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Paramus Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Boat Crash
PARAMUS, NJ — A borough resident was charged in connection to a fatal hit-and-run boating crash from 2016 that resulted in the death of a man, authorities announced.
North Jersey cop busted on DWI, cocaine charges, authorities say
Alex J. Guzman, 39, of Carlstadt is due in Bergen County Superior Court next week face allegations of possession of suspected cocaine, which stem from his Saturday night arrest, East Rutherford police said.
Justice? Franklin Lakes Owner Who Abused German Shepherds 'Walks Away,' Investigator Says
A 65-year-old Franklin Lakes woman with a history of similar offenses "got to walk away with a slap on the wrist" after pleading guilty Thursday to a single count of animal cruelty for severely damaging 14 German Shepherds in an illegal kennel that she operated from her home, an animal control inves
Angry NJ Ex-Sheriff's Officer Confronts Teen In Viral Video
The encounter, which reportedly occurred in Fair Lawn, starts when the former officer, a captain, tells the boy, "Don't be a punk." The man then says he is a captain with the Passaic County Sheriff's Department and flashes his badge in the boy's face.
Rapper Juelz Santana facing 10 years in prison after admitting to gun charge
The 36-year-old rapper, whose legal name isLaron James, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft in federal court in Newark.
This beautiful N.J. river destroys homes and ruins lives (VIDEO)
By Mark Di Ionno | NJ Advance MediaThe scene is familiar in the low-lying neighborhoods of Little Falls along Ryle Avenue, Harrison, Jackson and Cedar streets. Streets covered in mud. Ruined household furnishings and appliances piled on lawns. Waterlogged, unsalvageable photo albums that document th
Paterson cops employ 'walk-and-park' strategy on problem stretch of Broadway near library
PATERSON – Heroin addicts nodding off after a fix, vagrants drinking alcohol from containers in plastic bags, ragged prostitutes wandering the sidewalks in search of customers – those are the people who dominate the scene along Broadway near Paterson’s main library.
Gottheimer Celebrates 5th District First Responders at Fair Lawn National Night Out
FAIR LAWN, NJ -- Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined Fifth District families, neighbors, kids, and first responders at this year’s National Night Out celebration in Fair Lawn on Aug. 9. The annual, nation-wide event gives law enforcement, families, and business leaders a chance to get to know
N.J. weather: Brutal heat sets up threat for more severe thunderstorms, flooding
A heat advisory has been issued through 6 p.m for Bergen, Hudson, Union and eastern Essex counties.
Fair Lawn Adds Former Paterson Officer to Police Force
FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough added 16-year veteran police officer Miguel Cruz to its force last evening as his family and fellow officers from Paterson attended the swearing-in ceremony in support.Cruz, 37, came from the Paterson Police Department where he was a K-9 officer, a member of its Emergency
Heavy rains cause more flooding, damage in NJ; states of emergency declared in NJ, NY
LITTLE FALLS, N. J. — Governors Phil Murphy and Andrew Cuomo have declared states of emergency for multiple counties after heavy rains caused flooding and extensive damage throughout the two states.Residents in affected counties such as Little Falls in New Jersey have a long way to go before the cl
Serial Bank Robber Admits Holding Up Fort Lee, Hasbrouck Heights Branches, Targeting Englewood
A serial bank robber from the Bronx admitted Wednesday that he held up banks in Fort Lee and Hasbrouck Heights and was planning to hit another in Englewood when federal agents captured him.Eddy Cruz, 42, also admitted during a plea hearing in U.S. District Court in Trenton that he robbed a PNC Bank
Crash in Carlstadt temporarily shuts down New Jersey Turnpike
The crash happened on the western spur of the Turnpike northbound at 1:37 p.m., Trooper Alejandro Goez said. The driver was entrapped and had to be extricated.The driver was taken to a local hospital in serious condition, Goez said. Traffic had to be directed to the eastern spur of the Turnpike.Read
WWII memorial vandalized, historic submarine flooded in NJ
Police are looking for whoever broke into the U.S.S. Ling submarine and flooded it, destroying priceless artifacts. The culprits also pried four bronze plaques off a memorial that stands in remembrance of 3,000 submariners who were killed in World War II.
Dam of floating cars made flash flood worse, N.J. mayor says
The flash flood thatdamaged homes and businesses in North Jerseyon Saturday was made worse when more than 40 cars from a dealership floated into a bridge and formed a dam that diverted flood waters to local streets, according to the mayor of one of the hard hit towns.Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmar
Metro-North asked NJ Transit not to cancel remaining express train
Instead, the train — which only makes stops in Rockland en route to Secaucus Junction and Hoboken Terminal — has been axed three times this month, leading to crowded conditions and a miserable morning commute.
Hackensack submarine USS Ling apparently flooded intentionally, memorial plaques stolen
USS Ling flood after vandals open hatches and four bronze plaques stolen from memorial for thousands of lives lost in World War II. North Jersey Record Vandals climbed aboard the USS Ling, a World War II-era submarine, and set to work. Armed with tools to cut through locks, they worked to open hatc
Why is flooding always so bad in North Jersey? The area used to be a prehistoric lake
The Passaic River Basin was a massive lake that formed 25,000 years ago after a glacier that covered a large portion of of North Jersey retreated leaving debris that blocked gaps in the Watchung Mountains, according to federal and state reports.
8 things to do in North Jersey this week
The Kootz Band will celebrate rock and roll and perform on Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Rosen Performing Arts Center at Wayne YMCA, 1 Pike Drive in Wayne. The band will highlight the music of the Beatles, Bee Gees, Stones, Animals, Credence Clearwater, Byrds and the Turtles. $16. For more information, v
Crime, controversy, and an FBI probe. 'Fed up' residents say mayor's got to go.
The city clerk confirmed Tuesday that she had certified a notice of intent to recall the mayor and approved the petition language last week. Clerk Joyce Lanier said the recall committee must collect signatures for 25 percent of all voters registered for the last general election, or about 4,051 sign