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People hug each other  outside of Garden State Plaza Mall following a shooting on November 04, 2013 in Paramus New Jersey.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Witnesses Recall Chaos, Terror During Garden State Plaza Mall Shooting

Witnesses said the sound of gunfire around 9:30 p.m. Monday sent customers and employees rushing for the exits and hiding places.

11/05/2013

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Bergen County Prosecutor Announces Arrests For Identity Theft

Once the victims reported credit cards they didn’t sign up for were coming in the mail, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said investigators started backtracking.

05/03/2013

Northern New Jersey prosecutors announce more than 100 arrests in heroin ring bust, May 2, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NJ Prosecutors Post Photos Of Nearly 100 Alleged Heroin Users As Overdoses Spike

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says the probe was prompted by what he says was an alarming increase in the number of fatal overdoses and overdoses.

05/02/2013

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School Security Task Force Set Up For Bergen County

Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.

04/01/2013

Anthony Graziano (credit: CBS 2)

Two Men Indicted In String Of N.J. Synagogue Firebombings

Anthony Graziano and Aakash Dalal have been indicted for the month-long string of attacks which included the attempted murder of Rabbi Neil Schuman, the firebombing of Temple Beth El Rutherford and Temple Beth El Hackensack, prosecutors said.

03/01/2013

Michael Brady (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Arrests Made In Murders Of Englewood Mother, Daughter

Michael C. Brady, 34, of Teaneck was charged in the murders of Tammy Pitts Gaddy, 40, and her 5-year-old daughter, Natasia, whose bodies were discovered inside their home on West Palisade Avenue.

01/30/2013

State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Free Safety Audits Offered To Help Bergen County Public Schools ‘Plan For The Worst’

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s office is also preparing a training video for school officials on how to handle an active shooter situation. There are 318 public school buildings in Bergen County.

01/16/2013

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Lawyer For NJ Suspect Killed In Shooting Calls Incident ‘Police Brutality’

Rickey McFadden, 47, was killed on Nov. 25 after being suspected of robbing a CVS store in Leonia at knife-point.

12/05/2012

Daniel Rochat (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Wood-Ridge Man Denies Killing Woman Found In Burning Home

Daniel Rochat, 37, entered a not guilty plea Friday to charges of murder, aggravated arson and armed burglary in the death of 70-year-old Barbara Vernieri.

10/05/2012

Daniel Rochat (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Charged In Mysterious Death Of East Rutherford, N.J. Woman

Daniel Rochat, 37, of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey was arrested Wednesday for first degree murder, attempted murder, arson, burglary, resisting arrest and other charges in the death of 70-year-old Barbara Vernieri.

10/04/2012

Murder victim Barbara Vernieri (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigate Whether East Rutherford Woman’s Death Is Connected To Other Murders

The Medical Examiner said Barbara Vernieri of East Rutherford died from blunt force trauma to her head early Friday morning.
The 70-year-old grandmother’s home was then set on fire with her body inside, authorities said.

09/17/2012

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Police: 82-Year-Old Mahwah, N.J. Man Shoots Dead 79-Year-Old Wife In Murder-Suicide

Police surrounded the house on Polo Lane around 8:30 a.m. Friday after getting a call about a woman shot in the head. The caller said that her 82-year-old father had killed her 79-year-old mother and was going to kill himself, police said.

06/29/2012

Aakash Dalal (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

NJ Synagogue Bomb Suspect Charged In Murder Plot To Appear In Court

Aakash Dalal, 20, is charged with conspiring to kill Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor Martin Delaney.

06/29/2012

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

Anthony Graziano, 19, of Lodi, NJ is accused of hurling firebombs at two synagogues. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Rutherford Synagogue Firebomb Suspect May Have Tried To Buy Weapons Before Arrest

“Someone like Mr. Graziano, let’s just say it’s probably best we did make the arrest when we did,” Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said Wednesday.

01/25/2012

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