Sergio Bichao has served as managing editor of New Jersey 101.5's digital presence since 2021 and has been with the state's most-listened-to radio station since 2016, when he joined one of the most respected online news teams in the state where he was born and raised. Over the years, the Society of Professional Journalists and the N.J. Press Association have recognized his investigating reporting on the shortcomings in the regulation of licensed professionals as well as in transparency in law enforcement. He was the editor on a series of articles that brought juvenile court cases to the public’s attention, ultimately resulting in the state Supreme Court mandating sensitivity training for all judges. His career has spanned writing obits to editing front pages, always guided by a commitment to justice and a love for everything New Jersey.
On single day, NJ arrests 4 teachers and politician on child sex crime charges
It was a week of shocking headlines involving teachers and community leaders.
Happy Columbus Day: These are the most Italian towns in New Jersey
New Jersey has more than 1.45 million residents of Italian ancestry, according to U.S. Census data.
President Biden dissing NJ, NY and PA on 9/11 anniversary?
On the 22nd anniversary of 9/11, Biden won't be at Ground Zero in New York.
Revealed! This is what the NJ windfarms may look like from the beach
Last week, a nonprofit activist group backed by local municipal officials released what it calls a photorealistic representation of what one of the proposed windfarms would look like from beaches near Long Beach Island.
4-year-old boy in NJ drowns in his family’s pool
A borough family this weekend mourned the loss of a 4-year-old boy who drowned Friday afternoon.
Retired NJ cop dies with his 2 kids in flaming wreck
Four people died in the two-vehicle crash on May 26, 2023.
NJ Republicans call Murphy’s ‘historic’ school aid plan unfair
Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed 2024 budget would add a billion dollars in new spending on education, including an additional $834 million in aid to school districts.
More cops will be at NJ schools morning after Texas massacre
Parents and students in New Jersey might see a greater police presence Wednesday morning after a man gunned down 18 children and three adults at an elementary school in Texas.
Teen dies, younger sister trapped after sand collapses while digging on NJ beach
A rescue effort is underway on a beach after sand collapsed onto two kids who had been digging.
NJ to drop indoor masks before Memorial Day, report says
New Jersey was one of just a few states whose governors chose not to adapt to the latest CDC recommendations that allow fully vaccinated people to congregate indoors.
NJ ends outdoor masking requirement in public places
Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed an executive order repealing the state's general outdoor masking requirement but rules about masking in indoor public places remains in place.
Murphy intends to end NJ’s ‘state of emergency’ in June
The pandemic may officially be coming to an end.