Fire officials said the walls of the Maple Street home collapsed shortly after the fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. Thursday.
Kevin Van Mater, of Leonia, N.J., is charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child.
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.
A man targeting young girls in Leonia, N.J. has prompted police to step up security.
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.
The firefighters were all suspended following the accusations against a 18-year-old developmentally disabled man. Only firefighters will be allowed in the firehouse.
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.
A teenage suspect has been charged with molesting a 3-year-old boy in Leonia, N.J.
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.
Rickey McFadden, 47, was killed on Nov. 25 after being suspected of robbing a CVS store in Leonia at knife-point.
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.
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.
With major construction on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, it’s so far, so good near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee. But that could change, and Fort Lee is ready to respond.
Starting late on Saturday night there will be plenty for drivers to deal with when crossing the George Washington Bridge into New York. It’s all because of construction, and the headache will continue into the fall.
A major construction project over the Harlem River will have an impact well into New Jersey and towns there are getting ready, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported.