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Police: Woman Throws Coffee In Face Of Would-Be Rapist In Manhattan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man was arrested Friday after he allegedly followed a 51-year-old woman home and then tried to sexually assault her in Manhattan. It happened in broad daylight around 9:50 a.m. Thursday near Seaman Avenue and Academy Street in the Inwood neighborhood.


Hackensack PD: Detective Nabs Mailbox Thief With Dozen And Half Uncashed Stolen Checks

A thief who’d already cashed several checks fished from postal boxes was carrying 19 more when a Hackensack detective caught him, authorities said. Ricky Javier, 30, was charged with various counts of theft, forgery, conspiracy and trafficking in personal identity after Detective Ryan Weber identifi


Unresponsive Infant Rushed to Hospital; New Milford Man Charged with Aggravated Assault

Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Travis Weber, 28, of New Milford, on charges of Aggravated Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. According to authorities, on Feb. 6th, the New Milford Police responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive infant who was not b


Gunfire Erupts Block From Where Bystander Was Struck At Paterson Bodega

Hours after an ex-con surrendered to police for shooting an innocent bystander from Clifton at a Paterson bodega, shots were fired a block away. Although responding officers didn’t find a victim, they did collect enough evidence to arrest a 22-year-old ex-con who they said pulled the trigger at Temp


New Jersey Senate approves bill that could keep Trump off state’s 2020 ballot

The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Senate approved a bill that would keep presidential candidates off the state’s 2020 ballot unless they release their tax returns. The bill — which was passed Thursday in a 23-11 vote largely along party lines — needs the approval of an Assembly committee and the fu


Mahwah (47) at Bergenfield (45) - Girls Basketball

MacKenzie Cariddi and Nicole DiMartino sparked a rally in the third quarter as Mahwah battled back to beat Bergenfield, 47-45, in Bergenfield. Bergenfield built a 20-16 lead at the break but Mahwah took control with a 21-14 advantage in the third quarter. Cariddi had seven of her team-high 21 points


VIDEO: Alleged drunk driver speeds down New Jersey sidewalk

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Recently released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey. The incident happened the night of February 9 in Jersey City.


Bergen County Celebrates Black History Month

Tuesday night, the County of Bergen hosted its annual Black History Month celebration. This year’s event recognized the national Black History Month theme “Black Migrations,” featuring remarks from the Honorable Felix R. Neals, retired New York Administrative Law Judge, and Junius Williams, the offi


The 25 most racially diverse towns in N.J., ranked

The state’s immigrant population continues to fuel population growth, and that’s making certain areas of New Jersey increasingly diverse. But which ones are leading the way?


New Jersey Sheriffs: mostly white guys

New Jersey has had sheriffs since the 1600’s when the King of England appointed them as their representative of royal authority in the colonies. Since then, the office of county sheriff has been held largely by white men.


New Milford Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

NEW MILFORD, NJ — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the afternoon.


Desus and Mero: how the Bronx duo talked their way to the top of TV

Last year, when Amazon broke the news that Long Island City in Queens would host its new headquarters, New Yorkers cried foul over the head-spinning tax breaks and the irreparable harm its corporate presence would do to the area’s cultural identity. Not quite so bothered were Saturday Night Live’s W


The rusty old bridge that kills your NJ Transit commute is very close to being replaced

Eliminating the Portal Bridge, that rusty bane of commuters when it gets stuck after it opens, is a significant step closer to being replaced. Really. All that remains to make it happen is a check. A big federal check.



ENGLEWOOD, N.J.—Communities throughout Bergen County are urging Suez North America to speed up replacement of all utility-owned lead service lines—originally scheduled to take 14 years to replace—and “commit to an aggressive replacement program for all lead service lines the.


Lyndhurst Fugitive Sought, Fort Lee Woman Caught In DEA Takedown Of Cocaine Ring

Federal agents were searching for a Lyndhurst man who they said was part of a ring that conspired to ship nearly a dozen pounds of cocaine for sale in New Jersey and New York. Daniel Estrella, 28, of Lyndhurst, remained at large following the arrests of Victoria Irizarry, 30, of Fort Lee, and Cohen


Tanker truck crash, fuel spill shuts down New Jersey highway

MARLBORO, New Jersey (WABC) -- A tanker truck crash and fuel spill completely shut down a New Jersey highway for most of Friday. The crash involved more than one truck and happened just before 10 a.m. on Route 9 at CR 520/Robertsville Road in Marlboro.


Police: Previously Raided Wayne House Hit Once More, Brothers Busted With Drugs Again

Wayne police raided the same home for the second time in less than two years Friday, arresting two brothers and a third man while seizing cocaine, pot and hash, along with two security badges and a simulated tactical vest labeled “POLICE.”


Elmwood Park Police Capture Lyndhurst Man, 44, In Street Robbery Of Boy, 15

UPDATE: Elmwood Park police captured one of two men who they said robbed a 15-year-old boy of his cellphone Thursday night. Linden Browne-Jones, a 44-year-old Barbadian national living in Lyndhurst, was taken into custody around 2 a.m. Friday with help from Lyndhurst police, Elmwood Park Police Chie


Hudson Valley Crime Roundup: Murder Suspect Kills Self

HUDSON VALLEY, NY — Check out the week's top crime news covered by the region's 24 Patch sites. Among the stories are a rage-filled inmate killing fellow psych center resident, high-school student faces threat charge and suspect arrested in stabbing investigation.


Suspect arrested in spree of more than 50 New Jersey burglaries

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey man was under arrest in connection with a burglary spree involving more than 50 homes since last year. Saveon Hayles, 29, formerly of Montclair, was arrested Monday in Jersey City.