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Flo Rida's son falls from 5th-floor window of Jersey City apartment
The 6-year-old remains in the Intensive Care Unit where he is continuing to recover after the fall.
Kearny, NJ man who defended dog from pit bull attack charged, report says
KEARNY — Two dog owners are facing charges after a loose pit bull attacked and severely injured a Yorkshire terrier. Police say Joel Perez, 43, was walking his dog on Elm Street in Kearny near the high school around 11:20 p.m. on March 18 when the pit bull pounced, News 12 New Jersey reported. The pit bull forcefully bit the small terrier leaving it bloodied and suffering from liver damage. The terrier required surgery for its wounds.
Leader of $8 million Medicaid fraud scheme sentenced to just under 13 years
WHITE PLAINS – US District Judge Kimba Wood Wednesday imposed a federal prison sentence of just under 13 years on Julio Alvarado, a 63-year-old Yonkers man for leading a scheme to defraud Medicaid of millions of dollars through the billing of fraudulent transportation claims. Alvarado previously pled guilty to...
Driver who crashed into Apple store charged with murder
HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man whose SUV crashed through the glass storefront of an Apple store, killing one man and injuring nearly two dozen other people, has been charged with murder, prosecutors said. Bradley Rein, 53, was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday on charges of...
Program allows people with disabilities to use free all-terrain track chairs on trails
The Westchester Parks Foundation officially unveiled its first all-terrain track chair program called WFP Trails Without limits. It allows individuals living with paralysis, cerebral palsy and other disabilities the opportunity to use all-terrain track chairs that can be used on dirt trails, mud, sand and grass. The track chairs will...
Hitman in New Jersey murder-for-hire gets 16-year sentence
A career criminal whose rap sheet includes bank robberies and a murder conspiracy was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in prison for killing a New Jersey political consultant in exchange for money in 2014.
Pedestrian dies after being hit by drunk driver, officials say
An intoxicated driver who hit a pedestrian and did not stop over the weekend is facing more serious charges this week after the 75-year-old man died in the hospital, authorities said. Pedestrian Alan Friedman, of Closter, suffered life-threatening injuries in a hit-and-run on Durie Avenue in Closter on March 26...
Trio kidnapped, tortured N.J. man after drug deal gone wrong, officials say
Three New York residents were charged Tuesday with kidnapping and torturing a man from New Jersey after a failed drug deal, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. Dennis Reyes Mora, 37, Alexander Cruz, 26, and Cindy Aleman Fernandez, 27, all Brooklyn residents, are accused of holding the 18-year-old Hackensack man captive in the basement of a New York home before collecting a ransom from his family, prosecutors said.
Hackensack Man Arrested For Hit and Run in Closter
Hackensack, N.J. - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Jesus Yunganaula Tenempaguay of Hackensack for leaving the scene of a car accident resulting in severe bodily injury, endangering an injured victim, and obstructing apprehension. The charges are the product of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, led by Chief Jason Love, and the Closter Police Department, led by Chief John McTigue. On Sunday, March 26, 2023, the Closter Police Department responded to a complaint of a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian on Durie Avenue in Closter, NJ. Alan Friedman, of Closter, was taken to Hackensack University...
Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge seeks vendors along bike/walking path
The vendors need to operate a minimum of Saturdays and Sundays during peak traffic hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Closter pedestrian dies after hit-and-run, driver's charges upgraded to vehicular homicide
Prosecutors have charged a Hackensack man with homicide after the 75-year-old pedestrian he allegedly struck with his vehicle died Monday. Initially, Jesus Yunganaula Tenempaguay, 36, was charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, endangering an injured victim, and hindering his apprehension after what authorities have called a hit-and-run that left...
Student In Glen Rock Among Those Receiving Mass Shooting Threat From Upstate NY: Police
A threat of a mass shooting at a middle school in New York State last week somehow made its way to Glen Rock, where authorities said a student received a disturbing message. The Glen Rock High School student went directly to administrators before the day began last Thursday, March 23, to report it, Police Chief Dean Ackermann said.
Stony Point man pleads guilty to attempted murder in hotel attack
Todd Humphrey will be sentenced to 10 years in prison with five years' probation, which is scheduled for June.
New Jersey’s most expensive home finally sells — look inside
The Stone Mansion in Alpine — New Jersey’s most expensive home for sale — has finally sold years after it was listed. The sale price, which started out at $68 million in 2010 before it was even finished, was dropped over the years and finally sold for $27.5 million. The home was completed in 2013 and has been on the market ever since.
The biggest snowfall ever recorded in Bergen County, NJ history
Stacker looked at the biggest 1-day snowfall in Bergen County, New Jersey using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
N.J. first responders get a new ‘training mall’ to practice for real-life disasters
Officials in Bergen County celebrated the opening of the county’s new training environments for firefighters, police officers and EMS workers on Tuesday. The project, called the county’s Law and Public Safety Institute Modernization Project, first broke ground in June 2021, officials said. It was constructed in two phases — the first phase was completed last October and the second completed recently.
Trial begins for former Montclair lawyer accused of killing girlfriend in their home
James Ray is accused of fatally shooting Angela Bledsoe inside their Montclair home on Oct. 22, 2018.
Polio detected again in wastewater in community with low vaccine rate
A New York community with a high rate of people who are unvaccinated against polio may once again be dealing with a spreading virus.
Police release body cam video from incident where pit bull attacked a Yorkshire terrier
The incident happened on March 18 along Elm Street in Kearny.
Retired Bank Exec Struck In DWI Hit-And-Run In Closter Dies, Charges Against Driver Upgraded
A 75-year-old retired bank vice president from Closter who authorities said was struck by a drunk hit-and-run driver as he walked down a local street has died. Charges have been upgraded as a result against the driver, Jesus T. Yunganaula Tenempaguay, a 36-year-old Ecuadorian national living in Hackensack. Tenempaguay was...
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