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Bergen County Hazmat Specialist From Paramus Busted On Child Porn Charges

A Bergen County hazardous materials unit coordinator from Paramus was caught with more than 1,000 files of child pornography, authorities said Thursday. Nathan W. Glotzer, 66, was being held Thursday in the Bergen County Jail following his arrest the day before on charges of child endangerment by po


Saddle Brook Deli Seriously Damaged In Overnight Fire

Firefighters quickly put down an overnight blaze that severely damaged a Saddle Brook bagel shop. No injuries were reported in the 1 a.m. fire Thursday at Metro Bagels and Deli at 5th Street and Route 46.


Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Bergen County

A winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold in Bergen County recently. The ticket was sold at 7-Eleven on Passaic Street in Hackensack, New Jersey Lottery officials announced.


26-year-old man wounded in second Paterson shooting

A city man was injured in a shooting early Thursday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. The victim, 26-year-old, arrived at Saint Joseph’s Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound at around 12:27 a.m.


Man ran human trafficking operation out of basement: DA

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - The Suffolk County District Attorney announced an indictment Thursday against a man who allegedly ran a human trafficking operation out of his parent's basement in Sound Beach.


16 Arrested For Child Porn In Undercover Operation

TRENTON – A police officer, a teacher, and a minister were among 16 men arrested in an undercover operation targeting child predators, announced Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo.


Fire Fighters Extinguish Blaze at Bagel Shop in Saddle Brook

Saddle Brook firefighters made fast work out of a blaze that ignited at a business in the city during the overnight hours. According to preliminary reports, fire broke out at Metro Bagel located at 191 North 5th Street at approximately 1:20 a.m.


Paramus Man Had More Than 1,000 Kiddie Porn Files: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ — A man was arrested after authorities found more than 1,000 files of child pornography in his Paramus apartment Wednesday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced.


Man stabs Lyft driver, passenger with screwdriver during ‘unprovoked attack’ in Union County, cops say

A Lyft driver and his passenger were stabbed Wednesday by a third person in the car as they rode through Union County, authorities said. The rideshare driver picked up a 20-year-old woman and another man in Bloomfield early Wednesday for a destination in Rahway, according to Clark Police Chief Pedro


Paterson mayor Sayegh’s chief of staff gets 11-percent pay increase

Mayor Andre Sayegh’s chief of staff Kathleen Long received an 11-percent raise, according to government records. Long’s salary was increased from $90,000 to $100,000. She had been hired by the mayor in Jul. 2018.


Cop, teacher, others accused of trying to lure teens for sex

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a police officer, a high school teacher, a minister and 13 others in a sting New Jersey officials said Wednesday was aimed at men who tried to set up sexual encounters with people they thought were teenage boys and girls.


Injuries Reported When Gunman Fires Over a Dozen Shots in Paterson Neighborhood

EMS transported one person to the hospital after gunfire erupted on street in Paterson striking the victim. According to Paterson Police officials, officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation that detected about 15 rounds of gunfire that rang out in the vicinity of 79 North Main Street.


Paterson Police Report Two Gunshot Victims Overnight

PATERSON, NJ - A 17-year-old male was shot in the area of North 1st Street and Arch Street on Wednesday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area on a report of shots fired at appro


Hasbrouck Heights Residents Express Unhappiness, Concerns Over Rezoning Plans

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Concerned residents of Longview Avenue in Hasbrouck Heights waited over 90 minutes to register their concerns about potential re-zoning of a parcel of undeveloped land on their block at Tuesday’s Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting.


Seen Him? Police In Westchester Issue Alert For Man Wanted For Assault

The Yonkers Police Department has issued an alert regarding 46-year-old Jerris Alberga, who is wanted by investigators for a second-degree assault charge last year. Alberga has been described as being 5-foot-6, weighing approximately 165 pounds with black hair, brown eyes, and a medium build. He is


Essex County man arrested in NYC, charged with Jersey City homicide: authorities

The Essex County man wanted for murdering a 60-year-old inside a Jersey City building earlier this month was captured Thursday in New York City, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.


Hackensack 7-Eleven Sells $50G Lottery Winner

A Hackensack 7-Eleven sold a New Jersey Lottery ticket winning the $50,000 jackpot. The ticket sold at the Passaic Street convenience store matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn on Wednesday, April 24.


Bridget Kelly Speaks Out After ‘Bridgegate’ Sentencing: Former Gov. Chris Christie Is ‘Lying’

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A one-time aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Christie made her the scapegoat in the so-called “Bridgegate” scandal. Bridget Kelly was resentenced to 13 months in prison Wednesday.


Two New Jersey small towns are trying to be ‘America’s best’

So, USA Today is going to name the 10 Best Historic Small Towns in the country and two New Jersey towns are in the running. The newspaper website has the top 20 listed and Cape May and Haddonfield are on the list.


Back-To-Back Paterson Shootings: No Victim At One, No Crime Scene At Other

Detectives were investigating a pair of Paterson shootings four hours apart – one in which they at first couldn’t find a victim and another that didn’t produce a crime scene.