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Nicole Faccenda Criminal Complaint (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Woman Sentenced in Murder-For-Hire Plot

Prosecutors said the Lyndhurst woman hired a hitman to kill her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend, who was actually a federal ATF agent.

12/04/2013

Police on the scene of a home invasion in Lyndhurst, NJ on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspects Abduct Lyndhurst Jewelry Store Owner, Tie Up Wife

Around 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said several suspects burst into a home on Lake Avenue as three people, a husband, his wife and their adult son, were inside.

11/14/2013

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Proposed ‘Think Before You Ink’ Law Seeks To Prevent Regrettable Tattoos

The days of waking up with a hangover, a fresh tattoo, and a case of buyer’s remorse could be coming to an end for people in Washington D.C.

09/09/2013

Passaic River (file / via Wikipedia)

Phase One Of Passaic River Dredging Project Begins

A crane loader resting on a barge is scooping up debris and dumping it in a large bin sitting on the barge. The project will help remove roughly 20,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the river.

08/07/2013

Smoke pours out of a building in Harrison, New Jersey on March 10, 2013. Credit 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten.

5 Firefighters Hurt In Massive Blaze In Harrison

Five firefighters were hurt in a terrifying explosion and extra-alarm blaze in Harrison, N.J., Sunday afternoon.

03/10/2013

Little Ferry School

Little Ferry, N.J., Students Return To School — Half An Hour Away

It was back to school Monday for hundreds of New Jersey children who had been out of class since Superstorm Sandy hit. But because of flood damage, children in Little Ferry were sent to a school nearly half an hour away in Lyndhurst.

11/12/2012

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Westwood, N.J. Police Investigating Attempted Luring Of 13-Year-Old Girl

Investigators said the man in the sketch, described as a middle-aged white man, approached a 13-year-old girl as she walked to school on Lafayette Avenue alongside Voorhis Park.

10/18/2012

Police sketches from Maywood and Oradell (L) along with suspect from Hackensack (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Accusations Of Luring Attempt In Lyndhurst Made Up

Police are still investigating a series of other luring incidents throughout northern New Jersey.

10/16/2012

Lincoln Tunnel Helix (credit: Google Maps/Google Earth)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – No Pain, No Gain

Making your commute smoother down the road requires pain now.

09/11/2012

Tatiana Deleao (credit: Handout)

Baby Rescued From Sweltering Car After N.J. Mom Allegedly Forgot Him, Went Shopping

Good Samaritan Karen Wagner and an assistant fire chief were able to get the child out of the car and medics soon arrived and rushed the baby to the hospital.

07/24/2012

Police say Eric Basile, 20, possessed more than a dozen stolen sewer grates when he was pulled over. (credit: Lyndhurst Police)

Lyndhurst Man Accused Of Possessing More Than 2,600 Pounds Of Stolen Sewer Grates

Police also ticketed Eric Basile for driving his vehicle while exceeding legal carrying limits by roughly 2,650 pounds.

07/13/2012

Jillian Clementi (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

NJ Softball Coach, Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Underage Boy

The Newark Archdiocese confirmed that Jillian Clementi, who is also a history teacher at Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, has been suspended because of the charges.

05/03/2012

Noise walls on Route 3 (credit: CBS 2)

DOT Officials In NJ Say New Noise Walls Meant To Be Aesthetically Friendly

While some local residents living alongside Route 3 were puzzled at why 4-foot acrylic windows were placed above the barriers, the Department of Transportation called them a new concept.

04/02/2012

Stephen Baldino (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Woman Found Fatally Stabbed In Lyndhurst Home; Neighbor Arrested

Police found 59-year-old Lydja Mitchell’s bloody body in her Page Avenue apartment around 5 p.m. Monday after a neighbor became concerned when the victim didn’t answer her door.

03/06/2012

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Rough Economy Has Tarrytown’s Lyndhurst Mansion Facing Financial Shortfall

The National Trust, which operates 29 properties, says Lyndhurst’s annual operating cost of $1.5 million a year is facing a shortfall of several hundred thousand dollars.

09/28/2011

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