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Prisioner Hangs Self In Cell At Hackensack Police Station


Prisioner Hangs Self In Cell At Hackensack Police StationA man is in a medically-induced coma at Bergen Regional Medical Center after an attempted suicide while in custody at the Police Department in Hackensack, New Jersey.

Attorney Puts NJ MVC On Notice Over 'Unlawful' License Suspensions


Attorney Puts NJ MVC On Notice Over In a letter to MVC Chief Administrator Raymond Martinez, Davis put the commission on notice that the suit is being prepared and that the commission should “cease and desist from illegally suspending driver's licenses where there is no evidence before the Division that the driver's Constitutional rights were adhered to”.

Snow Fall Totals For January 27: How Much Snow Did You Get?


Snow Fall Totals For January 27: How Much Snow Did You Get?Some areas of New Jersey have seen as much as 8 inches of snow in the overnight storm. Here are the snow fall totals for some New Jersey towns. Amounts are compiled by the National Weather Service.

Blizzard A No Show, Restrictions Lifted on All Statewide Travel


Blizzard A No Show, Restrictions Lifted on All Statewide TravelThe National Weather Service said the storm tracked about 90 miles further east than expected, sparing much of the region. That means that North Jersey is waking up to inches, not feet, of snow this morning. The State of New Jersey has revoked the statewide travel ban that was put into effect at 11:00 p.m. last evening.

Bergen County Readies For Historic Storm, Schools To Be Closed Tuesday


Bergen County Readies For Historic Storm, Schools To Be Closed TuesdayBergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and Bergen County DPW Director Ray Dressler addressed the local preparedness for the upcoming snow storm this morning at the County public works facility. Tedesco announced that county offices will be closing early ahead of the expected storm and all Bergen County public schools will have an early dismissal today and be closed tomorrow.

Union President Elected To Fill Vacant Bergen County Freeholder Seat


Union President Elected To Fill Vacant Bergen County Freeholder SeatTom Sullivan, IBEW Local 164 president, was elected by acclamation to fill the seat on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders left vacant when Jim Tedesco was sworn in as Bergen County Executive.

Donovan Calls Republicans Who Supported Opponent 'Traitors'


Donovan Calls Republicans Who Supported Opponent In her first public speech since losing the county executive election in November, Kathleen Donovan referred those within the party who supported her opponent as “traitors.”

Disaster Relief Fund for the Families Affected by the Edgewater, New Jersey Fire


Disaster Relief Fund for the Families Affected by the Edgewater, New Jersey FireSo many of our friends and family members have been affected by the tragic fire that broke out at the Edgewater, New Jersey apartment complex on January 21st. Hundreds of residents are now homeless and without basic necessities. 100% of your donations will go to the families affected by this tragedy. The Edgewater Education Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charity foundation.

Community Center Opened for Families Displaced by Edgewater Fire


Community Center Opened for Families Displaced by Edgewater FireThe American Red Cross, together with the Borough of Edgewater, Bergen County Office of Emergency Management and the Edgewater Office of Emergency Management, opened a reception center at the Edgewater Community Center, 1167 River Road to help the more than 400 families displaced by Wednesday’s fire at an apartment complex on Russell Avenue in Edgewater, New Jersey.


LMFAO Is Dems Reaction To Christie Presidential PAC

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Chris Christie backers formed a political action committee as part of constructing a possible 2016 bid for the White House. The PAC called ‘Leadership Matters For America’ launched their new website at LeadershipMattersForAmerica.Org and are already a sensation on social media.

Prisioner Hangs Self In Cell At Hackensack Police Station

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A man is in a medically-induced coma at Bergen Regional Medical Center after an attempted suicide while in custody at the Police Department in Hackensack, New Jersey.

Romanian National Admits Role as Ringleader of $5 million ATM Skimming Scheme

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A native of Romania who was arrested in Sweden and extradited to the United States admitted today to directing a large-scale scheme that stole bank account information through a process commonly referred to as “ATM skimming,” in which conspirators secretly installed card-reading devices on ATMs throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Florida, and elsewhere.

State Police to Tackle Drunk Driving on Super Bowl Weekend

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It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year since we hosted Super Bowl XLVIII here in New Jersey. This year’s game will be played in Arizona, but here in New Jersey the State Police will have increased patrols statewide to tackle a major threat to roadway safety: Driving While Intoxicated.

 

Bill to Stop Unwanted, Unsolicited Telemarketing Calls to Residents’ Cell Phones Becomes Law

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Nancy Pinkin, Wayne DeAngelo and Timothy Eustace to prohibit unsolicited telemarketing sales calls to commercial mobile service devices was signed into law on Thursday.

Storm Delays Trial Of Former Bergen Democrat Chairman

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Tuesday’s alleged snowstorm led to the courts being closed and to a postponement of a pre-trial hearing for former Bergen County Democratic Chairman Joseph A. Ferriero. Ferriero faces charges on of kickback, bribery and racketeering charges.

Bill to Allow for Display of e-Car Insurance Gets Green Light from Assembly

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Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Craig Coughlin, Tim Eustace, Gordon Johnson and Carmelo G. Garcia that would bring motor vehicle insurance requirements in line with 21st century technology was unanimously approved by the full Assembly on Thursday.

Bill to Help Empower Teens to Seek Mental Health Treatment Clears Assembly

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Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Carmelo G. Garcia, Raj Mukherji, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Charles Mainor, Tim Eustace and Gabriela Mosquera to help empower minors to seek treatment for mental illness and emotional disorders was approved, 67-3-1, by the full Assembly on Thursday.

Bills Increasing Oversight of Surplus Military Equipment Program Head to Governor

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Two bills sponsored by Senator Nia H. Gill and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg that would increase transparency and oversight of the federal Department of Defense 1033 program in New Jersey received final approval today by the Assembly, sending them to the governor’s desk. The federal program provides for the transfer of surplus military equipment from the federal government to local law enforcement agencies.

NJPP: Failed Veto Override on Nutritional Benefits Bad News for Hungry New Jerseyans

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This afternoon the Assembly failed to override a gubernatorial veto of a crucial piece of legislation that would’ve allowed tens of thousands of struggling New Jerseyans to retain important nutritional benefits at little to no cost to the state. Despite having initially passed the bill with 60 votes, just 43 members voted in favor today, falling short of an override.

Inmate in Coma After Suicide Attempt at Hackensack Jail

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A man is in a medically-induced coma at Bergen Regional Medical Center after an attempted suicide while in custody at the Hackensack Police Department.

Project Health Hosts New Jersey State Assemblyman Gordon Johnson

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New Jersey State Assemblyman Gordon Johnson (D-Teaneck) visited a CVS/pharmacy Project Health event in Hackensack on Saturday, January 24, 2015. The event provided an array of free comprehensive health risk screenings, including blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), glucose and total cholesterol screenings, as well as smoking cessation counseling to Hackensack area residents.
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