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Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit Investigates Teaneck House Fire

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Teaneck NJ, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office is currently investigating a residential fire that occurred in the early hours of Monday morning, which resulted in two individuals being hospitalized.

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Gas leak Sends Teaneck Residents Into the Cold

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Teaneck NJ, Teaneck residents faced a gas leak emergency on Sunday night, leading to evacuations in the cold before service was restored, as confirmed by the police.

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Teaneck Police search for Three Suspects in Armed Home Invasion

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Teaneck NJ, Teaneck police reported that multiple units responded to an incident at a Tyron Avenue residence at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, where four adults were discovered to have been assaulted and restrained. According to a police release, earlier that day, three men had entered the residence through a back door, with two of them carrying firearms. The assailants proceeded to assault and bind the victims before making off with personal belongings. The authorities have not disclosed the specific items stolen or their value. The Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps provided on-site treatment for the victims’ minor injuries. The Teaneck Police Department, along with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department, is actively investigating the incident and pursuing all available leads. Individuals with relevant information are urged to contact the Teaneck Police Department, Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, or Crime Stoppers of Teaneck at 844-466-6789.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck lifted its lockdown on Monday afternoon

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Teaneck NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck lifted its lockdown on Monday afternoon after responding to a report of an individual with a weapon in the Metropolitan Campus north parking lot.

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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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Teaneck Police Make Arrests in Used Car Odometer Scam

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Teaneck NJ, Teaneck Chief of Police Andrew R. McGurr announces the arrest of Salvatore Faraone for Vehicle Title Fraud, Theft by Deception, and Misrepresentation of Motor Vehicle Mileage, and the arrest of Joshua Dunn for Conspiracy to Commit Vehicle Title Fraud, Theft by Deception, and Misrepresentation of Motor Vehicle Mileage.

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Teaneck Police Department Actively Investigating a Threat to Benjamin Franklin Middle School

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Teaneck NJ, Teaneck Chief of Police Andrew R. McGurr announces that the Teaneck Police Department is actively investigating a threat to Benjamin Franklin Middle School that was brought to the attention of the Teaneck Police Department this week.

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Teaneck Names Street After Townships First African American Police Officer

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Teaneck NJ, last week, the Township of Teaneck held their unveiling of “Lt. Freddy Greene Way” in honor of the town’s first African American police officer! Greene was a trailblazer and inspiration to thousands of families and kids growing up in Teaneck. He served on the force for 26 years before retiring in 1988, changing lives along the way. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco called it, “an amazing way to commemorate such an influential Bergen County resident!”

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10-year-old Boy Hospitalized after He was Struck by a hit-and-run Driver on his Bicycle in Teaneck

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Teaneck NJ, according to Teaneck Police, a 10-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bike. The boy was hit last Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Sagamore and Garrison Avenues in Teaneck, Teaneck police Capt. Seth Kriegel said.

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Teaneck Hit By a String of Catalytic Converter Thefts

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Teaneck NJ, Teaneck Police remind residents to BE AWARE AND BE ALERT! Recent catalytic converter thefts have been reported within the township overnight on the west side of town. The thefts occurred on the following streets including:

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Fire in PSE&G Substation Knocks Out Power in Teaneck

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Teaneck NJ, two unrelated fires at a Teaneck PSE&G substation and a local underground electrical vault knocked out power for a portion of the Township , Wednesday and Thursday.

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Teaneck Man Sought in Stabbing in Incident on Teaneck Road

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Teaneck NJ, a Teaneck man is wanted by police for allegedly stabbing a man outside an apartment complex on Teaneck Road on Tuesday.

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Multi Department Effort Fishes Man Out of the Hackensack River

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Hackensack NJ, Hackensack, Teaneck, Oradell and The Bergen County regional scuba task force assisted the Teaneck and Hackensack Police departments in removing a victim from the river. The victim was originally being questioned by Police in Teaneck when he dove into the Hackensack river and began to swim towards Costco in Hackensack. Police units were able to remove the victim from the water without incident. Additional resources were called as precaution. In case the incident escalated.

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7-year-old girl drowns in backyard pool in Teaneck

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Teaneck NJ, Teaneck police have confirmed a child drowned Sunday night in a backyard swimming pool. The incident occurred  at a home on Westervelt Place. A 7-year-old girl, who is from Newark, was at a pool party with relatives. Those relatives had apparently rented the backyard space and the pool through an app called Swimply.

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Dispute Near Fairleigh Dickinson in Teaneck Prompts Shelter in Place for the Metropolitan Campus

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Teaneck NJ, according to officials , students and staff at the Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan campus in Teaneck were ordered to shelter in place Wednesday afternoon after a fight broke out and a BB gun was discovered.

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