hubert's made room for dozens of animals that arrived in Morristown, as Texas shelters were dealing with burst pipes and other damages, officials said.
More COVID vaccine slots canceled in NJ, due to shipment delays
Monmouth and Essex Counties were forced to cancel Monday appointments as federal vaccine shipments still had not arrived, days late, officials said.
Trooper accused of DWI and hitting Hoboken cop car, reports say
A 28-year-old State trooper was charged with DWI after a messy traffic stop in Hoboken early Saturday, police said.