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.
NJ man faces life in prison for sexual assault of 8-year-old child
43-year-old Amit Bhatt was found guilty on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023 for the aggravated sexual assault of an 8-year-old child in Morris County on Oct. 17, 2017.
Teaching or indoctrinating? NJ students get social justice lesson under mandatory LGBT law
Princeton Middle School is having a nonprofit group called HiTOPS teach LGBT history and skills for "allyship," which is tied to the social justice movement.
2 Bergen County, NJ men charged with separate sexual assaults of children
Child endangerment and sexual assault charges against two Bergen County men were announced on Wednesday.
NJ man buying bagels thwarts teen carjacker, cops say
A New Jersey man visiting a Sicklerville bagel shop had to jump into action to stop his car from being stolen.
NJ man, 74, identified as victim in deadly Bogota house fire
The victim of a deadly Bogota house fire on River Road on Saturday morning has been identified as a 74-year-old military veteran.
Driver climbs out of mangled car in shocking Cherry Hill, NJ crash
The driver of a car involved in a wreck on Route 38 in Cherry Hill climbed out of the mangled vehicle after it flipped early Saturday morning.
Bomb squad responds to grenade found near Lakewood, NJ synagogue
Authorities are investigating after a grenade was found strapped to a utility pole near a Lakewood synagogue on Sunday.
NJ power outage lasts 30 hours amid heated AC Electric strike
A development in Sicklerville had no power for over 30 hours.
Driver in fatal Evesham, NJ motorcycle crash won’t be criminally charged
Brandon Braciszewski of Marlton will not face criminal charges for a crash on Route 73 in Evesham on Nov. 4 that killed motorcyclist Tyler Ciabattoni.
Police look for missing young NJ mom and 2 kids
A young mom from Buena and her two children have been missing for eight days and police are asking for help to find them.