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.
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.
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.
Retired NJ firefighter rescues 2 who fell through ice in New Hampshire
Wakefield, NH Police Chief Michael Fenton said the cries for help from the pair in the pond named Charlie Fielding’s Pond were heard by Rick Wehrhan, a retired NJ firefighter.
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,
Run, Run, Rudolph! Deer goes wild inside school in Toms River, NJ
Neighbors called 911 after they heard glass breaking and deer entering the Cedar Grove Elementary School in Toms River during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
NJ scrambles to find source of tar and oil washing up on beaches
The Coast Guard, along with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Monmouth County Health Department continue to investigate how the balls, which are anywhere from 1-2 inches in diameter, wound up on Monmouth County beaches.
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.
$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.
German man admits coming to NJ to rape children
Christian Stefan Walther made arrangements to fly to Newark Liberty in March and stay at a hotel in Jersey City where he would meet three 11-year-old girls.
Careful where you leave your car in NJ: Thieves strike parking lots
Parsippany police said there were 20 attempted or successful burglaries at vehicles at the Sheraton, four at the Hyatt House, and another four at the Holiday Inn and Suites.