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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


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.


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 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


Noose found at American Dream mall construction site and State Police are investigating, Gov. Murphy says

The New Jersey State Police is investigating a noose found at the American Dream mega-mall construction site in East Rutherford, Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday. “If it turns out to be true, it’s despicable and completely and utterly unacceptable,” Murphy said during an unrelated news conference in Pat


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


Wallington PD Nabs Accused Robber In Vicious Beating Of Gas Station Attendant With Hammer

Wallington police identified and arrested an accused masked robber who they said viciously beat a gas station attendant with a huge hammer while taking $300. George Marcelino-Perez, 24, of Passaic was the bandit caught on surveillance video dressed all in black “like a ninja” and pacing up and down


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.


N.J. weather: Up to 4 inches of snow in forecast. Latest update on winter storm timing.

A wintry mix of snow and sleet, with the potential for a glaze of ice, is expected to hit New Jersey starting Sunday night and into Presidents Day. The forecast for the northern half of the state calls for 1 to 3 inches of snow, with 4 inches possible in some spots.


Devastating I-280 Car Crash Shuts Down Eastbound Lanes, Causes Severe Injuries in West Orange

New Jersey State Police are looking into a crash that closed several lanes on a NJ highway and severely injured one person to the hospital during the overnight hours. According to preliminary reports, the violent crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-280 at Pleasant Valley Way just before 1:25


Terrace Avenue Closed Due to Traffic Accident

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Terrace Avenue on the Wood-Ridge border remains closed in both directions following an auto accident involving a car hitting a utility pole around 4 am this morning. PSEG is on the scene and working to replace the pole and transformer which was on the pole.


BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Three Shot, One Dead After Gunfire Erupts in Downtown Newark

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is headed to the scene of a shooting that has three people wounded with one of the victims dead at this time in downtown Newark. Details are swiftly developing but according to preliminary reports, multiple rounds of gunfire rang out near Lincoln Park at approxim


N.J.’s governor promised to clear weed convictions. Here’s just how hard that will be.

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Registration Opens this Week for 2019 Nutley Chamber of Commerce 5K

NUTLEY, NJ - Registration opens this week for the 2019 Nutley Chamber of Commerce 5K Fun Run benefitng the Nutley Educational Foundation. Taking place early on a Sunday morning, the 5K includes a Kids Fun Run, a Short Sprint, and the annual 5K itself. Registration for each of the events opens in mid


Protests planned across US on Presidents Day in response to Trump's national emergency for border wall

Protesters have planned demonstrations across the U.S. for Presidents Day in response to President Trump ’s decision to declare a national emergency for border wall funding. USA Today reports a wave of protests have been planned from New York to California and Texas to oppose the president’s nationa


Nutley's Vincent Nisivoccia Named to Deans' List at Bryant University

SMITHFIELD, RI - Bryant University is committed to the pursuit, recognition, and celebration of academic success. Vincent Nisivoccia, class of 2019, from Nutley, NJ, has been named to Bryant University's Deans' List for the fall 2018 semester.


CAUGHT! Authorities Capture Man Suspected Of Killing Englewood Parents Days Earlier

UPDATE: Authorities Saturday evening captured an Englewood man suspected of stabbing his parents to death at least three days ago after he went back to get his father's car. The suspect returned to the ShopRite supermarket to retrieve his father's 2010 Honda Accord, which he apparently had left ther


NYPD: Staten Island urologist arrested for allegedly driving without license, marijuana possession

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A urologist with a Concord-based medical practice was arrested early Saturday morning in Manhattan for allegedly driving without a license and possession of marijuana, according to police.


Man charged with threatening woman with gun on Valentine’s Day: police

JERSEY CITY – A man was arrested Valentine’s Day morning after threatening a woman with a gun, police said. Jahquell Carter, 23, was arrested and charged with weapons and terrorist threat offenses on Thursday around 1 a.m. at 99 Rutgers Ave., Jersey City spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione said.


Queens: 5 Foreclosed Houses Near You

QUEENS, NY — Are you hoping to buy a new house, but can't find anything in your price range? . A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Queens area might be just the place to start!