Rick has proudly been a part of the newsroom at New Jersey 101.5 since March 2022, reporting on all things Jersey. He was born in Princeton, has lived in the Garden State nearly his entire life, and got his start in radio news covering Lower Bucks County in Pennsylvania. When he isn't working on a story, Rick is probably playing too loud on the electric bass or listening to Tool.
Big electric bill rate hikes hitting 4 million New Jersey customers again
Over four million electric utility customers in New Jersey are getting rate hikes in 2024, and the increases are bigger than last year.
NJ man charged with repeatedly raping 11-year-old girl
A North Jersey man is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl repeatedly last year.
Secrets that car thieves don’t want you to know as crime rises in NJ
A feature for the side mirrors on high-end vehicles could be telling car thieves that you're an easy target as auto thefts continue to rise in New Jersey.
New study finds NJ saves billions of plastic bags thanks to ban
New Jersey is saving more bags in total and per person than any other state or city that has implemented a plastic bag ban, according to a new study.
Infamous NJ politico arrested for mail-in ballot fraud scheme, feds say
Former Atlantic City Council president and political operative Craig Callaway is charged with voter fraud in the local 2022 general election.
Violence, bullying, drug use surge: See your NJ school’s statistics here
Data from the New Jersey Department of Education highlights a concerning rise in violence and bullying during the 2021-2022 academic year.
NJ woman suffers ‘searing’ burns in McDonald’s hot spill, attorney says
A Roxbury woman's legs were scarred and discolored after a hot tea spill at the McDonald's on Route 10, according to a new lawsuit.
TikTok explodes over killer NJ mom who roasted baby in oven
Nakira Griner of Bridgeton killed her 23-month-old toddler, dismembered the body, and burned his remains in an oven.
Gun misfires and injures shopper at Brick, NJ Costco
A shopper at the Costco in Brick on Route 70 suffered an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday.
3 dogs left to freeze and starve to death in NJ towns
Emaciated and freezing dogs were found abandoned in Mount Olive and Haledon, police said.
NJ jail sergeant charged with lying about drugs found during strip search
An Atlantic County Justice Facility sergeant is charged with official misconduct, prosecutors say.
Mysterious injuries, ‘dungeons': NJ parents alarmed by state developmental facilities
Mothers in New Jersey raise concerns over the safety of their sons with autism in group homes, calling for increased oversight and accountability.