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CAUGHT: Son Stabbed Parents To Death In Bergen County: Prosecutor

A man accused of stabbing his parents to death was caught on Saturday night, Englewood Mayor Michael Wildes confirmed to Patch. The son, who was not identified, was caught soon after authorities released the identities of the husband and wife who were found dead in their Englewood home Saturday morn


New Jersey Burglar Caught After Mistaking Police Car For His Getaway Lyft, Police Say

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. (CBS) — A man was arrested in Bergen County, New Jersey, Thursday during an attempted burglary after mistaking a police car for his Lyft ride, police say. Rochelle Park police responded to a call of a burglary just after 10 p.m., when residents awoke to the sound of someone attem


Winter Weather Advisory In 8 NJ Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for eight New Jersey counties Sunday as snow and slick roads are expected this weekend. The winter weather advisory was issued for Sussex, Passaic, Bergen, western Essex, Morris, Somerset, Warren and Hunterdon counties. The advisory w


New poll on Phil Murphy after a year as New Jersey governor

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- More than a year into the job, how are New Jersey residents taking to Democrat Phil Murphy as their governor? A newly released poll suggests that’s still an open question.


Elderly couple found dead in Bergen County home; Family car found at ShopRite

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police are investigating after an elderly couple was found dead with knife wounds in their Bergen County, New Jersey, officials said. Police arrived at the scene on Lafayette Place near Englewood Avenue in Englewood Saturday afternoon.


Time for a “NO ” Vote on the Ridgewood School Budget

Ridgewood NJ, after filing a lawsuit that offered no tangible benefit to Ridgewood taxpayers or school children . The Judge ruled that the terms of a board of education member cannot be shortened, there by extending the term of some increasingly unpopular Board of Education members .


Kids Hospitalized After Serious Vehicle Crash In Mahwah: Police

MAHWAH, NJ — Two children and a man were taken to the hospital after a motor vehicle crash at Ridge Road and Lydia Lane Friday morning, police said. A Toyota Rav IV was pulling out of Lydia Lane and turning left onto Ridge Road when it was hit by a Lincoln sedan that was in front of it going south o


Son charged with killing parents found inside NJ home

ENGLEWOOD — The son of a couple found dead in their home on Saturday has been charged with their deaths. Police were called by the son of Edward Boduch, 71, and his wife Miroslawa Potocka, 72, just before 11 a.m., to check on the couple, according to acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo, who


Officials Investigating After 7-Year-Old Girl Dies At New Jersey Motel

CARNEY’S POINT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — An investigation is underway in Salem County after a child died at a motel. The 7-year-old girl suffered a cardiac arrest at the Friendship Motor Inn in Carney’s Point Township Friday night.


Judge opens a Pandora’s Box in filing NJ local government vacancies

A ruling by Superior Court judge Katherine Regan Dupuis that refused to immediately order the seating of a Linden councilman-elect could have a ripple effect throughout the state, especially in a municipality where a majority party decides to simple not fill a vacant seat held by the minority party.


2019 Bergen County final preview - No. 16 Immaculate Heart vs. No. 3 Saddle River Day

2-Immaculate Heart (21-1) vs. 1-Saddle River Day (21-2), 2 p.m. How they got there: Immaculate Heart steamrolled its way into the semifinals, winning two games by a combined score of 123-64. The Blue Eagles than ran into a talented Old Tappan team. Those two programs won sectional titles last season


Hawthorne Ambulance, Responding to Call, Overturns in Traffic Accident

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The second vehicle to be knocked over in as many days in Hawthorne, a Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance was struck by a Jeep while responding to a call Friday night and fell onto its right side at the intersection of Goffle Road and Lafayette Avenue in front of the Dell Garden Center.


Two Nabbed In Nyack Drug Bust

Two men were arrested following an investigation into drug sales in the Nyack area. Leonard T. Cozart, 71, of Nyak, and Gregory Diaz, 46, of Valley Cottage, were arrested on Friday by Orangetown Police Department and the Rockland County REACT Team, along with the Rockland County Drug Task Force duri


5 New Houses For Sale In The Wyckoff Area

WYCKOFF, NJ — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some help in your search? Never fear! To help simplify your search, we've got an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.


Biblio-Raconteur Reading List for 2019

Ridgewood NJ, I’ve been asked what my 2019 The Ridgewood Blog reading list consists of (here ya go, PJ). My goal is to complete 80 books. Here’s a little over half of the ones I aim to complete (several are re-reads):


Hey New Jersey, enjoy your weekend because we may see snow Sunday night

Forecasters are seeing snow in New Jersey’s future. Don’t panic yet: It’s not supposed to be much. Forecasters from the National Weather Service don’t expect the Sunday snow to leave any area of the state with more than two inches of snow, and most the the Garden State will see less than an inch.


Downed Wires Close Rt. 17 In Both Directions In Ramsey

RAMSEY, NJ — Route 17 is closed in both directions due to downed wires. The closure is south of Lake Street in Ramsey, according to 511nj.org, the state's emergency traffic notification system.


Officials: 4 hurt when ambulance, car collide in Hawthorne

An ambulance and at least one other car crashed in Hawthorne Friday night. The incident happened at the intersection of Goffle Road and Lafayette around 11 p.m. Four people were treated for minor injuries.


Ramsey's Tommy FitzPatrick, 6, Dies After Brave Cancer Fight

RAMSEY, NJ — Tommy FitzPatrick was a typical 6-year-old boy. He loved his family, friends, playing hide-and-seek, anything "Star Wars," and Legos. FitzPatrick died Tuesday after a courageous 2-year battle with brain cancer, his obituary stated.


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.