Sergio Bichao has served as managing editor of New Jersey 101.5's digital presence since 2021 and has been with the state's most-listened-to radio station since 2016, when he joined one of the most respected online news teams in the state where he was born and raised. Over the years, the Society of Professional Journalists and the N.J. Press Association have recognized his investigating reporting on the shortcomings in the regulation of licensed professionals as well as in transparency in law enforcement. He was the editor on a series of articles that brought juvenile court cases to the public’s attention, ultimately resulting in the state Supreme Court mandating sensitivity training for all judges. His career has spanned writing obits to editing front pages, always guided by a commitment to justice and a love for everything New Jersey.
NJ ends outdoor masking requirement in public places
Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed an executive order repealing the state's general outdoor masking requirement but rules about masking in indoor public places remains in place.
Murphy intends to end NJ’s ‘state of emergency’ in June
The pandemic may officially be coming to an end.
NJ’s share of the $1.9T relief package: How much each town is getting
A nearly $2 trillion pandemic relief bill signed by President Joe Biden this week included $10.9 billion in aid to New Jersey and its county and municipal governments.
911 ‘kidnapping’ call on Parkway: Troopers find kids, adults in back of U-Haul truck
State Police stopped the U-Haul truck near the Toms River tolls after getting a 911 call from the vehicle.
Murphy Sends NJ Troopers to D.C., Readies National Guard
Gov. Phil Murphy has deployed the New Jersey State Police at the request of officials in Washington, D.C., after protesters stormed the nation's Capitol and caused destruction.
Where NJ’s biggest winning lottery tickets were sold in 2020
For some, 2020 was a very good year.
Wrong-way driver causes double-fatal crash on Parkway, cops say
A woman driving the wrong way on the Garden State Parkway on the morning of New Year's Day caused a crash the killed her and another driver, State Police said.
Check your bank account! Some in NJ already got the latest stimulus
Had a rough New Year's Eve? Take a look at your online bank account for a little pick-me-up.
Joe Clark, Paterson’s tough-love principal behind ‘Lean on Me,’ dies at 82
Joe Louis Clark, the New Jersey high school principal who was the inspiration for the Morgan Freeman role in the 1989 movie "Lean on Me" died on Tuesday. He was 82.
Ho, ho, no! See how damaging Christmas winds were in your area
A wind and rain storm left a mess and thousands without power in New Jersey.
NJ wants to suspend these 10 bars for violating pandemic protocols
State regulators on Friday filed charges against 10 bars and restaurants.
‘3 strikes’ gets him life in prison for robbery — totally legal, NJ courts say
A man who has been in prison since Bill Clinton's second term as president will remain in behind bars likely until he dies after losing his latest appeal of his "three-strikes" conviction.