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Officials: Fraudsters Target Bergen County Residents With Jury Duty Phone Scam

Fraudsters are apparently targeting Bergen County residents with a jury duty phone scam. Calls have been made on pre-paid cell phones with ‘201’ area codes, the Bergen County Sheriff’s office said.

03/19/2014

Police sketch of a suspect wanted for an attempted luring in Leonia (credit: CBS 2)/Police sketch of a suspect wanted for an attempted luring in Ridgefield Park, NJ (credit: CBS 2)/Police sketch of a suspect wanted for an attempted luring in Leonia, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Students In Bergen County On Alert After Latest Report Of Attempted Luring

The latest incident happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday in Hackensack.

03/18/2014

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Hackensack Incident Latest In String Of Bergen County Luring Attempts

Police in New Jersey are looking for a man who attempted to lure a child into his car on Monday.

03/17/2014

Bergen County Luring Suspects

Parents On Edge After Rash Of Luring Attempts In Bergen County

Police are warning parents that several suspects may be on the prowl trying to lure young kids. At least eight children have been targeted so far, police said.

03/14/2014

Police are searching for this man who allegedly made sexual comments to young girls in two separate incidents in Leonia, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2/Leonia Police)

Police In Bergen County Warn Parents Of Several Luring Attempts

According to police, several men have targeted at least seven young children throughout Bergen County.

03/13/2014

Darius Ghahary has been arrested on drug charges and for the drug overdose death of a Ramsey teenager. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Upper Saddle River Father Charged In Teen’s Drug Overdose Death

According to authorities, Darius Ghahary was selling heroin, oxycodone, marijuana and MDMA – better known as Molly or ecstasy – out of his rented Upper Saddle River home.

03/10/2014

Winter weather creates slick conditions on roads in Bergen County, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Too Many Storms, Too Little Salt In New Jersey

The seemingly endless barrage of snowstorms is leaving many New Jersey municipalities running low on salt to spread on roads.

02/04/2014

Cresskill Police (credit: CBS 2)

Cresskill Police: Home Invasion Suspects Carried Snow Shovels As A Cover

The suspects hit two homes during Monday morning’s snowstorm, police said. Police said two white men wearing ski masks and carrying snow shovels went door to door, hoping to find nobody at home.

02/04/2014

Joseph Bariso (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Grandson Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Grandmother

Joseph Bariso, 28, is charged with murder for allegedly shooting 85-year-old Olga Bariso while she slept on the couch of her Lodi home on Dec. 29.

01/24/2014

Winter weather creates slick conditions on roads in Bergen County, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Blanket Of White Covers New Jersey, Makes Driving Conditions Treacherous

The snow came early and started sticking sooner than many drivers in Bergen County expected.

01/21/2014

Jovan Milton Alleyne, Marvin Guillaume-Sam and Linson Watson (L-R) have been charged with robbery for allegedly stealing $3,000 worth of baby formula from a Mahwah grocery store. (credit: Mahwah Police)

Men Accused Of Stealing $3,000 In Baby Formula Nabbed Following Mahwah Police Chase

The suspects, from Queens and Brooklyn, went into the A&P market in Mahwah Wednesday night, loaded the cart with the pricey formula and tried to race out with the stolen goods, police said. According to police, the suspects planned to sell the expensive formula in bodegas back in the city.

01/16/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train Halted

NJ TRANSIT Train Hits Car, Gets Held Up For An Hour And A Half

An NJ TRANSIT train was halted for an hour and a half Tuesday night after hitting a car in Elmwood Park, N.J.

01/14/2014

About 24,000 PSE&G customers lost power on Nov. 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Power Restored To 40,000 PSE&G Customers In New Jersey

Power has been restored to more than 40,000 New Jersey customers who were left in the dark briefly on the evening of New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2013

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli  (file/credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: NJ Teen Accused Of Stabbing Sister To Death During Argument

Officials say the brother and sister are among 12 children in the family. Three of the children are adopted, including the suspect and the victim, according to authorities.

12/27/2013

New Jersey Outage

Transformer Explosion Knocks Out Power In Northern N.J.

An estimated 12,000 customers were without power in New Jersey Monday afternoon after a transformer blew up.

12/16/2013

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