Bergen County

Donald DeWitt (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office)

NJ Magnet School Teacher Accused Of Sending Student Sexually Explicit Emails

A longtime teacher at a northern New Jersey magnet high school stands accused of sending sexually explicit emails to a 16-year-old female student.

04/14/2015

John Zeug, 77, was attacked by a coyote outside his Saddle River, New Jersey home on Monday, April 6. (Credit: CBS2)

Saddle River Coyote Attack Victim Shares Shocking Story

Bergen County, New Jersey residents were being warned Tuesday to keep their pets and children inside, a day after a coyote attacked a man in Saddle River.

04/07/2015

In an alleged international cellphone insurance scam, packages with phones are being sent to the addresses of strangers in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Phone Insurance Scammers Send Packages To Unsuspecting N.J. Residents

People in several New Jersey towns in Bergen and Passaic counties have been warned to be on the lookout for suspicious deliveries.

04/03/2015

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Prosecutor: New Jersey Man Bolts While Jury Deliberates In His Assault Trial

A Bergen County, New Jersey man allegedly bolted this week while jurors were deliberating in his assault trial.

03/20/2015

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Snow, Ice, Rain Pound Tri-State Area; System Will Last Into Thursday

If you were hoping for spring weather, you’re going to have to wait a bit longer.

03/03/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in a robbery at the Community Bank of Bergen County in Rochelle Park, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Quick-Thinking Bank Customer Snaps Pic Of Suspect During Rochelle Park Robbery

A quick thinking customer may hold the key to catching a man who robbed a bank in Rochelle Park on Thursday.

02/20/2015

Parents in Mahwah, New Jersey say their children's walk down snow-covered sidewalks is dangerous. (Credit: CBS2)

Mahwah Parents Say Kids Are Put In Serious Danger While Walking To School

Some mothers from Bergen County, New Jersey said their town’s streets are too dangerous for children not to be bused to school.

02/19/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

West Virginia Oil Train Derailment Sparks Fears Along Rail Lines In Bergen, Rockland Counties

The accident is raising concerns in Rockland and Bergen counties, where the same cars rumble past homes and businesses just about every day.

02/18/2015

A truck drives down a flooded street on Oct. 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA Holding Public Forums On Bergen County Flood Maps

Forums for people in high-risk flood zones will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Hackensack and in Mahwah on Wednesday.

02/10/2015

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Defense Lawyer Wants U.S. Attorney Removed For Trial Of Ex-Bergen Power Broker

The legal sparring continued Monday in the racketeering case of a former Bergen County Democratic power broker Joseph Ferriero.

02/09/2015

Scene outside of apparent murder-suicide in Closter, New Jersey on Feb. 7, 2015 (credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide In Closter, New Jersey

County prosecutor John Molinelli said the pair was found inside the home at 595 High St. along with a baby who authorities said is uninjured.

02/07/2015

Bergen County residents are worried that coyotes may come after their children and their pets. (Credit: CBS2)

Bergen County Residents Say Coyotes Are Moving Out Of The Shadows And Attacking

Bergen County residents are seeing more and more coyotes, and now the animals are attacking.

01/29/2015

Smoke can been seen billowing from a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, NJ on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Maintenance Work Caused Massive Edgewater, NJ, Apartment Complex Fire

Maintenance workers fixing a leak and using a torch is what started the massive fire at an Edgewater, N.J., apartment complex fire, officials said Thursday night.

01/22/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

NJ Emergency Officials Want More Info On Train Oil Shipments

Bergen County fire departments and local leaders met Sunday to discuss how to respond if a train carrying highly flammable crude oil happened to derail and catch fire in residential communities.

01/12/2015

Inside an expanded Hudson-Bergen Light Rail car - July 3, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Listen To Pleas To Extend Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Into Bergen County

Some northern New Jersey mayors met with lawmakers on Wednesday to push for extending NJ Transit’s light rail north of its last Hudson County stop.

01/09/2015

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