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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.
Video released after rapper Casanova charged in diner incident
Police said 31-year-old Casanova, whose real name is Caswell Senior, was inside the Good Stuff Diner on West 14th Street August 5 with his entourage when they allegedly got into a dispute with a 23-year-old woman.
Hot and Humid First, Then Storms; Some Could Cause Flooding
What to KnowFriday will start off hot and humid before showers and storms, some that could cause flooding in vulnerable areas, Storm Team 4 saysAlthough rain may linger into the start of the weekend, dryer air starts to move in Saturday afternoon, but a shower can't be ruled outSunday looks to be th
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.
$450M counterfeit ring bust one of largest in NYC history
The charges include conspiracy to traffic and trafficking in counterfeit goods, conspiracy to smuggle and smuggling counterfeit goods, money laundering conspiracy, immigration fraud and unlawful procurement of naturalization.
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 Fire Department to adopt dog that had been tossed onto Great Falls ledge
The dog, named Paterson after the city he was rescued in, was retrieved Sunday near the base of the Great Falls. Once he finishes treatment at Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Paterson is expected to be adopted by Fire Co. 2 and live at the Getty Avenue headquarters as its new mascot.
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.
Dirty cop admits to taking bribes, ferrying cocaine for informant
A dirty NYPD cop admitted Tuesday to taking bribes and ferrying cocaine for an informant posing as a drug dealer in exchange for six years in prison.Johnny Diaz, 48, wearing an orange prison-issue jumpsuit, took the plea deal in Manhattan Supreme Court before Justice James Burke.“Are you pleading gu
Hackensack Police: USS Ling Naval Museum Vandalized
HACKENSACK, NJ — The continuing saga of the USS Ling, a World War II-era submarine later converted to a naval museum whose future is in question, took a dark turn on August 14 with the Hackensack Police Department investigating an apparent robbery aboard the vessel.
Hackensack resident arrested on marijuana charge
When arriving, police said, they allegedly found loose marijuana scattered on Simmons' pants. When he was asked to get up, an officer saw a hand-rolled cigarette with marijuana in it at Simmons’ feet. He also handed a bag filled with marijuana to the responding officer.
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
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.
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
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.
Sprain Brook Parkway crash: 2 in serious condition, all 3 southbound lanes closed
The accident happened shortly before 4 p.m., and all three southbound lanes between Ardsley Road and Jackson Avenue are closed, according to 511.org.
North Jersey lake-side restaurants offer elevated dining with panoramic views
(Photo: Courtesy of The Windlass)Story HighlightsLakes play big, if quiet roles, in the lives of many North Jersey residents.In northern New Jersey, there's a secret lake lifestyle, not unlike summer camp.Throughout August, The Record and NorthJersey.com are profiling some of our lake communities.Jo