I'm the Digital News Reporter for NJ101.5.com covering news from all over the great Garden State. With the exception of a year in Hartford, and six months in Amish Country, I've spent my whole life in New Jersey, and wouldn't have it any other way. I've covered everywhere from Somerset County to the Jersey Shore, and am now looking forward to looking at the whole state. I'm a proud father, a lifelong Mets fan, and longtime lover of college and New Jersey high school wrestling.
Man at Holmdel birthday party crashes go-kart into tree and dies
A 60-year-old Edgewater man lost control of the go-kart and crashed into a tree on Sunday night.
Family thankful NJ man recovering after being run over by truck
Robert Braden Junior was seriously injured while trying to load a disabled truck onto a trailer. His family has established a GoFundMe to help raise money for his bills.
Multiple drownings at Jersey Shore on July 4 — many more rescues
Multiple deaths were reported on July 4th, in the ocean and inland. The Atlantic City Beach Patrol also rescued several people on Wednesday night.
Can’t help trapped Raritan Bay whale until after holiday weekend
The whale was spotted in Raritan Bay on Saturday. It is not believed to be at risk with efforts in place to help the whale after the holiday weekend.
Dogs suffer more than you in the heat: How to keep them cool
Anything from a hot car to a hot sidewalk can be a safety hazard for dogs in the summer.
Dogs and fireworks — how to protect yours this Fourth of July
Dogs are more likely to run away from home after being spooked by fireworks on July 4 than any other night of the year, experts say.
All the NJ taxes going up now that there’s a budget deal
The budget that avoided a budget shutdown included a tax on Airbnb-style rentals, but not on short-term Jersey Shore rentals among various concessions made on both sides.
NJ school terror suspect said he got ‘rush’ from mass shootings
Matthew Vanderbeek said he dyed his hair the same color as the man responsible for a mass shooting in Colorado and had studied other mass shootings.
Body found at home of Giants’ Janoris Jenkins, reports say
Media reports say Jenkins was not home at the time the body was found.
Springsteen stops B-way show over ‘inhumane’ immigration policy
Springsteen called the policy of separating parents and children "inhumane" less than 24 hours before an executive order reversed the policy.
How you can help Wonder Wiener owner who’s still in hospital
More than $9,000 has been raised for Gerry LaCrosse and his family since the longtime business owner was seriously injured.
List of NJ places Bourdain put on TV could become ‘food trail’
The "Anthony Bourdain Food Trail" would include 10 restaurants the New Jersey native visited for a 2015 episode of his show "Parts Unknown."