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.
Update: Boil water advisory lifted for major NJ resort city
A drinking water warning has been issued for residents of Atlantic City due to high levels of turbidity, or cloudiness.
Cat saved from jar on Christmas in Irvington, NJ now up for adoption
Merry the cat is now up for adoption after being rescued from having its head stuck in a jar in Irvington on Christmas.
NJ police arrest Queens man after I-78 road-rage shooting
A man from Jamaica, New York is charged with aggravated assault for a shooting on I-78 in Readington.
NJ man high on LSD strangles other man to death, prosecutors say
Tyler Roderick of Pennsauken is charged with aggravated manslaughter for the choking death of Brad Niesen, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said.
NJ woman in chaotic Jersey City violent crime spree pleads guilty
A New Jersey woman is admitting to her role in a 2021 violent crime spree including three robberies and a shooting in Jersey City.
Threats against NJ synagogues may have come from outside U.S., report says
Bomb threats sent to at least two New Jersey synagogues Sunday may be connected to nationwide threats coming from a foreign entity, a confidential FBI memo reportedly said.
30 schools in NJ with the worst bullying problems
These are the 30 schools in New Jersey with the worst bullying problems.
Gun dealers breaking NJ laws let criminals get weapons, Attorney General says
Gun dealers selling to New Jersey residents disregarded state regulations and allowed firearms to fall into the hands of criminals, according to the Attorney General.
Shocking NJ police training glorified violence and breaking the law
Taxpayers paid for police training that encouraged New Jersey cops to conduct illegal traffic stops and disregard accountability, a new report finds.
Body wrapped in plastic fished from NJ river spurs homicide investigation
A homicide investigation has begun after a body was recovered from the Hackensack River under the Eastern Spur of the New Jersey Turnpike on Saturday.
Abusive NJ neighbor seen in viral racist rant sentenced to 8 years in prison
Edward Mathews has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being caught on a viral video yelling racial slurs at his Black neighbor in Mount Laurel.
NJ tennis coach downplays child sex assaults in court before sentencing
A former Monmouth County youth tennis coach has been sentenced to more than half a century in state prison.