Ever since he was a precocious 5 year old who read the Bergen Record and then published his own neighborhood newspaper, Dan Alexander has always had an interest in the news. Alexander says he learns something new on this job everyday and that's what keeps it interesting. Alexander has been with New Jersey 101.5 for the past 10 years on the digital team writing news and working behind the scenes on a variety of projects.
Explosive thrown at NJ police vehicle shatters windshield
The state Attorney General's Office said the device was thrown at the vehicle on Presidential Boulevard while it on the way to a call.
NJ mayor charged with using town hall to run corrupt business
Attorney General Matt Platkin accused Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso of running his company, Bonaccorso & Son LLC, out of his office.
Facebook Marketplace sale goes wrong in NJ park
A group of teens agreed to meet the seller of a bicycle at Samuel Nelkin County Park in Wallington in late October.
Public may be holding back needed info in NJ homicide investigation
Devin Agolio-Stout, 26, of Neptune Township was shot multiple times late in the evening of October 6. 2022 while he sat in a car on Heck Avenue. Agolio-Stout, was taken to a hospital where he later died.
Another toll increase for NJ commuters in 2024
The agency's proposed $9.3 billion 2024 budget includes toll and AirTrain fare increases, called automatic inflation-based adjustments, that were previously approved by Port Authority Commissioners in 2008, 2011 and 2019.
2 drug users die while 3 more overdose in NJ motel room
Fort Lee police were called to the Skyview Motel on Bergen Boulevard around 1:40 p.m. and found the group drifting in and out of consciousness
When can you get your Starbucks Red Cup in NJ?
Starbucks Workers United says stores are short staffed on the day it gives away itzlimited edition 16 oz reusable Christmas cup with the purchase of a fall or holiday beverage while supplies last.
Loose dog viciously attacks man outside his home in South Brunswick, NJ
South Brunswick police Deputy Chief James Ryan said the man was at his mailbox on a curb when the dog came running from a yard several houses away.
Man who threatened NJ synagogues in manifesto gets prison
Omar Alkattoul, who was 18 at the time, used his phone to send out his message on Nov. 3, 2022 titled “When Swords Collide" stating that he targeted an unnamed synagogue "for a really good reason according to myself and a lot of Muslims who have a brain."
NJ street-corner musician leads cops on hours-long chase in U-Haul
Zac Hartman is known for playing the guitar at the intersection of Oak Glen Road and Route 547 in Howell, according to Howell police.
NJ manhunt uses flashbang grenades, choppers, cash reward for Jan. 6 suspect
The FBI also disclosed the charges against Gregory Yetman for his role in the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol.
NJ bagel shop fined thousands of dollars over window treatment
A judge ruled against a bagel shop owner who has defied a city ordinance prohibiting window shades in the window.