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.
Another dead body in NJ — this one left in trunk of car
It is the second discovery of human remains in the past week in Ocean County.
Hunter finds human remains in Manchester, NJ
State Police said human remains were found late Monday afternoon in the woods along Route 70 near the Pemberton Township border.
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ man dies in snowmobiling crash
Matthew Houston Morris, 31, of Point Pleasant Beach was riding a snowmobile in Vermont on Feb. 20 that went off a trail.
5th dolphin of 2024 strands on NJ beach
It is the third dolphin to be found on a New Jersey beach in the past 10 days and the fifth this year. The most recent was a short-beaked common dolphin was found washed up in Avalon on Feb. 19.
Woman kidnapped at NJ supermarket — Suspect wanted by ICE
The kidnapped woman was left at another location after being assaulted, according to police. She was treated for injuries at a hospital.
Starbucks in NJ gets attacked as Israel-Hamas war tensions rise
Glen Rock police chief Dean Ackermann said the red paint was splashed over the sign of the coffee shop on Rock Road with the stickers placed on the paint.
Bed time! NJ district is turning off students’ computers at night
Deptford school superintendent Kevin Kanauss in his letter about the new policy said the district's IT team noticed an increase in the use of the laptops in the evening and in some cases "well past midnight."
2 school bus crashes reported on NJ Turnpike and Lakewood
A car was pushed into the path of an oncoming school bus Wednesday morning in Lakewood while a dump truck was rear-ended by a school bus on the southbound Turnpike in Mount Laurel.
United flight from NJ makes emergency landing in Chicago
United Airlines in a statement said the crew aboard flight #1533, which left Newark at 6:40 a.m., reported a "potential security concern" which forced the landing. 202 passengers and nine crew members were on board.
Pay attention! NJ cops could pull you over today in Monmouth County
Police in seven towns along Route 34 are targeting impaired driving, speeding and distracted driving between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Dolphin washes up onto NJ beach — 4th one in 2024
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center reported it was found dead with some evidence of scavenging.
Van filled with NJ school kids erupts in flames on Parkway
State Police said the Ford van was headed north on the Parkway near Exit 98 (Route 195) with 10 students on board.