Rick has proudly been a part of the newsroom at New Jersey 101.5 since March 2022, reporting on all things Jersey. He was born in Princeton, has lived in the Garden State nearly his entire life, and got his start in radio news covering Lower Bucks County in Pennsylvania. When he isn't working on a story, Rick is probably playing too loud on the electric bass or listening to Tool.
Collapse pins worker at East Rutherford, NJ construction site
A construction worker was trapped for nearly two hours after a closed restaurant collapsed.
Serious crash during traffic stop hospitalizes NJ State Trooper, reports say
A police officer with the New Jersey State Police is in the hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the Atlantic City Expressway on Oct. 27, 2023.
Shooting at party near NJ college campus leaves 1 injured
A shooting at a party along North Main Street that left one man shot in the foot is under investigation, Glassboro police say.
Facebook and Instagram harming our country, state of NJ says in lawsuit
New Jersey has joined 41 other states in suing Meta, parent company of Facebook and Instagram, claiming the tech giant knowingly pushes features harmful to kids.
Murphy makes surprise decision on big NJ toll hikes
After three straight years of toll hikes on the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway, Gov. Murphy is making use of his veto pen.
NJ school ordered to cancel $3.4M in student debt
Sollers College in Piscataway must pay a $1.2M fine and cancel $3.4M in student debt for using false advertising to lure students into its IT programs.
7 years later, NJ cops need help to solve Monmouth County homicide
Cold case investigators are asking for leads in the 2016 murder of 19-year-old Andre Thorne.
Too woke for NJ? Murphy calls out school district for new policy
"Give me a break," says Gov. Murphy in response to the South Orange-Maplewood School District cancelling Halloween celebrations during school hours.
Disturbing viral posts twist Muslim NJ student’s tragic death
False claims that a Montclair State University student was killed by a group of Jewish students for his pro-Palestine views have spread on social media.
3 dead in shocking NJ park murder-suicide stabbing, cops say
Just weeks after being fully reopened to the public, a New Brunswick park near a school was the site of a double homicide and apparent suicide Saturday evening.
LGBT couples in these 5 NJ towns can now get marriage licenses
Five NJ towns accused of discriminating against LGBT couples applying for marriage licenses have agreed to update their websites with more inclusive language.
Warning: Heartless gravestone scammers target NJ families
Grieving families throughout New Jersey say they've lost thousands of dollars to scammers who offer to manufacture headstones but then take a deposit and vanish.