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.
Lindenwold, NJ day care worker attacked 2 young toddlers – police
Maggie Fruit faces attempted murder and other charges stemming from assaults on one-year-old children while working, authorities said.
Campground sued after NJ toddler’s deadly fall into septic tank
The parents of three-year-old Emma Davidson say their daughter's deadly slip on an unsecured tank lid was part of a pattern at the Lower Township property.
Camden partial care counselor raped child, prosecutor says
The case comes less than a week after the similar arrest of a supervisor at a treatment center in Hackensack. Both cases involved kids younger than 13.
Man broke into Burlington County hotel room and molested sleeping teens, cops say
The 54-year-old man is a long-term resident of the hotel where four girls on a religious trip from Utah awoke to find him in their room, police said.
Lakewood, NJ man, 18, charged in crash that killed Brick newlywed
A three-vehicle crash unfolded after a fight between two drivers, ages 18 and 73, prosecutors said. The 18-year-old Lakewood man is facing charges.
14 years for Somerville, NJ man who torched house as kids slept
The 36-year-old man was convicted of aggravated arson for the 2018 Somerset County house fire that killed two cats.
NJ woman says ride at Six Flags Great Adventure bashed her face
The Gloucester County woman is suing the Jackson theme park, saying she suffered permanent injuries in the incident two years ago.
NJ expands police body camera requirement, beyond patrol officers
The state attorney general has added more law enforcement - including all uniformed cops at demonstrations - to those required to wear cameras as of June.
Gov. Murphy making ‘major announcement’ on NJ reopening
There's been mounting pressure for the state to rollback more, if not all, restrictions on businesses as COVID metrics continue to improve.
One of NJ’s 1st COVID survivors runs 20 miles between hospitals as ‘thanks’
Paulo Santos of Manalapan made his fundraising journey exactly one year after being weaned from a ventilator and going home.
Adoptable NJ Chihuahua Dubbed ‘Haunted Victorian Child’ Is Viral Star
A hilariously blunt, prospective pet profile about "Prancer" the chihuahua in New Jersey has been shared thousands of times online.
Gov. Murphy slams ‘conspiracy theory’ of COVID case load changes
"Find another state that's more transparent" the governor challenged, when asked about discrepancies in new test results reported online.