High School Teacher Indicted on Sex Charges, Alleged Coke Dealer Busted and More in County News
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A 27-year-old Clifton High School teacher who grew up in Fair Lawn was indicted this week on sexual assault charges stemming from two sexual encounters Kristin Leone allegedly had this April with one of her male students.
A motor vehicle stopped for speeding on Route 17 in Mahwah led to the arrest of two cousins — Isiah and Nija Whaley — on drug-related charges, Mahwah Police Chief Jim Batelli said Tuesday afternoon.
A driver traveling northbound on Route 208 rolled over his vehicle near the the Fair Lawn-Glen Rock border Tuesday night, causing major traffic delays.
Gov. Chris Christie promoted his Middle-Class Reform Agenda and called on Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to make a stronger case for his presidency to the American people at a town hall event in Elmwood Park Tuesday.
One of Bergen County's most well-known Italian delicatessens is scheduled to set up shop in Ridgewood this fall.
Nestled in an expansive historic bank building at the top of the Godwin Avenue hill in Midland Park since 1992, in mid-October La Strada Gourmet Deli will be marching down to 23 Godwin Avenue in Ridgewood, across from Whole Foods.
A Wayne man cops say was drunk when he was flung 40 feet off his motorcycle in Mahwah early Sunday morning remained in intensive care Monday, Batelli said.
As state spending on mental health services declines, local police departments and emergency services find themselves picking up the pieces.