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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Hundreds Of Mourners Attend Funeral Of Bergen County Officer Killed Last Week

Hundreds Of Mourners Attend Funeral Of Bergen County Officer Killed Last Week

One day after the truck driver who struck and killed him pleaded not guilty in Bergen County, Officer Christopher Goodell was laid to rest with full honors.
4 Military Veterans Sworn In As Bergen County Police Recruits, Including Husband And Wife

4 Military Veterans Sworn In As Bergen County Police Recruits, Including Husband And Wife

The four veterans will be joining over 100 other police recruits at the Police Academy on Friday.
Mahwah Man Accused of Lewd Acts in Department Stores

Mahwah Man Accused of Lewd Acts in Department Stores

The Mahwah resident was arrested and charged with lewdness and invasion of privacy by Ramsey Police.
'Major' Mahwah Water Main Break; No Water, Or Low Pressure

'Major' Mahwah Water Main Break; No Water, Or Low Pressure

One southbound lane was closed. Ridge Road and surrounding streets were without water, officials said.
Traffic Delays Continue On Route 17 For Police Accident Investigation

Traffic Delays Continue On Route 17 For Police Accident Investigation

Traffic delays continue at the site of an earlier accident in which an officer was struck and killed by a tractor trailer this morning.
IRS Warns New Jersey Residents of Telephone Scam

IRS Warns New Jersey Residents of Telephone Scam

People who believe they have been victims of the scam are asked to fill out an FTC Complaint Assistant form.
Traffic Delays, Investigation On Route 17 From Police Officer Accident

Traffic Delays, Investigation On Route 17 From Police Officer Accident

25 to 30 minute delays this morning on Route 17 after police accident and investigation.
Mahwah Man Threatened Cops with Fake Gun after High-Speed Chase, Authorities Say

Mahwah Man Threatened Cops with Fake Gun after High-Speed Chase, Authorities Say

20-year-old was arrested after the 3 a.m. chase and standoff, report says.
Trio Made $72K Off Bergen-Based Medicaid Scheme, Authorities Say

Trio Made $72K Off Bergen-Based Medicaid Scheme, Authorities Say

Three employees of a Hackensack-based company were indicted Wednesday for allegedly making Medicaid claims for work they said they did while they were actually out of the country, authoritie
Senator Menendez Applauds Mahwah Mom's Work on Youth Leadership Academies

Senator Menendez Applauds Mahwah Mom's Work on Youth Leadership Academies

Group President Carolyn Blake and the rest of the Mahwah Municipal Alliance recently wrapped its 8th annual YLA during which students broke a Guinness World Record.
Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

The child, whose identity is being withheld, was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where she is being treated for injuries suffered in the attack, police said.
Police: NY Men Carrying 40 Pounds of Pot, Liquid 'Dab' Arrested in Mahwah

Police: NY Men Carrying 40 Pounds of Pot, Liquid 'Dab' Arrested in Mahwah

Men had 39 vacuum-packed bags of marijuana in their minivan Monday, cops said.
20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

Independence Day also has become the deadliest holiday weekend for alcohol-related traffic crashes - even ahead of New Year's Day.
Mahwah Hotel to Pay $110K in Post-Sandy Price Gouging Suit, Authorities Say

Mahwah Hotel to Pay $110K in Post-Sandy Price Gouging Suit, Authorities Say

Officials say the Route 17 hotel overcharged its customers 473 times during the 12 days after Superstorm Sandy.
Mahwah Kids Break Slip 'N Slide World Record

Mahwah Kids Break Slip 'N Slide World Record

Event was part of the Mahwah Municipal Alliance's Youth Leadership Academy.
Police ID Three Men, Including Father and Son, Killed in 287 Accident

Police ID Three Men, Including Father and Son, Killed in 287 Accident

Police say the investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.
Mahwah Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 6-Year-Old Girl, Authorities Say

Mahwah Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 6-Year-Old Girl, Authorities Say

Retired resident is being held on $200,000 bail, officials said Tuesday.
Three Killed in Route 287 Crash in Mahwah, Police Say

Three Killed in Route 287 Crash in Mahwah, Police Say

Police say investigation into the cause of the accident will take weeks to complete.