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Armored truck spilling cash leads to multiple crashes on New Jersey highway
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Money rained down on a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, leading to several crashes as motorists stopped and scrambled to pick up the cash.
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Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, Fair Lawn Nj, Fair Lawn police, sanctuary state, school threats. Fair Lawn NJ, Unspecified threats resulted in the evacuation of at least two (2) public schools in Fair Lawn on Thursday afternoon, 12/13. Units from Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire, and the Bergen Coun
Paterson cop sentenced to over 9 years in prison for fatal hit-and-run crash
A former Paterson police officer was sentenced to nine years and six months in prison on Wednesday for leaving the scene of a crash that killed a 23-year-old man in 2015. On June 16, 2015, officer Jose Urena, of North Haledon, was off-duty when he struck pedestrian Jaquill Fields Fields near Fourth
West Orange HS boys’ basketball team to tip off the season
WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School boys’ basketball team will tip off the season tonight, Dec. 14, against Newark Central at home at 7 p.m. The Mountaineers, under head coach Demond Cowins, hope to have another successful season after going 16-10 last winter.
Multiple bomb threats reported in Monmouth and Ocean counties
A wave of bomb threats made across the United States on Thursday, included several to schools and businesses in Monmouth and Ocean counties, as part of a hoax to extort bitcoins.
Ex-Bergen County Man Charged In $900G Ponzi Scheme That Funded Amazon Purchases, Cars, Golf
A former Bergen County man was arrested in Kansas and charged with running a foreign currency Ponzi scheme in which he stole $900,000 from at least 20 investors to pay for a luxury car, jewelry and golf, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
West Orange Hispanic Foundation to Donate Toys to Kids in Need
WEST ORANGE, NJ — From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the West Orange Elks Lodge, members of the West Orange Hispanic Foundation will be handing out toys to children of all ages in celebration of the holidays.
Fair Lawn Middle School Evacuated Following Bomb Threat: Police
FAIR LAWN, NJ — Memorial Middle School was evacuated Wednesday afternoon following a bomb threat, police said. Sgt. Brian Metzler did not specifics about the threat or when it was received, but did confirm one was made against the school and that it was being evacuated.
Former officer sentenced to prison for leaving fatal crash
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former New Jersey police officer to 9 ½ years in prison for leaving the scene of a fatal crash. The Record reports the judge spared Jose Urena the maximum sentence of 15 years in prison Thursday, citing his acts of heroism as a police officer.
Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees
KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock
Water main break disrupts service, closes street in Englewood, New Jersey
ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A large water main break disrupted water service and closed a street in Englewood, Bergen County Friday morning. Suez Water crews were on North Dean Street next to the Brookside Cemetery overnight trying to shut off the water after a 24-inch main broke, opening up the
Wyckoff Bomb Threat Part Of Hoax: Police
WYCKOFF, NJ — Bomb threats were made against a Main Street business on email Thursday that appear to be connected to similar incidents nationwide. Police were informed of the threat at 1:40 p.m.; the building and several nearby businesses were evacuated and local roads were closed, said Lt. Joseph S
Fake Amazon packages and GPS helped cops catch package thieves
As the online shopping market continues to explode – it reached $121.5 billion, up 14 percent year-over-year in the third quarter according to the U.S. Department of Commerce – the biggest concern has been package theft, alarming shoppers, law enforcement and e-commerce companies alike.
Bomb threats reported across New Jersey as email threats pour in across nation
A wave of bomb threats spread across the nation Thursday, including several in New Jersey, as law enforcement agencies investigate their origins and try to verify the credibility of each threat.
Chelsea starting team confirmed: Sarri makes ten changes with Fabregas captain at MOL Vidi
Maurizio Sarri has made multiple changes to his Chelsea starting team against MOL Vidi tonight as they play their final Europa League Group L game of the season. The Blues have already qualified as group winners for the last 32, meaning for them the game is of little significence. However, the Hunga
Here are 7 things to do in North Jersey this week
Stuck for something to do this weekend? Have some free time midweek?. From a candlelight tour in a castle to a Christmas show at Bergen Performing Arts Center, we've got you covered.
Mother, 5 other adults charged with beating, scalding 3-year-old with hot water as punishment
A mother and five other adults have been arrested after they repeatedly beat and threw scalding water on a 3-year-old boy in order to punish him at the Newark home they share, prosecutors said.
BBQ, Empanadas, Others Appearing At Holiday Popup In Paramus
PARAMUS, NJ — Kimchi Smoke BBQ and other restaurants will be at the Nacho Muthas holiday popup at the Paramus Park Mall this month. The popup will feature local artisan foods like cake pops, empanadas, Bavarian pretzels, candies, and chocolates.
Fake Amazon Boxes With GPS Help Police Catch Thieves
Porch thefts are a lot more common during the holiday season, which is why Amazon is now working alongside law enforcement. Police in a New Jersey city are now trying to catch thieves using fake Amazon boxes with GPS trackers attached to them.
Englewood Man Charged With Murder In Man's Shooting Death: Police
ENGLEWOOD, NJ — A city man was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man near a Bogota bar Wednesday night, authorities announced. Talek T. Lawson, 23, and another city man, Justin Dula, 20, were arrested after an investigation by the Englewood and Bogota Police department, and