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.
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.
Atlantic City police: More officers needed to fight violent crime
As two city council members urged a State Police takeover, the acting police chief and local union rep say the local force needs more resources.
Man Killed, Woman Critically Hurt in Atlantic City, NJ Stabbing
Prosecutors said a 55-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman both were found stabbed at a home on South Carolina Avenue.
Murphy: ‘A Chance’ of No NJ Mask Requirement in Schools This Fall
Alongside the U.S. Secretary of Education, Gov. Phil Murphy says minds are open to no masks in schools if COVID metrics keep improving.
Ocean County man with dementia rescued from marshland by police
The 73-year-old, who also has Parkinson's disease, was found alive amid Saturday's stormy weather conditions, police said.
Where do you still have to wear a mask in NJ this summer
As the state rolls back more restrictions heading into June, there's some exceptions that can be confusing. We rounded up some common questions and right answers.
More NJ School Districts Suing Juul Over Teen Vaping
Cracking down on teen vaping at school has been a costly process — some districts are hoping to hold Juul Labs accountable.
All students and teachers will return to NJ classrooms in the fall
Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the remote option for instruction would expire with the end of this school year.
NJ Food & Retail Workers Thank Murphy For Not Making Them ‘Vaccine Cops’
A union for food and retail staffers says the governor's policy hanging onto a mask mandate amid the CDC guidance shows "leadership."
NJ asks Facebook to abandon ‘harmful’ tween version of Instagram
The state attorney general has joined an effort to stop Facebook from launching a kid-version of another social media app.
NJ would consider paying people cash for getting COVID vaccine
As New Jersey edges toward its goal of 4.7 million adults fully vaccinated by June, the governor says he's open to more incentives to entice those dragging their feet.
Save our proms! NJ high schoolers urge Murphy to adjust dancing rules
While Gov. Phil Murphy's expanded limits take effect May 10, there's already senior proms happening a few days earlier. An online petition calls the difference "arbitrary."