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.
Rutgers won’t stop controversial pro-Palestine campus event
Rep. Josh Gottheimer objected to two of three speakers scheduled to speak at an event late Thursday afternoon on the New Brunswick campus titled “Race, Liberation, and Palestine."
Raccoon rampage: Call police if you see one around Princeton, NJ
The raccoon displayed behavior consistent with that of one infected with rabies like chirps, unprovoked aggressive behavior and no fear of humans.
Striking RWJ nurses union, hospital reach tentative agreement
The striking nurses core issue was not pay but rather staffing levels and financial penalties for the hospital if they were not met.
Nobody will believe you: Sex torture detailed in charges against public NJ figure
Former South Toms River borough council president, recent head of the South Toms River Recreation Commission and former foster parent was charged Monday with several sex crimes in connection with a minor who lived in his home between 2015 and 2020.
12-hour standoff: NJ man burst into neighbor’s house, fired gun
A woman called police to her home around 3:37 a.m. after hearing someone break her porch light and kick in her front door,
NJ rest stop named for Jon Bon Jovi is closed for renovations
The Jon Bon Jovi service area south of the Driscoll Bridge, formerly known as the Cheesequake service area, closed Tuesday until "mid-2024,"
$4M bail reduced for teen accused of killing NJ high school student
Gianluca Bordone, 19, was charged with manslaughter and assault in the death of Rocco Rodden, 17, of Warren Township and a junior at Saint Joseph's Regional High School in Manhattan.
NJ healthcare companies still impacted by cyberattacks
Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood and Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair were hit by a ransomware attack sometime during the Thanksgiving holiday period while Capital Health acknowledged a network outage it believes to be caused by a cybersecurity attack on Tuesday.
Prominent figure in NJ community faces child sex crime charges
William Gleason is currently head of the South Toms River Recreation Commission and a former member of the borough council.
Police in NJ scare parents over new feature on the iPhone
The feature, which is "on" by default when iOS 17 is installed, allows users to exchange contact information by touching phones.
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.
More groping incidents reported near Rutgers University
Rutgers University police said both victims reported someone ran by and touched them Monday night.