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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Serious Crime in Chester Borough, Township Plummets in 2014

Serious Crime in Chester Borough, Township Plummets in 2014

Year-over-year statistics show drastic change in larceny, assault incidents.
Chester Borough Votes on Fire Truck Funding Tuesday

Chester Borough Votes on Fire Truck Funding Tuesday

Shared all-volunteer fire department looks to replace full-size engine.
Man Who Killed Ex-Wife With 84 Stab Wounds Gets 50-Year Prison Sentence

Man Who Killed Ex-Wife With 84 Stab Wounds Gets 50-Year Prison Sentence

Anthony Novellino will be eligible for parole at age 109.
Teen Charged With Death By Auto in Double Fatal Randolph Crash

Teen Charged With Death By Auto in Double Fatal Randolph Crash

Authorities say driver was speeding on Ironia Road July 26 when incident occurred.
7 Morris County Residents Arrested, $93K Worth of Cocaine Seized in Interstate Drug Bust

7 Morris County Residents Arrested, $93K Worth of Cocaine Seized in Interstate Drug Bust

15 men, one woman apprehended Wednesday after five-month long investigation, prosecutor says.
Chester Twp. Police to Host Unwanted Meds Disposal Drop-Off

Chester Twp. Police to Host Unwanted Meds Disposal Drop-Off

Residents can rid homes of prescription drugs at no cost on Sept. 27.
9/11 Victims, Heroes Honored by Chester Fire Department

9/11 Victims, Heroes Honored by Chester Fire Department

Annual salute faces Main Street in Chester Borough for entirety of Sept. 11.
Indictment: Mt. Olive Woman Shot Former Cop 'Multiple Times'

Indictment: Mt. Olive Woman Shot Former Cop 'Multiple Times'

Former school teacher being charged with murder, report says.
9/11 Hero: I Looked Back And It Was A 'Lonely Feeling'

9/11 Hero: I Looked Back And It Was A 'Lonely Feeling'

Will Jimeno, former Port Authority officer and Chester resident spent 13 hours trapped in the Twin Towers rubble before coming out alive.
Jury Selection Begins for Army Major Accused of Beating Kids, Force Feeding Them Hot Sauce

Jury Selection Begins for Army Major Accused of Beating Kids, Force Feeding Them Hot Sauce

John and Carolyn Jackson both indicted on 17 counts of endangering welfare of a child, assault.
DWI Checkpoint Coming to Morris County This Weekend

DWI Checkpoint Coming to Morris County This Weekend

Prosecutor's office announces Randolph stopping point as second operation in September.
From 'Hell's Kitchen' to Jail: Reality TV Chef Part of Major Heroin, Cocaine Bust

From 'Hell's Kitchen' to Jail: Reality TV Chef Part of Major Heroin, Cocaine Bust

Woman from Wayne, Stanhope man still on the loose, police report.
Have You Seen Her? Police Looking for Woman Involved in Morris County Fraud Scheme

Have You Seen Her? Police Looking for Woman Involved in Morris County Fraud Scheme

Suspect allegedly stole checks from cars and cashed them at various banks around New Jersey, police report.
Jets Rookie Charged With Assault in Morris County, Could Face NFL's New Domestic Violence Penalty

Jets Rookie Charged With Assault in Morris County, Could Face NFL's New Domestic Violence Penalty

Onochie Quincy Enunwa allegedly injured girlfriend at Florham Park hotel, police said.
Clambake for Brookside: Annual Fire Department Fundraiser Set for Saturday

Clambake for Brookside: Annual Fire Department Fundraiser Set for Saturday

Organization's largest event starts at 1 p.m.; rain date scheduled for Sunday.
'Real Housewives' Tenant Must Pay $23K in Back Rent or Face Eviction

'Real Housewives' Tenant Must Pay $23K in Back Rent or Face Eviction

Judge rules in favor of Joe Gorga, but legal process will continue for breach of contract issues, report says.
Drunk Driver Fled After Hitting Light Post, Mailbox, Cops Say

Drunk Driver Fled After Hitting Light Post, Mailbox, Cops Say

Damage to Chester man's car left gouge marks in pavement, police report.
Chester Man Killed in 3-Car Crash on Rt. 206

Chester Man Killed in 3-Car Crash on Rt. 206

Chester woman, Long Valley man hospitalized for injuries sustained in crash, police report.
Human Remains Found in Roxbury Identified as Morris County Man

Human Remains Found in Roxbury Identified as Morris County Man

Forensic scientists conclude investigation nine months after body was found by environmental contractor, prosecutor says.
Paving Project to Shut Rt. 24, Cause 5-Mile Detour Thursday

Paving Project to Shut Rt. 24, Cause 5-Mile Detour Thursday

Work time scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.