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"Gal Capone" bank robber admits to nine bank robberies...and is guilty of poor fashion sense

former Commerce Bank in Bergenfield, NJ
former Commerce Bank in Bergenfield
A Jersey City man pleaded guilty today of robbing the Commerce Bank in Bergenfield, and admitted to robbing or attempting to rob eight other banks in two states - all while dressed in drag.

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Englewood driver snagged with socks full of crack, cops say

Crack cocaine in socks in Englewood bust
Corner of Franklin & Lafayette
An Englewood man was arrested Tuesday after a motor vehicle stop led to the discovery of a pair of socks filled with suspected crack cocaine, authorities say.

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11-year-old Rutherford boy charged with arson

Elementary school playground fire in Rutherford, New Jersey
Rutherford playground fire
A Rutherford boy has been charged with intentionally setting a fire that engulfed and destroyed a school playground on Tuesday, March 24.

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Elmwood Park wife charged with suffocating her husband

Elmwood Park, NJ murder suspect Jenny Tran
Jenny Tran of Elmwood Park
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced on Sunday the arrest of Jenny Tran, 47 of Elmwood Park, for the suffocation murder of her husband, Mihn Trung Tran, age 50.

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Ridgewood man arrested on identity theft charges

Jerome Singer of Ridgewood
Jerome Singer of Ridgewood
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced on Friday the arrest of Jerome A. Singer, 68, of Ridgewood, for alleged criminal impersonation and theft by deception.

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Ridgefield Park accident leaves 26-year-old man dead

Route I-95
Route I-95
An early-morning accident on Friday on Route I-95 left a New York City man dead.

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Hackensack narcs bust birthday boy, seize pot with street value of $10K

Morgan Parker
Morgan Parker
Members of the Hackensack Police Narcotics Division executed a search warrant at approximately 9:25 a.m. this morning, seizing four ounces of marijuana and associated drug paraphernalia used to package the pot for street sales.

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18-year-old arrested for Rutherford car burglaries

Rutherford, New Jersey news
Rutherford, NJ
Rutherford Police have charged a Newark man in connection with a series of recent car burglaries in the borough.

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Study slated for Edgewater traffic flow on River Road

Edgewater ferry terminal on River Road
River Road ferry terminal
The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority has approved funding for a study on improving access and circulation along Bergen County’s busy River Road corridor, Bergen County Executive Dennis McNerney announced on Wednesday.

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Englewood traffic stop leads to marijuana bust

Palisade Avenue in Englewood
Pot bust in Englewood, NJ
Englewood police are holding four men after seizing a "nickel" bag of marijuana and $20,000 in cash in an early morning traffic stop on Tuesday.

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