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Law & Justice

June 23, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - Three men have been arrested on multiple charges including weapons and attempted murder of two men, including rapper Lil Tjay, early Wednesday morning in Edgewater, NJ. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Mohamed Konate of New York, NY, on attempted ...

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TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced on Wednesday a $141 million settlement with the financial software company Intuit Inc. that resolves a multi-state investigation into claims Intuit misled consumers into paying for online tax preparation services instead of using the ...

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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - When Sakaria "Zack" Tahhan, 21, identified the alleged Brooklyn subway shooter, Frank James, 62, while working on a security camera system in New York City, he wasted no time in alerting the NYPD.  The police had been investigating the mass shooting, which wounded many with ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Assistant Superintendent Rosemary Marks has filed a lawsuit against the HackensackBoard of Education, former Board of Education President Lancelot Powell and an employee of the Hackensack School District alleging pay discrimination, hostile work environment, gender and ethnicity ...

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TRENTON – New Jersey is co-leading a multistate investigation into whether the social media platform TikTok is violating state consumer protection laws by inducing young people to use the platform in ways that are potentially damaging and putting them at risk of mental and physical harm, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On the last day of Black History Month, a student-led demonstration kicked off outside the Bridgewater Police Department, where protestors marched about a mile to the Bridgewater Commons Mall. Two Bridgewater police officers arrested 14-year-old Z’Kye Husain in the mall after ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Black Lives Matter of New Jersey, Paterson and Elizabeth held a rally Thursday calling for the termination of the two Bridgewater Township Police officers involved in the arrest Feb. 12 of 14-year-old Z’Kye Husain. The rally was held the evening Bridgewater canceled a town ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than 100 people and over 20 organizations and faith groups from around New Jersey gathered outside the Bridgewater Police Department Saturday to demand justice for 14-year-old Z’Kye Husain. Husain was aggressively arrested during a fight while the white teenager involved ...

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NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck is cracking down on businesses who are raising prices as the demand for COVID-19 tests have skyrocketed due to the Omicron variant. Bruck announced on Friday that the Division of Consumer Affairs has sent more than 50 warning ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey’s anti-bullying statute, already among the nation’s most stringent, will be strengthened even further under legislation Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The bipartisan legislation (S-1790), which Senators Joe Pennacchio, R-Essex/Morris/Passaic, and ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Scammers don’t take a holiday, unfortunately, and the top thing on their list right now is stealing people’s hard-earned money. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Philadelphia Office is reminding the public to be vigilant about seasonal shopping scams. The two most ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced that the Division of Consumer Affairs has reached a settlement with three New Jersey-based providers of cancer care that the State alleges failed to adequately safeguard patient data, exposing the personal and protected health ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A terrifying killing of a NJ student became the subject of discussion for the past few months as Congress aimed to provide safeguards for federal judges, as they have often been left vulnerable threats and intimidation.  Daniel Anderl, resident of North Brunswick and a 2018 ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office will be hosting a virtual town hall on Monday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. discussing Extreme Risk Protection Orders.  This town hall will explain to residents how Extreme Risk Protection orders can be filed against individuals who present an ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced an upcoming assessment of the Bergen County Police Academy in preparation for national accreditation. A team of assessors for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will conduct a virtual on-site ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Immigrants rights activists will be gathering on Saturday afternoon to call on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to release the remaining 15 immigrants being held at Bergen County Jail. Currently, all immigrants being detained are scheduled for transfer or ...

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Hackensack NJ, - The Interfaith Campaign for ‘Just Closures’ is organizing a vigil tomorrow, Wednesday, October 27, beginning at 12 P.M. with currently and formerly detained people, faith leaders, and humanitarian and immigrant rights organizations.  The advocates who are participating will ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Among those frustrated by his inability to visit his unit at Public Storage on Route 22 in Scotch Plains is two-time Super Bowl champion and Giants legend Carl Banks, who stored mementos of his stellar NFL career at the storage facility.  Items in the storage unit ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Two days after Public Storage of Scotch Plains was served with an injunction to stop tossing Scotch Plains resident Mary Jean Murphy's belongings, the company issued a second public statement about the situation. Through its outside p.r. firm, the storage company said its ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Hackensack man was arrested on possession of child pornography, it was announced by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office  Emery A. Taylor, who is employed as a security guard, was charged with possession of child pornography. The arrest is the result of a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -  A Hackensack man was arrested on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault by contact, providing obscenity to a minor, and endangering the welfare of a child, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella. The arrest of Edisson Saul Guartazaca-Ali  was ...

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Bergen County Prosecutor Musella stated any charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. FAIR LAWN, NJ — A Fort Lee man was charged with homicide in the death of a Fair Lawn man who was struck by a car after he ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Hackensack man was arrested on sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced on Tuesday. Angel Avendano-Cadme's arrest came about as result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the ...

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The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced a crime prevention initiative to advise county residents of the prevalence of frauds targeting seniors and how to avoid becoming the victim of scams.   “During this unprecedented time, we have watched our senior friends and loved ones increasingly ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Paterson man has been arrested on murder and weapons possession charges in the death of a Hackensack couple, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Clarence Stokes of Paterson, NJ on charges of murder ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Queens, NY, man was arrested with illegally moving the body of a woman who was found in a plastic container on the sidewalk of a Ridgefield Park neighborhood. Aquellio Parker of Springfield Gardens, NY, was arrested on charges related to disturbing, moving and/or concealing ...

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