I'm the deputy digital editor for NJ1015.com. I got my start writing obits for The Jersey Journal (just like John Travolta in "Perfect," a 1985 movie you've never seen). I then spent years covering Central Jersey as an investigative reporter. I take it personally if you badmouth Newark, the Real Housewives, or Rutgers.
NJ man shot by cops claimed to have bomb — video released
Cumberland County prosecutors say a man who city police shot dead on Saturday had claimed to be holding a bomb.
274 School Districts Could Disappear Under NJ Savings Plan
A plan being considered to lower cost of government and taxes could result in wiping out nearly half of the state's school districts.
Goat Wandering NJ Almost Dies in Freezing Cold But Finds Warm Home
The goat, which has been named Millie, is now safe and sound at a rescue facility.
Bottoms up! The drunkest places in New Jersey
Many were surprised to learn this week that Ocean City — one of the state's few "dry" towns where bars or liquor stores are not allowed to operate — was also the state's drunkest.
NYPD, Philly Cops Join Search for Missing NJ Teen
Nick Pratico was last seen shortly after 3 p.m. Sept. 20 at Mercer County College.
Man Drowns in NJ Lake After Running From Cops Investigating Wawa Theft
A 20-year-old man drowned Saturday morning after fleeing Woodbury police investigating a reported shoplifting at a Wawa.
Walmart testing new home drop-off service at NJ stores
The retailer has been testing the service for the past month at just three of its 4,700 stores — and two of them are in New Jersey.
2 Teen Girls from NJ Injured in Times Square Attack
The girls, both seniors at the Dunellen High school, were hospitalized at Bellevue in Manhattan.
WATCH: New Roller Coaster Open at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights
The Hydrus has a 72-foot vertical lift and 97-degree drops.
2 NJ Corrections Officers Now Inmates After Rape Accusations
The sentences were handed down months after New Jersey 101.5 reported on a prison rape scandal that involved numerous guards at the state's women's prison in Hunterdon County.
NJ Man Stole 9 Boxes of Cigs in Front of Uniformed Cops, Police Say
An Atlantic County man had to be pepper-sprayed after he brazenly stole cigarettes from a Wawa in plain sight of uniformed police officers, authorities said.
NJ students arrested after weapon photos spark high school lockdown
Three students charged with creating false public alarm at Absegami High School.