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.
3 boys home alone didn’t know Toms River house was on fire
A woman is being credited with saving the lives of three boys who didn't know their house was on fire. She also rescued the family dog.
Murphy Insists NJ Will Make Marijuana Legal — ‘We Want to Get This Right’
Gov.-elect Phil Murphy hasn't backed down on legalizing marijuana in New Jersey.
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.
Should NJ cop have given couple rushing to hospital a speeding ticket?
A Lakewood man rushing to get his expectant wife to the hospital was pulled over by a township police officer and given a ticket for speeding.
‘I’m Here!’ — Naked NJ Attorney in High Heels Bursts Into Wrong House, Cops Say
Police say a 39-year-old man walked into a stranger’s home wearing nothing but a T-shirt and high heels before declaring: “I’m here!”
Camden cop leaves hospital after being shot — Suspect arrested 10 times in 2 years
Patrick O'Hanlon was released Saturday afternoon from Cooper Hospital with family by his side.
Man tried to import chocolate-coated heroin into New Jersey
A Guatemala man on Thursday confessed in federal court to trying to smuggle three kilograms of heroin that had been hidden in chocolate.
NJ’s Largest Towns and Cities — Ranked From the Most Dangerous to the Safest
Not all of the state's largest towns are overrun with crime. Some are relatively safe places to live.
The Top 20 Most Violent and Deadly Towns in South Jersey
The most crime-ridden city in South Jersey is also the crime capital for the whole state.
Man, woman found shot dead in car in Atlantic County
Authorities are investigating the incident as a double homicide.
The most violent school district in every NJ county — Is your child safe?
A New Jersey 101.5 analysis of statewide data found startling jumps in violence in a number of school districts.
Allergic to milk? ShopRite recalls bags of chocolate chips
ShopRite supermarkets are recalling certain bags of semi-sweet chocolate chips because they may contain milk chocolate chips.