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Bogota councilman accused of slapping mayor jailed for non-payment of child support

Councilman Evaristo Burdiez Jr., who was accused of slapping Mayor Tito Jackson in August, was arrested on an active warrant on Wednesday.

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Bogota mayor, who kept getting punched in face by rivals, voted out of office

The Democratic mayor of Bogota, Tito Jackson Jr., lost his re-election bid to Republican Councilman Christopher Kelemen Tuesday night.

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Kenyan marathoner runs 5 miles from cops, hides in closet to avoid sex crime charges, police say

Eric Kipkemei Chirchir, 31, of Hasbrouck Heights, is charged with criminal sexual contact, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest and eluding police. He's being held in Bergen County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.

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Main Street planters in Bogota, NJ

Bogota Beautiful's 1st community project in June 2014...

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Judge rules Bogota must reinstate first female police officer, report says

A Superior Court judge this week ruled that the borough's first female police officer must be reinstated and given back pay after she was fired following disciplinary proceedings in 2012, The Record reported.

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N.J. tattooists tell us why their art is more than ink on skin

Whether it's a skull or a rose, a tribute to the dearly departed or a bit of prose, there's more to a tattoo than ink on skin.

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Bogota OEM coordinator continues grudge over lost SUV, report says

The borough emergency management coordinator is still mad he lost his SUV, months after the council voted to transfer it to the police department

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Bogota mother and her daughter charged in investment scam

Authorities say pair convinced victims to place funds in investment account

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New Jersey unsolved cases 2015

On April 7, 1969, Irene Blase, 18, of Bogota, was purportedly on her way to go shopping in Hackensack. According to witness accounts, Irene was seen at approximately 8:45 p.m., at the Hackensack bus station with an unidentified white male....

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Bogota Council left with questions over 297 Palisade Ave.

The council was left with more questions than answers as they attempted to sift through the resolution compliance report given by the engineer.

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