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HEADS UP: Paramus Firefighter Whose Truck Was Broken Into Says He Was Followed From Bank

Standing on line at a Western Union in Paramus, a borough volunteer firefighter saw a familiar face: Moments earlier, he’d seen the same man sitting in a suspicious minivan parking outside his bank.


Police log: Kohl’s theft, DUI crash on Main Street

Larceny at Kohl’s A Terryville, Conn., woman was arrested for sixth-degree larceny at Kohl’s in Ridgefield around 12:30 Saturday, Jan. 12. Police said Catalina Eguizabal, 48, was observed by the store’s loss-prevention department attempting to exit without making payment for several items.


Car Stolen with Keys Inside From Jersey City Spotted in East Orange

A vehicle that was reported stolen with the keys while running at a location in Jersey City was spotted in East Orange on Monday night. According to preliminary reports, police were on patrol in the area of Hoffman Boulevard when they observed a tan colored Dodge Dart violate traffic signals and att


Inside alleged wife-killer’s twisted plans to get away with murder

He’s the black-hearted husband accused of snapping his wife’s neck so he could reap her $5.2 million fortune and then, in a twist worthy of “Law & Order,” trying to frame his innocent 9-year-old daughter.


Ridgewood Police ,Fire and EMS Respond to Construction Fall

Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire department, and Ridgewood EMS rushed to aid an injured worker who had fallen two (2) stories inside of a new home being constructed in the 300 block of North Monroe Street, Ridgewood on Monday morning, 01/21. The victim landed in the home’s basement and was removed b


The fastest animal on earth making a comeback in New Jersey

Peregrine falcon populations declined drastically across much of the United States due to the widespread use of the pesticide DDT before it was banned in 1972. In fact, the peregrine falcon populations were completely wiped out east of the Mississippi River by the 1950s and 1960s.


How Long Island homes end up on TV, in movies

For the past six years, Jackie Sanchez has opened her Roosevelt split-level to photographers and video crews to shoot fashion spreads for, among others, Vogue Australia, Allure, Elle UK, Nike and Playboy.


Chocolate Expo at Garden State Plaza Promises Fun and Fullness This Sunday

PARAMUS, NJ -- It’s all about chocolate, food and fun at The Chocolate Expo, America’s largest chocolate festival, on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at the Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ, where guests can enjoy delectable indulgences from 10am until 7pm.


Still need 'brick and mortar' stores

The end of the holidays sees the once iconic stores of other generations on the proverbial rocks. They're dealing with the likes of Amazon, and a host of online stores including Walmart, and others that are reaping benefits from internet sales that aren't tied to "brick and mortar" stores.


Day 32: Furloughed Federal Workers In New Jersey Turn To Food Banks

NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880) — As the government shutdown drags into day 32, food pantries in New Jersey continue to see an increase in furloughed federal workers seeking help. As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, there are roughly 5,000 furloughed workers in the state and many do not know where to go f


Martin Luther King Remembrance Race Highlights Meadowlands' Weekend

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Meadowlands kicked off the weekend by honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 18 with a race that featured only African-American drivers.


Paramus Native ID'd As Garden Parkway Crash Victim: Report

PARAMUS, NJ — A borough native was identified as the person killed in a crash on the Garden State Parkway Sunday, according to a report. Jessica Munoz, 30, a Paramus native who lived in Rahway, was going north near milepost 157 in Clifton when she hit a guardrail, went across the highway, and crashe


MTA Is Finally Speeding Up Trains That Were Slowed Down For No Reason

Among the many issues plaguing New York City's subway system, there is the unfortunate and inexplicable fact that our trains are just not very fast. With average speeds of about 17 miles per hour, the typical subway here crawls along at rates about twice as slow as those in San Francisco's BART syst


Edge, Bishop propel FDU to victory with long-range shooting

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Darnell Edge scored 23 points and Kaleb Bishop 21, with each making five 3-pointers, and Fairleigh Dickinson beat Mount St. Mary's 87-69 on Monday. Xzavier Malone-Key added 16 points and Jahil Jenkins 10 for the Knights (7-11, 2-4 Northeast), who snapped a three-game losing strea


Man Chats His Way Off with $1,300 Worth of Lottery Tickets

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A chatty 30's-ish "heavy set" white man made off with approximately $1,300 worth of NJ Lottery tickets from the Rock Ridge Pharmacy after distracting the clerk during the purchase, according to the police.


A mac and cheese fest is coming to N.J. and we’re already fasting in preparation

If you’re of the mind and stomach that there is no such thing as too much mac and cheese, a new event coming to Hoboken is a day of eating you won’t want to miss. The Hoboken Mac & Cheese Festival will be held on March 23, and will feature some of the most popular restaurants and bars in the city br


Fair Lawn Detective On A Roll: Arrests Pile Up In Mailbox Check-Theft Cases

A Fair Lawn detective continued his recent streak of arrests connected to thefts from local mailboxes. Detective Paul Donohue arrested 20-year-old Franklin Peralta after a resident reported mailing a personal check from the Radburn Post Office, where dropboxes had been broken into, Sgt. Brian Metzle


The Best Things To Do In NYC This Week

It's the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, despite threats to reproductive rights nationwide, New York state is poised to pass the Reproductive Health Act today. Join The Intercept, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and a bunch of terrific ladies for a panel discussion about the future of these iss


Freshman class president protests world history change

Ridgefield High School’s plan to change a mandatory world history course into an elective sparked protest from the freshman class president, who is concerned the change would negatively impact minority students.


Incident that Left One Man Shot Under Investigation

PATERSON, NJ - An investigation is underway into an overnight incident that left a 21-year old Prospect Park man with a non-fatal gunshot wound. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police Department re