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NYPD: Sex offender charged in Queens attempted abduction may have more victims
RIDGEWOOD, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for possible additional victims of a man they saychased an 11-year-old girl and attempted to force her into his car in Queens over the weekend.
17 North Crash Results in Non Life Threatening Injuries
Ramsey NJ, Six (6) victims of a Monday morning, 12/17, crash on Route 17 northbound near Spring Avenue in Ramsey were transported to area hospitals by ambulances. Ramsey Police, Ramsey Rescue, and Ramsey EMS responded to the incident along with mutual aid ambulances from Upper Saddle River and The V
Teaneck Man Charged With Insurance Fraud for Allegedly Collecting $17,000 in Disability Benefits While Working
TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor today announced that a Bergen County man has been charged with insurance fraud and theft by deception in an alleged scheme to collect $17,048 in temporary total disability payment from his insurance company.
NJ Names 6 Towns Up For New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
The Garden State is about to get a little greener. On Monday, New Jersey Department of Health officials announced their long-awaited choices for the six businesses that will be invited to open new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The dispensaries would be located in Phillipsburg, Paterso
Rockland/Coach bus service blasted at Woodcliff Lake Meeting
Woodcliff Lake NJ, Assemblywomen Holly Schepisi relays her thoughts on improving Rockland/Coach bus service. I have used the service in the past and while the drivers are professional the company demonstrates a complete lack of interest in servicing North Jersey commuters and as a long time commuter
NJ TRANSIT COMPLETES SAFETY MILESTONE
Ridgewood NJ,NJ TRANSIT today marked 100-percent completion of the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) 2018 year-end milestone for Positive Train Control (PTC). Criteria for this requirement included installation of equipment on locomotives and cab control cars, installation of 326 miles of ways
Teen charged with third shooting, second murder in 8 months
TUPELO, Miss. — A Mississippi teen is jailed after officials arrested him for the drive-by shooting death of a 66-year-old woman. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson tells news outlets 17-year-old Latavious Betts is charged as an adult with murder and aggravated assault in Annie Walton’s Dec. 7 death.
Downtown Dhaba Reopens in New Westwood Location
Downtown Dhaba is back after two months in a new spot a block away in Westwood. It’s a bigger space with brand new interiors, meaning more seating — plus private party options.
Latest Mailbox Theft, Outside Glen Rock Post Office, Costs Ridgewood Woman $1,788
In what’s become an epidemic of sorts, a Ridgewood woman became one of the latest mailbox theft victims after someone stole and cashed $1,788 in checks that she’d deposited outside the Glen Rock Post Office, police said.
Have You Checked Jersey Cash 5 Ticket? $57,227 Ticket Sold in Bergen County
One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $57,227 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, Dec. 16th drawing. The winning numbers were: 03, 18, 19, 29 and 36 and the XTRA number was: 04. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Linwood Wine & Liquor, 102 Linwood Plaza, Fort
Man charged with trying to abduct 11-year-old in Ridgewood, Queens
RIDGEWOOD, Queens (WABC) -- A Queens man is in custody after he allegedly chased an 11-year-old girl and attempted to force her into his car before good Samaritans intervened. It happened around 7:50 a.m. Saturday as the victim was walking near Center Street and Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood on her way
Valley Hospital Van Dien Campus and Affordable Housing
Ridgewood NJ, Part of that affordable housing plan involves an alternative approach to The Valley Hospital campus on Van Dien Avenue. Valley is moving its main hospital to a 372-bed facility on Route 17, expected to be completed by 2023. Its Ridgewood campus will then become a medical services hub.
'Setting Differences Aside': GoFundMe Aids Woman's Ex-Husband, Kids After Wyckoff Fire
Mary Guarracino and her ex-husband certainly had their differences. But when tragedy struck recently, those differences mattered little. Guarracino had raised more than $1,700 on a GoFundMe for the family displaced by a fire early Saturday morning.
Charges filed in case of Yonkers mother of five found dead in Indiana motel room
Prosecutors filed criminal charges Monday in the case of the Yonkers native found dead in an Indiana motel room last week. Tyrin Boone, 40, was charged with aggravated battery “causing a substantial risk of death” after his arrest about seven miles away from the Fort Wayne motel where Janaya Jones-B
Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik Calls NJ Gun Mag Law That Disarms Police ,”Insane”
Trenton NJ, According to NJ.com, Governor Phil Murphy (D) signed the bill into law in June, which also states that an officer may not be convicted of a criminal offense if he or she voluntarily surrenders a weapon in question.
NJ Weather: Storm Expected To Disrupt Holiday Travel This Week
A strong storm is expected to disrupt holiday travel in New Jersey this week, forecasters say. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for a storm that forecasters say is supposed to resemble a nor'easter, packing strong winds and heavy rains that could cause flooding.
There is a constitutional obligation for municipalities in New Jersey to foster some degree of affordable housing
Ridgewood NJ, it seems many in Ridgewood are unaware of the so called Mount Laurel doctrine, the Mount Laurel doctrine is a controversial judicial interpretation of the New Jersey State Constitution. The doctrine requires that municipalities use their zoning powers in an affirmative manner to provid
Man finds valuable pearl in his oyster while eating lunch
EDGEWATER, NJ (CNN) – When it comes to luck, one New Jersey man must be feeling quite lucky after finding a valuable rare gem in his lunch. It happened at an oyster bar in New York City.
Indoor track: Boys team-by-team previews for North Jersey
Top returnees: Seniors Shamar Burns (MD), Sebastien Castro (MD), juniors Kevin Vergeldedios (S/J), Dane Watson (SP) and Tafari Sawyers (S/J) Outlook: A small but talented group could make some noise.
'Love Lives Here' Signs Popping Up Throughout Ridgewood
RIDGEWOOD, NJ — The signs just started showing up at people's front door. Reminiscent of those political signs that grace front lawns during election season, these have a very different message.