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1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com
It was more like a holiday in July than a typical lunchtime at the Bergen County human services center, one patron said.
2 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Hundreds of aging railway cars that carry highly combustible crude oil through New Jersey every day would be phased out in two years if they are not retrofitted with better safety features under new federal rules proposed Wednesday.
4 hrs ago | The Item
A judge said he expects to rule by Monday whether Bergen County officials properly awarded a nearly $66 million contract to build a new Justice Center and nearby parking deck.
7 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
Washington Township Police and the Bergen County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating a pair of burglaries that occurred Monday night.
11 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
EMINENT DOMAIN, or condemnation, is the process that allows the government - municipal, county, state or federal - to acquire private property for public use.
This year's Wine Spectator restaurant awards include five from Bergen County and one from Passaic County.
The deaths of Jersey City Det. Melvin Santiago and a Bergen County officer have made New Jersey number fourteen on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Preliminary 2014 Fatality Statistics list.
Christopher and Wendy Tinio of Westwood already share a last name, two children and service in the Marines, and now they'll share the Bergen County Police Department.
The Sussex Borough Council voted to introduce a referendum regarding the proposed sale of the Water and Sewer Utility Systems on Jan. 15. Four members approved referring the sale decision to the public: Council President Marina Krynicky, Councilman Bruce LaBar, Councilman Salvatore Lagattuta, and Councilwoman Georgeanna Stoll.
Tamar Thomas, 53, is accused of robbing a Papyrus while babysitting a friend's six-year-old daughter on Saturday.
Baiju Amin hands lottery tickets to a customer at Union Food Store in Totowa, N.J. on Sunday, March 24, 2013.
"It's not every day a kid gets to go to the White House," the Bergen County elementary schooler said.
APPARENTLY THERE is an alternative to merging the Bergen County Police Department with the Bergen County Sheriff's Office: the Bergen County Official Army, or the BCOA.
A Bergen County town came together Monday to mourn a police officer killed when his unmarked car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer, while the driver charged in his death pleaded not guilty.
Police are continuing their investigation of blank prescription notes that may have been stolen from New York, following this weekend's arrest of four people whom officers initially stopped because of a traffic violation, authorities said.
A West Milford man was killed early Monday when his motorcycle went off the road, the third fatal motorcycle accident in four days in North Jersey, authorities said.
Luis Larios, 25, was charged with assault of a coworker at a Carlstadt carpet company, police said.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:35 pm
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