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Hometown hero gets his day in Fair Lawn

As Lance Cpl. David Carr prepares to be deployed to the Middle East, he received a grand sendoff from Fair Lawn's mayor and council. Mayor John Cosgrove and the council declared Monday "Lance Corporal David Solomon Carr Day." The mayor issued a proclamation in honor of the 2014 Fair Lawn High Schoo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 15:56:17

Fair Lawn soccer coach allegedly headbutts opposing coach

The Meadowlands as a Jersey Icon, the Giants; home opener and an interview with the Wegmans - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey this week." John C. Ensslin A Fair Lawn youth soccer coach is facing assault charges after he allegedly headbutted an opposing coach Sept. 10, authorities said. Fair

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-18 16:49:06

3 sought in Newark gunpoint gas station robbery

NEWARK-- Police are searching for two men who held up a gas station early Tuesday morning and a third person who drove the getaway vehicle. A member of the public flagged down a police officer around 1:45 a.m. and informed them of the robbery at the Gulf station located at 242 Elizabeth Ave. Two men

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 02:04:11

Man, 20, killed in triple shooting in Newark

NEWARK -- A 20-year-old man was killed Monday night in a shooting that injured two other men on the city's West Side, authorities said. The three were shot at 7:25 p.m. on the 600 block of South 20th Street in Newark, authorities said. Alshadeem Q. Green, 20, of Newark, died about 30 minutes later a

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 15:06:30

Paterson police seize almost 8,000 bags of heroin during drug raid

Paterson police arrested three men and seized almost 8,000 bags of heroin following an investigation into the sale of drugs in the area of Park Avenue and East 18th Street and several surrounding areas. The narcotics division arrested Rafael E. Collazo, 43, of Paterson; Edward Infante, 38, of Brookl

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 15:42:01

New Jersey woman loses engagement ring on highway, and officer picks up the search

Officer Jon Henderson recovered Kimberly Garcia's engagement ring after she lost it while changing a flat tire.(Paramus Police Department) PARAMUS, N.J. - A police officer has come to the rescue of a New Jersey woman who lost her diamond engagement ring on a highway while changing a flat tire. Pol

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 13:55:14

President Duda, here 5 must-try Polish restaurants while you visit North Jersey

Welcome, President Andrzej Duda of Poland, to the borough of Wallington! We assume that you are well aware that this tiny, heart-shaped North Jersey town of some 11,500 residents has the greatest percentage of residents who are Polish of any New Jersey municipality - the seventh highest percentage o

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 12:06:32

Cop finds diamond ring motorist lost while changing tire

PARAMUS - When her car developed a flat tire on Route 4 Sunday, Kimberly Garcia didn't call AAA. Instead, she pulled over and did the dirty job of changing the tire herself. Somewhere during the process, however, she lost her diamond engagement ring. "When she returned home she realized that her rin

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 10:58:16

Controversial needle exchange that left area littered with syringes reopens

PATERSON -- After closing down for two days, a controversial needle exchange program in the city is back up and running. The Well of Hope Drop-In Center was recently criticized by local residents incensed by the number of used syringes that have been found in parks and other public areas. Jerome Kin

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 17:30:16

Meet the 12 most-dangerous stretches of highway in N.J.

Last year saw a spike in the number of fatalities on New Jersey highways, but the places you're most in danger of crashing are on short stretches that usually intersect with another highway or have many shopping areas, according to an analysis of 2016 crash statistics. Statewide, there were 83,751 c

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 12:38:00

Police: Men Steal More Than $50K Worth Of Whiskey From N.J. Liquor Store

(Credit: River Edge Police Department) On Friday, September 15 between 6:25 and 7 p.m., six men stole three bottles of high-end whiskey from Total Wine & More on Main Street in River Edge, police said. (Credit: River Edge Police Department) Police said a 50-year-old sterling silver bottle of Highlan

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 21:45:00

Booze bandits steal a treasure trove of Scotch

A band of high-end booze bandits knocked off a New Jersey liquor store, stealing more than $52,000 worth of Scotch, authorities said Wednesday. The six suspects carried out the boozy heist at the Total Wine & More in River Edge at about 6:30 p.m. on Friday, WABC reported. The men used shopping carts

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-20 20:53:44

Port Authority police help reunite lost dog with owners

Senior Minister, Kenneth Gill of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ridgewood gave animal blessings to those who passed by the Hope St. church Sunday afternoon as the veterinary hospital next door hosted an adoption day event. September 17, 2017 Kevin R. Wexler Port Authority police helped reunite a lost d

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 01:10:54

$52K heist of rare Scotch rocks North Jersey liquor superstore (PHOTOS)

RIVER EDGE -- Police are looking for six people who pulled off a high-end Scotch heist at local liquor store in broad daylight. An employee at Total Wine & More in River Edge reported the theft to police Saturday, a day after three bottles of liquor, totaling nearly $52,000 in value, went missing fr

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 18:43:10

Booze bandits swipe high-end Scotch worth thousands

Police in New Jersey are searching for the bandits who made off with some high-end Scotch worth tens of thousands of dollars. Authorities said six thieves broke into a locked case of liquor case at Total Wine & More just off Route 4 in River Edge last Friday evening. The suspects used shopping carts

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-20 17:21:19

Glen Rock approves limited purchase of electric car chargers

GLEN ROCK - A plan to install electric vehicle charging stations across the borough may not reach complete voltage. In July, members of the Glen Rock Environmental Commission and the resident-run Green Team announced efforts to install six charging stations throughout the borough. Last week, the Bo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 09:43:02

Paramus cop helps woman find engagement ring lost on highway

Paramus Police Department PARAMUS - When Kimberly Garcia fixed her flat tire on Route 4 on Sunday she safely drove away from the scene, but left her engagement ring behind. Thanks to an observant officer, the ring and its owner have been reunited. According to the Paramus Police Department, Garcia d

NJ1015.COM - 2017-09-20 17:15:56

Paramus cop reunites woman with lost engagement ring

A Paramus police officer managed to reunited a woman with her lost engagement ring after it fell off her finger on Sunday. Kimberly Garcia lost her ring along Route 4 while changing a flat tire. It was not until she got home that Garcia realized the ring was no longer on her finger, according to a F

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 15:56:53

Winner of $338M Powerball jackpot is charged with sexually abusing a girl for three years starting when she was just 11 years old

A New Jersey man who made headlines in 2013 when he won a $338million Powerball jackpot has been arrested on suspicion that he sexually assaulted a young girl for three years. Pedro Quezada, of Wayne, has been charged with counts of first- and second-degree sexual assault and endangering the welfare

DAILY MAIL - 2017-09-20 20:07:27

Paterson raid turns up 7K bags of heroin, cops say

PATERSON-- Three men face several charges for their involvement in the drug trade near Park Avenue and E. 18th Street, Police Director Jerry Speziale said in a statement. The police department's narcotics division launched an investigation which led to a raid at 217 Park Ave. Police found 7,600 glas

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 21:35:42