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He was set up in a sweeping N.J. corruption probe. He was acquitted, and now wants to set the story straight.
When Ridgefield Mayor Anthony R. Suarez was arrested and charged with political corruption in New Jersey’s biggest federal undercover sting operation, he became a pariah. The governor demanded his resignation. People he thought were friends turned away from him. A recall effort was mounted in his sm
Ridgefield High student charged after making social media threat
RIDGEFIELD — A local teen was charged last week with second-degree juvenile threatening and breach of peace in connection with a threat made on social media. Police said the Ridgefield High School student was apprehended the morning of March 15, after several high school staff members called the pol
He was deported 3 times, but he kept coming back to N.J. Now, he’s headed to jail, ICE says.
Immigration officials are unsure exactly when Carlos Juarez-Sanchez, a native of Honduras, first illegally crossed the border into the U.S. But, they know he was deported in 2008. And again in 2013. And again in 2014.
Fort Lee Weekend Weather Forecast
FORT LEE, NJ — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Rain in the afternoon and evening. Rain in the morning and windy overnight. Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy until afternoon.
NJ mom accidentally kills baby while passed-out drunk
DELRAN — A Burlington County woman has been sentenced to four years in state prison for the accidental killing of her newborn son in 2015. A relative showed up at Melissa Johnson's house in February 2015 and found the woman asleep on the couch with her three-month-old son partially wedged underneath
84 dead and counting. Deadly ‘Tom Brady’ dope dealt from N.J. opioid mill may still lurk in North Jersey, state’s largest county warns.
Drugs linked to a major fentanyl and heroin drug mill that could be responsible for 84 fatal overdoses in the state could be in Bergen County, prosecutors said Thursday. Police charged three New Jersey men with running a narcotics production facility located in a luxury apartment in Harrison, State
‘It’s Monday Or Never’: Gov. Murphy Says Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In New Jersey Short On Votes
TRENTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Days ahead of a planned vote in the Legislature that would make New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday that the measure is short of the votes needed to pass. The Democrat spoke Thursday during a news conference alongside
Demented dad offers gruesome confession in death of five-week-old baby boy: “I got angry and threw Aiden to the ground face-first"
A demented Bronx dad, just 38 days after holding his newborn son for the first time, hurled the infant face-first into their apartment floor in a fatal fit of frustration, authorities said Wednesday.
Treasurer allegedly bilked $400,000 from charity for families of fallen NYPD officers
NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A volunteer treasurer for a charity benefiting the families of fallen New York City police officers has been arrested on charges she stole funds to pay personal expenses like dental work and tickets to a Barbra Streisand show.
Fentanyl, heroin mill linked to 227 overdoses, including 84 deaths, busted in NJ
HARRISON, N.J. -- Investigators believe the operators of a New Jersey drug mill were grinding out up to 15,000 doses of heroin and fentanyl a day, while working out of a luxury apartment at 300 Somerset Street in Harrison, less than 400 feet from the PATH train.
Yankees Unveil Awesome New Stadium Food Items For Fans in 2019 (PICS)
Being a fan of the New York Yankees comes with its perks. Not only are you almost guaranteed to have a contending team out on the field every single year for a franchise that isn’t scared to open their wallets, but you have a great new stadium to walk and sit around in for 81 games.
One of N.J.’s largest hospital chains looking to expand its turf with another big merger
Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth is in confidential negotiations to join one of the state’s largest hospital systems, continuing a decade-long frenzy of mergers in New Jersey’s fierce healthcare market, NJ Advance Media has learned.
Attacker Tries to Rape Woman Inside Manhattan Apartment; Flees When Family Hears Screams: Police
An attacker made his way into a Manhattan apartment and tried to rape a woman inside — but fled the scene after family members heard her screaming, the NYPD said. The male attacker went into the apartment in Washington Heights around 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday, through a door that had been left ajar, po
Lottery opens for 149 units at amenity-packed new construction in the Bronx, from $462 a month
149 affordable units are becoming available at a newly constructed building in the East Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx. Located at 4181 3rd Avenue and 1888 Bathgate Avenue, the rental building, known as The Wilfrid, offers an impressive menu of amenities including an on-site resident super, a vir
RECOGNIZE HER? Police Say She Robbed A Paterson Bank Of More Than $5,000
Paterson police turned to the public for help Wednesday in trying to catch a woman who robbed a local bank of more than $5,000. Wearing a blue hooded jacket and blue-and-white scarf, the robber handed a teller at the Wells Fargo branch on Chamberlain Avenue a crumpled note on Monday ( inset photo ab
Florida Man Accused Of Mailing Pipe Bombs To Prominent Democrats Expected To Plead Guilty Today In NYC
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democratic figures last fall is expected to enter a guilty plea Thursday in Manhattan. Cesar Sayoc, 56, has been held without bail since his arrest last October.
Attorney accused of shooting husband in the gut
A Yonkers attorney was arrested Wednesday for shooting her hubby in the gut, authorities said. Police say Sloane Fleckman-Finn, 44, called them at 5:03 a.m. to say she’d just blasted her husband, Eric Finn, once in the stomach.
Prosecutors to seek death penalty for ex-cop in quadruple homicide
Federal prosecutors say they’ll seek the death penalty in the case against a former Westchester cop charged in a grisly quadruple homicide in Orange County. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan confirmed it will demand former officer Nicholas charged with killing Martin Luna, Urbano Santiago, Mig
UPDATE: 18-Year-Old-Man Killed in Irvington Township Gunfire
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers have announced that authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old male in Irvington on Wednesday afternoon.
12-year-old student found with handgun at Jersey City middle school, officials say
JERSEY CITY — A 12-year-old student at the Fred W. Martin Center for the Arts was arrested Wednesday after being found with a handgun at the school, according to police and school officials.