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Police sketch of a suspect wanted for an attempted luring in Leonia (credit: CBS 2)/Police sketch of a suspect wanted for an attempted luring in Ridgefield Park, NJ (credit: CBS 2)/Police sketch of a suspect wanted for an attempted luring in Leonia, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Students In Bergen County On Alert After Latest Report Of Attempted Luring

The latest incident happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday in Hackensack.

03/18/2014

Bergen County Luring Suspects

Parents On Edge After Rash Of Luring Attempts In Bergen County

Police are warning parents that several suspects may be on the prowl trying to lure young kids. At least eight children have been targeted so far, police said.

03/14/2014

Police are searching for this man who allegedly made sexual comments to young girls in two separate incidents in Leonia, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2/Leonia Police)

Police In Bergen County Warn Parents Of Several Luring Attempts

According to police, several men have targeted at least seven young children throughout Bergen County.

03/13/2014

Scene of a fire at a home in Leonia on Jan. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Dead In Five-Alarm Leonia Fire

Fire officials said the walls of the Maple Street home collapsed shortly after the fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

01/30/2014

Kevin Van Mater (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

New Jersey Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

Kevin Van Mater, of Leonia, N.J., is charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child.

01/18/2014

Leonia Sketch

Parents On High Alert After Luring Attempts Reported In Leonia

Police have released a sketch of the suspect who is described as a white man in his 40s with long, shaggy brown hair to his ears, a big nose and a scruffy face.

11/25/2013

Leonia Sketch

Police Release Sketch Of Man Wanted For Luring Girls In Leonia, N.J.

A man targeting young girls in Leonia, N.J. has prompted police to step up security.

11/24/2013

Bergen County Police Chase (credit: CBS 2)

Search For Suspect Continues Following Wild Police Chase In Bergen County

Officers pursued a sport-utility vehicle with Florida license plates and arrested two people, but a third man ran after the vehicle crashed, prompting a manhunt in the community along Jones Road where Fort Lee and Leonia share a border.

09/03/2013

Leonia Fire Engine (credit: Leonia Volunteer Fire Department)

Leonia Volunteer Fire Dept. Reinstated Following Alleged Molestation

The firefighters were all suspended following the accusations against a 18-year-old developmentally disabled man. Only firefighters will be allowed in the firehouse.

06/20/2013

Leonia Fire Engine (credit: Leonia Volunteer Fire Department)

Leonia Fire Dept. Suspended In Wake Of Alleged Molestation

A northern New Jersey town has suspended its volunteer fire department after a teen was accused of molesting a firefighter’s 3-year-old son behind a fire truck.

06/18/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Teen Accused Of Molesting 3-Year-Old Boy

A teenage suspect has been charged with molesting a 3-year-old boy in Leonia, N.J.

06/16/2013

Norman Gladney and Cheryl Lewis stand accused of trying to scam elderly people out of money. (Photo: CBS 2)

77-Year-Old Woman Helps Police Thwart Couple’s Alleged ‘Pigeon Drop’ Scam

The woman, who didn’t want her name used, and who goes out for daily walks, was approached Monday by two people, police said, who had sized her up as an easy mark, or a pigeon.

04/09/2013

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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

(Credit: CBS 2)

Police Shoot, Kill Robbery Suspect In Leonia, N.J.

Police shot and killed a man suspected of robbing a CVS store at knife-point late Sunday in Leonia, N.J. It was not specified what the suspect did to prompt police to open fire.

11/25/2012

Trucks and cars drive down the New Jersey Turnpike. (Photo/file by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Police: Three People Seriously Hurt When Car, Tractor-Trailer Collide On N.J. Turnpike

The car eventually became pinned against a concrete barrier and was then dragged for about a half-mile before it and the truck struck another vehicle. The car then became stuck under the tractor-trailer.

08/25/2012

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