Scott Smith, a former police officer charged with murder in the death of John Amendola. (credit: Handout)

Former Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Charged In Murder Of John Amendola

Scott Smith, 33, of Hasbrouck Heights, was arrested Monday and faces murder and weapons possession charges in the death of 39-year-old John Amendola.


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Homicide Investigation Underway In Bergen County

Family and friends of 39-year-old John Amendola were stunned to see his home surrounded by investigators.


Suffolk County Police find body of L.I. man (credit: CBS 2)

Police Declare Death Of 18-Year-Old Kyle Underhill A Homicide

Investigators found his body at 9:20 a.m. Saturday in a marshy area off of Brook Street. He was pronounced dead by an assistant medical examiner from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.


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Police: Remains Found In S.I. Basement Deemed Human, Death Ruled Homicide

The skeleton was found in the basement of the home last month after Tropical Storm.


Long Island Woman Charged With Reporting False Crimes At Westbury Bar

Nassau County police arrested Elizabeth Buckley, of Westbury, on Friday and charged her with falsely reporting an incident and reckless endangerment.


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Newark Mayor Booker To Announce ‘Safe Summer’ Anti-Crime Plans

Previously, Booker said all city agencies would be involved in offering recreational and employment opportunities for youths this summer. He also has said more police will be deployed.


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Reward Offered In Killing Of NJ Diner Owner Chafic Ezzeddine

The wife of Chafic “Steve” Ezzeddine found his body inside the Kenvil Diner in Roxbury Saturday night after he failed to return home as expected.


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NJ Diner Owner Found Dead, Homicide Suspected

Morris County authorities are asking for the public’s help with the homicide investigation of a diner owner who was found dead in his restaurant.


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Police Find Woman Dead Inside Riverhead Motel Room

Police said 53-year-old Henrietta Sholl was found dead Thursday afternoon on a bed at Budget Host East End motel in Riverhead.


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Stamford Police Investigate Violent Death Of Leonel Rios Hernandez

Stamford police are investigating the violent homicide of a 30-year-old man who was found dead in his bedroom by relatives.


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Man Shot, Killed At West Orange Liquor Store

Police said an unknown suspect entered Chestnut Wine and Liquors and shot 28-year-old James Wilson on Friday at 9:30 p.m.


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Police Searching For Bronx Homicide Suspects

Police are searching for two suspects wanted in connection with an April 19 homicide in the Bronx. The shooting happened in front of 1668 Davidson Ave. near the Morris Heights section of the Bronx on April 19 at 4:59 p.m., police said.


The body of Eva Rubin is removed from her Willowbrook home (credit: Staten Island Advance/Michael Oates)

Staten Island Woman’s Death Ruled Homicide; Husband Arthur Rubin Charged With Murder

Eva Rubin, 63, was found dead in the bedroom of her Willowbrook home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Raul Barrera, 34, was arrested and charged with the stabbing murder of girlfriend Sarah Coit. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Boyfriend Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of College Student

A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the stabbing death of his girlfriend inside the couple’s Manhattan apartment.


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Police Find Bloody Body In Bronx Kitchen Closet

Police are still conducting a homicide investigation after discovering the bloody body of a 400-pound man inside a kitchen closet in the Bronx on Saturday.