Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli

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Woman, Man Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Moonachie, N.J.

A man and his girlfriend were killed Monday in an apparent murder-suicide in Moonachie, New Jersey, authorities said Monday.

11/24/2014

Claudia Hernandez Soriano and Juan Martinez Rojas (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Officials: Woman Dies Trying To Break Up Fight Between Son, His Girlfriend In NJ

A 45-year-old mother in New Jersey died of cardiac arrest when she tried to break up a domestic dispute between her son and his girlfriend, authorities said.

11/11/2014

Police on the scene of a murder in Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Ho-Ho-Kus Man Faces Murder Charge In Mother’s Slaying

The lawyer for a northern New Jersey man who allegedly stabbed and beat his mother to death earlier this month says he plans to use an insanity defense for his client.

09/23/2014

Police on the scene of a murder in Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Ho-Ho-Kus Man Charged In Mother’s Slaying

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of his mother, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said.

09/01/2014

One person was killed and two others injured after a car hit a building in Ridgefield on July 24, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Ridgefield Crash

One person was killed and two others injured after a car hit a building in Ridgefield early Thursday morning.

07/24/2014

Some people arrested for heroin possession in a massive bust in New Jersey. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Snared In Massive New Jersey Heroin Sweep

Prosecutors on Tuesday said 325 people, including more than 280 alleged users and 40 dealers, were snared during the eight-week operation that targeted Paterson-based drug operations.

06/03/2014

Police on the scene after a woman is found dead on Passaic Street in Rochelle Park. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Found Dead On Road In Rochelle Park, N.J.

Police said 53-year-old Christine Bezak was discovered at 8:30 a.m. on Passaic Street, just off Route 17.

12/04/2013

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Is It Time To Arm School Administrators? Newtown Tragedy Pushes Envelope

The shocking Newtown elementary school tragedy has some calling for extreme measures — like giving principals guns. While some applaud the idea, others say guns have no place in schools — no matter what the circumstances.

12/17/2012

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Bergen County Cops Indicted On Misconduct Charges Stemming From Wild Chase

The charges are not centered on the officer’s use of force, but rather what happened after the shooting incident. The grand jury indictment said the two officers removed shell casings from the scene and lied to detectives about what happened.

08/20/2012

Stephen Baldino (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Woman Found Fatally Stabbed In Lyndhurst Home; Neighbor Arrested

Police found 59-year-old Lydja Mitchell’s bloody body in her Page Avenue apartment around 5 p.m. Monday after a neighbor became concerned when the victim didn’t answer her door.

03/06/2012

Aakash Dalal (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

2nd Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To N.J. Synagogue Firebomb Attacks

The second man charged in a series of attacks on synagogues in New Jersey is being held on $2.5 million bail.

03/05/2012