Drugs in Butt, Police Abuse Allegations Top Bergen County News
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A traffic stop on the Palisades Interstate Parkway Thursday led police to the arrest of a gang member with 100 bags of heroin concealed in his anus, authorities said.
A former Fairleigh Dickinson University professor linked to a neo-Nazi group has filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging he and his wife were victims of police brutality during a 2011 raid of his Ridgewood apartment.
Mason DiGiulio, who was born last month at only 25 weeks old, died last week. He was one month old.
Valley Hospital is expected to return to the Ridgewood Planning Board with a new expansion proposal in March after the settlement of a lawsuit a neighborhood opposition group filed against the board and hospital.
A man who was arrested by a team of police from four towns across Bergen County may also be responsible for thousands of dollars in car part thefts from car dealerships in Ramsey, police said Wednesday.
A 28-year-old Paterson man was arrested on burglary charges early Thursday morning, after a resident observed the man entering his neighbors' vehicles on Elm Avenue, Saddle Brook police said.