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Kenneth Webb

Police: Suspected Burglar Caught Hiding Under Child’s Bed In Fair Lawn

A suspected burglar was in police custody in Bergen County, New Jersey on Thursday evening, after police said he was found hiding under a child’s bed.

06/12/2014

A welcome sign - Fair Lawn, NJ - File / Photo: Borough of Fair Lawn

Bird’s Nest Delays Fair Lawn Water Tower Work

Once upon a midnight dreary, a northern New Jersey town became weary, waiting to paint its water tower after a pair of ravens came knocking at its door.

04/22/2014

Photo believed to be of 6 Fair Lawn teens taken by Beatles drummer Ringo Starr in 1964. (credit: "Photograph" by Ringo Starr & Genesis Publications)

6 Fair Lawn, N.J. Students Memorialized In Ringo Starr’s New Book, ‘Photograph’

Starr’s search for six teenagers who he photographed during the Beatles’ first trip to America in 1964 may be over.

10/25/2013

Emerson Power Lines Down

Trees, Power Lines Torn Down, Flights And Transit Snagged By Powerful Storms

A round of storms ripped down trees and power lines, and brought delays and cancellations to Tri-State Area airports and train lines Monday afternoon.

10/07/2013

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Fair Lawn Police: Driver, Passenger Arrested For DWI After Men Switch Places

“They had switched because the original passenger thought that the original driver was too drunk to drive,” Det. Sgt. Brian Metzler said

08/21/2013

A welcome sign - Fair Lawn, NJ - File / Photo: Borough of Fair Lawn

Recent Burglary Spree Has Fair Lawn, N.J. Residents On Edge

In May a rash of break-ins bothered homes and businesses in Fair Lawn along the Route 208 corridor. Now, thieves have started to target homes. They have been grabbing anything they can find to sell or trade online, according to authorities.

08/09/2013

Computer Keyboard (file / credit: clipart.com)

Fair Lawn Man Gets Five Years In Prison For Child Porn Guilty Plea

Federal prosecutors say 81-year-old Joseph Amari of Fair Lawn also must serve five years of supervised release once he’s released from prison.

07/20/2013

Ezra Fineman (credit: Robin Fineman)

Folk Legend Peter Yarrow Comes Out For N.J. Boy In Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

A folk music legend is lending a helping hand to a little Bergen County boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant.

05/17/2013

A sign for Rt 208 South in Fair Lawn, NJ. (Credit TV 10/55)

Fair Lawn Residents, Business Owners On Edge Following Rash Of Break-Ins

It’s literally “highway robbery.” That’s because dozens of homes and businesses along Route 208 in Fair Lawn have been burglarized.

05/02/2013

Chase Bank on Saddle River Road (file / credit: Google Maps)

It’s Happened Again: Police In New Jersey Warn Of Hostage-Taking Scam

Police said these phone scams are a growing problem, so what can you do to protect yourself? One piece of advice, police said, is if you get a phone call from an area code and phone number you don’t recognize, don’t answer the phone.

02/15/2013

Hip-hop artist Jim Jones  (file/Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Rapper Jim Jones Facing Disorderly Conduct Charge

Jones, of Fair Lawn, N.J., is the co-CEO of Diplomat Records and is best known for his 2007 song “We Fly High.”

02/14/2013

New Jersey child luring suspect sketches (credit: Police Handouts)

Police In Northern N.J. Speaking To Students In Wake Of Attempted Lurings

Luring attempts have been reported in more than half a dozen towns in Bergen and Passaic counties during the past few weeks, including New Milford, Westwood, Maywood, Oradell, Hackensack, Hawthorne and Fair Lawn.

10/22/2012

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Two N.J. Chimney, Gutter Cleaners Accused Of Ripping Off Customers

Customers filed over 50 complaints against Bergen County and Passaic County-based AAA Reliable and Old Reliable Construction.

08/02/2012

'Samson' the rooster in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)

Fair Lawn Homeowner Says He Won’t Get Rid Of Roosters And Chickens Despite Complaints

There is crowing and there is nuisance crowing. The distinction between the two depends on who you ask surrounding the backyard full of chickens, cats, dogs and a fully-grown rooster named “Samson” in Fair Lawn.

07/02/2012

Natalie Akselrod (inset) and her children. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Mom Charged With Endangerment Says Leaving Twins In Car Was ‘Lapse Of Judgment’

Natalie Akselrod said she made the mistake of leaving her 6-month-old twin boys, Asher and Neftali, in her mini-van for a split second as she ran into a CVS to get a prescription for one of one the boys.

05/22/2012

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