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Franklin Lakes man charged in fatal Garfield hit-and-run
Paul Frischer, 59, employed as a building superintendent, was charged in the Monday crash that killed 42-year-old Giovanni Rivera, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.
Man living in NJ group home struck and killed in hit-and-run: sources
HACKENSACK, N.J. — A man who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in New Jersey has died, hospital sources said.
Woman looking for owner of pit bull that attacked, killed puppy
"The more I tried to pull her away from the pit bull, the more the pit bull went into her neck and had her neck in his mouth dangling," Bunch said.
Man struck by hit-and-run driver in Bergen County dies of injuries
Giovanni Rivera, 42, was struck by an SUV that kept going in Garfield Monday night. Police continue to search for the driver and have released surveillance photos of the suspected vehicle.
Jackpot-Winning Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Sold In Teaneck
The ticket was sold at Rocklins Stationers at 458 Cedar Lane. The ticket is worth more than $81,000, half of the game's $163,000 jackpot.
Paterson woman admits to selling heroin days after boyfriend pleaded guilty
Karen Rojas, of Paterson, admitted Wednesday in Newark Federal court to selling pills with heroin inside, just a week after boyfriendJuan Vidal admitted to also selling drugs, federal prosecutors said.
New Jersey Hall of Fame finds a home at American Dream mall
Lincoln Palsgrove IV, Vice President of Communications at American Dream & Triple Five, gives a tour at at the construction site of the American Dream project in East Rutherford on 08/28/18.Mitsu Yasukawa/Northjersey.com, North Jersey Record
N.J. grocery store owner admits $888K food stamps fraud scheme
Maria Teresa Venegas, of Newark, pleaded guilty to one count of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey said in a statement.
#JusticeForGio: Search Continues For Hit-Run SUV As Garfield Special Needs Man Dies
UPDATE:A 42-year-old man with special needs who was struck by a hit-and-run driver outside a Garfield group home died before dawn Wednesday as the search for the SUV that struck him continued.Doctors had planned to take Giovanni Rivera off life support later on Wednesday, family members said, but he
Prosecutor: PA College Student, NYC Delivery Driver Caught With Drugs In Route 4 Paramus Stop
A college student from Pennsylvania and a delivery driver from West 135th Street in Manhattan were carrying varying among of cocaine, Ecstasy and pot when Bergen County prosecutor’s detectives stopped them on Route 4 in Paramus, authorities said.Jonathan Jiminez, a 28-year-old college student from A
Video Shows Robber, NYC Deli Clerk Grappling Over Gun
Bodega Owner Fights Off RobberA Bronx deli clerk wrestled a gun away from a would-be robber in a harrowing attack caught on video.The NYPD says a man placed a food order on Monday before going behind the counter, displaying the gun and demanding cash.When the clerk hesitated, the man struck him on t
Fair Lawn Elementary Schools Named Among 100 Best In New Jersey
FAIR LAWN, NJ — Niche.com recently released its ranking of the top elementary schools in the Garden State and not surprisingly, five Fair Lawn schools made the list.
Mugshots: Police sergeant among 24 arrested in child sex sting
Authorities on Tuesday announced the arrests of two dozen men nabbed in a child predator sting in New Jersey, and the suspects include a nurse, a firefighter and a police sergeant.
Woman Drives Over 2 NJ Airport Runways, Ditches Car and Runs
What to KnowA woman managed to breach a guard post at NJ's Teterboro Airport and drive across two active runways before ditching her car and runningShe fled into the woods and was later found hiding in a random person's backyard, sources say; charges are pending against her"The incident is being inv
Passaic man struck in head with bottle at Paterson after-hours club
Detectives also are investigating possible gunshots fired outside the club at about 5:50 a.m., the same time as the bottle attack, but they have not found any shell casings or anyone who was wounded, police said. The city’s sound-activated gunshot detection system registered shots being fired in tha
Registered Sex Offender Got Job Working Near Children In Clifton
CLIFTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork)— Nathaniel Lewis is a 37-year-old registered sex offender in the state of Virginia that somehow ended up working near children in Clifton, flying under the radar for more than a year.
2 Friends Drown in New Jersey Creek While Trying to Save Swimmer: They're 'Real Life Heroes'
Two men drowned in a New Jersey creek on Sunday while trying to save their friend who was pulled out by a fast-moving current, authorities say.Mark Gorski, 56, and Zaidius Perry, a 36-year-old father of four, jumped into Thornes Creek in Hazlet around 2:40 p.m. when they heard their friend yelling f
New Jersey’s latest legal marijuana bill reportedly proposes the lowest weed tax in the country
The bill includes rules — a 21-year-old age limit, for instance — that seemed obvious, but it also includes the wild idea of making marijuana deliveries legal, which isn’t the case in every state.
Under fire, bus company gives up $1M worth of Paterson school contracts
The company, A-1 Elegant, was cited for more than 100 contract violations during 2017-18, when it handled 60 bus routes at a cost of $2 million. Those infractions ranged from picking up students late to using drivers without the proper credentials, officials said. The district was conducting a vendo
Sexual abuse trial in Bergen County ends with closing arguments
Alfredo Rosales, 53, of Englewood is on trial for several crimes, including aggravated sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, human trafficking and endangering the welfare of a child. Closing arguments were given in the case in Bergen County Superior Court on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Rosales s