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Ex-high school basketball coach kissed teen students on the lips, groped them, cops say

A former Teaneck High School basketball coach is accused of kissing two 17-year-old girls on the lips and groping them, according to an arrest warrant released Friday. Marcelle Williams, 37, of Teaneck, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and four co


N.J. strip club shut down after undercover investigation leads to prostitution arrests

Police officers raided and shutdown a strip club in Paterson last week after an undercover investigation led to prostitution charges against the manager and seven dancers, authorities said.


Ex-Hackensack HS Football Star Busted On Warrants During Drug Raid

A former Hackensack High School football star who was acquitted several years ago of beating a man into critical condition outside a Passaic nightclub was arrested by city police during a drug raid at an ex-con’s house.


Following Approval Developer Says: Paterson Residents Will Build This Building

PATERSON, NJ - Plans to redevelop the site of the former Paterson Armory took an important step forward Thursday with a 5-2 vote of the Board of Adjustment in approval of the project proposed by prominent local developer Charles Florio.


Warning of Deadly Drugs Proliferating in Bergen County

In response to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s announcement today regarding the takedown of a major fentanyl and heroin drug mill in Hudson County, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo has issued a warning about potentially deadly narcotics in the local area.


Jury convicts New York man of murder in 5-year-old case

MASSENA, N.Y. (AP) — A jury has found a Massena man guilty of killing a 25-year-old woman whose decomposed body was found in the woods nearly five years ago. When Christopher Hebert, 47, is sentenced on May 6, he will face a maximum prison term of 25 years to life.


Teaneck Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

TEANECK, NJ — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening. Rain in the morning and windy overnight. Windy and mostly cloudy in the morning.


Walmart customer sprayed in face with cleaning chemical, robbed of purse in N.J. store, cops say

Police in Union County are investigating a robbery inside Walmart last week in which a woman was sprayed with some type of cleaning substance. The incident occurred March 12 at the Walmart on Springfield Road in Union Township, police said.


Plan to demolish two houses and build super-sized mansion irks New Jersey residents

MONCLAIR, N.J. -- Staten Islanders are familiar with what happens when one house gets torn down here: Three are built in its place. In this New Jersey town, however, a developer is doing the opposite, and area residents aren’t excited about it.


Woman, 78, kicked in the face multiple times on subway in the Bronx: police

WAKEFIELD, the Bronx— Authorities are searching for a man seen in cellphone video kicking a woman’s face and body several times on a train in the Bronx, police said Friday.


Video Shows ‘Heinous Assault’ of Woman on Subway as Riders Look On

Police are looking into an attack on a 78-year-old woman riding the subway in the Bronx after a violent video surfaced this week on social media showing a man kicking her repeatedly in the head and face as she was seated.


Your friend was killed in the house you rented, now pay us for loss of its value, landlords tell Giants player

It’s been almost nine months since a friend of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins was killed — allegedly by Jenkins’ brother — in a rented upscale home in Fair Lawn, and now the owners of the home are trying to make the NFL player pay for what they say is a loss on the home’s value.


Man who posted “revenge porn” gets 3 years probation, warning from Bronx court

A man who took revenge on his girlfriend by posting a video of her having sex with him got three years’ probation on Friday and a warning that if he violates the terms of his sentence he faces up to a year in jail.


AOC Blames Increased Death Threats On Right Wing Media

Ever since AOC joined Congress, the Capitol Police have trained AOC’s staff how to handle visitors when they enter the office. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is contending that conservative media is behind the increased death threats she and her office has received regularly, according to an intervie


Ex-priest who molested boys in N.J. fired from Dominican Republic school

A former New Jersey priest convicted of molesting two boys more than a decade ago has been fired from a Dominican Republic school where he was teaching English to children, according to local news reports.


Boy, 11, helped defend mom during home invasion: cops

A tough-as-nails 11-year-old boy jumped to his mom’s defense when an intruder entered their Manhattan home, police said on Friday. The 43-year-old Fort George woman was sleeping inside her Wadsworth Avenue apartment when the family pooch’s barking woke her up around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday.


Man Attacked While Walking On West Forest Avenue, Englewood

ENGLEWOOD, N.J.—On March 17, officers were dispatched to Holy Name Hospital on a reported assault. Once at the hospital, officers spoke to a 24-year-old male victim and were able to determine that he was assaulted by a lone assailant as he walked east on West Forest Avenue, towards Teaneck.


Former New York City police officer indicted with tampering a crime scene after he shot a man: Sources

(NEW YORK) -- A former New York City police officer was indicted for attempting to cover up a crime scene after shooting a man in the face, multiple sources confirmed to ABC News.


Paterson cops arrest manager, seven dancers for prostitution at El Cabaret bar

The police raided the El Cabaret gentlemen’s club on Cianci Street last Thursday night, arresting a manager and seven dancers for prostitution, according to police director Jerry Speziale.


VIDEO: Cops Search Suspect Who Attacked 89-Year-old Norwood Man

The NYPD is looking for a man who sucker-punched an 89-year-old man in Hull Avenue on March 9. Police say the incident happened that day at around 1 p.m. when the suspect and victim got into an argument. The argument intensified after the suspect was seen on video punching the victim, and pushing hi