John Molinelli

From left, Evens Dumas, Blonson Florestal, Keshawn Malone and Jose Rivas are charged with the May 3, 2014, murder of Jeronimo Lopez. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

4 Men Charged In Murder Of Bergen County Man Who Ran Illegal Card Games

Jeronimo Lopez, 50, the operator of the card game, was gunned down in his home on Walker Street around 10:45 p.m Saturday.

05/06/2014

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

50-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In Fairview Apartment

A Fairview man was shot to death inside his apartment, Bergen County officials said. But a motive for the shooting of 50-year-old Jeronimo Lopez has not been determined.

05/04/2014

Bergen County Sports Memorabilia Auction

Sports Memorabilia Seized From Money Laundering Convict To Go Up For Auction

You have a chance to score some rare sports memorabilia – including items from Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle.

05/01/2014

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

Kids On Drugs? Take Them To Police For Help, Bergen Prosecutor Says

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli is putting out the word if parents sense their children are on drugs, they should bring them to a police department.

05/01/2014

Patrick Morel, Melvin Guzman (credit: Bergen County Sheriff's Department)

2 Suspects Charged In Shooting Of Undercover NJ Cop Plead Not Guilty In Court Appearance

19-year-old Melvin Guzman of Garfield and 21-year-old Patrick Morel of Clifton were in court Wednesday afternoon. Bail for each has been continued at $750,000.

04/23/2014

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

Capt. Gregory Barnas (credit: CBS 2)

Veteran Firefighter Dies Battling Wallington, N.J. Restaurant Blaze

Capt. Gregory Barnas, a 25-year veteran firefighter, was found unconscious as the Wallington Fire Department was fighting a fire at the Akaska Japanese restaurant.

02/28/2014

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Prosecutor: Arrests Imminent In South Hackensack Strip Club Brawl

Four people were injured when a brawl broke out at a Bergen County strip club, and attempted murder charges appear to be imminent.

01/27/2014

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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