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Hackensack Woman Charged with Aggravated Assault After Boiling Water

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Hackensack NJ,  local woman, Evelyn Sampson, 62, is facing multiple charges after allegedly pouring boiling water on a man during a heated argument.

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Maywood Police Make Swift Arrest Following Downtown Robberies

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Maywood NJ, in the heart of Maywood’s downtown shopping district, a sense of unease gripped the community after a string of robberies rattled its sense of security. Chief Terence R. Kenny took to social media to address the concerns, announcing a significant development in the case that has “shaken our community.”

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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Assumes Control of Hackensack Police Department’s Internal Affairs: What You Need to Know

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Hackensack NJ, in a significant development, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office has announced its temporary control over the Hackensack Police Department’s internal affairs bureau and office of professional standards. Deputy Chief Jeff Angermeyer of the Prosecutor’s Office conveyed this decision, highlighting the guidance of Prosecutor Mark Musella and the direction of Chief Matthew Finck in this endeavor.

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Multi Town Serial Package Thief Arrested by Hackensack Police

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Hackensack NJ, Between June 2023 and November 2023, Hackensack Police Officers responded to several apartment complexes on Polify Road and State Street on reports of thefts of packages from the buildings. Detective Panagiotis Seretis of the Detective Bureau conducted a follow up investigation. As a result of his investigation, on February 20, 2024, KADIEN JACKSON was arrested without incident.

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City of Hackensack Fire Respond to Rollover Accident Wednesday Afternoon

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Hackensack NJ, on Wednesday afternoon City of Hackensack Fire Engine 1, Rescue 1 and Deputy 3 responded to the area of Kennedy Street and Chestnut Avenue on a reported two car motor vehicle accident with rollover.

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Student Stabbed at Hackensack High School

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Hackensack NJ, one individual was apprehended after a student was stabbed with a kitchen knife at Hackensack High School on Monday morning, as confirmed by authorities. Responding to a reported stabbing at 8:15 a.m., Hackensack police found an 18-year-old male student who was subsequently taken to a nearby hospital. Fortunately, the injuries were deemed non-life-threatening, and the student was in stable condition later in the morning.

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Women Hit by Car in Hackensack During Morning Snowfall Tuesday

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Hackensack NJ, during the morning snowfall on Tuesday in Hackensack, a 46-year-old woman sustained minor injuries in a motor vehicle collision. The incident involved a Chevy SUV operated by a 47-year-old woman from Rochelle Park.

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Spot Light On First Responders: Hackensack Police officers Save Woman and Child from Dog Attack

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Hackensack NJ, two Police Officers Ryan Conlon and Denisse Caero of the Hackensack Police Department who bravely intervened to save a dog sitter under a vicious attack by an American pit bull terrier while protecting a small child!

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Friday Morning Crash Near Riverside Square in Hackensack Sends Two to Hackensack University Medical Center

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Hackensack NJ, City of Hackensack Fire officials reported that Friday morning at approximately 9am City of Hackensack Engine 5, Rescue 1 and Deputy 3 responded to a reported motor vehicle accident with rollover at Route 4 West and Hackensack Avenue.

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Worker Injured in Hackensack Construction Collapse

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Hackensack NJ, on October 27th at approximately 11:50am City of Hackensack Fire Engine 2, Rescue 1 and Deputy 3 responded to 70 Polifly Road on a report of a possible collapse. Arriving units found front awning had collapsed with one construction worker injured. City of Hackensack Firefighters provided first aid and checked for injuries on a male patient. HUMC ALS and BLS took over patient care, firefighters assisted with packaging of patient for transport to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment. City Building Department, Electrical Inspector and Fire Prevention were notified and responded to the scene. Firefighters secured power to the collapsed awning, Investigators from OSHA were notified and responded for the investigation.

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Shooting in Hackensack Leaves One Dead

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Hackensack NJ, one person was killed and another injured in a Saturday early evening shooting in Hackensack, officials said. According to  the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office the two men were shot near Essex and Lehigh streets at around 5 p.m. Both were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center where one was pronounced dead. The other victim had non-life threatening injuries.

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Gang Of Four Robs $104,000 Worth Of Luxury Handbags From Bottega Veneta at Riverside Square in Hackensack

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Hackensack NJ, Hackensack Police responded to The Shops at Riverside for a robbery investigation. A group of four suspects (Three black males and one black female) entered a high-end handbag store, Bottega Veneta, and stole $104K worth of luxury handbags and accessories. They were operating a silver Dodge Charger with an aftermarket red Dodge Super Bee logo sticker on both sides of the front fenders and the trunk lid. They entered the store at the opening hour and quickly left the store after the incident. During the incident, the suspects made verbal threats to the employees putting them in fear. If anyone has any information, please contact Hackensack Police Detective Bureau at 201-646-7777.

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E-Bike Rider Sustains Critical injuries after Hit and Run in Hackensack

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Hackensack NJ , a 26-year-old man riding an e-bike sustained critical injuries during an overnight accident on Friday, September 2nd in Hackensack.

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Man Struck and killed by an NJ Transit Train Wednesday Morning Hackensack

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Hackensack NJ, according to NJ Transit officials a man was struck and killed by an NJ Transit train Wednesday morning Hackensack.

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