Murder-Suicide in Mahwah, Contractor Dies in Ridgewood, More in Top County News
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An 82-year-old Mahwah man called his daughter Friday morning to tell her he had just killed her mother and was going to turn the gun on himself, authorities said Friday.
A 71-year-old contractor working on the demolition of a house in Ridgewood died from his injuries nine days after a wooden plank struck him on the head, Ridgewood police said Friday.
The former Lodi man who allegedly played a guiding role in the firebombings of Jewish synagogues earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to new charges that he conspired to kill the assistant prosecutor handling his case, authorities said Thursday.
Aakash Dalal, 20, who had been attending Rutgers University and has a New Brunswick address, plotted to obtain a gun and murder Assistant Prosecutor Martin Delaney after he made bail, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said in a statement.
A man and a teenager hitchhiking on Summit Avenue in Franklin Lakes were arrested Wednesday after cops found them in possession of $10,000 in stolen goods lifted from an Oakland home earlier in the day, police said.
A 72-year-old Teaneck man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly pulled a gun on a neighbor for farting outside his apartment, police said.