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  1. 10 accused of roles in alleged New Jersey dog fighting ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | NorthJersey.com

    Some of the suspects were arrested at an Elizabeth home, while the rest were charged after police stopped a van near the residence. They were charged with fighting or baiting animals and could face up to five years in prison if convicted.


  2. Maryann Vermeulen of Newfoundland dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | NorthJersey.com

    Mrs. Vermeulen was born in Elizabeth. She was a volunteer with the West Milford Ambulance Squad for five years during the 1980s.


  3. Football: Passaic Valley's new coach adds assistants to his staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NorthJersey.com

    Chet Parlavecchio hasn't wasted time since he was officially named Passaic Valley's head football coach for a second time. The prospective football players for the 2015 season have been working hard in the weight room since early March, with Parlavecchio and some of his new staff there to supervise on a daily basis.


  4. NBA wrap: N.J. native calls it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NorthJersey.com

    Al Harrington, a New Jersey native who went straight to the NBA from high school, has retired after 16 years in the league. The Denver Post reported that Harrington, who played two seasons with the Nuggets, has returned to the team to help interim coach Melvin Hunt the rest of the season.


  5. Police in Elizabeth find missing autistic boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | NorthJersey.com

    Authorities say 12-year-old David Bardales was last seen before 9 p.m. Thursday on Rosehill Place in Elizabeth. The child, who also answers to the name Jamie Fernandez, was carrying a backpack containing an Xbox game console.


  6. N.J. man gets prison term for violent gas station robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Item

    A northern New Jersey man who beat a gas station attendant during a robbery has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Union County prosecutors say 41-year-old Matthew Potter, of Elizabeth, must serve about eight years before he becomes eligible for parole.


  7. 3 indicted on numerous counts in N.J. counterfeit check schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Two New Jersey men and a Florida woman stand accused of stealing $700,000 from various banks in several states through a counterfeit check scheme. The alleged ringleader, Harold Stephens of Elizabeth, and co-defendants Michael Caldwell, of Irvington and Janilyn Roman, of Orlando, Florida, each face single counts of theft by deception, conspiracy and forgery and two counts of money laundering.


  8. Bloomfield: Police blotter, Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    The three victims and a witness reported that two male suspects entered the Crown Fried Chicken and argued with them. One of the suspects pulled a knife and robbed the juvenile of his cell phone, then threatened the other two with bodily harm if they tried to intervene.


  9. Karl Caccavone of Fort Lee dies at 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Karl Caccavone, 61, of Fort Lee, died on Feb. 2. He was born in Teaneck and was a Building Inspector for the Borough of Fort Lee. Son of August Caccavone and the late Elizabeth .


  10. Authorities: 2 killed in northern New Jersey house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Authorities say the fire at the 2 A1 2-story home on Fairmount Avenue in Elizabeth broke out around 6 p.m. Sunday.


  11. Paterson man faces felony murder charges in Craigslist robbery in ElizabethRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Item

    A 36-year-old Paterson man has been arrested on felony murder charges in connection with an attempted robbery in Elizabeth last September that resulted in the death of the target, a Brooklyn man looking to buy a Mercedes-Benz SUV through Craigslist, authorities said. Travis Picou turned himself in to the Union County Homicide Task Force on Friday and is being held on $2 million bail, officials said.


  12. Sullivan: The grown-ups are back in charge of JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    By the time Rex Ryan left the Jets' building for good, the mantra he championed had turned into a punch line, a catch-all way to describe the countless fumbles, penalties, mistakes and miscues littered across the futility of the last four seasons. Yet there the words remained, painted high above the wall that served as backdrop to the final shreds of the Ryan era, casting their own unique shadow over the introduction of new head coach Todd Bowles and new general manager Mike Maccagnan.


  13. 2 men indicted on felony murder charges in N.J. fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Two northern New Jersey men have been indicted on felony murder charges in the street shooting death of a New York City man killed during a botched robbery last year. Union County prosecutors say 41-year-old Mamuka Chamiashvili, of Brooklyn, was responding to an online ad when he came to the Elizabeth area in September 2014 to test drive a Mercedes-Benz sport utility vehicle.


  14. Palisades Park man sentenced to time served for role in counterfeit-goods ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    A federal judge showed leniency toward a Bergen County man on Thursday, sentencing him to time served after determining that while he made "a series of bad choices," he was not a main player in a $325 million counterfeit goods ring. Dao Feng Shi, of Palisades Park, admitted in a plea deal last year to conspiring or attempting to traffic in counterfeit goods.


  15. House GOP vote jeopardizes Obama's immigration actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A spending bill passed Wednesday by the Republican-led House of Representatives that would overturn President Obama's immigration actions shielding millions of immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation has led New Jersey elected officials to organize an immigration rally. The bill, which passed 236-191, would provide $40 billion to finance the Homeland Security Department.


  16. Schwern named 'Outstanding Wrestler' at Rahway as Glen Ridge goes 3-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Head coach Kendall Southerland and company own a 3-4 record through the first matches of the wrestling season. The team completed its first ever shutout during a 69-0 victory against Newark Collegiate.


  17. Millburn township resident returns Ethical Culture Society for book discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Item

    Local author Kal Wagenheim will discuss his latest book, a collection of four novellas, "School For Lovers & Other Tales," on Sunday, Jan. 11, at 11 a.m., at the Ethical Culture Society, 516 Prospect St., in Maplewood. He will also briefly discuss his earlier book, the novel "The Secret Life of Walter Mott."


  18. 4 N.J. family members indicted on drug mill chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    State authorities say four members of a northern New Jersey family have been indicted on charges they ran a heroin and cocaine mill from their home. The defendants - 44-year-old Jose Correa; his 43-year-old wife, Santa Lantigua; their son, 21-year-old Alfred Lantigua de la Cruz, and Lantigua's 25-year-old brother, Siamel Perez, all of Elizabeth - face conspiracy, money laundering and drug charges in the 10-count indictment made public Tuesday.


  19. Immigrant dad's release from detention brings holiday joy to Fairview familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Jose Estrada Lopez of Fairview kissing his wife, Gloria Chocoj, on Thursday night after he was released from detention in Elizabeth. Christopher, Joseph and Katherine Estrada were never able to decorate their first real Christmas tree last year because after they went to a farm and watched their father cut it down, he was detained by immigration officials before he was able to buy ornaments.


  20. Bloomfield: Police Blotter, Dec. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Rayquan Kirkland of Bloomfield was taken into custody and charged on Nov. 19 with the burglary of 23 Hill St. In that burglary, the point of entry was determined to be a rear window. The proceeds were a Sony Play Station II.


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