10, Oct 2014 - Bergen, NJ Ray Rice case ignites legal debate over first-time offender programs
NFL superstar Ray Rice was enrolled in the same program that lets thousands of defendants each year avoid prosecution in cases from assault to theft and helps lighten busy court calendars in New Jersey while permitting first-time offenders a clean slate.
08, Oct 2014 - Bergen, NJ Bergen County man charged in alleged scheme to sell smuggled firearms from Iraq in N.J.
A Bergen County man was one of two defendants indicted Friday on federal weapons charges in an alleged scheme to sell seven firearms in New Jersey believed to have been stolen and smuggled out of Iraq after once belonging to the family of Saddam Hussein, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
03, Apr 2014 - Bergen, NJ Real Housewives Of Prison: Teresa Giudice, Husband Plead Guilty To Fraud
One of the "stars" of the Real Housewives of New Jersey is going to prison. Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe Giudice have pleaded guilty to bankruptcy fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, failing to pay taxes and more. [ more › ]
01, Apr 2014 - Bergen, NJ Newark man pleads guilty to 14 armed robberies of New Jersey stores, including 2 in Linden
NEWARK — A Newark man pleaded guilty Wednesday to committing 14 armed robberies of commercial establishments in Union, Essex, Hudson and Bergen counties, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman said in a news release.
26, Jul 2012 - Bergen, NJ Englewood Cliffs resident found not guilty on lewdness charge - NorthJersey.com
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS — Michael Telzer, a borough resident charged with lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child last summer, was found not guilty after a two-day trial at Bergen County ... park and sent it to the New Jersey State Police Laboratory ...