John Molinelli

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

Michael Fugee

Priest Defrocked After Violating Order To Stay Away From Kids

The Rev. Michael Fugee was set to be stripped of the priesthood, after revelations that he continued to work with children following a confession that he groped a boy.

11/09/2013

The Garden State Plaza Mall is seen on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Tapes From Shooting Incident Released As Garden State Plaza Mall Reopens

Wednesday morning, there was little evidence of Monday night’s shooting when authorities said 20-year-old Richard Shoop walked into the mall with a rifle, fired at random objects and then killed himself.

11/06/2013

The Garden State Plaza Mall following reports of a shooter November 04, 2013 in Paramus New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: I Don’t Believe Suspected Mall Gunman ‘Intended To Come Out Of Here Alive’

The body of Richard Shoop was discovered in a closed-off area that is currently under construction at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said.

11/05/2013

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

Credit Card (file / credit: clipart.com)

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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