Sarah Gonzalez is the northern New Jersey enterprise reporter for WNYC and NJPR.
Her investigative and feature reporting has received national awards by the Education Writer’s Association, SPJ Sigma Delta Chi and PRNDI, and several regional Edward R. Murrow awards.
Her investigation into charter schools turning away students with severe disabilities was awarded an Online News Association award for Innovative, Investigative Journalism. The San Diego native graduated from Mills College in Oakland in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and journalism. Follow her @GonzalezSarahA
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Monday, February 16, 2015
About 75 percent of those killed in Newark are deliberate targets over drug territory, according to the police director. Of last year's 93 murders, 42 have not yet led to an arrest.
Monday, February 09, 2015
New Jersey Public Radio teamed up with New Jersey Citizen Action to host an Obamacare enrollment fair in Newark. Several who enrolled had gone years without any health coverage.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Potential suicide victims have been talked off the ledge by Port Authority police only to return weeks later to successfully jump.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
But as the proposal is currently written, the police department can still decide not to discipline its officers.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Airport workers sat down on the 94th Street bridge leading to LaGuardia to demand higher pay, benefits and a unionized contract from the Port Authority.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
De Blasio administration eases off on young offenders, while imposing a controversial measure for violent inmates.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Yves Dominique recalls the exact moment he started worrying about his daughter Rebecca in Port Au Prince.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
The families and friends of those killed by reckless drivers gathered on the steps of City Hall Sunday holding pictures of loved ones along with signs that read: “No Charges Filed.”
Thursday, January 08, 2015
In police precinct 79, where 2 officers were slain in December, the slowdown in arrests and summonses is especially stark.
Monday, January 05, 2015
On Jan. 29, a Supreme Court judge on Staten Island will hear arguments from three New York groups and the Public Advocate seeking to unseal grand jury records in the Eric Garner case.
Sunday, January 04, 2015
The Catholic Church on the Upper East Side is known for holding high-profile funerals.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
The transgender community in New Jersey is asking the state to catch up to the federal government and allow amendments to birth certificates.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Army veterans Nicolas and Jennifer from New Jersey have won the right to change their names on key U.S. Army records to reflect their new genders.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Sen. Booker received $1.87 million from the securities and investment industry, making him the top recipient of Wall Street money and six other industries this election cycle.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The doctor being treated for New York City's first and only case of Ebola was released from Bellevue Hospital Tuesday, infection-free.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
He'll return for his first full, six-year term after beating out Republican Jeff Bell and outspending him more than $17 million to $400,000 this election cycle.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Jeff Bell just moved back to NJ after 31 years away. On Tuesday, he’ll be up against one of the most deep-pocketed politicians in the state. Does the social conservative stand a chance?
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey held its homecoming ceremony this year between the girls’ field hockey match and the boys’ soccer game.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
If allegations prove to be true, the behavior of high school football players at Sayreville War Memorial would likely have been passed down from older students, experts say.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
There was an alleged locker room ritual among the Sayreville War Memorial High School football players that involved picking up a freshman player and inserting a finger into his rectum.