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N.J. student, 13, gave classmates marijuana gummy bears. Teen girl ends up in hospital.

A 13-year-old student in Bergen County has been charged after giving her classmates edible marijuana gummy bears during school hours after a fellow student became ill and had to be taken to the hospital, police said.


District 1 wrestling complete coverage: Live updates, results and more, 2019

The road to Atlantic City starts now. The NJSIAA District 1 tournament will start Saturday in Fair Lawn and NJ Advance Media will be there live covering the all-day action. As the day progresses, this post will evolve into a District 1 homepage with results and the latest updates. Be sure to REFRESH


Police: New Jersey burglary suspect trying to escape gets into cop car instead of Lyft

ROCHELLE PARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A burglary suspect's plan didn't go as intended when he ended up getting into the back of a police car instead of his Lyft while trying to escape.


Owner of NJ home construction company charged with perjury

NEWARK, NJ – A Somerset County man was charged Thursday after he allegedly lied during proceedings before the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.


Former Fair Lawn BOE Member Arrested Over MJ Gummy Bears

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Jeffrey Klein, former Fair Lawn Board of Education member, was arrested last week for possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, described as "marijuana gummy bears" by police.


BREAKING PATERSON NJ: Gunman Fired Nearly a Dozen Rounds on Street in Paterson; House Struck, Windows Blown Out by Bullets

Police are on the scene of a shots fired investigation with confirmed property damage in a neighborhood in Paterson at this time. Rapid gunfire erupted in the 30's block of North 3rd Street sending police the scene where they found 11 shell casings and two homes struck by bullets just before 5:30 p.


Suez Water issues warning about lead in water to certain customers

Suez Water has issued a warning to customers in Hackensack about lead levels in the drinking water. According to Teaneck police, 200,000 people are affected. The company is providing water quality testing to the customers.


Vehicle Rolls in Route 208 Accident in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, NJ - A two-car motor vehicle accident just before 7:00 a.m. Friday snarled up traffic on Route 208's southbound side. Hawthorne's first responders were at the scene of the wrecks where the front left side of one car had been smashed in while the other vehicle had been flipped over. With t


How New Jersey’s Proposed “Rain Tax” Will Affect Citizens of Clark, According to Mayor Bonaccorso

CLARK, NJ – A new tax proposed by the New Jersey state legislature does not sit well with Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso. The “Clean Stormwater and Flood Reduction Act,” informally known as the “Rain Tax,” has already moved through both houses in the state legislature, passing both the Senate and Assemb


Teen sickened after schoolmate gives her marijuana edible

FAIR LAWN, N.J. (AP) - A 13-year-old girl has been accused of giving edible marijuana gummy bears to some classmates at her school, causing another girl to be hospitalized. The investigation began last week after a 14-year-old Fair Lawn girl became ill after school and police were called. The girl w


Police seek bank robber captured on video just before he hit Bank of America branch in N.J.

Authorities released surveillance video Friday of a man they say robbed a Bank of America in Bergen County earlier this month. The video shows the man in a brown or tan hooded jacket, tan pants and sneakers, as he walks south along Engle Street in Englewood toward the bank on Park Place. The bank wa


Paterson Man Faces Sexual Assault Charges Against Child in Bergen County

According to Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo, the charges against Nathan Santana, 22, stem from an incident reported to Moonachie Police on October 10. While charges were filed on November 5 authorities were unable to locate the suspect until February 5 when he was arrested in Moonachie.


New Jersey girl, 14, hospitalized after eating marijuana-infused gummy bear, police say

A New Jersey teen who ate a marijuana-infused gummy bear was later hospitalized because the edible made her sick, police say. The 14-year-old girl, who has not been publicly identified, was given the gummy bear by her 13-year-old classmate, according to NBC New York, citing officials with the Fair L


Dine, Wine and Dance Under the Stars in Prospect Park

While we are still wrestling with the last cold, gray weeks of winter, the Prospect Park Alliance just gave us something to look forward to: the third annual Prospect Park Soiree on Saturday, June 22.


Sticky’s Finger Joint Coming to Paramus Mall

Sticky’s Finger Joint, the NYC chicken tender chain that launched many an Instagram obsession, is coming to Paramus according to a report from NJBIZ (Read Full Article). The menu (View Menu) at Sticky’s includes their mix of “gourmet” chicken fingers,served with one of their 15+ sauces — with names


Pequannock (38) at Fair Lawn (59) - Boys Basketball

John Burek totaled 14 points to lead Fair Lawn to a 59-38 victory over Pequannock in Fair Lawn. Edwin Muniz scored 13 points and Darius Sohikish added seven for Fair Lawn. Tom Hardie led the way for Pequannock with nine points.


HS Track: Sedlmeir Second in Pentathlon at Bergen County Championships

NEW YORK, NY - Hasbrouck Heights junior Vincent Sedlmeir captured second in the Pentathlon, while Talia Ferguson took second in the girls' high jump and sixth in the girls' long jump in the Bergen County Championships held Wednesday evening at the 168th Street Armory in New York City.


Dozens displaced after fast-moving fire destroys Fort Lee apartment building

FORT LEE, N.J. — Dozens of families are displaced after a massive blaze destroyed a Fort Lee apartment building Thursday. The fire started at about 4 p.m., in the basement of one of the buildings at the Linwood Park cooperative complex along Edwin Avenue. By 8 p.m., flames continued to tear through


Is Light Rail Coming to Paterson?

PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey Transit officials hosted a public meeting at Eastside High School Wednesday to provide insight and obtain community feedback on efforts underway to explore the restoration of passenger service between Hawthorne and Hackensack, ultimately connecting with the Hudson-Bergen Lig


NYPD: 70-Year-Old Stabbed To Death By Woman Inside Bronx Deli

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have arrested a woman accused of stabbing a 70-year-old man to death inside of a Bronx deli Friday afternoon. According to authorities, the elderly customer was inside a store on Westchester Avenue when he got into a verbal argument with a 31-year-old woman around 12:2